Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu
(born 11 July 1953) was a member of the 14th Lok Sabha
. He is qualified as a Indian Chartered Accountant
& member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
. He represents the Rajapur
constituency of Maharashtra
and is a member of the Shiv Sena
(SS) political party.
Prabhu is a four-time Member of the Lok Sabha from Rajapur Constituency of Maharastra - one of the biggest states of India.
He was Industry Minister, Government of India in his first term. Then, he was Minister of Environment and Forests, Government of India and formerly, Minister of Fertilizers & Chemicals. He was also Union Minister of Power, Heavey 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.
He was also Chairman of Task Force for Interlinking of Rivers with a status and rank of Union Cabinet Minister.
Recently, he has been heavily involved in the international sphere. He was elected a member of the World Bank parliamentary network and nominated as the Chairman of the South Asia Water conference.Asiaweek
rated him as one of three future leaders of India. India Today ranked him as the second best performing minister in the NDA government.
He is married to Uma Prabhu, a journalist and has one son, Ameya Prabhu. He currently resides in Mumbai and Delhi.