Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying

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Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying
मत्स्य पालन, पशुपालन और डेयरी मंत्रालय
Branch of Government of India
Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying
Agency overview
JurisdictionGovernment of India
Annual budget4,327.85 crore (US$540 million) (2023-24 est)
Agency executives
Websitewww.dahd.nic.in

The Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying (Hindi: मत्स्य पालन, पशुपालन और डेयरी मंत्रालय) is a ministry of the Government of India which is responsible for the matters related to fisheries, animal husbandry and dairying. The ministry came into existence on 31 May 2019 after the formation of the Second Modi ministry. Prior to becoming an independent ministry, the ministry was a department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare.

The Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying was named as the Ministry of Animal Husbandry, Fisheries and Dairying at the time of its formation in 2019 but was later renamed to its present name in 2021. The ministry is headed by the Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying who is usually a cabinet minister in the union cabinet and is assisted by a minister of state. The first minister was Giriraj Singh who served from 2019 until 2021 and the current minister is Parshottam Rupala who has been in office since 7 July 2021. The current ministers of state are Sanjeev Balyan (since 2019) and L. Murugan (since 2021).

Organizations[edit]

Departments[edit]

The Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying has two departments:

  • Department of Animal Husbandry
  • Department of Fisheries

Attached/subordinated offices[edit]

  • Central Institute of Coastal Engineering for Fishery, Bangalore

Boards[edit]

Others[edit]

  • Central Poultry Development Organisation (Western Region), Goregaon (East), Mumbai
  • Mera Matsya Dhan - Blue Revolution by National Fisheries Development Board
  • Regional Station for Forage Production and Demonstration, Pahadi Sharif, Hyderabad, Telangana

Cabinet Ministers[edit]

No. Portrait Minister
(Birth-Death)
Term of office Political party Ministry Prime Minister
From To Period
1 Giriraj Singh
(born 1952)
MP for Begusarai
31 May
2019
7 July
2021
2 years, 37 days Bharatiya Janata Party Modi II Narendra Modi
2 Parshottam Rupala
(born 1954)
MP for Gujarat (Rajya Sabha)
7 July
2021
Incumbent 2 years, 289 days

Ministers of State[edit]

No. Portrait Minister
(Birth-Death)
Term of office Political party Ministry Prime Minister
From To Period
1 Sanjeev Balyan
(born 1972)
MP for Muzaffarnagar
31 May
2019
Incumbent 4 years, 326 days Bharatiya Janata Party Modi II Narendra Modi
2 Pratap Chandra Sarangi
(born 1955)
MP for Balasore
31 May
2019
7 July
2021
2 years, 37 days
3 L. Murugan
(born 1977)
MP for Madhya Pradesh (Rajya Sabha)
7 July
2021
Incumbent 2 years, 289 days

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