Mansukh Mandaviya Biography, Wiki, New Health Minister Of India, Family, Wife, Daughter, Net worth, Salary

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Who is Mansukh Mandaviya?

Mansukh Mandaviya or Mansukh Laxmanbhai Mandaviya born on 1 June 1972 is the Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare India and Chemical and Fertilizers (India). He is also a Rajya Sabha member from Gujarat.

In 2015, he was selected to represent India at the United Nations where he spoke about ‘2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development’.

Mansukh Mandaviya Biography, Wiki

Mansukh Mandavaiya was born in a small village named Hanol in Palitana Taluka of Bhavnagar district of Gujarat State. Born to a middle-class farmer family, he is the youngest amongst 4 brothers. He finished his primary education in Government Primary School, Hanol after which he completed his high school studies from Songadh Gurukul.

Mansukh Laxmanbhai Mandaviya
1 June 1972 (age 49)
Hanol, Bhavnagar, Gujarat
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s)Neeta Mandaviya (m. 1995)
ChildrenPavan, Disha
Alma materM.A. in Political Science from Bhavnagar University

Mansukh Mandaviya Wife, Personal life

Born on June 1, 1972 Mansukh Mandavaiya hails from a small village named Hanol in Palitana Taluka of Bhavnagar district of Gujarat State. He belongs to a middle-class family and is the youngest of his four brothers. He got married to Neeta Mandaviya in the year 1995 and has two children Pavan and Disha. 

Mansukh Mandaviya Education

Mansukh Mandaviya completed his MA in Political Science from Bhavnagar University. In 1992, at the age of 20, he became a member of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad. He then became State Executive Member of Akhil Bharatiya Vidhyarthi Parishad, Gujarat.

Mansukh Mandaviya takes charge as Union health minister

Mansukh Mandaviya took charge as the country’s new health minister on Thursday. Mandaviya, a BJP leader from Gujarat’s Saurashtra region, replaces Dr Harsh Vardhan, who was dropped from the Council of Ministers on Wednesday.

His portfolio assumes utmost significance as the country is in battling a coronavirus pandemic.

Mandaviya will also lead the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers.

“Mansukh Mandaviya takes charge as Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare at Nirman Bhawan today (Thursday),” the Health Ministry said.

Mandaviya was on Wednesday elevated to Cabinet rank from the minister of state (MoS). He was holding the independent charge of the Shipping Ministry and was MoS for the Chemicals and Fertilizers Ministry.

Mansukh Mandaviya Foreign Visits

Mansukh Mandaviya has been a part of various delegations, twice with the President and once with Vice President to sign MOUs and develop bilateral relations with other Nations. In the Asian Continent he has visited China, Israel, Oman, Nepal, Dubai and Uzbekistan. He also visited European countries like England & Germany, South American countries like Brazil & Argentina. He has visited many countries of Africa like Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Algeria, Hungary, Equatorial Guinea, Swaziland and Zambia. In an Oceania Region Shri Mandaviya visited New Zealand, Tonga, Fiji and Australia.

Mansukh Mandaviya As a Union Minister


He was made Union Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways (India), Union Minister of State for Shipping (India) and Union Minister of State for Chemical and Fertilizers (India) of India on 5 July 2016.


On 31 May 2019, Mandaviya became Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Shipping and Minister of State for Chemical and Fertilizers.


On 7 July 2021, Mandaviya became the Minister of Health and Family Welfare, preceded by Dr. Harshvardhan.

Mansukh Mandaviya Political Career

Mansukh Mandaviya is currently the Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare India and Chemical and Fertilizers (India).

Positions served

  • 2002-2007: Member of the Gujarat Legislative Assembly for Palitana
  • 2011-2012: Chairman, Gujarat Agro Industries Corporation Limited
  • 2012-2018: Member of Rajya Sabha
  • 2013: Youngest State Secretary of BJP, Gujarat
  • 2015: General Secretary of BJP, Gujarat
  • 2016-2019: Minister of State for Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, Ministry of Shipping and Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers
  • 2018: Re-elected as Member of Rajya Sabha
  • 2019: Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Shipping and Minister of State for Chemicals & Fertilizers
  • 2021: Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare India and Chemical and Fertilizers (India).

Initiatives Taken By Mansukh Mandaviya

  • In 2004, he organized a 123 Km long Padyatra, titled “Kanya Kelavani Jyot Padyatra” for the ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ social campaign for 45 educational backward villages of his constituency.
  • In 2006, he organized a 127 Km Padyatra connecting 52 villages of his constituency with the title “Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao, Vyasan Hatao”.
  • As a part of the 150th Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth, Mandaviya undertook a 150 km long Padyatra. He started the Padyatra with tree plantation and explained the relation among the Gandhian thoughts and nature. He also flagged off the 22,000 km and 3-month long bike journey by three youngsters from Surat.

Mansukh Mandaviya Biodata, Wikipedia

Full NameMansukh Laxmanbhai Mandaviya
Political PartyBharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Political Journey2002: Became an MLA from the Palitana constituency in Gujarat.
2012: Became a member of the Rajya Sabha from Gujarat.
2013: Became Secretary for State of Gujarat BJP unit.
2014: Became General Secretary of BJP.
2016: On 5 July, appointed as Union Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways (India), Union Minister of State for Shipping (India) and Union Minister of State for Chemical & Fertilizers (India) of India.
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters– 170 cm
in meters– 1.70 m
in feet inches– 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms– 60 kg
in pounds– 132 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourSalt & Pepper
Personal Life
Date of Birth1 June 1972
Age (as in 2017)45 Years
Birth PlacePalitana, Bhavnagar, Gujarat
Zodiac sign/Sun signGemini
HometownPalitana, Bhavnagar, Gujarat
School(s)Government Primary School Hanol, Palitana, Bhavnagar, Gujarat
Songadh Gurukul, Bhavnagar, Gujarat
College/UniversityBhavnagar University
Dantiwada Agriculture University Gujarat
Educational Qualification(s)A Post Graduate Degree in Political Science from Bhavnagar University
A Degree in Veterinary Science from Dantiwada Agriculture University
DebutIn 2002, when he became an MLA from the Palitana Constituency in Gujarat
FamilyFather– Laxmanbhai Mandaviya
Mother– Not Known
Brothers– 3
Sister– Not Known
Address44 Sardarnagar, Vadia Road Palitana, Dist Bhavnagar, Gujarat
HobbiesBicycling, Reading, Travelling
Favourite Things
Favourite Politician(s)Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Narendra Modi
Favourite Leader(s)Mahatma Gandhi, Vallabhbhai Patel
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
Wife/SpouseGeetaben M. Mandaviya (Homemaker)
Marriage DateYear, 1995
ChildrenSon– Pavan
Daughter– Disha
Style Quotient
Car CollectionMaruti Wagon R
Money Factor
Salary (as a Rajya Sabha Member)INR 50,000/month + other allowance
Net Worth (approx.)INR 2 Crore (as in 2014)
Mansukh Mandaviya Biodata

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