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Minister of Health and Family Welfare (India)

Minister of Health and Family Welfare
(स्वास्थ्य एवं परिवार कल्याण मंत्री)
Incumbent
J P Nadda

since 26 May 2014
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Member of Cabinet of India
Appointer President
on the advice of the Prime Minister
Inaugural holder Amrit Kaur
Formation 15 August 1947

The Minister of Health and Family Welfare is the head of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and one of the cabinet ministers of the Government of India. J P Nadda is the current Minister of Health and Family Welfare.[1]

List of Ministers of Health and Family Welfare

Ministers Health and Family Welfare
Name Term of office Political Party Prime Minister Reference
Rajkumari Amrit Kaur 1947 1957 Indian National Congress Jawaharlal Nehru [2]
Sushila Nayar 1962 1967 Indian National Congress Indira Gandhi [3]
Kodardas Kalidas Shah 1967 1971 [4]
Uma Shankar Dikshit 1971 1972 [5]
Karan Singh 1973 1977 Indian National Congress Indira Gandhi [4]
Raj Narain 24 March 1977 25 January 1979 Janata Party Morarji Desai [6]
Rabi Ray 25 January 1979 14 July 1979 [7]
Rabi Ray 28 July 1979 14 January 1980 Janata Party (Secular) Charan Singh [8]
Mohsina Kidwai 31 December 1984 24 June 1986 Indian National Congress Rajiv Gandhi [9]
P. V. Narasimha Rao July 1986 February 1988 [10]
Rasheed Masood 21 April 1990 10 November 1990 Janata Dal
National Front
V. P. Singh [11]
Sartaj Singh 16 May 1996 1 June 1996 Bharatiya Janata Party
National Democratic Alliance
Atal Bihari Vajpayee [12]
C. P. Thakur 27 May 2000 30 June 2002 Bharatiya Janata Party
National Democratic Alliance
Atal Bihari Vajpayee [13]
Sushma Swaraj 29 January 2003 22 May 2004 Bharatiya Janata Party
National Democratic Alliance
Atal Bihari Vajpayee [14]
Anbumani Ramadoss 22 May 2004 April 2009 Pattali Makkal Katchi
United Progressive Alliance
Manmohan Singh
Ghulam Nabi Azad 22 May 2009 26 May 2014 Indian National Congress
United Progressive Alliance
Harsh Vardhan 26 May 2014 9 November 2014 Bharatiya Janata Party
National Democratic Alliance
Narendra Modi [15]
Jagat Prakash Nadda 9 November 2014 Incumbent

References

  1. ^ Organisational Chart, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India
  2. ^ "Worldwide Guide to Women in Leadership - Republic of India". Retrieved September 27, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Past Governors : Uma Shankar Dikshit". http://rajbhavan.kar.nic.in/.  
  4. ^ a b [1] PDF (RAJYA SABHA MEMBERS, BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES, 1952 - 2003: S)
  5. ^ "6th Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile : NAYAR, DR. SUSHILA". loksabha.nic.in.  
  6. ^ "6th Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile : RAJ NARAIN SHRI". loksabha.nic.in.  
  7. ^ "Tenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile : RAY. SHRI RABI". loksabha.nic.in.  
  8. ^ "Tenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile : RAY. SHRI RABI". loksabha.nic.in.  
  9. ^ "Detailed Profile: Smt. Mohsina Kidwai".  
  10. ^ "Biographical Sketch, Member of Parliament, XI Lok Sabha : RAO, SHRI P.V. NARASIMHA". loksabha.nic.in.  
  11. ^ "Fourteenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile : Masood,Shri Rasheed". loksabha.nic.in.  
  12. ^ "Fourteenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile : Chhatwal,Shri Sartaj Singh". loksabha.nic.in.  
  13. ^ "Thirteenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile : Thakur,Dr. Chandreshwar Prasad". loksabha.nic.in.  
  14. ^ "Sixteenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile : Swaraj,Smt. Sushma". loksabha.nic.in.  
  15. ^ "Meet Narendra Modi's Council of Ministers". NDTV.com. 27 May 2014. 

External links

  • Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India
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