Son of Shri Kishan Chand; born on 28th August, 1964 at Village Jole, Tehsil Jaswan, Distt. Kangra; B.Sc., B.Ed.; married to Smt. Mamta; one son and one daughter.
Elected to the State Legislative Assembly in 2003 from Jaswan Assembly segment; re-elected in 2012 from Jaswan-Paragpur Assembly segment. Before delimitation in 2007, Jaswan-Paragpur Assembly segment was known as Jaswan.
Remained Vice- Chairman i) H.P. Khadi & Gramudyog Board, 1999-2003, ii) H.P. Forest Corporation, 2008-2012; President, State BJYM 2000; and Vice- President State BJP 2008;and Member, Public Undertakings, Estimates, Subordinate Legislation, Business Advisory and Rural Planning Committees, 2013-17.
Re-elected to the thirteenth Vidhan Sabha (3rd term) in December, 2017 and inducted into Council of Ministers & Industries Minister along with Portfolios of Labour & Employment, Technical Education and Vocational and Industrial Training on 27th December, 2017.
Languages Known: Hindi and English.