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Gadkari Nitin Jairam

Gadkari Nitin Jairam has been serving as the current and longest serving Minister for Road Transport & Highways of India. Previously, He also served as the President of the Bharatiya Janata Party from 2009 to 2013.

Biography

Nitin Gadkari is a senior leader of the Bhartiya Janata Party. He is current Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation in the Government of India. He is known as the flyovers man because of his work in constructing roads, expressways and flyovers. Gadkari was born on 27th May, 1957 to a Brahmin family in the city of Nagpur, Maharashtra. He completed his education from G.S. Commerce College, Nagpur University and University College of Law, Main Branch, Nagpur. He got married to Smt. Kanchan Gadkari on 18 Dec 1984. The couple have three childrens two sons and a daughter. He joined the student political outfit Akhil Bharatiya Vidya Parishad (ABVP) in 1976. He also organised the 28th National Convention of ABVP. He was selected the President of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha when he was just 24 years old.

Personal Life

Full Name Gadkari Nitin Jairam
Date of Birth 27 May 1957 (Age 65)
Place of Birth Nagpur (Maharashtra)
Party name Bharatiya Janta Party
Education Graduate Professional
Profession Agriculturist
Father's Name Shri Jairam Gadkari
Mother's Name Smt. Bhanutai Gadkari
Spouse's Name Smt. Kanchan Gadkari
Spouse's Profession NA
Children 2 Son(s) 1 Daughter(s)
Religion Hindu
Caste Brahmin

Contact

Permanent address Gadkari Wada, Upadhye Road, Mahal,Nagpur- 440032, MaharashtraTel : (0712) 2727145, 09821080522 (M)Fax : (0712) 2727127
Present address 2, Motilal Nehru Place,New Delhi-110 001Tels. : (011) 23062019, 23063868, 09821080522(M)Fax : (011) 23062022
Contact number 07122727145
Email email@nitingadkari.org and response@nitingadkari.org
Social Handles

Education Qualification of Gadkari Nitin Jairam

Nitin Jairam earned M.Com. and L.L.B. degree from Nagpur University.

Interesting Facts about Gadkari Nitin Jairam

Interested in new technologies, green technologies, green fuel, Bio-fuel, development of agriculture, conversion of agriculture into the energy and power sector, social initiatives for employment generation. He was selected the President of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha when he was just 24 years old. He was the General Secretary of BJP in Maharashtra when he was 35.

Political Timeline of Gadkari Nitin Jairam

  • 2019
    He was inducted into Modi's cabinet as a Minister of road transport and highways and Minister of micro, small and medium enterprises.
  • 2019
    He contested and won 2019 Lok Sabha elections from Nagpur where he defeated Congress rival Nana Patole by a margin of two lakh votes.
  • 2017
    Union Cabinet Minister, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation
  • 2014
    Union Cabinet Minister, Rural Development; Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water and Sanitation (Additional Charge).
  • 2014
    He became Union Cabinet Minister, Road Transport and Highways; and Shipping.
  • 2014
    Gadkari was elected to 16th Lok Sabha.
  • 2004
    He became the President of BJP Maharashtra state in 2004.
  • 1999
    Leader of Opposition, Maharashtra Legislative Council
  • 1995
    P.W.D. Minister, Government of Maharashtra.
  • 1995
    He became the Chairman of Metropolis Beautification Committee of Maharashtra.
  • 1995
    He was the chairman of the mining policy implementation committee in Maharashtra and the chairman of National Rural Road Development Committee, Government of India.
  • 1995
    He was the Founder, Chairman in MSRDC Ltd and he was the guarding Minister of Nagpur district.
  • 1995
    He became the High Power Committee for Privatization in Maharashtra till 1999.
  • 1985
    He was the secretary in 1985 of the BJP Nagpur city. He became MLC for four consecutive years.
  • 1979
    He became the Secretary of Vidharbha region in 1979. He later held all positions in the Nagpur University student council.
  • 1976
    Nitin Gadkari started his political career with ABVP.

Gadkari Nitin Jairam Early Life

  • 1976
    He joined the student political outfit Akhil Bharatiya Vidya Parishad (ABVP) in 1976.

Achievements

Nitin Gadkari is regarded for his work in building bridges, flyovers and expressways during his tenure in the Public Works Department. He is also known to have played a significant role in the implementation of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana.
Net Worth13.47 CRORE
ASSETS15.37 CRORE
Liabilities1.9 CRORE

Disclaimer: The information relating to the candidate is an archive based on the self-declared affidavit filed at the time of elections. The current status may be different. For the latest on the candidate kindly refer to the affidavit filed by the candidate with the Election Commission of India in the recent election.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs on Gadkari Nitin Jairam)

Who is the current Minister for Road Transport & Highways of India?

Nitin Gadkari is the current Minister for Road Transport and Highways of India.

How old is Nitin Gadkari?

Nitin Gadkari is 65 years old (As of 2022).

What is Nitin Jairam's height?

Nitin Gadkari's height is 5'6".

Does Nitin Jairam have criminal cases?

Yes, Nitin Jairam has 4 criminal cases.

Who is Nitin Jairam's wife?

Smt. Kanchan Gadkari is the wife of Nitin Gadkari.

What is Nitin Jairam's caste?

Nitin Jairam belongs to Hindu, Brahmin family.

What is the qualification of Nitin Jairam?

Nitin Jairam pursued M. Com. and L.L.B. degree from Nagpur University.

From which party does Nitin Jairam belong to?

Nitin Jairam belongs to the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Who is the longest serving Minister for Road Transport & Highways of India?

Nitin Jairam is the longest serving Minister for Road Transport & Highways of India.

Who is Nitin Jairam?

Nitin Jairam serves as the current Minister for Road Transport & Highways of India.

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