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Minister of Human Resource Development

The Minister of Human Resource Development (or simply, the HRD Minister), known as the Minister of Education until 25 September 1985, is the head of the Ministry of Human Resource Development and one of the cabinet ministers of the Government of India.

Minister of Human Resource Development
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Incumbent
Prakash Javadekar

since 5 July 2016
Ministry of Human Resource Development
Member ofUnion Cabinet
Reports toPrime Minister of India
AppointerPresident of India
on the advice of the Prime Minister
Formation15 August 1947

Contents

Ministers of EducationEdit

Name Portrait Term of office Party Prime Minister
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad   15 August 1947 22 January 1958 Indian National Congress Jawaharlal Nehru
K. L. Shrimali[a] 22 January 1958 31 August 1963
Humayun Kabir 1 September 1963 21 November 1963
M. C. Chagla   21 November 1963 13 November 1966 Jawaharlal Nehru,
Lal Bahadur Shastri,
Indira Gandhi
Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed   14 November 1966 13 March 1967 Indira Gandhi
Triguna Sen 16 March 1967 14 February 1969
V. K. R. V. Rao 14 February 1969 18 March 1971
Siddhartha Shankar Ray 18 March 1971 20 March 1972
S. Nurul Hasan[b]   24 March 1972 24 March 1977
Pratap Chandra Chunder 26 March 1977 28 July 1979 Janata Party Morarji Desai
Karan Singh   30 July 1979 14 January 1980 Janata Party (Secular) Charan Singh
B. Shankaranand 14 January 1980 17 October 1980 Indian National Congress (Indira) Indira Gandhi
Shankarrao Chavan 17 October 1980 8 August 1981
Sheila Kaul[c] 10 August 1981 31 December 1984 Indira Gandhi,
Rajiv Gandhi
K. C. Pant 31 December 1984 25 September 1985 Rajiv Gandhi

Ministers of Human Resource DevelopmentEdit

Name Portrait Term of office Party Prime Minister
P.V. Narasimha Rao   25 September 1985 25 June 1988 Indian National Congress Rajiv Gandhi
P. Shiv Shankar 25 June 1988 2 December 1989
V. P. Singh   2 December 1989 10 November 1990 Janata Dal Himself
Rajmangal Pandey 21 November 1990 21 June 1991 Samajwadi Janata Party (Rashtriya) Chandra Shekhar
Arjun Singh   23 June 1991 24 December 1994 Indian National Congress P. V. Narasimha Rao
P. V. Narasimha Rao   25 December 1994 9 February 1995
Madhavrao Scindia 10 February 1995 17 January 1996
P. V. Narasimha Rao   17 January 1996 16 May 1996
Atal Bihari Vajpayee   16 May 1996 1 June 1996 Bharatiya Janata Party Himself
S.R. Bommai   5 June 1996 19 March 1998 Janata Dal H. D. Deve Gowda
I. K. Gujral
Murali Manohar Joshi   19 March 1998 21 May 2004 Bharatiya Janata Party Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Arjun Singh   22 May 2004 22 May 2009 Indian National Congress Manmohan Singh
Kapil Sibal   29 May 2009 29 October 2012
M. M. Pallam Raju   30 October 2012 26 May 2014
Smriti Irani[1]   26 May 2014 5 July 2016 Bharatiya Janata Party Narendra modi
Prakash Javadekar[2]   5 July 2016 Incumbent

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Minister of State till 10 August 1962
  2. ^ Minister of State
  3. ^ Minister of State

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cabinet ministers announcement". 27 May 2014. Retrieved 19 Nov 2016.
  2. ^ "Cabinet reshuffle July 2016". 6 Jul 2016. Retrieved 19 Nov 2016.

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