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Detailed Profile: Shri Rajiv Pratap Rudy

NameShri Rajiv Pratap Rudy
Father's NameLate Shri Vishwanath Singh
Mother's NameShrimati Prabha Singh
Date of Birth30/03/1962
Birth PlacePatna (Bihar)
Maritial Status Married On on 9 March 1991
Spouse NameShrimati Neelam Pratap Singh
No. of ChildrenTwo Daughters
State NameBihar
Party NameBharatiya Janata Party
Permanent Address3, Shivanandan Bhawan, Boring Road, Patna - 800001
Telephone : {0612} 2522650, Mobile: 9431008231
Present AddressAB/97, Shajahan Road, New Delhi - 110011
Telephone : 23070300, 23070999, Mobile: 9811119257
Email idrudypr[at]rediffmail[dot]com
Educational Qualifications B.A. (Hons.) (Eco.), M.A. (Eco.), LL.B., Commercial Pilot Licence Educated at St. Michaels High School, Patna (Bihar), Government College and Panjab University, Chandigarh
ProfessionLecturer in Economics
Positions Held 1990-95 Member, Bihar Legislative Assembly Member, Committee on Pollution and Environment, Bihar Legislative Assembly 1996 Member, Eleventh Lok Sabha Member, Committee on Finance Member, Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forests Member, Committee on Wakf 1998 National Vice-President, Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha Member, Committee on Finance Member, Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forests 1999 Member, Thirteenth Lok Sabha (2nd term) 1999-2000 Member, Committee on Transport and Tourism Member, Committee on Subordinate Legislation Member, Committee on Patents (Second Amendment) Bill, 1999 1999-2000 and 2000-2001 Member, Committee on Public Undertakings 1 Sept. 2001- 23 May 2003 Union Minister of State, Commerce and Industry 24 May 2003-21 May 2004 Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of Civil Aviation 2007 onwards National Spokesperson, Bharatiya Janata Party July 2008 Elected to Rajya Sabha Aug. 2008-May 2009 and Aug.2009 onwards Member, Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forests Feb. 2009 Member, Joint Parliamentary Committee on Wakf July 2009 onwards Member, House Committee Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Civil Aviation Oct. 2009 onwards Member, Committee on Food Management in Parliament House Complex Nov. 2010 onwards Member- Convenor, Parliamentary Forum on Global Warming and Climate Change Aug. 2012 onwards Member, Committee on Home Affairs
Freedom FighterNo
Books Published
Social and Cultural Activities, Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments and other Special Interests
Sports, Clubs, Favourite Pastimes and RecreationTravel, photography, scuba diving, wildlife, adventure sports-para sailing, rafting and trekking, etc.; sojourn to forests and sanctuary; coastal tourism; aviation-flying and undergoing a course for instructor; Secretary (Administration), Constitution Club since 1999
Countries VisitedExtensively travelled; visited several countries around the world as a member of Parliamentary delegations, on Ministerial assignments or to attend interactive international conferences and seminars; attended the International Youth Festival at Moscow (U.S.S.R.) in the year 1985; visited, Nepal, Singapore, Thailand, Morocco, Sudan, Russia, Kenya, Brazil, U.K., Germany, France, Italy, U.S.A., Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Saudi Arabia, Nigeria and Mauritius
Other InformationHis early political days commenced as a Student Union Leader; President, Students' Union, Government College, Chandigarh, 1982; General Secretary,Panjab University Students' Union, 1984; post University politics retreated to the State of Bihar and worked for a decade in a remote rural part of North Bihar followed by an active association with the youth wing of the Bharatiya Janata Party, holding the post of the National Vice-President of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha; elected as the youngest member of Bihar Legislative Assembly in 1990; has represented Chapra in Parliament, which is a remote and predominantly rural constituency, located in North Bihar; credited with several innovative development schemes and social programmes including major innovations in his area; think tank in developing a software solution for an innovative constituency management programme patented as REMS; Member, National Executive of Bharatiya Janata Party; State Incharge, Bharatiya Janata Party, Goa; Lecturer in Economics, A.N. College, Patna (under Magadh University), Bihar; has a A-320 type rating and flying as a First Officer (Honorary) on a commercial airline

Source: Rajya Sabha