Harsh Vardhan

Chandni Chowk NCT of Delhi Lok Sabha Election 2019 Harsh Vardhan
Constituency : Chandni Chowk(NCT of Delhi)
Party Name : Bhartiya Janata Party
Father's Name : Shri Omprakash
Mother's Name : Smt. Sneh Lata
Date of Birth : 13 Dec 1954
Place of Birth : Delhi
Marital Status : Married
Date of Marriage : 26 Feb 1982
Spouse's Name : Smt. Nutan
No.of Sons : 2
No.of Daughters : 1
Educational Qualifications :
M.B.B.S, M.S. (ENT)
Educated at G.S.V.M. Medical College, Kanpur, U.P.
Profession :
Medical Practitioner
Consultant E.N.T. Surgeon

Positions Held

1993 - 2014
Member, Delhi Legislative Assembly (Five Terms)
1993 - 1998 Minister of Health, Education, Law & Justice & Legislative Affairs, Govt. of NCT of Delhi
May, 2014
Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
27 May 2014 - 9 Nov. 2014 Union Cabinet Minister, Health and Family Welfare
9 Nov. 2014 onwards Union Cabinet Minister, Science and Technology; and Earth Sciences
18 May 2017 onwards Union Cabinet Minister, Environment, Forest and Climate Change

Books Published

A Tale of Two Drops (English)

Kahaani Do Boondo Ki (Hindi)

Literary Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments

Several articles were published in scientific journals of Otolaryngology and regularly writing articles on subjects of health and national interest in various newspapers (dailies and weekly magazines).

Social And Cultural Activities

Actively associated with many social and professional organisations (details can be accessed on the Website www.drharshvardhan.com)

Special Interests

Activities pertaining to the field of health at national and international level particularly polio eradication, tobacco control, essential drug policy, organ donation, etc.

Favourite Pastime and Recreation

Music, films and social work

Sports and Clubs

Interested in Cricket, Lawn Tennis and Sports in general in a big way.

Countries Visited

Australia, Brazil, Bangladesh, Finland, France, Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region of the People`s Republic of China), Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Mauritius, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, U.K. and U.S.A.

Other Information

Served as Advisor to World Health Organization for many years and was member of many international technical committees.



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