Rajiv Pratap Rudy

Positions Held

Ministry Tenure
Minister of State (Independent Charge) Skill Development and Entrepreneurship November 2014 – 31 August 2017
Member of the Indian Parliament for Saran 2014

Personal Details

Date Of Birth 30 March 1962 (age 56)
Place Amnour, Saran, Bihar, 841401 India
Political Party Bharatiya Janata Party
Academics Panjab University


Rajiv Pratap Rudy (born 30 March 1962) is an Indian politician, representing Bharatiya Janata Party, and a Member of Parliament representing Saran (Lok Sabha constituency) in Bihar,
India since May 2014. In November 2014, he was made Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship in Narendra Modi’s government, a key ministry in view of Modi’s slogan of ‘Make in India’ and associated attempts to make India a production hub. He also shared Parliamentary Affairs department jointly with another Minister of State, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi.
Rudy was a General Secretary of Bharatiya Janata Party, a position relinquished soon after he joined the government. He also holds a commercial pilot’s license.
Rudy is in Limca Book of Records for being the only parliamentarian to fly a commercial aircraft having flown Airbus-320 and Indigo airlines.