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Detailed Profile: Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda

NameShri Jagat Prakash Nadda
Father's NameDr. Narain Lall Nadda
Mother's NameLate Shrimati Krishna Nadda
Date of Birth02/12/1960
Birth PlacePatna (Bihar)
Maritial Status Married On 11 December 1991
Spouse NameDr. Mallika Nadda
No. of Children Two Sons
State NameHimachal Pradesh
Party NameBharatiya Janata Party
Permanent AddressVillage Vijaypur, P.O., Auhar, Tehsil Jhandutta, Distt. Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh.
Telephone : 8800633377
Present Address801, Bramhaputra Apartments, Dr. B.D. Marg, New Delhi. 110001
Telephone : Mobile : 8800633377
Email idjp[dot]nadda[at]sansad[dot]nic[dot]in
Educational QualificationsB.A., LL.B., Educated at St. Xaviers School, Patna, Patna College, Patna University and Himachal University, Shimla
ProfessionPolitical Worker
Positions Held 1993-98, 1998-2003 and 2007-2012 Member, Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly (three terms) 1994-98 Leader, Bharatiya Janata Party Group, Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly 1998-2003 Cabinet Minister, Health and Family Welfare and Parliamentary Affairs, Government of Himachal Pradesh 2008-2010 Cabinet Minister, Forest, Environment, Science and Technology, Government of Himachal Pradesh April 2012 Elected to Rajya Sabha May 2012 onwards Member, Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture Aug. 2012 onwards Member, Court of the University of Delhi Member, Committee on Health and Family Welfare
Freedom FighterNo
Books Published
Social and Cultural Activities, Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments and other Special Interests
Sports, Clubs, Favourite Pastimes and RecreationWas President, Olympic Association, Himachal Pradesh, 2008-2012; President, (i) Himachal Handball Association and (ii) Himachal Archery Association; Member Trustee, Special Olympics Bharat; represented, Bihar State in All India Junior Swimming Championship held at Delhi
Countries VisitedVisited, (i) U.S.A., as member of Indian delegation to study the American Presidential Elections, 1992-93, (ii) Doha (Qatar), to attend a seminar on 'Enriching the Middle East's Economic Future', March 2008 and (iii) Australia, to study the health care system; Canada, Costa Rica, Greece, U.K. and Turkey
Other InformationWas inspired by the J.P. Movement to join the Chhatra Sangharsh Samiti; Secretary, Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (A.B.V.P.), Patna University , 1977-79, Joint Secretary, A.B.V.P., Himachal Pradesh State Unit, 1980-82; Secretary, A.B.V.P., Himachal Pradesh State, 1980-83; President, Himachal Pradesh University Students' Union, 1983-84; Zonal Secretary, A.B.V.P., Himachal Pradesh Zone, 1985-86; National Secretary and Organising Secretary, A.B.V.P., Delhi Unit, 1986-89; detained for 45 days for leading a campaign for up-grading schools; organised, Rashtriya Sangarsh Morcha against corruption, 1987; Election In-charge, Youth wing, B.J.P. during the Lok Sabha Elections, 1989 and May 1990; General Secretary, B.J.P., Himachal Pradesh, 1990-91; President, All India Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha, 1991-94; National General Secretary, B.J.P. since May 2010

Source: Rajya Sabha