Mr Manish Gupta
Hon’ble Member of Parliament
Manish Gupta is a seasoned bureaucrat and a man of very vast experience. He has rendered over five decades of his life to Nation Building. As a young man he was commissioned in the Corps of Engineers in the Indian Army in 1963 and was in active service during the 1965 Indo-Pakistan war. He then joined the IAS in 1967 and rose to its highest rank as the Chief Secretary of West Bengal. While in Civil Service he had varied experience as Director of Calcutta Urban Transport, a World Bank Project, Chief Electoral Officer West Bengal, CEO of the National Textile Corporation, Government of India. After retirement from Civil Service, Mr. Manish Gupta joined the All India Trinamool Congress, West Bengal and was the State Minister for Power. During his stewardship the Power Ministry was the most efficiently run department in the state of West Bengal. Apart from his varied experience Mr Manish Gupta has been constantly involved in planning and promoting development and social and cultural activities to unite the community and preserve the cultural Heritage of India. His interest are creative writing and is an avid Tennis Player. Presently he is an elected member of the Rajya Sabha, India.