Rajeev Chandrasekhar Bio

Rajeev Chandrasekhar is an Indian politician, an entrepreneur, a technocrat, and a Member of Parliament representing the State of Karnataka, serving his third term in the Rajya Sabha or Council of States in the upper house of the Indian Parliament. On July 7, 2021, he was inducted as the Minister of State in the second term of the Modi government. He began his career in politics in 2006 and has entered into his third term as a Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) MP. Earlier, for two terms, he was an independent member.

Currently, Rajeev serves as a Member of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance, Member of Public Accounts Committee (PAC), Member of the Joint Committee on Data Protection Bill, 2019 and Member of the Consultative Committee on MoE & IT, Ministry of Communications, Member of the Indian Council for World Affairs. Chandrasekhar is also the founder and Advisor to the Board of Jupiter Capital Pvt. Ltd., and also known as “Chanakya Business Brahmin”

 Rajeev Chandrasekhar Bio
NameRajeev Chandrasekhar
Elected fromKarnataka
Position HeldMP of Rajya Sabha for Karnataka (3 April 2012)
Political PartyIndependent & Others
Personal Life
Date of Birth31/05/1964
Age (as in 2021)57 years
Birth placeAhmedabad (Gujarat)
Family and More
Father's NameAir Commodore M.K.Chandrasekhar (Retd.)
Mother's NameShrimati Valli Chandrasekhar
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage dateMarried on 26 August
SpouseShrimati Anju Chandrasekhar
ChildrenOne son and one daughter
Education and More
EducationB.E. (Electrical Engg.), Masters in Computer Science, Advanced Management Programme Educated at Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal (Karnataka), Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago and Harvard University, Boston (U.S.A.)
Career and Works
Parliamentary BackgroundElected to the Rajya Sabha Representing Urban Bengaluru, Karnataka (2006)
Served as the youngest president of FICCI-Federation of Indian chambers of Commerce and Industry (2008-09)
Unanimously re-elected for a second term in Rajya Sabha (2012)
Other Works (as Entrepreneur)Founded BPL mobile (1994)
Founded Jupiter Capital an investment and Financial services term (2005)
Namma Bengaluru Foundation earlier known as Bengaluru Vedhike - non-profit organisation that actively works with citizens, RWAs and Civic Organisations of Bengaluru to make the city better (2007)
Founded Flags of Honour Foundation (2009)
Net Worth Salary/Assets
Net Worth 1.2 crores

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