Minister of Steel

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The Minister of Steel is the head of the Ministry of Steel and one of the cabinet ministers of the Government of India. He is assisted by a Secretary to the Government of India, an Additional Secretary and Financial Adviser to Government of India, 4 Joint Secretaries, a Chief Controller of Accounts also looking after the accounting matters of the Ministry, one Economic Adviser of the rank of Joint Secretary, 6 Directors, 2 Deputy Secretaries, 12 Under Secretaries, One Deputy Director, other Officers and supporting staff and a Technical Wing under the charge of an Industrial Adviser to Government of India. The current Hon'ble Minister of Steel is Shri RCP Singh.[1]

Steel Ministers of India[edit]

Name Term of office Party Prime Minister
Swaran Singh
(Steel, Mines, and Fuel)
17 April 1957 10 April 1962 Indian National Congress Jawaharlal Nehru
C Subramaniam
(Steel and Heavy Industry)
10 April 1962 21 November 1963
C Subramaniam
(Steel, Mines, and Heavy Industry)
21 November 1963 09 June 1964 Jawaharlal Nehru
Gulzari Lal Nanda
N. Sanjeeva Reddy
(Steel and Mines)
09 June 1964 24 January 1966 Lal Bahadur Shastri
T. N. Singh
(Iron and Steel)
29 January 1966 13 March 1967 Indira Gandhi
M. Chenna Reddy
(Steel, Mines, and Metals)
16 March 1967 27 April 1968
Prakash Sethi
(Iron and Steel, Mines, and Metals)
(MoS)
27 April 1968 14 February 1969
C. M. Poonacha
(Steel and Heavy Engineering)
14 February 1969 15 November 1969
Swaran Singh 15 November 1969 27 June 1970
B. R. Bhagat 27 June 1970 18 March 1971
S. Mohan Kumaramangalam 18 March 1971 02 May 1971
S. Mohan Kumaramangalam
(Steel and Mines)
02 May 1971 31 May 1973
T. A. Pai 23 July 1973 11 January 1974
K. D. Malviya 11 January 1974 10 October 1974
Chandrajit Yadav
(MoS)
10 October 1974 24 March 1977
Biju Patnaik
(Steel, Mines, and Coal from 30 July 1979)
26 March 1977 15 July 1979 Janata Party Morarji Desai
30 July 1979 14 January 1980 Janata Party (Secular) Charan Singh
Pranab Mukherjee
(Steel and Mines)
14 January 1980 15 January 1982 Indian National Congress Indira Gandhi
N. D. Tiwari 15 January 1982 14 February 1983
N. K. P. Salve
(MoS, Independent Charge)
14 February 1983 31 December 1984 Indira Gandhi
Rajiv Gandhi
Vasant Sathe
(Steel, Mines, and Coal)
31 December 1984 25 September 1985 Rajiv Gandhi
K. C. Pant
(Steel and Mines)
25 September 1985 12 April 1987
Vasant Sathe 12 April 1987 25 July 1987
M. L. Fotedar 25 July 1987 02 December 1989
Dinesh Goswami 06 December 1989 10 November 1989 Asom Gana Parishad
(National Front)
V. P. Singh
Ashoke Kumar Sen 21 November 1990 21 June 1991 Samajwadi Janata Party (Rashtriya) Chandra Shekhar
Sontosh Mohan Dev
(Steel)
21 June 1991 16 May 1996 Indian National Congress P. V. Narasimha Rao
Atal Bihari Vajpayee 16 May 1996 01 June 1996 Bharatiya Janata Party Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Birendra Prasad Baishya
(Steel and Mines)
29 June 1996 19 March 1998 Asom Gana Parishad
(United Front)
H. D. Deve Gowda
I. K. Gujral
Naveen Patnaik 18 March 1998 13 October 1999 Janata Dal
(National Democratic Alliance)
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Dilip Kumar Ray
(Steel)
(MoS, Independent Charge)
13 October 1999 27 May 2000 Biju Janata Dal
(National Democratic Alliance)
Braja Kishore Tripathy
(MoS, Independent Charge)
27 May 2000 22 May 2004
Ram Vilas Paswan 23 May 2004 22 May 2009 Lok Janshakti Party
(United Progressive Alliance)
Manmohan Singh
Virbhadra Singh 28 May 2009 18 January 2011 Indian National Congress
(United Progressive Alliance)
Beni Prasad Verma
(MoS, Independent Charge till 12 July 2011)
19 January 2011 26 May 2014
Narendra Singh Tomar 26 May 2014 05 July 2016 Bharatiya Janata Party
(National Democratic Alliance)
Narendra Modi
Birender Singh 05 July 2016 30 May 2019
Dharmendra Pradhan 30 May 2019 07 July 2021
Ramchandra Prasad Singh 07 July 2021 Janata Dal (United)
(National Democratic Alliance)

References[edit]

  1. "Administrative Setup - Ministry of Steel, Government of India", "Ministry of Steel". Retrieved on 28 April 2015.