Ms Santosh Vinita Kalyan

Formerly: National Assembly

Santosh Vinita Kalyan

About Santosh Vinita Kalyan

Ms Kalyan holds several degrees including a BA, B.Ed and M.Ed (Ed. Psych.) from Unisa. She also holds a Certificate in Sports Psychology from UKZN, a certificate in Migration from Wits and a Diploma in Education from the University of Durban Westville. Ms Kalyan first became a MP in 1999 and has served on the Health, Social Development and Home Affairs Portfolio Committees. She was the DA spokesperson HIV/AIDS from 2004 to 2009. She was elected Deputy Chief Whip in 2011. She has a keen interest in alternative healing like Reiki and dream analysis, and enjoys yoga and Pilates. Source: www.da.org.za/our_people

During the Fifth Parliament, Ms Kalyan served as the DA's Deputy Shadow Minister for International Relations and Cooperation (2014 - 2019)

Email

Constituency Offices

Not associated with any constituency offices

Contact Numbers:

Former positions:

Public messages sent to this politician

Fetching the latest messages to Santosh Vinita Kalyan …

Politician Activity

Attendance of committee meetings:

2019 committee attendance as mp

80% attendance rate (4 of 5 )

2018 committee attendance as mp

79% attendance rate (22 of 28 )

2017 committee attendance as mp

57% attendance rate (12 of 21 )

2016 committee attendance as mp

52% attendance rate (14 of 27 )

2015 committee attendance as mp

63% attendance rate (27 of 43 )

2014 committee attendance as mp

(From the start of the Fifth Parliament)

60% attendance rate (9 of 15 )

DISCLAIMER: This information has been obtained via the Parliamentary Monitoring Group. PMG makes every effort to compile reliable and comprehensive information, but does not claim that the data is 100% accurate and complete.

What they said in committee meetings:

What are committee meetings?

Committee meetings are planned events where real-world impactful work happens such as law-making, oversight and public participation - which are all cornerstones of the work our MPs do. Although often citizens focus on the public debate taking place in main chambers, the majority of MPs' time is spent working within committees. Here is a place to see what your committee is saying.

Ms S Kalyan (DA) informed the Committee that she went to the office of the Gift of the Givers in ...

Ms S Kalyan (DA) asked if there were any members of the Defence Force among the 35 SAPS officers currently ...

Ms D Raphuti (ANC) moved a motion as proposed by the Chairperson. Ms S Kalyan (DA) and Ms R Lesoma ...

Questions asked to ministers:

What are questions asked to ministers?

Written questions and feedback are essential tools used by MPs for oversight and hold the executive accountable. This oversight mechanism allows MPs’ to extract detailed information that would normally be difficult to comprehend through oral engagement. You can see the questions that your MPs are asking here.

What is South Africa’s position regarding the (a) alleged arbitrary firing of the Clerk of the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) and ...

(1)Whether her department received any requests from any African state to provide training to its presidential VIP protection units in ...

Whether the Government has an official position on the (a) alleged maltreatment of a certain person (name furnished), (b) deployment ...

Plenary appearances:

What are plenary appearances?

Plenary sessions are forums that have been created for the purpose of public debate and decision-making. This mechanism is used to convey the messages of our MPs within main chambers on important decisions, like how they vote.

Thank you, so much. Hon member, you are so convinced of what the PIC investments will do for the poor people of South Africa. Would you care to comment on

Declaration of interests

What are declaration of interests?

Annually, MPs are required by parliament to register their financial interests and gifts received in their official capacity. Due to the significant influence of the role that MPs take on, there may be times when their personal or business interests become in conflict with the duty prescribed to them as elected officials representing the public interest. You can see what interests your MPs declared here.
Source Public/Private

Government

Public

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R400.00

400

Old Mutual

Ordinary

Description Sponsor

Attend World Parliament of Members of Parliament of Indian Origin

Government of India

Name of Whip Type of Business Approved Employer

Hon John Stenhuisen

Psychologist

Yes

Self Employed

Description Extent Location

Flat

70m2

South Beach, Kwa Zulu Natal

Family Dwelling

4000m2

Gillitz, KwaZulu Natal

Source Public/Private

Government

Public

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R400

400

Old Mutual

Ordinary

Name of Whip Type of Business Approved Employer

Mr J Steenhuisen

Private Practice - Psychologist

Yes

Self

Description Extent Location

Dwelling (House)

4000 sq.m

Gillitts, EEthekwini

Dwelling (Flat)

75 sq.m

North Beach, Ethekwini

Source Public/Private

Dept. of Education

Public

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R400

400

Old Mutual

Ordinary

Name of Whip Type of Business Approved Employer

M Waters

Private practice - Psychologist

Yes

Self

Description Extent Location

Family Home

4 000sq.m.

Gillitts, KZN

Flat

70sq.m.

South Beach, KZN

Source Public/Private

Dept of Education

Public

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R400.00

400

Old Mutual

Ordinary

Description Sponsor

Study tour to Israel and Palestine

SAIF

Study tour to Taiwan

Foreign Affairs of Ministry of Taiwan

Name of Whip Approved Employer

J Steenhuisen

Yes

Self [Private Practice] Psychologist

Description Extent Location

Family dwelling

4 000sq.m.

Gillitts, KZN

Flat

70sq.m.

South Beach, KZN

Source Public/Private

Department of Education

Public

Name of Whip Type of Business Approved Employer

AJ Steenhuisen

Psychologist

Yes

Self employed

Description Extent Location

Family dwelling - Flat

77sq.m.

North Beach, KZN

House

4 200sq.m.

KwaZulu Natal

Source Public/Private

State

Public

Name of Whip Type of Business Approved Employer

A. Watson

Psychologist

Yes

Self

Description Extent Location

Family Dwelling

4 000sq.m.

KwaZulu Natal

Flat

77sq.m.

Windemere, North Beach, KZN

Name of Whip Type of Business Approved Employer

A Watson

Psychologist

Yes

Self

Description Extent Location

Family dwelling

4 000sq.m.

Gillitts, KZN

Source Public/Private

Social Pension

Public

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R400

400

Old Mutual

Ordinary

Name of Whip Type of Business Approved Employer

MJ Ellis

Phsychologist

Yes

Self

Source Description Value

[IOP]

Soccer World Cup hospitality package

R 2 500

Description Extent Location

Dwelling

+-1ha

KZN

Nominal Value No Name of Company Nature

R4500

400

Old Mutual

Ordinary

Name of Whip Type of Business Approved Employer

I Davidson

Psychologist

Yes

Self

Description Extent Location

Apartment

75sq.m.

North Beach, KZN

Dwelling

House 300sq.m/Land 4200sq.m.

Gillitts, KZN