Minister of Panchayati Raj (India)

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Minister of Panchayati Raj (India)
(पंचायती राज मंत्री)
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Birender Singh

since 10 November 2014
Ministry of Panchayati Raj (India)
Style The Honourable
Nominator Prime Minister
Appointer President (on the advice of the Prime Minister)

The Minister of Panchayati Raj is the head of the Ministry of Panchayati Raj and one of the cabinet ministers of the Government of India. Birender Singh is current Minister of Panchayati Raj.[1]

List of former ministers[edit]

The Ministry was created on May 27, 2004, with Mani Shankar Aiyar being the first minister.

Ministers of Panchayati Raj
Name Portrait Term of office Political Party Prime Minister
Mani Shankar Aiyar Mani Shankar Aiyar (cropped).jpg 27 May 2004 22 May 2009 Indian National Congress Manmohan Singh
C. P. Joshi C P Joshi UNDP 2010.jpg 22 May 2009 18 January 2011
Vilasrao Deshmukh Vilasrao deshmukh3.jpg 19 January 2011 12 July 2011
Kishore Chandra Deo 12 July 2011 26 May 2014
Gopinath Munde 26 May 2014 3 June 2014 Bharatiya Janata Party Narendra Modi
Nitin Gadkari Nitin Gadkari 7 (cropped).JPG 4 June 2014 10 November 2014
Birender Singh 10 November 2014 Incumbent


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