Minister of Corporate Affairs




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   Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman

Designation : Minister of Finance and Minister of Corporate Affairs

Contact Details : 011-23073804 / 05
011-23073806

   Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman

Designation :Minister of Finance and Minister of Corporate Affairs

Contact Details : 011-23073804 / 05
011-23073806

Party :Bharatiya Janata Party

Father's
Name :
Sh. Narayanan Sitharaman

Mother's
Name :
Shrimati Savitri

Date of Birth :18 August 1959

Place of Birth :Madurai (Tamil Nadu)

Marital Status :Married

Date of Marriage : 12 September 1986

Spouse's
Name :
Dr. Parakala Prabhakar

Childern :One daughter

Educational Qualifications :M.A. (Economics), M.Phil, Educated at Seethalakshmi Ramaswamy College, Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu and Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Profession :Economist and Political and Social worker

Permanent Address :C/o, K. LAKSHMI NARAYAN, 911, 21st Main,38th Cross, 4th T-Block, Jayanagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560041 Tel. - 080-26548557

Present  Address : 15, Safdarjung Road, New Delhi Tel. - 23793791, 23793792

Position Held

2003-2005 :Member, National Commission for Women

26 May 2014 -
9 Nov. 2014 :
Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Corporate Affairs

26 May 2014 -
3 Sept. 2017 :
Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry

June 2014 : Elected to Rajya Sabha (resigned w.e.f. 17 June 2016)

July 2016 :Elected to Rajya Sabha

3 Sept. 2017 onwards :Minister of Defence

Interests :Social and Cultural Activities, Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments and other Special Interests

Sports, Clubs, Favourite Pastimes and Recreation

Countries Visited :Indonesia, to attend bilateral meeting with the Defence Minister of Indonesia, 21-24 Oct. 2018; Singapore, to attend 5th ADMM Plus meeting, 18-21 Oct. 2018; France, as leader of a delegation for bilateral meeting, 11-12 Oct. 2018; Kazakhstan, to attend bilateral meeting with the Defence Minister of Kazakhstan, 2-4 Oct. 2018; Egypt, to attend bilateral meeting with the Defence Minister of Egypt; Thailand, to enhance the bilateral relations with the defence establishment of the Kingdom of Thailand, 26-29 Aug. 2018; Vietnam, to attend bilateral meeting with the Defence Minister of Vietnam, 12-15 June 2018; Cambodia, to attend bilateral meeting with the Defence Minister of Cambodia, 10-12 June 2018; China, to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Meeting, 23-25 April 2018; Russia, as leader of a delegation for bilateral meeting, 3-5 April 2018; Philippines, to attend 4th ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting-Plus (ADMM-Plus), 23-25 Oct. 2017; Italy, to attend Joint Commission meeting in May 2017; Bilateral visit to Japan in April 2017; Bilateral visit to Cyprus in February 2017; Davos (Switzerland), to represent India at the World Economic Forum in January 2017; Philippines, to participate in the 2nd Intersessional Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Ministerial Meeting in November 2016; Bhutan for signing of the agreement on Trade, Commerce and Transit between India and Bhutan in November 2016; Norway, to attend the WTO Trade Ministers Meeting in October 2016; Sri Lanka to attend bilateral meeting in September 2016; Canada, to attend the Annual ministerial dialogue in September 2016; Russia to attend the INNOPROM -2016 in July 2016; Myanmar for the India -Myanmar Business conclave in May 2016; Paris (France) to attend the Informal Gathering of the WTO Ministers in June 2016; Brussels (Belgium) and London (U.K..) to participate in India - EU Summit and bilateral meeting with EU in March - April 2016; Nairobi (Kenya) to attend the WTO Ministerial Conference 2015 in December 2015; San Francisco (U.S.A) to attend Fortune Global Forum - 2015 in November 2015; Minsk (Belarus) to participate in the seventh Session of India-Belarus Inter-Governmental Commission for Economic, Trade, Industrial, Scientific & Cultural Cooperation and bilateral meeting in September 2015; New York and San Jose (U.S.A.), to participate in the meetings as part of delegation led by the Prime Minister of India in September 2015; Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), to participate in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Inter-sessional Ministerial and Bilateral Meeting in July and August 2015; Algeria, to attend the India - Algeria Joint Commission Meeting in May 2015; Australia to attend the Trade Ministers Meeting of G-20 held in Sydney in July 2014; Cairns (Australia), to attend the Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting of G-20 in September 2014; Brazil, as a Member of the Prime Minister's Delegation to the 6th BRICS Summit held in Fortaleza in July 2014; China, as a Member of the Vice-President of India's Delegation in June 2014; Taiwan and U.S.A., as a Member of the Party Delegation in March 2009 and July 2012 respectively; U.K., as a Member of the International Jury in March 2007

Other Information :Member, National Executive, B.J.P., since 2008; National Spokesperson, B.J.P., 2010-2014

Office of Minister of Corporate Affairs

Name Designation Contact Details
Sh. S S Nakul PS to Minister

011-23073804/05
011-23073806

Sh. Nima Dawa Bhutia Adl. PS to Minister

011-23073805

Sh. Gopal Bhandari First PA to Minister

011-23092510

Staff Room of Hon'ble CAM & Hon'ble MoS, CA

011-23073804/05
011-23073806