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Amrish Ranjan Pandey

National Secretary - IYC

National Media Incharge & Chief Spokesperson - IYC

Advocate - Supreme Court of India & Delhi High Court

MY STORY

About

Early Life

Amrish was born in Bihar on 25 October 1988, as son of Shri Arun kumar Pandey and Smt. Rajkumari Pandey. He traces his lineage to Shri Damodar pande, who was the Mulkaji of Nepal from 1803 to 1804 and is also popularly known as the first Prime Minister of Nepal. Another significant face from Amrish's family is Rana Jang Pande, who was the third Mukhtiyar or Prime Minister of Nepal. After a political conspiracy, Amrish's forefathers shifted to Madhubani, Bihar and the family has been settled there since. Having completed his primary and secondary education from Watson High School, Madhubani, Amrish has strong ties with Madhubani.

Education and Leadership Training

In year 2008, Amrish completed his Bachelor's degree in Philosophy from Zakir Hussain College, University of Delhi and thereafter completed his master's degree from University of Delhi. Amrish had his first rendezvous with politics, when he joined National Students Union of India in 2005, while studying at the Zakir Hussain College and since then he has never looked back. He is Bachelor of Law from Campus Law Center Delhi University. Amrish is a political leader, not just by passion but also by formal training. He has been an active participant at various Konrad Adenauer School for Young Politicians Programme (KASYP) established by Konrad Adenauer Foundation. He was first granted a fellowship by the foundation in 2013. Since then Amrish has attended several KASYP workshops. He was also called on to attend the Legislative Fellow Program by U.S. Department of State in 2016, wherein, Amrish worked with the office of the Speaker, Columbus, Ohio. Thereafter, he also attended the Professional Fellows Congress (Office of Citizen Exchanges), Washington D.C. As an alumnus of Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Amrish has represented India in various programs. A detailed list of the same is as follows:
1.Workshop on Political Parties Functions and Organisation in Democratic Societies in Yongon, Myanmar in Jan/Feb, 2013.
2.International Workshop on Youth and Politics in May, 2013 held in Singapore.
3.Workshop on Local Governance and Development in August, 2013 in Singapore.
4.Workshop on Leadership Training in Campaigning and Advertising organised in the month of March, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur.
5.Workshop on Political Party Organization and local politics in September, 2014 in Berlin and Erfurt, Germany.
6.Workshop on Political Party Organization and local politics in November, 2015 in Davao.
7.KAS Young Political Leaders Caucus Meeting, 2017 for Sustainable Development Goals in SiemReap, Cambodia in February, 2017.
8.KAS Young Political Leaders Caucus Meeting, 2018 for Sustainable Development Goals in Bangkok in December, 2018.
9.KASYP grand Alumni meeting in the year 2019 held at Penang, Malaysia.

Administrative Roles

1.Founder and Director - The Democratic Mirror - A Unique talk show on Media and Politics.
2.President - Center For Public Initiatives (NGO)
3.Former Secretary - Gandhi Study Circle at Zakir hussain College.
4.Associate Volunteer - Gandhi Smriti and Darsan Samiti New Delhi.
5.Amrish is also the host and Director for a weekly talk show titled "Unveiling Political Truths", where he hosts renowned political personalities, journalists, educationists, and academicians etc. The show has hosted several personalities so far including Punya Prasun Bajpai, Sandeep Dikshit, Vivek Tankha, Rajiv Tyagi and Jaiveer Shergill etc.
6.Amrish and his media team also launched a nationwide oratory competition named Young India Ke Bol.

Social Contribution

Acted as a volunteer of an International Seminar on Cultural Diversity in South Asia organized by Zakir Husain College in collaboration with Asia Project, India International Cente

Political career

Amrish first joined NSUI in 2005 while studying at Zakir Hussain College. He was made the National Media Coordinator of NSUI in 2011. Thereafter, he became the National Spokesperson of NSUI in 2013. Looking at his impeccable credentials, Amrish was called on to become the National Media Coordinator of IYC in the year 2015 and holds the post since then. While being at the aforementioned position, Amrish has managed to bring talent from across the nation to his media team and is known as a great mentor amongst the team members. He was Appointed the National Spokesperson of IYC in 2016. Amrish was made the National Secretary of IYC in March, 2020. Amrish has also been a member of the All India Congress Committee Vichar Vibhag since 2011 and has fulfilled various responsibilities during the assembly elections in UP, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Goa and Manipur.

Mark on Governance

Amrish and his team have been instrumental in highlighting various problems across the nation and through their innovative campaigns, they try to highlight the issues and solutions to it. Such as, Amrish played a significant role in the National Register for Unemployment drive by the IYC.

Resume

Chief Spokesperson and National Media incharge- "IYC"

Sep 2017 – Till Date

Working with Indian Youth Congress (IYC) and appointed as Spokesperson for coordinating and handling media activities.

National Media Coordinator: "IYC"

June 2015 – till date

Working with Indian Youth Congress (IYC) and appointed as Spokesperson for coordinating and handling media activities.

National Spokesperson: "NSUI"

Mar 2012- May 2015

Associated with National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) and appointed as Spokesperson for coordinating and handling media activities.

Media Co-ordinator: "NSUI"

Sep 2011 – May 2015

Voluntarily worked for National Students’ Union of India (NSUI) in coordinating the activities of media, advertising and public relations during the Delhi University Students’ Union (DUSU) elections .

AICC Vichar-"Vibhag"

Dec 2011- till date

Associated with AICC Vichar Vibhag and performing various duties and roles assigned especially during the assembly elections in UP, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Goa and Manipur.

Assistant Researcher: "CSDS Lokniti"

Nov 2010-Mar 2012

Worked on survey, data compilation and data analysis for the following projects
• KAS-CSDS study on Youth in Indian politics
• Background research on the electoral trends for the Bihar Assembly elections
• Background research on the electoral trends for Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur

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