Cabinet Minister

Sixteenth Lok Sabha Members Bioprofile
Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda
Sh. Jagat Prakash Nadda
Party Name : Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Email Address : hfwminister[at]gov[dot]in
Father's Name Dr Narain Lall Nadda
Mother's Name Late Shrimati Krishna Nadda
Date of Birth 02 Dec 1960
Marital Status Married
Spouse's Name Dr. Malika Nadda
No. of Sons 2
Educational Qualifications B.A. ,LL.B.
Educated at St. Xavier’s School, Patna
Patna College, Patna University and Himachal University, Shimla
Profession Political Worker
Permanent Address Village Vijaypur, P. O., Auhar, Tehsil Jhandutta, Distt. Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh
Tel : 01978-259005
Present Address 801, Brahmaputra Apartments, Dr. B. D. Marg , New Delhi. 110001
Positions Held
1993-98, 1998 – 2003 and 2007 – 2012 Member, Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly(Three terms)
1994 – 98 Leader, Bharatiya Janata Party Legislative group, Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly
1998 – 2003 Cabinet Minister, Health and Family Welfare and Parliamentary Affairs, Government of Himachal Pradesh
2008 – 2010 Cabinet Minister, Forest, Environment, Science and Technology, Government of Himachal Pradesh
April 2012 Elected to Rajya Sabha
May 2012 onwards Member, Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture
August 2012 onwards Member, Court of the University of Delhi Member, Parliamentary Standing Committee on Health and Family Welfare
From May 2013 onwards Member, Parliamentary Standing Committee on Privileges.

Social and Cultural Activities, Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments and other Special Interests :

  • Won various debating competitions in Hindi and English.

Sports, Clubs, Favourite Pastimes and Recreation :

  • President, Olympic Association, Himachal Pradesh, 2008 – 2012
  • President, Himachal Handball Association.
  • President, Himachal Archery Association.
  • Member Trustee, Special Olympics Bharat.
  • Represented Bihar State in All India Junior Swimming Championship held at Delhi.

Countries Visited :

  • U.S.A as member of Indian delegation to study the American Presidential Elections, 1992-93
  • Qatar (Doha) to attend a seminar on 'Enriching the Middle East’s Economic Future',March 2008
  • Australia to study the health care system
  • Canada, Costa Rica, Greece, U. K. and Turkey

Other Information :

  • Inspired by the J. P. Movement to join the Chhatra Sangharsh Samiti
  • Secretary, Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), Patna University, 1977–79
  • Joint Secretary, ABVP,Himachal Pradesh State Unit, 1980–82
  • Secretary, ABVP,Himachal Pradesh State, 1980–83
  • President, Himachal Pradesh University Students’Union, 1983 –84
  • Zonal Secretary, ABVP, Himachal Pradesh Zone, 1985–86
  • National Secretary and Organising Secretary, ABVP, Delhi Unit, 1986–89
  • Detained for 45 days for leading a campaign for up–grading schools
  • Organized, Rashtriya Sangarsh Morcha against corruption, 1987
  • Election In –charge, Youth wing, BJP during the Lok Sabha Elections, 1989 and May 1990
  • General Secretary , BJP , Himachal Pradesh, 1990–91
  • President, All India Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha, 1991–94
  • National General Secretary, BJP since May 2010