Prem Das Rai
Former Member of Parliament, Former Member of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance, India
Prem Das Rai, one of the most distinguished alumni of IIT Kanpur, is an Indian politician from the Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) party. He has been associated with the party since its formative years and has helped shape the party’s manifesto and the vision. He has held all the key posts in the party including being the party’s General Secretary. In 2009, he earned the distinction of being the first and only member of Parliament with degrees from both an IIT as well as an IIM after being elected to the Lok Sabha from the Sikkim constituency. Mr. Rai continues to work towards the betterment of the Sikkimese people.