MEET THE YOUNGEST MINISTER WITH RADICAL IDEAS TO DRIVE START-UP GROWTH IN KARNATAKA.
Born 22 November 1978, Bengaluru, Priyank Kharge is a Politician, Member of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly: Chittapur, Member of the Indian National Congress,
Member: Sub-Legislation Committee, Govt of Karnataka, Member of Legislative House Committee —NICE, Govt of Karnataka.
Kharge’s Political initiatives have benefitted many. He conceptualized a first of its kind Center of Excellence in Aerospace/Aviation for the Govt. of Karnataka,
initiated the country specific pavilions for global investors meet, Invest Karnataka.
He conceptualized employable based training scheme “Yuva Yuga” for Dept. of Labour, Govt of Karnataka.
Proposed and initiated a School of Economics to be set up in Bengaluru to commemorate Dr. B. R. Ambedkar’s 125th birth Anniversary along with the
London School of Economics, Instrumental in initiating National Investment Manufacturing Zone in Chittapur, a 12500 acres industrial township.
Initiated the e-ICDS on trial basis in anganwadis of Tumkur.
Kharge conceptualized and implemented “Namma Uru, Namma Hemme” (My village, my pride), a unique citizen and Govt initiative that banks on the participation of
the citizen in development. Rs. 50 lakhs per village has been allocated with over 20 villages are under this scheme. In the political realm,
he is presently the Member of Legislative Assembly — Chittapur, Karnataka and Member of INC.He has over 5 years of experience at the National Cadet Corps — AIR WING,
and secured Best Cadetfor 2 years. He is also chosen among 5 in Karnataka for training in engine gliders