Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare

Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
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Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Drinking Water & Sanitation and Urban Development (cropped).jpg
Incumbent
Narendra Singh Tomar

since 30 May 2019
Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
StyleThe Honourable
Member ofCabinet of India
AppointerPresident
on the advice of the Prime Minister
Inaugural holderRajendra Prasad
Formation02 September 1946

The Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare is the head of the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare and one of the cabinet ministers of the Government of India.[1]

List of Ministers of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare[edit]

Ministers of Agriculture (India)
Name Portrait Term of office Political Party Prime Minister Reference
Rajendra Prasad Rajendra Prasad (Indian President), signed image for Walter Nash (NZ Prime Minister), 1958 (16017609534).jpg 02 September 1946 14 January 1948 Indian National Congress Jawaharlal Nehru
Jairamdas Daulatram 19 January 1948 13 May 1950 [2]
K M Munshi 13 May 1950 13 May 1952 [3]
Rafi Ahmed Kidwai 13 May 1952 24 October 1954 [4]
Ajit Prasad Jain 25 November 1954 24 August 1959 [5]
SK Patil 24 August 1959 01 September 1963 [6]
Swaran Singh 01 September 1963 09 June 1964 [7]
Chidambaram Subramaniam 09 June 1964 12 March 1967 Lal Bahadur Shastri
Jagjivan Ram Jagjivan Ram 1991 stamp of India.jpg 13 March 1967 27 June 1970 Indian National Congress Indira Gandhi [8]
Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed 27 June 1970 03 July 1974 [9]
Jagjivan Ram Jagjivan Ram 1991 stamp of India.jpg 10 October 1974 02 February 1977 [9]
Parkash Singh Badal ParkashSinghBadal.JPG 28 March 1977 17 June 1977 Shiromani Akali Dal Morarji Desai
Surjit Singh Barnala H E Shri Surjit Singh Barnala.jpg 18 June 1977 28 July 1979 [9]
Brahm Prakash 30 July 1979 14 January 1980 Indian National Congress Charan Singh
Rao Birendra Singh 14 January 1980 31 December 1984 Indian National Congress Indira Gandhi [10]
Buta Singh Buta Singh at DJ Sheizwoods house (11) (cropped).jpg 31 December 1984 12 May 1986 Rajiv Gandhi [11]
Gurdial Singh Dhillon 12 May 1986 13 February 1988
Bhajan Lal 14 February 1988 02 December 1989 [12]
Chaudhary Devi Lal Devi Lal.jpg 06 December 1989 02 August 1990 Janata Dal V. P. Singh [13]
Chaudhary Devi Lal Devi Lal.jpg 21 November 1989 20 June 1991 Janata Dal Chandrasekhar [14]
Balram Jakhar Dr Balram Jakhar.jpg 21 June 1991 17 January 1996 Indian National Congress P. V. Narasimha Rao [15]
Jagannath Mishra 08 February 1996 16 May 1996 Indian National Congress P. V. Narasimha Rao [15]
Suraj Bhan 16 May 1996 01 June 1996 Bharatiya Janata Party Atal Bihari Vajpayee [16]
H. D. Deve Gowda 1 June 1996 10 July 1996 Janata Dal H. D. Deve Gowda [17]
Chaturanan Mishra 10 July 1996 19 March 1998 Communist Party of India H. D. Deve Gowda
I. K. Gujral
Atal Bihari Vajpayee 19 November 1998 22 November 1999 Bharatiya Janata Party Atal Bihari Vajpayee [18]
Nitish Kumar Nitish Kumar (cropped).JPG 22 November 1999 03 March 2000 Janata Dal (United) [18]
Sunder Lal Patwa 06 March 2000 26 May 2000 Bharatiya Janata Party [18]
Nitish Kumar Nitish Kumar (cropped).JPG 27 May 2000 22 July 2001 Jana (United) [18]
Ajit Singh 2 July 2001 23 May 2003 Rashtriya Lok Dal [19]
Rajnath Singh 24 May 2003 21 May 2004 Bharatiya Janata Party [20]
Sharad Pawar Sharad Pawar, Minister of AgricultureCrop.jpg 22 May 2004 26 May 2014 Nationalist Congress Party Manmohan Singh [21]
Radha Mohan Singh J0-rSod0.jpg 27 May 2014 30 May 2019 Bharatiya Janata Party Narendra Modi [22]
Narendra Singh Tomar Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Drinking Water & Sanitation and Urban Development (cropped).jpg 30 May 2019 Incumbent

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://agriculture.gov.in/Admin_MOAFW/Data/org_history_2017.pdf
  2. ^ "RAJYA SABHA MEMBERS, BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES, 1952 - 2003: J" (PDF).
  3. ^ "RAJYA SABHA MEMBERS, BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES, 1952 - 2003: J" (PDF).
  4. ^ "Members Bioprofile". 47.132.
  5. ^ "Members Bioprofile". 47.132.
  6. ^ "Members Bioprofile". 47.132.
  7. ^ "Members Bioprofile". 47.132.
  8. ^ "Members Bioprofile". 47.132.
  9. ^ a b c "Biographical Sketch of Member of 12th Lok Sabha". 47.132.
  10. ^ "9th Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile". loksabha.nic.in. National Informatics Centre. Retrieved 19 May 2014.
  11. ^ "Official biographical sketch on Lok Sabha website". 47.132. Retrieved 2 April 2018.
  12. ^ "Fifteenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile : Bhajan Lal,Shri". 47.132. Retrieved 2 April 2018.
  13. ^ "Members Bioprofile". 47.132.
  14. ^ "Members Bioprofile". 47.132.
  15. ^ a b "Biographical Sketch of Member of 12th Lok Sabha". 47.132. Archived from the original on 3 April 2015.
  16. ^ "Biographical Sketch of Member of XI Lok Sabha". 47.132.
  17. ^ "Sixteenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile : Devegowda,Shri H.D." 47.132. Retrieved 2 April 2018.
  18. ^ a b c d "Fourteenth Lok Sabha, Members Bioprofile : Nitish Kumar,Shri". 47.132. Retrieved 2 April 2018.
  19. ^ Official biographical sketch on Lok Sabha website Archived 1 February 2013 at the Wayback Machine
  20. ^ "Official biographical sketch on Lok Sabha website". 47.132. Retrieved 2 April 2018.
  21. ^ "Official biographical sketch on Lok Sabha website". 47.132. Retrieved 2 April 2018.
  22. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 20 April 2015. Retrieved 24 April 2015.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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