Seventeenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Singh, Shri Giriraj
Constituency   : Begusarai (Bihar)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Email Address : giriraj[DOT]singh[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

Father's Name Shri Ramavtar Singh
Mother's Name Late Smt. Tara Devi
Date of Birth 08 Sep 1952
Place of Birth Barahiya, Distt. Lakhisarai, Bihar
Marital Status Married
Spouse's Name Smt. Uma Sinha
No.of Daughters 1
Educated at Magadh University
Profession Agriculturist
Permanent Address
Vill. and P.O. Barahiya,
Distt. Lakhisarai, Bihar
09431018799, 09013869997 (M)
Present Address
27, Lodhi Estate,
New Delhi -110 003
Tels : (011) 24626783 (R), 23782327,23782373, 23383548 (O), 09013869997 (M)
Fax: (011) 23385876 (O)
Positions Held
2002 - May 2014 Member, Bihar Legislative Council
2008 - 2010 Cooperative Minister, Govt. of Bihar
2010 - 2013 Minister, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Resource Development, Govt. of Bihar
May 2014 Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
1 Sep. 2014 - 9 Nov. 2014 Member, Standing Committee on Labour
2 Sep. 2014 - 9 Nov. 2014 Member, Joint Committee on Salaries and Allowances of Members of Parliament
9 Nov. 2014 - 3 Sept. 2017 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
3 Sept. 2017 - 25 May 2019 Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
May 2019 Re-elected to 17th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
30 May 2019 - 7 July 2021 Union Cabinet Minister, Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying
7 July 2021 onwards Union Cabinet Minister, Ministry of Rural Development; and Union Cabinet Minister, Ministry of Panchayati Raj

Special Interests
(i) Village Development based on Agriculture and Live stock
(ii) Solar Energy
(iii) Undertook Research on animal feed based on `Morringa Biomass` with the help of Scientists at ICAR, Mathura. (Research paper publication and patent application are under process)

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