Member of Gujarat Legislative Assembly (MLA) Mehsana
Born: 22nd June 1956, Visnagar, Dist. Mehsana.
Education: B. Com
Spouse and Children: Smt. Sulochnabahen, two sons
Occupation: Cotton ginning and pressing industries and oil industries.
- Member, Eighth Gujarat Legislative Assembly, 1990-95.
- Member, Ninth Gujarat Legislative Assembly, 1995-97.
- Member, Tenth Gujarat Legislative Assembly, 1998-2002.
- Member, Twelfth Gujarat Legislative Assembly, 2007-2012.
- Member, Committee on Govt. Assurances, Committee on Public Undertakings, Committee on Estimates, Eighth Gujarat Legislative Assembly.
- Treasurer, B.J.P. Legislature Party.
- Minister, Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of Gujarat, 1995-96.
- Minister, Agriculture, Small and Medium Irrigation Schemes, 1998-99.
- Minister, Small and Medium Irrigation Schemes, Roads and Buildings (Works undertaken by Panchayats), 1999-2001.
- Minister, Finance and Revenue, 2001-02.
- Minister, Water Supply, Water Resources (except Kalpsar Section), Urban Development and Urban Housing from 4th January 2008 to 25th December 2012.
- Minister, Finance, Health, Medical Education, Family Welfare, Transport since 26th December 2012.
- Member, Empower Committee for the implementation of VAT, Govt. of Gujarat, 2002.
- President, Kadi Nagarpalika, 1988-90.
- President, Mehsana District Bharatiya Janata Party, 1997-98.
- Member, Executive Committee, Sarva Vidyalaya Kelvani Mandal, Kadi.
- Member, Executive Committee, Bhagyodaya General Hospital, Kadi.
- Vice President, Sanskar Mandal, Kadi.
- Vice President,Skum Trust School, Thaltej, Ahmedabad.
- General Secretary, Kadi Taluka Navnirman Committee, 1974.
- General Secretary, C. N. Arts and B. D. Commerce College, Kadi, 1976.
- Director, Kadi Agricultural Produce Market Committee, since 1984.
- Director, Mehsana District Coop. Bank Ltd. for eight years.
- Member of Executive Committee, Sarv Vidyalaya Kelavani Mandal, Kadi.
- Member of Executive Committee, Executive Committee, Bhagyoday General Hospital, Kadi.
- Member of Executive Committee, Panjarapole Sanstha, Kadi.
- Member of Executive Committee, Kadi Municipality, 1977-92.
- During the membership of Kadi Municipality for 15 years, he has served as Chairman of various Committees including the Executive Committee of Kadi Municipality.
Hobby: Social service, reading and sports.
Travels Abroad: Nepal, USA, South Korea, Spain, Germany.
Permanent Address: Bungalow No. 8, Manichandra Society,Vibhag No. 4, Nr. Surdhara Circle,Ahmedabad – 380 051