Who was the first Minister of Steel. ministry?

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Howard fuller asked 18-Jun-2018 in History, Politics & Society by Howard fuller

Who was the first Minister of Steel. ministry?


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Biswajeet Bhattacharya answered 27-Jun-2018 by Biswajeet Bhattacharya

Who was the first Minister of Steel. ministry?

(Sukhdev Prasad First Minister of Steel)

Sukhdev Prasad (born on 20th May 1921) an Indian politician was the first Minister of Steel. He was the Union Deputy Minister for Steel and Mines from 1973 to 1977. Prasad was from the Indian National Congress (INC) party. He was the member of the upper house of the parliament which is Rajya Sabha (Council of States). Prasad represented Uttar Pradesh and was elected Member of Parliament twice from this constituency. First, he was in office from 1966 to 1978 and on the second occasion from 1982-1988. Apart from being the Member of Parliament twice, Prasad was also the 11th Governor of Rajasthan from 20th February 1988 to 3rd February 1990. Sukhdev Prasad passed away on 19th May 1995 at the age of 74.

Who was the first Minister of Steel. ministry?

The Ministry of Steel comes under the Government of India with its headquarters at Udyog Bhawan, Dr Maulana Azad Road, New Delhi. This body is responsible for formulating all the policies related to the production of steel, distribution and pricing in India. Chaudhary Birender Singh Dumerkhan (born on 30th March 1946) an Indian politician is the current Minister of Steel under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s led NDA government. The annual budget of the ministry is ?47.90 crores (US$ 7.1 million).

Who was the first Minister of Steel. ministry?

Various public sector undertakings (PSU’s) such as Steel Authority of India (SAIL), National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC), Hindustan Steel Works Construction Limited (HSCL) etc come under the ministry of steel.

Functions of the ministry of steel are mentioned below:

• Formulating policies with respect to production, pricing, distribution, import and export of iron & steel and alloys

• Planning and Development of industries related to iron ore, manganese ore and other factories required by the steel industry in the country and also assisting them

• Coordination of data from various sources for the growth of the iron and steel industry in the country.

Who was the first Minister of Steel. ministry?