Ashwini Vaishnaw is an Indian politician and the Union Minister of Railways, Communications, and Electronics and Data Expertise. He’s a former IAS officer of the Odisha cadre.
Ashwini Vaishnaw, additionally Ashwini Vaishnav, was born in 1970 (age 51 years; as of 2021) in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. In 1992, he attained a BE from M.B.M. Engineering Faculty, Jai Narayan Vyas College, Jodhpur, Rajasthan. In 1994, he gained his MTech from the Indian Institute of Expertise Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. After cracking IAS in 1994, he labored as an IAS officer. In 2008, he left for the US to pursue an MBA from Wharton College of the College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, the place he graduated in 2010.
Peak (approx.): 5′ 9″
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Salt & Pepper
His father’s identify is Dau Lal Vaishnaw, and his mom’s identify is Saraswati Vaishnaw. He’s married to Sunita Vaishnav, an entrepreneur. Collectively, the couple has a daughter named Tanya Vaishnav and a son named Rahul Vaishnav.
He belongs to Bairagi Household. Bairagi is a Part of Hindu Brahmins.
In 1994, he cracked UPSC Examinations with an AIR of 27. As an IAS officer, he served as a collector within the Balasore and Cuttack districts of Odisha. Whereas he was serving his time period in Balasore, the state was hit by a cyclone that killed many individuals. Ashwini is claimed to have dealt with the state of affairs effectively that introduced him within the focus politicians. The Nationwide Human Rights Fee recorded its appreciation of Ashwin for the sincerity, dedication, and dedication he displayed by organizing and executing reduction and rehabilitation work in his district. He labored in Odisha as an IAS, until he was appointed as deputy secretary within the workplace of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in 2003. Whereas working within the PMO, he contributed to creating the public-private partnership framework in infrastructure tasks. He was appointed because the personal secretary to Vajpayee after the BJP-led NDA misplaced the election in 2004. In 2006, he grew to become deputy chairman of Mormugao Port Belief, the place he labored for the following two years, earlier than leaving for the US to pursue an MBA. After his return to India in 2010, he took voluntary retirement from his put up as a result of monetary money owed from his research within the US.
Company Job & Entrepreneurship
After incomes a level in MBA, he returned to India and joined GE Transportation as managing director. He then joined Siemens in Gurgaon because the vice chairman of Locomotives & Head City Infrastructure Technique. He additionally labored as one of many three administrators in Thriveni Pellets Non-public Restricted, a unit of Thriveni Earth Movers Non-public Restricted, one in every of India’s largest mine builders. In 2012, he stop the company job to launch Three Tee Auto Logistics Non-public Restricted and Vee Gee Auto Parts Non-public Restricted, each automotive elements manufacturing items in Gujarat. Speaking about it in an interview, he stated,
I went to Gujarat and constructed my items whereas dwelling in a container for 7 months as I wished that manufacturing facility to come back out in report time.”
In June 2019, Ashwini joined the Bharatiya Janata Get together (BJP).