Dr. Jitendra Singh
Date of Birth: 06 Nov 1956
Present Affiliation: Hon'ble Minister of State(I/C) & Ministry of Earth Sciences
Phone: (0191) 2477722, 07042304567, 09419192900(M)
M.B.B.S., M.D. (Medicine, Fellowship (Diabetes) MNAMS (Diabetes and Endocrinology), Hon.Ph.d Educated at Stanley Medical College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, All India Institute of Medical Science, New Delhi, Government Medical College, Jammu and Amity NOIDA.
Important Positions held:
|May, 2014||Elected to 16 th Lok Sabha|
|27 May 2014 - 25 May 2019||Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office; Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and
Pensions; Department of Atomic Energy and Department of Space
|09 Nov. 2014 - 25 May 2019||Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) in the Ministry of Development of North Eastern
|22 May 2016 - 28 May 2016||Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports|
|May, 2019||Re-elected to 17th Lok Sabha (2nd term)|
|30 May 2019 - 15-July 2021||Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region
Minister of State, Prime Minister`s Office; Minister of State, Ministry of Personnel, Public
Grievances and Pensions
Minister of State, Department of Atomic Energy; and Minister of State, Department of Space
|16 July 2021 onwards||Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Earth Sciences,
Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Science & Technology,
Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office, Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel,
Public Grievances and Pensions,
Minister of State in the Department of Atomic Energy and,
Minister of State in the Department of Space
Author of 8 Books including Monograms on Diabetes and World Book Fair "Best Seller", "Diabetes Made Easy"; Author of Chapters on Diabetes consecutively in around dozen successive editions of API Text Books for Post Graduate Course (Medicine); Syndicated weekly column "Tales of Travesty", popularly read and regularly published for three decades.
Literary, Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments:
Author of 8 books; Over 10,000 published articles in newspapers & journals; Awarded coveted "Jamna Devi Gian Devi Award for Journalism, Gold Medal for Oration at JIPMER, Puducherry, and Outstanding Personality Award, 2009; Has flair for Writing; Newspaper Columnist.
Favourite Pastime and Recreation:
Reading biographies, Writing on Medical as well as topical subjects, Listening to old film music from 1950s and early 1960s (Favourites - Mehdi Hasan, Mohd Rafi, Begum Akhtar).
Professor, Medicine & Diabetes, 1986-2011.