Seventeenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Patel, Shri Prahlad Singh
Constituency   : Damoh (Madhya Pradesh)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Email Address : prahladp[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

Father's Name Shri Mulam Singh Patel
Mother's Name Smt. Yashodabai Patel
Date of Birth 28 Jun 1960
Place of Birth Gotegaon, Distt. Narsinghpur (Madhya Pradesh)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 02 Dec 1991
Spouse's Name Smt. Pushpalata Singh Patel
No. of Sons 1
No.of Daughters 2
B.Sc., LL.B., M.A. (Philosophy)
Educated at Adarsh Vigyan Mahavidyalaya and U.T.D. Rani Durgavati University, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh
Profession Agriculturist
Permanent Address
F-23, Sainik Society, Shakhti Nagar,
Jabalpur-482002, Madhya Pradesh
Constituency :
E/6, Jata Shankar Road,
Damoh- 470661, Madhya Pradesh
Tel : (07812) 228687, 09425155511 (M)
Present Address
7-B, Janpath,
New Delhi - 110011
Tels : (011) 23017383 (R), 09096397307 (M)
(011) 23718759, 26491254, 26491256, 23708418, 23708419 (O)
Fax: (011) 23354496 (O)
Positions Held
1982 District President, Bharatiya Janta Yuva Morcha (B.J.Y.M.)
1986-90 Secretary, Yuva Morcha, Bharatiya Janata Party (B.J.P.), Madhya Pradesh
General-Secretary, Yuva Morcha, B.J.P., Madhya Pradesh
1989 Elected to 9th Lok Sabha
1990-91 Member, Standing Committee on Food and Civil Supplies
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Agriculture
1996 Re-elected to 11th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
Whip, B.J.P. Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha
Member, Standing Committee on Urban and Rural Development
Member, Committee of Privileges
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Agriculture
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1999-2000 Member, Standing Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forests
Member, Committee on Private Members’ Bills and Resolutions
2000-2003 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Mines and Minerals
24 May 2003 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Coal
2011 - 2014 National President, Bharatiya Janata Mazdoor Mahasangh and Bharatiya Janata Mazdoor Morcha
May 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (4th term)
14 Aug. 2014 - 25 May 2019 Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
1 Sep. 2014 - 25 May 2019 Member, Committee on Government Assurances
Member, Standing Committee on Rural Development
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Labour and Employment
Member, Executive Council of V.V. Giri National Labour Institute
May 2019 Re-elected to 17th Lok Sabha (5th term)
30 May 2019 7 July 2021 Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Ministry of Culture; and Ministry of Tourism
7 July 2021 onwards Union Minister of State, Ministry of Jal Shakti; and Union Minister of State, Ministry of Food Processing Industries

Social And Cultural Activities
Founder of Narmadakhand Seva Sansthan Masandha, Tehsil Bahoriband, Distt. Katni; Conducting various blood donation and eye donation camps and also various classes for educating poor children and personality development courses; Member, Vegetarian Council Committee to promote value based vegetarian life style and complete prohibition; fully devoted to the preservation of Indian Culture, development of rural areas, farmers, sports under the guidance of Guru “Shri Shri Baba Shri of Nirvikar Path”
Special Interests
Improvement of life style of the people through Nirvikar Path
Sports and Clubs
Kabaddi, Volleyball and Athletics
Member, Sahyog Kreeda Mandal, Gotegaon
Other Information
President, Students Union, Jabalpur Govt. Science College, Madhya Pradesh (1980-81); Completed Parikrama of holy river Narmada (1st Term) (1994-96); Director General, Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan; Director, LINPE, Gwalior (1998-99); Completed Parikrama of holy river Narmada (2nd Term) (2004-05); Member, Court, Jawaharlal Nehru University

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