Biography

 

Name : PRAKASH JAVADEKAR
Date of Birth : 30-01-1951
Qualification : B.Com. (Hon.)
   

Present Position:

Minister for Human Resource Development, Government of India
Member of Parliament – Rajya Sabha (from Madhya Pradesh)

Post Held (Previous) :

  • Minister of State (IC) for Environment, Forest and Climate Change
  • Minister of State for Information & Broadcasting
  • Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs
  • Member of Parliament – Rajya Sabha (from Maharashtra) – 2008-14
  • Member, Standing Committee on Defence, 2008-10 and 2012-14
  • Member, Press Council of India, 2010-14
  • Member, Standing Committee on HRD, 2010-12
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee
  • Member, Consultative Committee for Min. of Power
  • Member, Committee on Subordinate Legislation
  • Member, Sub-Committee on WAKF
  • Chairman, Working Group on "IT for Masses", Government of India. (2000)
  • President, NOINO (National Organization of Insurance Officers)
  • President, KCKU (Khadi Commission Karmachari Union)
  • Executive President, State Planning Board Maharashtra (1995-1999)
  • Member of Legislative Council – Maharashtra from Pune Division Graduate Constituency for 12 years. (1990-2002)
  • Chairman, TASK FORCE ON IT, Government of Maharashtra (1997-1999)
  • President, GLOBE India (Global Legislators Organisation for Balanced Environment)

Party Positions held (previous)

  • National Spokesperson, Bharatiya Janata Party
  • In-charge, BJP Economic Forum & Cells related to Economy

Political Work :

  • Led Student Movement – Under ABVP in various Capacities (1969-1977)
  • Organised Satyagraha against Emergency rule & imprisoned (1975-1977)
  • Elected Senate Member of Pune University for 12 years (1975-1987)
  • National Secretary & General Secretary of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (1984-1990)
  • State Secretary & Campaign Chief of Bharatiya Janata Party, Maharashtra. (1989-1995)
  • Spokesman BJP Maharashtra (1994-1996 & 2002-2003)

Social Work :

  • Chairman of GRAMSHAKTI, a NGO working in Rural Development Area.
  • Completed Successfully GOI's watershed Development Project in Kolvan Valley of Mulshi Tehsil of Pune District. (1996-2000)
  • Worked in Tribal area of Thane District for revival of a Development Project, launched by Bank Maharashtra. (1978-1980)

Other Facets :

  • Worked with Bank of Maharashtra for 10 years (1971-1981)
  • Worked in Rural Development Dept. Sick Unit Cell & Employment Promotion Programme of the Bank.

Achievements :

  • "Sir Purshottam Das Thakur Memorial" National Award, for research Paper on "Rural Development and Banks role in Co-ordinated approach".
  • Led delegation to Boston to Negotiate Media Lab Asia Project (2000)

Publications :

  • 300 Articles in Various Newspapers on contemporary Subjects.
  • Many Booklets on Unemployment, Infiltration, IMF loan & other Political topics.

Travel :

  • USA : (1985) as a member of Young political leader under ACYPL Programme.,
    • 1998) as State Government delegation to participate in Government Roadshows on IT,
    • (2000) As a Chairman of the team of negotiate MIT'S Media Lab Asia Project.
    • (2009) FICCI –Yale Leadership Dev. Program
    • (2010) Conference on Telangana issue at Chicago
    • (2011) FICCI-Princeton strategy dialogue
  • Europe : (1997) participated in Marathi Samelan.
  • Belgium : (2011) Conference by Climate Parliament
  • Finland & Iceland : (2011) Indian Parliamentary Delegation
  • Italy : (2009) GLOBE Conference Rome
  • Denmark : (2009) GLOBE Conference Copenhagen
  • Israel : (2010) Indo-Israel Friendship Program
  • Taiwan : (2007) Participated in Indian Delegates
  • Japan : (2008) Participated in Globe Conference
  • China : (2011) Participated in Conference by ORF
  • South Africa : (2011) GLOBE Conference Cape Town & Durban
  • Brazil : (2012) World Legislators Summit
  • Kenya : (2012) UK-India Climate dialogue
  • UK : (2014) First session of UNEP’s UN Environment Assembly
  • USA : (2014) To attend meeting of Major Economies Forum in New York and High Level Special Event -“The Minamata convention on Mercury“
  • France :Major Economies Forum
    • (2014) 10th meeting of the conference of the parties to the Vienna Convention for the protection of Ozone Layer
    • (2015) 26th meeting of the parties to Montreal Protocol at Paris Ministerial level meeting for informal consultations On climate change in Paris (20-21, July)
    • (2015) To attend Informal CoP21 Meeting in Paris
  • Peru : (2014) To attend the COP 20 meeting in Lima
  • Egypt : (2015) To attend the 15th African Ministerial conference on Environment.
  • Russia : (2015) To attend the BRICS meeting at Moscow.
  • USA : (2015) Programme at Boston, Harvard Universities and MIT (in personal capacity).
  • Germany : (2015) To attend the 6th Petersberg Climate Dialogue (PCD) at Berlin.
  • Luxembourg :(2015) To attend the 6th Petersberg Climate Dialogue (PCD) at Berlin.
  • Beijing (2015) : To attend BASIC meeting.

Family :

  • Wife : Dr. Prachee Javadekar
    • Former Director, Indira Institute of Management, Pune
  • Son : Dr. Ashutosh Javadekar Dentist & Artist (Poet, Singer, Music Composer)
  • Daughter-in-law-Manasi Javadekar Lecturer with HNIMR, Pune
  • Grand Daughter-Aarohi Javadekar
  • Son - Apoorva Javadekar
    • Pursuing PhD in Economics from BOSTON University
    • M.Sc. in Financial Engineering, London
    • B.Com., CA, FCA & MA in Economics, DSE
    • Website :- http://www.apoorvajavadekar.com

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