Raj Kumar Singh

Results from Raj Kumar Singh

Candidate Name Party Status Votes Secured
Arrah Bihar Lok Sabha Election 2019 Raj Kumar Singh
Constituency :
Arrah (Bihar)
Party Name :
Bharatiya Janata Party
Father's Name : Shri Haldhar Prasad Singh
Mother's Name : Smt. Chandrakala Devi
Date of Birth : 20 Dec 1952
Place of Birth : Supaul (Bihar)
Marital Status : Married
Date of Marriage : 27 Feb 1975
Spouse's Name : Smt. Shiela Singh
No.of Sons : 1
No.of Daughters : 1
Educational Qualifications :
B.A. (Hons.) in English Literature, LL.B., Diploma in Management 
Educated at St. Stephen's College, Delhi, Magadh University and RVB Delft (Netherlands)
Profession :
Civil Servant

Positions Held

May, 2014
Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
1 Sep. 2014 onwards
Member, Committee of Privileges
Member, Standing Committee on Health and Family Welfare
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Defence
15 Sep. 2014 onwards
Member, Committee on Violation of Protocol Norms and Contemptuous Behaviour of Government Officers with Members of Lok Sabha
Member, National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (NPDRR)
1 May 2015 - 7 June 2018
Member, Jonit Committee on Security in Parliament House Complex
Member, The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Standing Committee on International Peace and Security
Member, India China Parliamentary Friendship Group
19 Oct. 2016 - 3 Sept. 2017 Member, Standing Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice
3 Sept. 2017 onwards Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of Power; and Ministry of New and Renewable Energy

Social And Cultural Activities

Life Member of the Indian Mountaineering Foundation

Special Interests

Internal Security and Defence

Favourite Pastime and Recreation


Sports and Clubs

Riding and shooting

Countries Visited

Belgium, Bhutan, Brazil, China, Egypt, France, Iran, Italy, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Russia, Sri Lanka, U.K. and U.S.A.

Other Information

District Magistrate, East Champaran 1981 - 1983; District Magistrate, Patna 1983-1985; Director and Joint Secretary, Ministry of Defence 1991 - 1996; Home Secretary, Govt. of Bihar 1997 - 1999; Joint Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India 2000 - 2005; Principal Secretary, Road Construction Department, Govt. of Bihar 2006 - 2009; Secretary Production, Govt. Of India 2009 - 2011; Union Home Secretary from 2011 to June, 2013  Joined the IPS in 1974 and the IAS in 1975; Was District Magistrate of East Champaran from 1981-1983 Was District Magistrate of Patna from 1983-1985 and the riots which erupted after the assassination of the then Late Prime Minister Smt. Indira Gandhi was brought under control in two days;  When there were numerous escapes from prison, I was posted as Inspector General of Prisons;  Was Administrator of the State Cooperative Marketing Federation. State Cabinet commended the way fertilizer availability was ensured and prices kept in check; Joined the Ministry of Defence, Government of India in 1991 was Director and thereafter Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Defence. Handled Operation and Intelligence (G Branch) as Director. Did the NDC Course;  In 1997 joined the Bihar State Govt.; Was Commissioner, Patna Division for a brief period, and thereafter was Home Secretary of the State from 1997-1999. Came back to Government of India in 2000. Was Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs from 2000-2005. Revamped the Scheme for Police Modernization and started the Scheme for Prison Modernization. Laid down the framework for Disaster Management. Started the NDRF. Went back to the State after the Central tenure got over. Was Principal Secretary, Road Construction Department of the State from 2006-2009. Transformed the road network of the State from being one of the worst in the country to being one of the best in the country. Came to the Government of India as Secretary, Department of Defence Production in 2009. As Secretary, Defence Production (2009-2011) ensured that the production from Ordance Factories, Defence Shipyards, the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited and other Defence Manufacturing facilities touched record levels



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