Seventeenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Pandey, Dr. Mahendra Nath
Constituency   : Chandauli (Uttar Pradesh)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Email Address : mahendranath[DOT]pandey[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

Father's Name Late Shri Sudhakar Pandey
Mother's Name Late Smt. Chandrawati Pandey
Date of Birth 15 Oct 1957
Place of Birth Vill. Pakhapur, Distt. Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 08 Feb 1985
Spouse's Name Smt. Pratima Pandey
No.of Daughters 1
M.A., Master of Journalism, Ph.D. (Hindi)
Educated at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
Profession Agriculturist
Permanent Address
H. No. B-22/157-7, Saraswati Nagar, Vinayaka,
Varanasi-221010, U.P.
Telefax : (0542) 2361401,
09415023457, 09103869479 (M)
Present Address
9, Thyagraj Marg,
New Delhi-110011
Tels : (011) 23018556, 23018558,23714488 (R), 09415023457 (M),
(011)23063598, 23061339, 23061782 (O)
Fax: (011) 23465825 (R)
Positions Held
1991-1992 & 1996-2002 Member, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly (Two terms)
1991 - 1992 Secretary, Bharatiya Janata Party State Legislature, Uttar Pradesh
1997 Minister of State, Housing & Urban Development, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh
1998 - 2000 Minister of State (Independent Charge) Planning, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh
2000 - 2002 Minister of State (Independent Charge) Panchayti Raj, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh
May 2014 Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
1 Sep. 2014 - 5 July 2016 Member, Standing Committee on Rural Development
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Steel and Mines
03 Dec. 2014 - 5 July 2016 Member, Business Advisory Committee
Member, Committee of Parliament on Official Language
5 July 2016 - 2 Sept. 2017 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Human Resource Development
1 Sept. 2017 - 25 May 2019 Member, Standing Committee on Health and Family Welfare
May 2019 Re-elected to 17th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
30 May 2019 - 7 July 2021 Union Cabinet Minister, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
7 July 2021 onwards Union Cabinet Minister, Ministry of Heavy Industries

Special Interests
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Listening to Classical Music & old songs
Sports and Clubs
Countries Visited
Bhutan, (During Presidential Visit in year 2015), Indonesia (As a Leader of the Indian Delegation at the Meeting of the Standing Committee of the Asian Parliamentary Assembly in Jakarta), Kazan, Russia to participate in World Skills, 2019
Other Information
i) Ex-General Secretary, Bharatiya Janata Party, Uttar Pradesh; ii) Ex-Regional In-charge, Bharatiya Janata Party, Uttar Pradesh; iii) Ex-Regional President, Bharatiya Janata Party, Uttar Pradesh

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