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Profile of Hon’ble Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change

Bhupender Yadav Cabinet Minister

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Father’s Name : Shri Kadam Singh
Mother’s Name  : Shrimati Santra Devi
Date of Birth  : 30 June 1969
Place of Birth  : Ajmer (Rajasthan)
Marital Status  : Married on 21 November 1996
Spouse’s Name  : Shrimati Babita Yadav
Children : Two daughters

Educational Qualification:

B.A. (Hons.), LL. B. Educated at Government College, Ajmer

Profession :

Advocate (Supreme Court)

Permanent Address:

191-C-II, Kundan Nagar, Ajmer, Rajasthan305001 Tel. – {0145}2624854, 2620960, Mobile: 9414005018

Present Address :

C-I/12, Pandara Park, New Delhi110003 Tel. – Tel:23782833, 23782834, Mobile: 9013181300, 9811227300

E-mail : bhupender[dot]Yadav[at]sansad[dot]nic[dot]in 

Positions Held:

  • April 2012 : Elected to Rajya Sabha
  • May 2012 – May 2014 and September 2014 – July 2016 : Member, Committee on Subordinate Legislation Member, Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice
  • June – November 2012 : Member, Select Committee of Rajya Sabha on the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill, 2011
  • June 2014 onwards : Member, Business Advisory Committee
  • September 2014 – July 2016 : Member, Committee on Industry
  • September 2014 – May 2019 : Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Defence
  • December 2014 – February 2015 : Chairman, Select Committee of Rajya Sabha on the Repealing and Amending Bill, 2014
  • March 2015 : Chairman, Select Committee of Rajya Sabha on the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2015
  • May – July 2015 : Chairman, Select Committee of Rajya Sabha on the Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty Second Amendment) Bill, 2014
  • December 2015 – August 2016 : Chairman, Select Committee of Rajya Sabha on the Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2013
  • January – April 2016 : Chairman, Joint Committee on the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2015
  • March – May 2016 : Chairman, Select Committee of Rajya Sabha on the Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation) Bill, 2016
  • May – July 2016 : Chairman, Joint Committee on the Enforcement of Security Interest and Recovery of Debts Laws and Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  • July – August 2016 : Member, Committee of Transport, Tourism and Culture
  • July 2016 – August 2017 : Chairman, Committee on Commerce Member, General Purposes Committee
  • August 2016 onwards : Member, Committee on Public Accounts
  • April – July 2017 : Chairman, Select Committee of Rajya Sabha on the Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty Third Amendment) Bill, 2017
  • May 2017 – May 2019 : Member, Content Advisory Committee of Rajya Sabha Television
  • August 2017 – 1 August 2018 : Chairman, Joint Committee on the Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill, 2017
  • September 2017 – May 2019 and September 2019 onwards : Chairman, Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice
  • April 2018 : Re-elected to Rajya Sabha
  • October 2018 onwards : Member, General Purposes Committee
  • September 2019 onwards : Member, Committee on Home Affairs
  • 2019 onwards Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Finance
  • November 2019 – February 2020 : Chairman, Select Committee of Rajya Sabha on Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019
  • December 2019 onwards : Member, Joint Committee on the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019
  • August 2020 onwards : Convenor, Working Group-I- (Civil) of the Public Accounts Committee
  • April 2021 onwards : Member, Committee on Rules

Freedom Fighter   :  No

Books Published:

Co-authored Supreme Court on Forest Conservation published by the Universal Law Publisher, 2005; for nine years i.e. 2000-2009 continuously published ‘Nyayapravah’, a legal magazine published by the Akhil Bharatiya Adhivakta Parishad and various articles published in ‘Nyaypravah’ and other leading newspapers and magazines

Social and Cultural Activities, Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments and other Special Interests :

Keenly interested in political issues

Sports, Clubs, Favourite Pastimes and Recreation :

Keen interest in poetry and literature

Countries Visited :

Hong Kong, Cambodia, Thailand, Brunei, U.A.E., Germany and London (U.K.)

Other Information :

  • General Secretary, All India Lawyers Organisation (Akhil Bharatiya Adhivakta Parishad), 2000-2009;
  • National Secretary, Bharatiya Janata Party, 2010; attended many conferences on various legal topics both at national and international level;
  • National General Secretary, B.J.P., 2014; Prabhari (in-charge), Bihar, Gujarat and Maharashtra State Election Management Department, B.J.P.;
  • Member, Joint Parliamentary Committee on Security in Parliament Complex