Vincent H Pala was born to John Dkhar and Hermelinda Pala in Lamyrsiang village in East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya. He holds Civil Engineering degree from Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College and later he worked as Assistant Chief Engineer in the Public Works Department of the Government of Meghalaya..He married Dimorine Tariang and has four daughters: Dr. Wanmancy, Daphihi, Fiola, and Azaria. He resides at Edamanry Cottage, Dhankheti, Shillong.
Pala , an Engineer by Profession turned Politician belongs to Indian National Congress Party ,he was elected to 15th Lok Sabha in 2009 representing Shillong (Lok Sabha constituency).Initially he worked as Union Minister of States, Water Resources and later selected for the Union Minister of State, Minority Affairs.He was Re-elected in the 2014 election and became the member of the 16th Lok Sabha representing Shillong.
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