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Published On: January 05, 2021 at 15:00 IST

Minister of Environment and Forest of Assam

NAME – Parimal Suklabaidya   

PROFESSION – Politician

BORN – 20/01/1958

PLACE OF BIRTH – Irongmara, Cachar, Assam

FATHER’S NAME – Profulla Suklabaidya

MOTHER’S NAME – Provita Suklabaidya  

SPOUSE – Uma Suklabaidya   



EDUCATION – Matric from P.C. Barjalenga High School (1975)

Higher Secondary from Guru Charan College. (1977)

Bachelors in Arts (B.A.) from Guru Charan College, Silchar (1980)



REMARKABLE ACHIEVEMENT- Assam has become self-reliant in the fish production sector.

AWARDS – Best fish farming in hilly and northeastern states.

BACKGROUND – Initially, he started earning his livelihood through cultivation and business. He was also passionate about social services. Later, he became a politician of the Indian political party. He is a member of the Assam Legislative Assembly representing the Bharatiya Janata Party. He is Assam Minister for Environment and Forest, Fisheries and Excise. He has contested the Dholai seat four times. He is contesting from Dholai for the fifth time on a BJP ticket.

Parimal Suklabaidya was born in Irongmara of Cachar district. His father’s name is ProfullaSuklabaidya, and his mother’s name is ProtivaSuklabaidya. He married Uma Suklabaidya. They have one son and one daughter. His favorite hobby is reading books on religious matters.

MAJOR INITIATIVES – Forest cover in Assam has increased by more than 22 hectares.

State Forest & Environment Minister Parimal Suklabaidya laid the foundation stone for renovation of the drinking-water supply project at Dwarbond in the Borjalenga development block under the Dholai Assembly Constituency with an allocation of 88,35,000 lakhs under the ‘Pradhan Mantri Jal Jeevan Mission’.

Assam is currently producing 3.73 lakh metric tons of fish annually.

CAREER TIMELINE/ POSITIONS HELD – 1991-1996 – MLA from Dholai Constituency

2001-2011 – MLA from Dholai Constituency for two terms.

2016 – MLA from Dholai Constituency for 4th time.

2016 – Minister for Forests, Fisheries and Excise in Government of Assam.