Cabinet reshuffle: Meet P P Chaudhary, the minister who dons several hats

P P Chaudhary, ministry of corporate affairs
A Lok Sabha member of Parliament from Pali in Rajasthan, P P Chaudhary has been part of the joint committee on the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code. He is now a junior minister in the ministry of corporate affairs, which is the Code’s nodal ministry. He is a member of the consultative committee on finance and corporate affairs. Prior to his appointment as minister of law and justice in 2016, he was a member in the joint committee for Enforcement of Security Interest and Recovery of Debts Laws and Miscellaneous Provision (Amendment) Bill, 2016. Since June 2015, Chaudhary has been a member of the advisory committee of the Central Board of Direct Taxes. He has also chaired the joint parliamentary committee of office of profits. His contribution is not limited to the financial sector. Chaudhary represented India in the international conference on human rights in the houses of London in 2015. As MoS in corporate affairs ministry, he has a challenge to take steps to curb activities of shell companies, notification of rules on bankruptcy, and initiating steps to protect interests of house owners. 


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