Welcome to Ministry of Tourism

Minister of State (Independent Charge) For Tourism

Shri Prahlad Singh Patel
Damoh (Madhya Pradesh)
Party Name
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Email Address
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
Date of Marriage
02 Dec 1991
Spouse's Name
Smt. Pushpalata Singh Patel
No. of Children
One Son and Two Daughters
Educational Qualifications
B.Sc., LL.B., M.A. (Philosophy)
Educated at Adarsh Vigyan Mahavidyalaya and U.T.D.
Rani Durgavati University, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh
Residential Address
Office Address
Room No.301 Transport Bhavan, Parliament Street, New Delhi - 110001
Not Defined
+91- 011-23710431
Present Position
Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Ministry of Culture and
Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Ministry of Tourism
Important Posts 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 May2003 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 (onwards) Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
1 Sep.2014 (onwards) Member, Committee on Government Assurances
Member, Standing Committee on Rural Development
Member, Executive Council of V.V. Giri National Labour Institute
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Labour and Employment
President / Chairman
Life Member / Member / Patron
Social and Cultural Activities
Founder of Narmadakhand Seva Sansthan Masandha, Tehsil. Bahoriband, Dist. 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 Interest
Improvement of life style of the people through Nirvikar Path.
Sports and Clubs
Kabaddi, Volleyball and Athletics Member, Sahyog Kreeda Mandal, Gotegaon
Countries Visited
Name Designation Phone Number
Shri Rahul Jain, IAS (MP: 2005) Private Secretary 011-23718310, 011-23717969, 011-23710431-32, 011-23731506(F)
Shri Rajkumar Singh Thakur Asstt. Private Secretary 011-23718310, 011-23717969, 011-23710431-32, 011-23731506(F)
Shri Nitin Tripathi Media and IT Advisor 011-23718310, 011-23717969, 011-23710431-32, 011-23731506(F)

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