Neelima Katiyar

Neelima Katiyar is an Indian politician and the Minister of State in the Government of Uttar Pradesh. She was member of Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly.

Neelima Katiyar
Minister of State for Higher Education and Science & Technology, Government of Uttar Pradesh
In office
21 August 2019 – 10 March 2022
Chief MinisterYogi Adityanath
Member of Legislative Assembly, Uttar Pradesh
Assumed office
11 March 2017
Preceded bySatish Kumar Nigam
Personal details
Born (1973-12-08) 8 December 1973 (age 49)
Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
ParentPrem Lata Katiyar
Residence(s)117Q 54 A Block LIC Colony, Sharda Nagar, Kanpur
Alma materM.A. 2001, CSJM University Kanpur[1]
ProfessionSocial work, business, politician

Personal lifeEdit

Nilima was born in Kalyanpur, Uttar Pradesh. She is the daughter of Prem Lata Katiyar a former minister in Uttar Pradesh.[2]


Katiyar earned M.A. and B.A. degrees from Kanpur University Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University.[citation needed]

Political lifeEdit

In 2017 she was elected as a Member of Legislative Assembly of Uttar Pradesh from Kalyanpur, Kanpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) as a Bharatiya Janta Party candidate with 86620 votes in this election.[3]

She has been appointed Minister of state in a Yogi Adityanath cabinet on 21 August 2019.[4]


  1. ^ "Nilima Katiyar (Bharatiya Janata Party): Constituency – Kalyanpur (Kanpur Nagar) – Affidavit Information of Candidate". Retrieved 2 September 2017.
  2. ^ Retrieved 2 September 2017 – via PressReader. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ "HTML_META_TITLE". Dainik Bhaskar. Retrieved 2 September 2017.
  4. ^ "In First Cabinet Expansion, UP CM Yogi Adityanath Inducts 18 Ministers, Promotes 5". News18.