Hon'ble Minister | Bio-data
and Family Welfare,Science and Technology
& Ministry of Earth Sciences
Educated at G.S.V.M. Medical College,
Important Positions held:
|1993-2014||Member,Delhi Legislative Assembly(Five Terms)|
|1993-1998||Minister of Health,Education,
Law & Justice & Legislative Affairs,
Govt. of NCT of Delhi
|May,2014||Elected to 16th Lok Sabha|
|27 May 2014 - 9 November 2014||Union Cabinet Minister,Health and Family Welfare|
|9 November 2014 - 25 May 2019||Union Cabinet Minister, Science and Technology; and Earth Sciences|
|18 May 2017-25 May 2019||Union Cabinet Minister,Environment, Forest and Climate Change|
|May,2019||Re-elected to 17th Lok Sabha(2nd term)|
|30 May 2019 - onwards||Union Cabinet Minister,Health and Family Welfare;Science and Technology; and Earth Sciences|
- A Tale of Two Drops(English)
- Kahaani Do Boondo ki(Hindi)
Several articles were published in scientific journals of Otolaryngology and regularly writing articles on subjects of health and national interest in various newspapers(dailies and weekly magazines)
Social and Cultural Activities:
Actively associated with many social and professional organisations (details can be accessed on the Website www.drharshvardhan.com )
Activities pertaining to the field of health at national and international level particularly polio eradication,tobacco control,essential drug policy,organ donation,etc.
Favourite Pastime and Recreation:
Music,films and social work
Sports and Clubs:
Interested in Cricket, Lawn Tennis and Sports in general in a big way.
Australia,Brazil,Bangladesh,Finland,France,Hong Kong(Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China),Indonesia,Japan,Malaysia,Mauritius,Myanmar,Nepal,Philippines,Singapore,Spain,Sweden,Switzerland,Thailand,U.K. and U.S.A.
Served as Advisor to World Health Organization for many years and was member of many international technical committees.