Hon'ble Social Justice & Empowerment Minister
|Shimla Address :Minster's House No.12, Grant Lodge, Shimla-171002.|
|Permanent Address :VPO & Teh. Shahpur, District Kangra, (HP)-176206.|
|Mobile Number :9418181777|
Daughter of Smt. Swarn Lata and Shri Gurdev Singh; born at Dharamshala on 21st January, 1966; M.A (Classical Dance, Kathak) also learned classical Bharatanatyam) and Diplomas in Yoga, Painting and Cookery; educated at Chandigarh; married to Brigadier Pawan Kumar; one son.
Took part in Nehru Yuva Kendra and N.S.S. activities during student life; participated in folk dance competitions at National and International level and remained best Folk Dancer, Punjab University for five years.
Active worker RSS & ABVP; Joined politics in the year 1992; remained Mandal Pradhan, Mahila Morcha, B.J.P, 1992-94; Member, State Executive B.J.P. since 1993; and President, Bharatiya Janata Party, Distt. Kangra, 1995-97.
Elected to State Legislative Assembly in 1998; re-elected in 2007 & 2012; remained Parliamentary Secretary, 03November 1998 to March 2003; Social Justice & Empowerment Minister , 09- Jan. 2008 to December 2012 ;and Member, Estimates and Public Administration and Business Advisory Committees, 2013-17.
Re-elected to the thirteenth Vidhan Sabha (4th term ) in December, 2017;and inducted into Council of Ministers as Urban Development, Town Country Planning and Housing Minister on 27th December, 2017.
Special Interest: Helping poor & down trodden especially handicapped and widows.
Favorite Pastime: Listening light music, watching classical dances .
Languages Known: Hindi, Punjabi and English.
Travels Abroad: London, Dubai, Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland.