Alka Lamba: Figure of justice, perseverance, and love for his people.
Alka Lamba, daughter of Mr. Amar Nath Lamba and Mrs. Raj Kumari Lamba was born on 21st September 1975 in New Delhi, India. And today she is living with her parents and her little angel love – 13yrs old son “Hrithik “with Lord’s bliss. After graduating from school, Alka Lamba enrolled at the University of Delhi for B.Sc course.
She began her political career in 1994 when she was in second year of B.Sc where she joined the National Students Union of India (NSUI) and had taken the responsibility as Delhi State Girl Convener.
After one year in 1995, she contested the Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) election for the post of President and successfully won by huge margin.
In 1996 she worked as All India Girl Convener for NSUI and in the year 1997 she was appointed as the President of ALL INDIA NSUI.
In 2002, she was appointed as the General Secretary of All India Mahila Congress.
In 2003, she contested Delhi Assembly elections from Moti Nagar Constituency against the senior BJP leader and Ex. CM of Delhi Shri Madan Lal Khurana.
In 2006 she became member of All India Congress Committee (AICC) and appointed as General Secretary of Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) at the same time she was also appointed as Vice Chairperson of NIPCCD, autonomous body of Ministry of Women and Child Development, Govt. of India.
In 2007 she was appointed as the Secretary All India Congress Committee (AICC) at the Indian National Congress
As well as fighting for human rights in her professional career; Alka Lamba is an active campaigner on equality and human rights issues. She has spoken across the world on both issues and also on the need for improved work/life balance for both women and men.
In 2006, Alka Lamba with her three close friends set up a charity; the Go India Foundation. She believes that by empowering and supporting youths around the world, they can play an increasingly important role in their economies and societies. The Foundation works with youths and women’s in India.
Alka Lamba is also closely involved with many charities with a special emphasis on those working with women and children. She is Honorary Chairperson of Go India Foundation and Patron of a number of charities. Alka Lamba has been a member of the Congress Party since she was 18.
In 2010: Convenor of the Queen’s Baton Relay organizing committee of the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games,
Social and Cultural Activities
Actively and consistently struggling for the all-round development of the rural poor, farmers, workers and downtrodden.
Promotion of primary education; issues related to the empowerment of the Women and other oppressed sections of society; international affairs
Countries Visited UK, Russia, USA, China, Venezuela for lectures and speech’s about Women Empowerment, Human Rights and Sustainable Development in third world nations.
2005 Venezuela South America for international youth festival.
2006 USA, International women leadership program.
2007 London, U.K for international widow’s day.
2008 London U.K for tourism n cultural festival.
2008-2009 Nepal Disaster Management Program
2010- Brunei, Singapore, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Maldives with the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton
Awards and Honor’s
1995-1996 Best woman athlete of Dayal Singh college, Delhi University
1995-1996 Best Student Leader of Delhi University
1995-1996 Shareshth Shree Award in Student Leadership.
2008-2009 Indira Gandhi Pratishth Award in the field of working for Women cause.
M.SC (Chemistry), M.ED