Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu
|Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu|
11 July 1953 |
|Political party||Shiv Sena|
|Children||1 son Ameya|
|As of September 16, 2006
Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu (born 11 July 1953) was a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India. He is qualified as an Indian Chartered Accountant & member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He represents the Rajapur constituency of Maharashtra and is a member of the Shiv Sena (SS) political party.
He was Industry Minister, Government of India in his first term. Then, he was Minister of Environment and Forests, Government of India and formerly, Minister of Fertilizers & Chemicals. He was also Union Minister of Power, Heavy Industry and Public Enterprises.
As the Union Minister for Power he had imparted a new dynamism to the functioning of the Ministry and was committed to the all round development of this crucial sector.
He was also Chairman of Task Force for Interlinking of Rivers with a status and rank of Union Cabinet Minister.
Recently, he has been heavily involved in the international sphere. He was elected a member of the World Bank parliamentary network and nominated as the Chairman of the South Asia Water conference.
He is married to Uma Prabhu, a journalist and has one son, Ameya Prabhu. He currently resides in Mumbai and Delhi.
As a mark of protest against the cancellation of Narendra Modi's keynote address at the Wharton India Economic Forum 2013, he called off his visit to the University .
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