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Major  General ( Retd. )
Bhuwan Chandra Khanduri
Chief Minister, Uttarakhand

Fatherís Name Motherís Name 
Late Shri Jai Ballabh Khanduri Late Smt. Durga Devi Khanduri
Date of Birth Place of Birth
1 October 1934 Dehradun (Uttarakhand)
Marital Status  Date of Marriage
Married 17 February 1964
Children Educational Qualifications
One Son
One Daughter

B.Sc., B.E., M.I.E. (India), Long Defence Management Course.
Educated at Allahabad University, Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh), College of Military Engineering, Pune (Maharashtra), Institute of Engineers, New Delhi and Institute of Defense Management, Secunderabad  

Profession  Permanent Address
Engineer , Management Consultant Jai Durga Niwas, 12, Vikas Marg, Pauri Garhwal- 246 001(Uttarakhand), Tele : 01368- 22-2600
Camp Office  Present Address
Annexe Circuit House, New Cantt Road, Dehradun Tel 2755100,2755101 Fax 2755102, E-Mail : bc.khanduri@nic.in Vidhan Bhawan, Haridwar Road, Dehradun
Tel 2665090,2665100, Fax 2665722, E-Mail : bc.khanduri@nic.in

Positions Held
1991-96 -
Elected to 10th Lok Sabha, 1991-96 - Chief Whip, Bharatiya Janata Party (Bharatiya Janata Party), Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha, 1992-97 - Member, National Executive, Bharatiya Janata Party 1996-97 - Vice-President, Bharatiya Janata Party, Uttar Pradesh, 1998 - Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (2nd term), 1998-99 - Chief Whip, Bharatiya Janata Party Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha, Member, Committee on Public Accounts, Member, Rules Committee, Member, Business Advisory Committee, Member, Committee on Home Affairs; [Departments of, (i) Law and Company Affairs; Personal, Public Grievances and Pensions] and Convenor of its Sub-Committee on Personnel Policy of Central Para- Military Forces (CPMFs), 1999 - Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Defence, Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (3rd term), Chief Whip, Bharatiya Janata Party Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha, 1999-2000 - Member, Business Advisory Committe, Member, Committee on Home Affairs; [Departments of, (i) Law and Company Affairs; and (ii) Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions] and Convenor of its Sub-Committee on Personnel Policy of Central Para- Military Forces (CPMFs), 1999-2001 - Member, Committee on Public Undertakings, 2000-2001 - Member, Committee on Ethics, 2000-2003 - Member, National Executive, Bharatiya Janata Party, Nov. 2000-23May 2003 - Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Road Transport and Highways, 24 May 2003- 21May 2004 - Union Cabinet Minister, Road Transport and Highways, 12 July 2003 - 8 Sept. 2003 - Union Cabinet Minister, Road Transport and Highways with additional charge as Minister, Urban Devlopment and Poverty Alleviation, May 2004 - Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (4th term), June 2004 - August 2004 - Chief Whip, Bharatiya Janata Party Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha, August 2004 - Member, National Executive, Bharatiya Janata Party, Chairman, Committee on Finance, Member, General Purposes Committee, Member, Business Advisory Committee, Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.

8 March 2007-onwards - Chief Minister, Uttarakhand

Social And Cultural Activities - Managing "Chandra Ballabh Trust" started in Garhwal, in 1917 by his grand father; Patron, Parvatiya Sanskriti Parishad, Dehradun, 1990-93.

Special Interests - Prohibition and cultural heritage of India; environment and forests, defense, social work, population control.

Favourite Pastime and Recreation - Sports and reading.

Sports and Clubs - Vice-President, Archery Association of India, State President (Uttranchal); Defence Services Institute, Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi, and (ii) India International Centre, New Delhi ; Tennis, squash, hockey and football.

Countries Visited - Austria, France, Germany, Holland, Japan, Malaysia, Switzerland, Thailand, U.K., Vietnam and U.S.A.

Other Information - Participated in Freedom Struggle as a student; served Indian Army, Corps of Engineers, 1954-1990, held various posts, (i) Commander of Regiment during Indo-Pak War, 1971, (ii) Commander of an Engineer Brigade, (iii) Chief Engineer; (iv) Additional Military Secretary, Army Headquarters; and (v) Additional Director General, Engineer-in-Chiefís Branch, Army Headquarters; conferred Ati Vishisht Seva Medal (AVSM) by the President of India for distinguished services in the Indian Army, 1982; Founder President, (i) Poorva Sainik Seva Parishad, Uttar Pradesh, 1992-2000; and (ii) Uttarakhand Pradesh Sangarsh Samsiti, 1994-96; Member, Wild Life Society of India, 1990-2000; Member, G.B. Pant Himalaya Environment and Development Committee, 1998-2000.


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