Sushila Kerketta (27 April 1939 – 19 October 2009) was a member of the Bihar Vidhan Sabha from 1985 to 2000 and also in Lok sabha from Khunti.
|Preceded by||Kariya Munda|
|Succeeded by||Kariya Munda|
|Born||27 April 1939|
|Died||19 October 2009|
|Political party||Indian National Congress|
|Children||3 sons and 2 daughters|
As of 25 September, 2006Source: 
She held several important portfolios in the Bihar government. She was minister of state for irrigation (independent charge) from 1985 to 1988. She was promoted to cabinet rank in 1989 and headed mines and geology and the food and civil supplies departments.
She represented the Khunti constituency of Jharkhand and was a member of the Indian National Congress. She was also a lecturer in the Birsa College, Khunti and later went on to become its principal.
Later she was married to Shri Nottrot Kerketta in 28 Dec 1970 and had three sons and two daughters named Roshan, Praween, Naveen, Sandhya and Asha.
Kerketta was a social worked and teacher who regularly visited local villages and promoted such enterprises as local hand looms. Her sports interests included archery, football and hockey. She led the Jharkhand Women Hockey Association, Mahila Hockey Association, Chotanagpur, and the Bihar Women Hockey Association.
She married Nottrott Kerketta on 28 December 1970 and later had three sons and two daughters. Nottrot preceded her in death.
Kerketta died in Ranchi on 19 December 2009 following a heart attack. She was 70 and is survived by three sons and a daughter.
Kerketta had been staying with her eldest son Roshan Kumar Surin and had not been keeping well for the last few weeks. She suffered a heart attack at noon and was rushed to the nearby Raj Hospital by her family, where efforts to save her failed.