Priyamvada Tomar was born on 03/04/1962 in Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh to Shri Vedprakash Tomar (Salaklan) and Shrimati Vidyavati. Her father was a prominent politician of the Bhartiya Janta Party. Her parents hailed from Budhpur, Baghpat. Her schooling was from Birla Balika Vidyapeeth, Pilani, Rajasthan. Her higher education was from Lala Lajpat Rai Memorial Medical College, Meerut from where she obtained her MBBS and DGO degree.
Dr. Priyamvada is a member of the Bhartiya Janta Party. She is a Member of the State Commission for Women (Uttar Pradesh). Dr. Priyamvada passionately worked towards protecting and promoting the rights of the women in the state of Uttar Pradesh. She strongly voiced out her discomfort and condemned the existence of any discriminatory social customs and practices that would hamper the progress of females. She consistently went for inspections of medical institutions taking care of women’s health and worked towards their betterment. She gave several recommendations after inspection for the furtherance of the hospitals, academic institutions and prisons. She investigated and examined the cases of the violations of women’s rights. Her broader aim has been to spread awareness relating to the rights of women by organizing seminars, workshops, legal awareness programs and so on.
She was the State Co-Convener for Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (2015-2017) for the state of Uttar Pradesh. Being an ardent supporter of women’s education Dr. Priyamvada sensitized people about the importance of literacy in females as she became a part of beti bachao beti padhao. She delivered various talks and organized several awareness campaigns to bring about a change and create a positive outlook of people towards female education. She successfully organized various seminars and counselling sessions to create awareness against female foeticide.
She is the General Secretary for Forum for Awareness of National Security (FANS). National security, an issue of vital importance was the focus of the programs organized by Dr. Priyamvada as a co-convener of FANS. The programs highlighted the importance of the security of the nation and the integral role it plays in the social, political and economic development of the country. In the programs not only were the issues related to national security highlighted but the probable means of handling the security problems and possible means to counter the threats were also discoursed.
Dr Priyamvada is the founder of the Purna Prakash Trust. She was born in a family where values and morals were of utmost importance. Patriotism was an integral part of her upbringing as she saw her elders determinedly work towards the betterment of the nation. Her family members gave paramount value to working for others and therefore as a consequence of always being amidst dedicated nationalists she also aspired to work for bettering the society. With the goal of working for the progress of the society Dr. Priyamvada formed the Purna Prakash Trust. The basic objectives of the Trust have been to facilitate medical facilities and improve health status across families and communities, enhance education and encourage wide awareness of the indigenous culture and its deeper and subtler values. In view of fulfillment of the aforementioned objectives Dr. Priyamvada has organized free health check-up camps, awareness campaigns, workshops and talks. By organizing these social outreach programs, she has been able to impact wide arrays of people, contributing to their welfare and overall betterment in their quality of life.
Her husband Dr. Ravindra Tomar is a doctor and director of the Samvedna hospital in Shamli, Uttar Pradesh. Dr. Ravindra Tomar has been endowed with various professional qualities and strong work ethics that makes him a successful physician. His passion for the study and practice of medicine is well complimented by his courtesy and compassion towards his patients. Together Dr. Ravindra and Dr. Priyamvada have been diligently working towards catering to the health care needs of various patients in Uttar Pradesh by extending their services through free health check-up camps.
Dr. Priyamvada Tomar was born in an enormously patriotic family wherein her grandfather was a legendary freedom fighter and a well-known Arya Samaj scholar by the name of Pandit Purnchand Arya, later on known as Purnanand Saraswati as he took Sanyas. In 1921 when Mahatma Gandhi had begun the Non-cooperation movement, Shri Purnchand renounced his government job. He visited the Sabarmati ashram and met Mahatma Gandhi and thereafter dedicated himself completely towards the movement for attainment of independence for India. In 1931 as a consequence of his immersion in the salt march against the British, he was imprisoned for 10 months. He had serious differences with Mahatma Gandhi over his support to Khilafat Movement. Due to his uncompromised spirit and dedication towards the country he continued the fight for a free India and therefore sustained Non-cooperation against Nizamshahi consequently leading to a yearlong imprisonment in 1938. In 1944 when the Hindus were facing atrocities in Kashmir, he went there as their strong pillar of support and provided them the motivation and strength to face and handle the aversive circumstances. In 1948 due to his association with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh while addressing a harijan sabha he was taken into custody and was released from the Benaras jail only after an agreement between the RSS and Indian National Congress. He was a staunch supporter of the shuddhi movement started by the Arya Samaj.
Her paternal uncle Dr. Shivraj contested legislative assembly election from the Baghpat constituency as a candidate of Jansangh in the year 1967.
Her father Shri. Vedprakash Tomar was a hardworking consolidation officer well-known for his honesty and dedication towards his work. After the efficacious completion of his official tenure he returned to his native district Baghpat and joined the Bhartiya Janta Party and devoted himself for the betterment of the people. As a member of the BJP he kept working diligently and in the year 1993 he contested elections in Baghpat. He was successful in procuring thirty-eight thousand votes which in itself was a benchmark in strengthening the roots of the BJP in Baghpat. In the 1996 elections the number of votes escalated to fifty-four thousand thereby making the BJP sturdier in the constituency. Her father has also been vigorously working in constituencies Kairana and Muzaffarnagar and is well known for his enthusiasm towards various social causes.
Her bother Vijayendra is an I.A.S officer currently working as the Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Defence, India. The rest of her family also comprise of varied professionals like doctors, engineers, lawyers and professors.