Portrait of Mr. S. Chandra Das, former Member of Parliament for Chong Boon

 

Title
Portrait of Mr. S. Chandra Das, former Member of Parliament for Chong Boon
Description
This is a head-and-shoulders portrait of Mr. Sitaram Chandra Das, People's Action Party Member of Parliament for Chong Boon (1980-1988) and Cheng San GRC (1988-1996). He was also Secretary (1968) and later Managing Director of Intraco (1970-1985); Chairman of the Trade Development Board (1983-Oct 1986), Government Parliamentary Committee on Defence and Foreign Affairs (1987-1991), Ang Mo Kio East Town Council (1987), Jurong Shipyard Limited (1989-1992), NTUC FairPrice Co-operative (1993-2005) and Tamil Murasu Board (Sep 2005); non-resident Ambassador to Turkey (Nov 2005-2008); Board Member of the Sembawang Shipyard Limited (1987-1991), Neptune Orient Lines (1982-1991) and Yeo Hiap Seng (Sep 2002-to date); Managing Director of Nur Investment and Trading (1986-to date); Pro-Chancellor of the Nanyang Technological University (Nov 2007-to date); Member of the Council of Advisors, Building, Construction and Timber Industries Employees' Union (1984-1985); and Adviser to the Singapore Bank Employees' Union (1989). He was conferred the Distinguished Service (Star) Award by the NTUC in 2005. Title devised by Library staff.
Source
Taken from book A more effective role for parliamentarians, page 5