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Defence Minister Profile

Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman

Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Hon'ble Defence Minister

Father's Name Shri Narayanan Sitharaman
Mother's Name Smt. Savitri
Date of Birth 18 August 1959
Place of Birth Madurai (Tamil Nadu)
Marital Status Married on 12 September 1986
Spouse's Name Dr. Parakala Prabhakar
Children One Daughter
Educational Qualifications M.A. (Economics), M.Phil, Educated at Seethalakshmi Ramaswamy College, Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu and Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
Professional Career Economist and Political and Social Worker
Positions Held
  • 2003-2005 Member, National Commission for Women
  • 26 May 2014 - 9 Nov 2014 Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance Minister of State in the Ministry of Corporate Affairs
  • 26 May 2014 onwards Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry
  • June 2014 Elected to Rajya Sabha (resigned w.e.f. 17 June 2016)
  • July 2016 Re-elected to Rajya Sabha
Social Media Contact Twitter : twitter.com/nsitharaman
Facebook : facebook.com/nirmala.sitharaman
Address Permanent : C/o, K. LAKSHMI NARAYAN, 911, 21st Main, 38th Cross,
4th T-Block, Jayanagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka-560041
Tel. - 080-26548557
Mobile No: 09848544469

Present : 15, Safdarjung Road, New Delhi.
Tel. - 23793791, 23793792