Seventeenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Singh, Dr. Jitendra
Constituency   : Udhampur (Jammu and Kashmir)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Email Address : drjitendras[AT]gmail[DOT]com

Father's Name Late Shri Rajinder Singh
Mother's Name Smt. Shanti Devi
Date of Birth 06 Nov 1956
Place of Birth Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 16 Apr 1982
Spouse's Name Smt. Manju Singh
No. of Sons 2
M.B.B.S., M.D. (Medicine), Fellowship (Diabetes) MNAMS (Diabetes and Endocrinology), Hon.Ph.d
Educated at Stanley Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, All India Institute of Medical Science, New Delhi, Government Medical College, Jammu and Amity NOIDA
Profession Medical Practitioner
Author,Professor,Newspaper Columnist,Diabetologist & Consultant Physician
Permanent Address
169, Trikuta Nagar,
Jammu-180012, Jammu and Kashmir
Tel. : (0191) 2477722
07042304567, 09419192900 (M)
Present Address
4, Kushak Road,
New Delhi-110 011
Tels. : (011) 23794542, 23794559, 07042304567 (M)
Fax : (011) 23794559
Positions Held
May, 2014 Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
27 May 2014 - 25 May 2019 Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office; Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions; Department of Atomic Energy and Department of Space
27 May 2014 - 9 Nov. 2014 Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) in the Ministry of Science and Technology; and Ministry of Earth Science
09 Nov. 2014 - 25 May 2019 Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) in the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region
22 May 2016 - 28 May 2016 Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
May, 2019 Re-elected to 17th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
30 May 2019 onwards Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region;
Minister of State, Prime Minister`s Office; Minister of State, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions; Minister of State, Department of Atomic Energy; and Minister of State, Department of Space

Books Published
Author of 8 Books including Monograms on Diabetes and World Book Fair "Best Seller", "Diabetes Made Easy"; Author of Chapters on Diabetes consecutively in around dozen successive editions of API Text Books for Post Graduate Course (Medicine); Syndicated weekly column "Tales of Travesty", popularly read and regularly published for three decades
Literary, Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Author of 8 books; Over 10,000 published articles in newspapers & journals; Awarded coveted "Jamna Devi Gian Devi Award for Journalism, Gold Medal for Oration at JIPMER, Puducherry, and Outstanding Personality Award, 2009; Has flair for Writing; Newspaper Columnist
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading biographies, Writing on Medical as well as topical subjects, Listening to old film music from 1950s and early 1960s (Favourites - Mehdi Hasan, Mohd Rafi, Begum Akhtar).
Other Information
Professor, Medicine & Diabetes, 1986-2011

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