Harish Chandra Singh Rawat (born 27 April 1948) is an Indian politician who has been Chief Minister of Uttarakhand since 2016. Previously he served as Chief Minister from 2014 to 2016. A five-time Member of Parliament, Rawat is a leader of the Indian National Congress party. As a member of 15th Lok Sabha, Rawat served as Union Minister of Water Resources in the cabinet of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh from 2012 to 2014. He also worked as Minister of State at the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Food Processing Industries (2011-2012) and Ministry of Labour and Employment (2009-2011).