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Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union minister of law and justice and information technology

Law and Justice minister Ravi Shankar Prasad is a speaker at Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2017.

Updated: Nov 08, 2017 18:14 IST
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Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union minister for law and justice and information technology. (Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

Ravi Shankar Prasad is a lawyer by profession and heads the law and information technology ministries in the Narendra Modi-led government. Prasad has been a member of Parliament since 2000.

The senior Supreme Court advocate has held several key posts in the Bharatiya Janta Party and is a spokesperson of the current government. He is leading efforts to revive India’s telecom sector.

The Modi government’s flagship Digital India programme, which aims to build a synergy between good governance and the use of information technology, is being implemented under Prasad’s leadership.