Hon'ble Minister of State

Hon'ble Minister of State
Shri Raj Kumar Singh

Hon'ble Minister of State for Skill Development & Entrepreneurship

Present Address

3, Talkatora Road,
New Delhi -110 001
Telefax: (011) 23712381
Mobile : 09661399999 (M)
Tel : (011) 23717474 (O)

Permanent Address

Flat No- 903, Mani Orchid Appartment,
Near R.P.S. Mor, Bailey Road,
Patna, Bihar - 801503 Telefax: (06182) 2248444
Mobile : 09661399999 (M)

PERSONAL DETAILS
Name Shri Raj Kumar Singh
Father's Name Shri Haldhar Prasad Singh
Mother's Name Smt. Chandrakala Devi
Date of Birth 20 Dec 1952
Place of Birth jSupaul (Bihar)
Marital Status Married
Date Of Marriage 27 Feb 1975
Spouse's Name Smt. Shiela Singh
No.of Sons 1
No.of Daughters 1
Educational Qualifications B.A. (Hons.) in English Literature, LL.B., Diploma
in Management Educated at St. Stephen's College,
Delhi, Magadh University and RVB Delft (Netherlands)
Profession Civil Servant Lawyer
Constituency Arrah (Bihar)
Party's Name Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)

POSITIONS HELD
May, 2014 Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
1 Sep. 2014 onwards Member, Committee of Privileges Member,
Standing Committee on Health and Family Welfare Member,
Consultative Committee,
Ministry of Defence
15 Sep. 2014 - 25 May 2019 Member, Committee on Violation of Protocol Norms and
Contemptuous Behaviour of Government Officers with Members
of Lok Sabha Member, National Platform for Disaster
Risk Reduction (NPDRR)Supaul (Bihar)
1 May 2015 - 7 June 2018 Member, Jonit Committee on Security in Parliament
House Complex Member, The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU)
Standing Committee on International Peace and Security Member,
India China Parliamentary Friendship Group
19 Oct. 2016 - 3 Sept. 2017 Member, Standing Committee on Personnel,
Public Grievances, Law and Justice
3 Sept. 2017 - 25 May 2019 Union Minister of State (Independent Charge),
Ministry of Power; and Ministry of New and Renewable Energy
May, 2019 Re-elected to 17th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
30 May 2019 onwards Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Ministry of Power;
and Ministry of New and Renewable Energy;
and Minister of State, Ministry of Skill Development
and Entrepreneurship
No.of Daughters 1
Educational Qualifications B.A. (Hons.) in English Literature, LL.B., Diploma
in Management Educated at St. Stephen's College,
Delhi, Magadh University and RVB Delft (Netherlands)
Profession Civil Servant Lawyer
Constituency Arrah (Bihar)
Party's Name Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)

Social And Cultural Activities

Life Member of the Indian Mountaineering Foundation

Special Interests

Internal Security and Defence

Favourite Pastime and Recreation

Reading

Sports and Clubs

Riding and shooting

Countries Visited

Belgium, Bhutan, Brazil, China, Egypt, France, Iran, Italy, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Russia, Sri Lanka, U.K. and U.S.A.

Other Information

i) District Magistrate, East Champaran 1981 - 1983; District Magistrate, Patna 1983-1985; Director and Joint Secretary, Ministry of Defence 1991 - 1996; Home Secretary, Govt. of Bihar 1997 - 1999; Joint Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India 2000 - 2005; Principal Secretary, Road Construction Department, Govt. of Bihar 2006 - 2009; Secretary Production, Govt. Of India 2009 - 2011; Union Home Secretary from 2011 to June, 2013.

ii) Joined the IPS in 1974 and the IAS in 1975.

iii) Was District Magistrate of East Champaran from 1981-1983.

iv) Was District Magistrate of Patna from 1983-1985 and the riots which erupted after the assassination of the then Late Prime Minister Smt. Indira Gandhi was brought under control in two days.

v) When there were numerous escapes from prison, I was posted as Inspector General of Prisons.

vi) Was Administrator of the State Cooperative Marketing Federation. State Cabinet commended the way fertilizer availability was ensured and prices kept in check.

vii) Joined the Ministry of Defence, Government of India in 1991 was Director and thereafter Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Defence. Handled Operation and Intelligence (G Branch) as Director. Did the NDC Course.

viiii) In 1997 joined the Bihar State Govt.; Was Commissioner, Patna Division for a brief period, and thereafter was Home Secretary of the State from 1997-1999.

ix) Came back to Government of India in 2000. Was Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs from 2000-2005. Revamped the Scheme for Police Modernization and started the Scheme for Prison Modernization. Laid down the framework for Disaster Management. Started the NDRF.

x) Went back to the State after the Central tenure got over. Was Principal Secretary, Road Construction Department of the State from 2006-2009. Transformed the road network of the State from being one of the worst in the country to being one of the best in the country.

xi) Came to the Government of India as Secretary, Department of Defence Production in 2009. As Secretary, Defence Production (2009-2011) ensured that the production from Ordance Factories, Defence Shipyards, the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited and other Defence Manufacturing facilities touched record levels.