Himachal Pradesh
14th Legislative Assembly (Vidhan Sabha)
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Hon'ble Minister
Harshwardhan Chauhan
Sh. Harshwardhan Chauhan
INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS
Shillai -[59]- SIRMOUR
Permanent Address :Village Kando-Cheog, P.O. Jamna, Sub Tehsil Kamrao, Tehsil Paonta, Distt. Sirmour, (H.P.).
Mobile Number :9418012321
Email :harshwchauhan[at]gmail[dot]com
PERSONAL INFORMATION
  • Son of Late Shri Guman Singh  Chauhan ( Former Cabinet Minister, H.P. State Govt.);  born on 14th September, 1964 at Nahan, District Sirmour; B.A., L.L.B.; educated at St. Edward's School, Shimla and H.P. University, Shimla; married to Smt. Kalpna Chauhan; one daughter; Horticulturist, Businessman and Advocate.

    Associated with NSUI since College days; Member, College Student Central Association; General Secretary: Youth Congress, Shillai, 1986-1988; ii) Distt. Congress Committee, Sirmour, 1990-1996; Joint Secretary, H.P. Congress Committee, 1997; President, D.C.C., Sirmour 2008-2012; General Secretary, Congress Legislature Party, 2003-2007 and ii) Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee, 2005-2008 & 2013-2018.

    Elected to State Legislative Assembly in 1993; re-elected in 1998, 2003, 2007 & December 2017.

    Vice-Chairman, State General Industries Corporation, 1995-1997; Member: School Education Board, Dharamshala, 1994-1997; ii) Executive Council, H.P. University, Shimla, 1994-1996, iii) H.P. State Youth Board, 1995-1997, and iv) Senate, Y.S. Parmar, Horticulture University, Nauni (Solan).

    Chief Parliamentary Secretary, (H.P. Govt.), 18th April to 18th August, 2005; Chairman: Estimates Committee, ii) General Development Committee and iii) Petitions Committee during 2005-2007 & 2008-2012; Member of various other House Committees during 2005-2007 & 2008-2012; Chairman (Cabinet rank) State  Level Committee of Resource Mobilisation and Employment Generation, 2013-2017; Member, Public Accounts, Library and Member Amenities and Privileges Committees, 2018-2022; and Deputy Leader, Congress Legislature Party, April 2022 to December 2022.

    Elected to the State Legislative Assembly (6th term) in December, 2022; and inducted into Council of Minister as Industries Minister along with portfolios of Parliamentary Affairs & Ayush on 8th January, 2023.

    Special Interest: Social service specially helping the poor and needy people.

    Favorite Pastime: Reading and music.

    Languages Known: Hindi and English.