Krishna Tirath

Minister of State, Women & Child Development at Government of India

Krishna Tirath

Krishna Tirath

Minister of State, Women & Child Development at Government of India

Biography

Smt. Krishna Tirath is a member of the Union Cabinet in the Government of India holding the portfolio of Minister of State (Independent charge), Women and Child Development since May, 2009.As a member of Indian National Congress, she has successfully contested 7 elections and served as a Metropolitan Councillor, Member of Legislative Assembly from 1984-2004, and currently represents the North West constituency of Delhi as a member of parliament in the 15th Lok Sabha. Smt. Tirath was a Cabinet Minister in the Government of Delhi holding key portfolios of Social Welfare, Labor and Elections.



She has also been the Deputy speaker of Delhi Assembly. She has served in important parliamentary committees, such as the Parliament Standing Committee on Women Empowerment; Member of General Purposes Committee, Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment, Committee on Personnel, Public grievances, Law and Justice etc. As Chairperson of Parliament Standing Committee on Women Empowerment, she steered the publications of 14 valuable reports with analysis of various schemes and legislations which impact women.



Her key initiatives in the social sector amongst others include expansion and strengthening of the Integrated Child Development Services in India, implementation of a new scheme for maternity benefits (Indira Gandhi Matritva Sahyog Yojna), an innovative programme for empowerment of adolescent girls (Rajiv Gandhi scheme for the empowerment of adolescent girls-SABLA) and the National Mission for the Empowerment of Women. She has pioneered a new landmark legislation for children that is ‘Protection of Children from Sexual Offences’ and has also introduced a landmark legislation for women namely ‘The Protection of Women for Sexual Harassment at Workplace’. She has mentored various socio-cultural organizations, and has participated in various Inter-university, Interstate and National level tournaments in the field of Volley Ball, besides being a keen athlete.



Other Details:


Date of Birth : 3rd March
Birth Place :

Karol Bagh, New Delhi, India


Party Name : Indian National Congress (INC)

Permanent Address :

B-6/6295 – 96 Devnagar, Karol Bagh,

New Delhi - 011-25752179, 25757878

Residential Address :

8, Tughlak Lane, New Delhi-110 001.
Telephone: 011-23010360, 011-23010361

Fax. 011-23010489


Email id : krishnatirath@yahoo.in

Educational Qualifications

M.A., B.Ed. Educated from Delhi University

and C.I.E., University of Delhi

Profession :

Politics


Positions Held : Minister of Social Welfare, Government of Delhi

from 1998-2001.

- Dy. Speaker, Delhi Legislative Assembly

(23 Dec., 2003 to 23 May 2004)

- Elected to 14th Lok Sabha (2004)

- Chairperson, Committee on Empowerment of Women (16 August, 2004 to May 2009)

- Member, General Purposes Committee

- Member, Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment

- Member, Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment (5 August 2007 to May, 2009).

- Member, Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and justice (5 August 2007 to May, 2009)

- Presently elected for 15th Lok Sabha from North West Delhi and inducted in the Union Cabinet holding the charge as “Minister of State (Independent Charge) Women & Child Development, Government of India from 28th May 2009”



Countries Visited - Widely traveled as a part of many delegations of Government of India like USA, UK, Brazil, South Africa,

Switzerland Germany, France and other European

countries, Sri Lanka, South Korea etc.

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Minister of Commerce & Industry at India Ministry of Commerce & Industry

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Prime Minister at Government of India

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Minister of Agriculture at India Ministry of Agriculture

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Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director & Director at Canara Bank

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Chairperson at Competition Commission of India

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Minister at India Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises

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Minister at India Ministry of Steel

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Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer at Bank of Baroda

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Executive Director at Union Bank of India

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Executive Director at State Bank of India

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Krishna Tirath
Minister of State, Women & Child Development at Government of India
Career History
Minister of State, Women & Child Development
2009 - Current
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Gurgaon, CT, India
2012 World Economic Forum on India

From Deliberation to Transformation

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Ambience Island National Highway 8-Gurgaon , Haryana
2012 World Economic Forum on India

From Deliberation to Transformation

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Krishna Tirath is affiliated with Government of India

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