NIRMALA SITHARAMAN, Minister of State (Independent Charge), Commerce and Industry, Finance, Corporate Affairs. She graduated from the prestigious Seethalakshmi Ramaswami College, Tiruchirapalli in 1980.Nirmala completed her M. Phil in International Studies from Jawaharlal Nehru University. Nirmala Sitharaman has worked for Pricewaterhouse Coopers as a Senior Manager and for BBC World Service. She is one of the founding directors of Pranava school in Hyderabad. She was a former member of the National Commission for Women.
DR. SANJEEV KUMAR BALYAN is the Minister of State for Agriculture and Food Processing Industries. This is his first term as Member of Parliament. Dr. Balyan represents Muzzaffarnagar constituency in Uttar Pradesh in the newly constituted 16th Lok Sabha. By profession, Dr Balyan is a veterinary doctor.
G.M. SIDDESHWARA is Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation. He has been elected from the Davangere constituency of Karnataka for the third term successively since 2004. Siddeshwara is one of the top unquestionable Lingayat leaders in Karnataka and a mass based leader in Central Karnataka. He has been rated as one of the best MPs in the 15th Lok Sabha by various independent organizations based on his performance both in the Parliament as well as his efficiency in the constituency. He has been rated as the second best MP from Karnataka by the Rezorce Parliamentary Productivity Framework (www.rezorce.com).
KIREN RIJIJU is the Union Minister of State of Home Affairs. He is BJP’s Member of Parliament from Arunachal Pradesh. He was also the BJP National Secretary. In the Indian general election 2009, he suffered defeat against Takam Sanjoy of Indian National Congress in general elections 2009. In 2014, he was elected as a Member of Parliament in the 16th Lok Sabha elections, representing the Arunachal West constituency. Kiren defeated Takam Sanjoy of the Indian National Congress by a margin of 47,424 votes.
KRISHAN PAL GURJAR is the Minister of State of Road Transport in the Modi government. In 1996, Krishan Pal Gurjar contested in Haryana Vidhan Sabha elections and was elected the MLA from Mevla Maharajpur constituency. In the same year he was also chosen the Transport Minister of Haryana during the governing period of Choudhary Bansi Lal. In the next assembly elections, he was reelected as the MLA of Mevla Maharaj Pur constituency along with becoming the leader of BJP’s legislator team.
MANOJ SINHA is the Minister of State for Railways and the member of Lok Sabha,. He represents the Ghazipur lok sabha constituency. He is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He has an M. Tech. in civil engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi. From 1989-1996, he was a member of the national council. In 1996, 1999 and in 2014 he is elected to Lok Sabha. He was among the most best performing member of parliament of 13th lok sabha with a very high attendance and asked many questions on various topics related to public welfare.
MANSUKHBHAI DHANJIBHAI VASAVA is the Minister of State for Tribal Affairs in the Modi government. He was elected to 12th Lok Sabha in a bye-election held on 25 November 1998 from Broach constituency in Gujarat. He was reelected to the Lok Sabha in 1999, 2004 and 2009 from the same constituency (renamed as Bharuch in 2008).
Nihalchand, Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers. He is a member of the 16th Lok Sabha. He represents the Ganganagar constituency of Rajasthan and is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
RADHAKRISHNAN P is the Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises. He has served as the minister of state for Youth affairs and Minister of State in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation in Third Vajpayee Ministry. He was elected to Lok Sabha from Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu.
Raosaheb Dadarao Patil Danve is the Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution. He represents the Jalna constituency of Maharashtra and is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He was also a member of 13th, 14th and 15th Lok Sabha from Jalna. He has been also a M.L.A. for two times. His son, Santosh Danve is also active in politics.
SUDARSHAN BHAGAT is the Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment. He is the only face in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s council of ministers from Jharkhand. He is the MP from Lohardaga constituency and is closely associated with the RSS.
VISHNU DEO SAI is the Minister of State for Mines, Steel, Labour and Employment in the Modi government. He represents the Raigarh constituency of Chhattisgarh and is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party.
UPENDRA KUSHWAHA, minister of State for Rural Development Panchayati Raj Drinking Water and Sanitation. He is Member of Parliament From Karakat in Bihar. He is a former member of Rajya Sabha and a leader of Rashtriya Lok Samata Party.