Who is the minister of Science & Technology,Earth Science ministry?

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Deepak Aiyappa asked 17-Jun-2018 in History, Politics & Society by Deepak Aiyappa

Who is the minister of Science & Technology,Earth Science ministry?


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Biswajeet Bhattacharya answered 27-Jun-2018 by Biswajeet Bhattacharya

Who is the minister of Science & Technology,Earth Science ministry?

(Dr Harsh Vardhan)

Dr Harsh Vardhan (born on 13th December 1954) an Indian politician is the current Minister of Science and Technology (assumed office on 9th November 2014). He is also the Minister of Earth Sciences (assumed office on 9th November 2014), Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (assumed office on 27th May 2014). He is handling these portfolios under Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Dr Harsh Vardhan born in New Delhi, India is a member of Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP). He is a Member of the 16th Lok Sabha and represents Chandni Chowk. He assumed office as Member of Parliament from 16th May 2014. Dr Harsh Vardhan was Member of the Delhi Legislative Assembly for Krishna Nagar and was in office from 1993 to 16th May 2014. He was the Minister of Health and Family Welfare from 26th May 2014 to 9th November 2014. For the 2013 Delhi Assembly elections, Dr Harsh Vardhan was the Chief Ministerial candidate for the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP).

Vishwanath Pratap Singh (25th June 1931 – 27th November 2008) the 7th Prime Minister of India (in office from 2nd December 1989 to 10th November 1990) was the first Science & Technology Minister of India from 1989 to 1990.

Who is the minister of Science & Technology,Earth Science ministry?

Ministry of Science & Technology was formed on May 1971. It is a key portfolio of the Union Cabinet of India. Ministry of Science & Technology is responsible for the formulation of rules and regulations along with administration related to science in technology in India. Its headquarters is in New Delhi. The Minister of Science & Technology is appointed by the President of India on the advice of the Prime Minister. The ministry includes the Department of Biotechnology, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research and Department of Science and Technology. The Minister of Science & Technology heads the ministry and is responsible for the smooth functioning of the departments under the Ministry of Science & Technology.

Who is the minister of Science & Technology,Earth Science ministry?