Power Profiles | August 2015
Power 20:20 Personality Profile | Chandrashekhar Krishnarao Bawankule
Maharashtra Head of best performing state in power reform
Chandrashekhar Krishnarao Bawankule is a member of the 13th Maharashtra Legislative Assembly. Belonging to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) since 1995, he represents the Kamthi Assembly Constituency.
He was appointed as Minister for Energy, New & Renewable Energy for Maharshtra state in December 2014, and is also the Guardian Minister for Nagpur district. He was elected as a Member of District Council from Koradi and maintained this responsibility in 1997, 2002 and 2004. He was then elected as MLA from Kamthi for the first time in 2004 and retained his seat in 2009 by a margin of 33,000 votes. In 2010-11 he was selected as a President of BJP from Nagpur, during which period he performed many reformatory works. He was also selected as a Secretary of Maharashtra of BJP in 2014.