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Positions Held

July 1998 - elected to Rajya Sabha

Nov. 1999-31 Aug. 2001 Minister of State in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation and Minister of State in the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances of the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions.

24 July 2000-31 Aug. 2001 Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Department of Disinvestment.

1 Sept. 2001 onwards Minister of Disinvestment and Minister of Development of North Eastern Region (relinquished the charge of Minister of Development of North Eastern Region on 29 January 2003).

9 Nov. 2002-29 Jan. 2003 Minister of Commerce and Industry

29 Jan. 2003 onwards Minister of Communications and Information Technology

Interersts and Accomplishments

Renders occasional help to his wife in her work for spastic children.

Received several national and international awards including:
Padma Bhushan

Magsaysay Award

Dadabhai Naoroji Award

Astor Award

International Editor of the Year Award
, etc.

Acclaimed as one of "World Press Freedom Heroes" by the International Press Institute, a "Star of Asia" by Business Week and "Business Leader of the Year" by the Economic Times jury.


Ph.D. (Economics)

Educated at Modern School, New Delhi, St. Stephen's College, Delhi and University of Syracuse, NY, U.S.A.


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