Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary took charge as new MOS in MSME Ministry on July 11, 2016. MSME Minister Kalraj Mishra welcomed him. After assuming office, Haribhai said that he will work towards the development of MSME sector which contributes about 40% of India’s exports.
A Four-Time MP from Gujarat, earlier inducted as Minister of State for Home Affairs in Modi Cabinet, Haribhai represents the Banaskantha constituency of Gujarat. An active member of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), he joined BJP during late 1980s and held several key positions in the party unit in Gujarat. He held the post of Vice President in 2005. Alumni of Mumbai University, from where he did M.Com. Haribhai first came into limelight after winning the 1998 Lok Sabha polls for the very first time on a BJP ticket. In Parliament, he was a member of several panels, including the Standing Committees on Finance, Chemicals and Fertilizer, Agriculture and Commerce. Prior to joining politics, Haribhai was an Agriculturist and a Businessperson.
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