Mansukh Mandaviya, Minister of State (Independent Charge), Shipping, Chemicals and Fertilizers: Patidar leader from Gujarat served on various parliamentary panels

Mansukh Mandaviya describes himself as a businessman, agriculturist, political and social worker.

FP Staff May 30, 2019 22:36:25 IST
Mansukh Mandaviya, Minister of State (Independent Charge), Shipping, Chemicals and Fertilizers: Patidar leader from Gujarat served on various parliamentary panels
  • Mansukh Mandaviya describes himself as a businessman, agriculturist, political and social worker.

  • Mansukh Mandaviya has been a member of various parliamentary committees such as the Committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas, Chemicals and Fertilisers, Select Committee of Rajya Sabha on Real Estate Bill and National Welfare Board for Seafarers.

  • Mansukh Mandaviya holds a post-graduate degree in political science and was educated at Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University, Gujarat.

Mansukh Mandaviya was appointed the Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Shipping and Minister of State in Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers. He is a BJP MP in the Rajya Sabha. Mandaviya, a Patidar leader who hails from Bhavnagar district in Gujarat, was appointed Minister of State in the Ministry of Road Transport, Highways and Shipping in July 2016.

He describes himself as a businessman, agriculturist, political and social worker.

He has been a member of various parliamentary committees such as the Committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas, Chemicals and Fertilisers, Select Committee of Rajya Sabha on Real Estate Bill and National Welfare Board for Seafarers.

He was earlier a Member of the Gujarat Legislative Assembly from 2002 to 2007 and chairman of Gujarat Agro Industries Corporation from January 2011 to March 2012, it added.

Mandaviya holds a post-graduate degree in political science and was educated at Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University, Gujarat.

Updated Date:

also read

Explained: Will African cheetahs prosper in India?
Explainers

Explained: Will African cheetahs prosper in India?

Some say the presence of leopards in Kuno National Park could pose a problem for the big cats, while others point to reports of camera traps being removed and remain wary of poaching. But authorities say these lines of thinking miss the big picture

PM Modi Birthday: A look at some of his interactive sessions to connect with people
India

PM Modi Birthday: A look at some of his interactive sessions to connect with people

From welcoming eight cheetahs from Namibia to launching National Logistics Policy, Prime Minister Modi’s birthday will be once again remembered in history

PM Modi Birthday: Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates sculpture using 1,213 mud cups
India

PM Modi Birthday: Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates sculpture using 1,213 mud cups

While Sudarsan used sand to create the right profile of PM Modi, innumerable mud cups can be seen placed around his sculpture in a beautiful formation