Suresh Prabhu

Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation of India

Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu is currently the Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation of Government of India. He was the Industry Minister, Government of India in his first spell. Then, he was Minister of Environment and Forests, Government of India and formerly, Minister of Fertilizers & Chemicals. He was also Union Minister of Power, Heavy Industry & Public Enterprises. As the Union Minister for Power he had imparted a new dynamism to the functioning of the Ministry and was committed to the all round development of this crucial sector economy. In addition, he was Chairman of Task Force for Interlinking of Rivers with a status and rank of Union Cabinet Minister. Disclaimer: External experts are not affiliated with Gateway House and have been presented here for reference only.  

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Energy: The post-Japan era

Japan’s Fukushima fallout puts the future of nuclear power in India in jeopardy. Our energy needs are so high that we will now need to consider all forms of energy - solar, wind, bio-mass, geo-thermal, oceanic energy, even energy through waves.