Minister of Science and Technology (India)

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Minister of Science & Technology
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Incumbent
Harsh Vardhan[1]

since 9 November 2014
Ministry of Science & Technology
Style The Honourable
Appointer President on the advice of the Prime Minister
Inaugural holder V. P. Singh
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The Minister of Science & Technology is the head of the Ministry of Science & Technology of the Government of India. It is a key office in the Union Cabinet.[2]

List of Science & Technology Ministers[edit]

Name Portrait Term of office Political party Prime Minister
V. P. Singh[3] V. P. Singh (cropped).jpg 1989 1990 Janata Dal V. P. Singh
Chandra Shekhar[4] Chandra Shekhar (cropped).jpg 1990 1991 Samajwadi Janata Party (Rashtriya) Chandra Shekhar
P. V. Narasimha Rao[5] P V Narasimha Rao.png 1991 1996 Indian National Congress P. V. Narasimha Rao
Murali Manohar Joshi[6] 13 October 1999 21 May 2004 Bharatiya Janata Party Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Kapil Sibal[7] Kapil Sibal.jpg 23 May 2004 May 2009 Indian National Congress Manmohan Singh
Pawan Kumar Bansal[8] PawanKumarBansalChd.JPG 19 January 2011 19 July 2011
Vilasrao Deshmukh[9] Vilasrao deshmukh3.jpg 19 July 2011 14 August 2012
Vayalar Ravi Vayalar Ravi-crop.jpg 14 August 2012 28 Oct 2012
Jaipal Reddy Jaipal Sudini Reddy 03212.JPG 28 Oct 2012 26 May 2014
Dr. Jitendra Singh[1] Dr.Jitendra Singh.JPG 26 May 2014 9 November 2014 Bharatiya Janata Party Narendra Modi
Harsh Vardhan Dr Harsh Vardhan.png 9 November 2014 Incumbent

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Minister of State (Independent Charge)
  2. ^ "India.gov.in Council of Ministers". New Delhi: Govt of India. 2012-10-28. Retrieved 2012-11-04. 
  3. ^ "Tenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile : SINGH, SHRI VISHWANATH PRATAP". Lok Sabha of India/National Informatics Centre, New Delhi. Retrieved October 9, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Fourteenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile : Chandra Shekhar,Shri". Lok Sabha of India/National Informatics Centre, New Delhi. Retrieved October 9, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Biographical Sketch, Member of Parliament, XI Lok Sabha : RAO, SHRI P.V. NARASIMHA". Lok Sabha of India/National Informatics Centre, New Delhi. Retrieved May 6, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Members Bioprofile". Lok Sabha of India/National Informatics Centre, New Delhi. Retrieved May 20, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Members Bioprofile". Lok Sabha of India/National Informatics Centre, New Delhi. Retrieved May 20, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Members Bioprofile". Lok Sabha of India/National Informatics Centre, New Delhi. Retrieved May 20, 2013. 
  9. ^ NDTV correspondent (July 19, 2011). "Deshmukh takes charge as Science and Technology Minister". New Delhi: NDTV. Retrieved 2012-11-04. 

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