Shri Som Parkash

Hon'ble Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, Government of India

Shri Som Parkash (72) is the Minister of State for Commerce and Industry in Government of India. He is a Member of Parliament of India (Lok Sabha) representing Hoshiarpur Parliamentary Constituency (Punjab). He hasbeen an elected member of Legislative Assembly of State of Punjab for two consecutive terms representing Phagwara Assembly Constituency. He hasa Masters degree in Economics from prestigious Panjab University, Chandigarh.

Before joining politics, Shri Som Parkash served as a Member of coveted Indian Administrative Service and held various important administrative positions. During his 37 years of public service as bureaucrat, he served in various positions in various Departments of the Government of Punjab.

Shri Som Parkash has his wife Mrs. Anita and two sons in his family. His wife Smt. Anita is a social worker who has been continuously working towards social upliftment of various underprivileged sections of the society. She also helps her husband in her political activities, particularly related to his Parliamentary Constituency. His elder son is a businessman and younger son is a practicing doctor.