(Last Updated on : 01/11/2012)
Prem Chand Gupta is the Cabinet Minister in Ministry of Company Affairs of India. Gupta is an elected Member of Parliament who represents the state of Bihar
in the Rajya Sabha
. He is a member of the Rashtriya Janata Dal
Long time before Prem Chand Gupta entered politics he had realized the challenges that made him determined to bring about a revolution in corporate world. An industrialist by profession he gave his first priority in this task to bring about change in the present company ethics through suitable amendments.
Early life of Prem Chand Gupta
Prem Chand Gupta was born on 3rd February, 1950 to N.R.Gupta and Shrimati Shanti Devi at Bhiwani
). He is a graduate in Economics studied at Vaish College, Bhiwani, D.N.College, Hissar and has also been the Faculty of Law in Delhi
Career of Prem Chand Gupta
In April 1996, Prem Chand Gupta as a politician was elected to Rajya Sabha, 1996-98, and became the convener of the Sub-Committee on Non-Conventional Energy. He has also served as the member of the Committee of Privileges Member, Committee on Energy Member, Board of Environment and Forests; member of Hindi Advisory Committee of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas; member of Committee on Transport and Tourism including Civil Aviation and Ports during 1998-99 and 2001 - May 2004.
During 1999-2001, Gupta has been the member of Committee on Finance Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Communications. He was the member of Committee on Commerce 1999-2002 Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Civil Aviation Convener, Sub-Committee on Commerce and Supply of the Committee on Commerce 2000-2001 Convenor, Sub-Committee on Air India of Ministry of Civil Aviation2000-2002, member, Joint Parliamentary Committee on Stock Market Scam. On April 2002, Prem Chand Gupta was re-elected to Rajya Sabha. May 2004 onwards, he serves as the Minister of State (Independent charge) for Company Affairs.
Social Activities of Prem Chand Gupta
Prem Chand Gupta is actively engaged in promotion of education, social work and cultural development. He is a committed person to social development and uplift of the backward classes that made an imprinted impression. He has aimed in at improving the economic conditions of poor widows and social upliftment of the downtrodden He has participated in various conferences and seminars in India and abroad. Prem Chand Gupta was elected to the National General Secretary of Rashtriya Janata Dal in 2000 and re-elected in 2001. He has also been the President of Rashtriya Vaish Parishad Social upliftment, politics, industry, commerce, economics and current affairs. He has a special interest in corporate governance with emphasis upon investor protection. Gupta has travelled extensively all over the world and has attended and addressed the 55th Plenary Session of the United Nations General Assembly on 25th October 2000 and the 57th Plenary Session of the United Nations General Assembly on 20th November 2002.
Personal Life of Prem Chand Gupta
On 2nd December 1972 Prem Chand Gupta married Shrimati Sarla Gupta. The couple has been blessed with one daughter and two sons. He considers Lalu Prasad Yadav
as his inspiration and role model in politics. Gupta also has keen interest in games. He is a member of India Habitat Centre and Chancellor Club. He is also trained as pilot in a flying club. Apart from these he has developed his interest in jogging, sports, cricket and table tennis.
Prem Chand Gupta is a vegetarian, prefers mostly to have simple home made food. He considers Laloo Prasad Yadav as his motivation and role model in politics. Prem Chand Gupta is actively engaged in promotion of education, social work and cultural development in India. Prem Chand Gupta is a committed person to social development and uplift of the backward classes that made an embossed notion to all the masses of India. He has participated in different conferences and seminars in India and abroad. Later he was elected as the National General Secretary of Rashtriya Janata Dal in 2000 and re-elected in 2001.