About Me

Jagat Prakash Nadda is an Indian politician. He is currently the Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare and member of Rajya Sabha from Himachal Pradesh and Parliamentary Board Secretary of Bharatiya Janata Party. Earlier, he was a Minister in Himachal Pradesh Government.

Early Life

He was born on 2 December 1960 in a Brahmin family to Dr. Narain Lall Nadda and Shrimati Krishna Nadda. He was educated at St. Xaviers School, Patna. Thereafter he did his B.A. from Patna College, Patna University and LL.B. from Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla. As a child, he represented Bihar State in the All India Junior Swimming Championship held at Delhi. On 11 December 1991, he married Dr. Mallika Nadda and now the couple have two sons. His mother-in-law is former Lok Sabha Member of Parliament, Smt. Jayshree Banerjee.

Political Career

1993-98, 1998-2003 and 2007-2012 Member, Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly (three terms) 1994-98 Leader, Bharatiya Janata Party Group, Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly 1998-2003 Cabinet Minister, Health and Family Welfare and Parliamentary Affairs, Government of Himachal Pradesh 2008-2010 Cabinet Minister, Forest, Environment, Science and Technology, Government of Himachal Pradesh April 2012 Elected to Rajya Sabha May 2012 onwards Member, Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture Aug. 2012 onwards Member, Court of the University of Delhi Member, Committee on Health and Family Welfare May 2013 onwards Member, Committee of Privileges.

Positions Held

1993-98,’998 – 2003 and 2007 – 2012 Member, Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly(Three terms)
1994 – 98 Leader, Bharatiya Janata Party Legislative group, Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly
1998 – 2003 Cabinet Minister, Health and Family Welfare and Parliamentary Affairs, Government of Himachal Pradesh
2008 – 2010 Cabinet Minister, Forest, Environment, Science and Technology, Government of Himachal Pradesh
April 2012 Elected to Rajya Sabha
May 2012 onwards Member, Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture
August 2012 onward Member, Court of the University of Delhi Member, Parliamentary Standing Committee on Health and Family Welfare
From May 2013 onwards Member, Parliamentary Standing Committee on Privileges

Contact Details

Permanent Address:
Village – Vijaypur, P. O.- Auhar, Tehsil – Jhandutta, District – Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh Tel. – 01978-259005
Present Address:
7-B, Motilal Nehru Marg, New Delhi.
Email: hfwminister@gov.in