Minister of Railways, India
Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu (born 11 July 1953) is an Indian politician and the current Railway Minister of India, under the Narendra Modi government. He is a Chartered Accountant by profession and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
He is well known for his easy accessibility to the public, which not only acts as a deterrent to the bureaucratic delays and corruption in the functioning of the Ministry, but also encourages new ideas and view-points. Shri Prabhu believes in listening to criticism of the Government’s policies, which he says, helps in reorienting the policies towards the greater common good. He is also a believer in people’s participation in the working of the Ministries under him, especially through the involvement of NGOs and people’s groups.