Brief Profile- Union Steel Minister Shri Birender Singh
Shri Birender Singh is Union Minister of Steel since July, 2016. Prior to this, he was Union Minister of Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water & Sanitation since November, 2014.
Shri Birender Singh hails from district Jind in Haryana (India) and did his graduation from Government College, Rohtak, Haryana and LL.B from Department of Laws, Panjab University, Chandigarh.
In his long political career spanning over 40 years, Shri Singh has been a Member of the Haryana Legislative Assembly during 1977-82, 1982-84, 1991-96, 1996-2000 and 2005-2009.
Shri Birender Singh also remained Cabinet Minister, Government of Haryana during 1982-84, 1991-92 and from 2005-2009. Shri Singh has also been Member of Lok Sabha from 1984-1989 and Rajya Sabha from August, 2010 to August, 2014.
Shri Singh is at present Member of the Rajya Sabha since June 2016, representing Bharatiya Janata Party.