9 new people took oath as ministers of state during the 3rd reshuffle of PM Modi’s Cabinet today 3rd of September.
Here is their Detail:
Shiv Pratap Shukla
Shiv Pratap Shukla is Rajya Sabha MP from UP, he is a member of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Rural Development. Shiv Pratap Shukla was elected a member of the UP Legislative Assembly for 4 times in 1989, 1991, 1993 and 1996. Shiv Pratap Shukla served as a Cabinet Minister in the Uttar Pradesh government for Eight Yrs and He is known for his work in Education, Rural Development & Prison reform during his Period.
He Completed his graduation from Law with an LLB from Gorakhpur University, he started off early in politics as a student leader in the 1970s.
Ashwini Kumar Choubey
Ashwini Kumar Choubey is a Lok Sabha MP, He is from Buxar, Bihar. He is a Member of Central Silk Board.He is also a member of the Parliamentary Committee on Estimates and Standing Committee on Energy.
He has been elected for 5 terms to the Bihar Legislative Assembly. He had important investments in Urban Development, Public Health Engineering, and Health as a Minister of the Government of Bihar for 8 years.
Ashwini Kumar Choubey was an active part of the JP movement in the 1970s. He was taken into custody during the Emergency under MISA.He Completed his graduation from BSc (Hons) in Zoology, he has a special interest in Yoga.
Virendra Kumar is the Chairperson of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Labour and has been Chairman of the Joint Committee on Office of Profit and a Member of National Social Security Board.Virendra Kumar is the Minister of State for the Ministry of Women and Child Development, and Minister of State in the Ministry of Minority Affairs.
During his multiple stints in Parliament, Virendra Kumar has amongst others been a Member of the Parliamentary Committees on Labour and Welfare, Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, Privileges, Petroleum and Natural Gas. Virendra Kumar had actively participated in the JP movement of the 1970s, and went to jails for 16 months under MISA during the Emergency. He had initiated a movement for solving the problems faced by students and opened a library for their assistance.
He belongs from Scheduled Caste community, he has dedicated his life to its service. He has been an engaging youth in removing the barriers of caste and class and works for building orphanages, schools for diving and old age homes. Highly qualified academically, He Completed his graduation from MA in Economics and a Ph.D. in Child Labour.
Anantkumar Hegde is a Lok Sabha MP from Uttara Kannada, Karnataka. He is a Member of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs and Human Resource Development. Having been elected as an MP for the first time at the age of 28 yrs, Anantkumar Hedge is now a 5th term Lok Sabha MP.With a deep focus on rural India, Anantkumar Hegde is the Founder President of Kadamba, an NGO working in the field of rural development, rural health, SHGs, rural marketing and other rural welfare programs.
Raj Kumar Singh
Raj Kumar Singh 28 years ago arrested LK Advani for some reason took the oath for minister today. Raj Kumar Singh is a Lok Sabha MP from Arrah, Bihar. He is a Member of the Parliamentary Standing Committees on Health and Family Welfare, Personnel, Pensions and Public Grievances and Law & Justice. He was IAS officer of the 1975 batch.Now earn the ranks to become the Home Secretary of India.
He served in multiple important roles of responsibility including Defence Production Secretary and Joint Secretary Home, as well as heading Home, Industries, Public Works and Agriculture amongst other departments in the Bihar Government. He got fame when he contributed to schemes for Police Modernization and Prison Modernization and laying down a framework for Disaster Management.
A well-read man, Raj Kumar Singh studied English Literature at St Stephens College, New Delhi, and got a Bachelors Degree in Law thereafter. He also went on to study at the RVB Delft University in Netherlands. 28 years ago he arrested Advani for some reason.
Hardeep Singh Puri
Hardeep Puri was a IFS officer of the 1974 batch, He is known for his experience and best in foreign policy and national security.Hardeep Puri is the President and Chairman of Research and Information System for Developing Countries and he was the VP of International Peace Institute, New York.
Hardeep Puri’s distinguished four-decade career in diplomacy spanning the multilateral arena included critical roles of Ambassador and Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations, Ambassador to Brazil and the United Kingdom and Permanent Representative of India to Geneva.
As Head of the Indian Delegation to the UN Security Council, Hardeep Puri had served as Chairman of the Counter-Terrorism Committee of the UN as well as President of the United Nations Security Council.
An alumnus of The Hindu College, Delhi University, Hardeep Puri was a student leader and active during the JP movement. He briefly taught at St. Stephens College before joining the IFS.
Gajendra Singh Shekhawat
Gajendra Singh Shekhawat is a Lok Sabha MP from Jodhpur, Rajasthan. He is a Member of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance and Chairperson of the Fellowship Committee.
As a technology-savvy, progressive farmer; Gajendra Singh Shekhawat is a role model for the rural community.
His popularity on social media signifies that he connect with the youth of today. A sports enthusiast, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has participated at National and All India Inter University level in Basketball. He currently is a Member of the All India Council of Sports and the President of Basketball India Players Association
He has a MPhil & MA in Philosophy from Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur.
Satya Pal Singh
Satya Pal Singh is a Lok Sabha MP from Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh. He is a Member of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs and Chairperson of the Joint Committee on Offices of Profit.
Satya Pal Singh is a distinguished former IPS officer of the 1980 batch, Maharashtra cadre, and has been recognized with medals like the Antrik Suraksha Sewa Padak by Government of India in 2008 and a Special Service Medal for extraordinary work in the Naxalite areas of Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh in 1990.
Satya Pal Singh has been the Commissioner of Police of Mumbai, Pune, and Nagpur – and is credited for breaking the backbone of organized crime syndicates in Mumbai in the 1990s. He has written best-selling books, including on topics like tribal conflict resolution and Naxalism. He is a scholar of Vedic studies and Sanskrit, and regularly delivers lectures on spirituality, religious harmony, and corruption.
Born in Basauli village in Baghpat, Satya Pal Singh has an MSc and MPhil in Chemistry, MBA in Strategic Management from Australia, MA in Public Administration as well as a Ph.D. in Naxalism.
Alphons Kannanthanam is an IAS officer of the 1979 batch, Kerala cadre. He is also a practicing advocate. Alphons Kannanthanam became famous as Delhi’s Demolition Man when he was Commissioner of the Delhi Development Authority, having cleared DDA areas of encroachment removing around 15,000 illegal buildings. This got him listed in Time Magazine’s list of 100 Young Global Leaders in 1994. He pioneered the literacy movement in India as District Collector of Kottayam by making it the first 100% literate town in India in 1989.