Nihal Chand

Nihal Chand
Nihal Chand
Ganganagar
Won8,97,177 votes*
BJP
*Provisional
GenderMale
Age48
EducationGraduate
ProfessionGraduate
Liabilities 36.3 lakh
Movable Assets 78.1 lakh
Immovable Assets 1.3 crore
Total Assets 2.1 crore
Income 15.4 lakh
*Data source: ADR

Other details

Place of BirthBajuwala, Distt. Ganganagar (Rajasthan)
Social And Cultural ActivitiesDeeply involved in social activities to promote rural development to spread awareness about government policy, plans and procedures in order to improve transparency in functioning of government. Woman education, empowerment and poverty alleviation
Special InterestsKeenly interested in making contribution in the field of development of community assets and infrastructural development of villages. Worked towards development of roads and sanitation.
Favourite Pastime and RecreationSocial interaction with people of different ages in order to observe and understand their issues, with a view to find out appropriate solution. This helps me to understand the mindset of rural population and their critical issues.
Sports and ClubsInterested in watching Football and Kabaddi. Used to play Hockey and Kabaddi in school days.
Countries VisitedBangladesh & U.S.A.

Positions Held

1995-96Pradhan, Panchayat Samiti, Rai Singh Nagar
1996Elected to 11th Lok Sabha
1998Member, Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
1999Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1999-2000Member, Standing Committee on Science & Technology, Environment & Forests
2000-2004Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Defence
2004Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
5 Aug. 2007Member, Standing Committee on Health & Family Welfare
May, 2014Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (4th term)
27 May 2014 - 9 Nov. 2014Minister of State in the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers
9 Nov. 2014 - 5 July 2016Minister of State in the Ministry of Panchayati Raj
1 Sep. 2016 onwardsMember, Standing Committee on Human Resource Development
*Data source: LS

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