|Jurisdiction||Government of India|
|Annual budget||₹71,897 crore (US$9.0 billion) (2020-21 est.) |
The Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers in India is the federal ministry with administrative purview over three departments namely:
The Ministry is headed by the Minister of Chemicals and fertilizers. Mansukh L. Mandaviya is the current minister for the departments.
The Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals was under the Ministry of Industry until December 1989, when it was brought under the Ministry of Petroleum and Chemicals. On June 5, 1991, the Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals was transferred to the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers.
The Department is entrusted with the responsibility of planning, development and regulations of the chemicals, petrochemicals and pharmaceutical industry sector, inducting:
The Department has various divisions under it. The important being:
Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP) is a campaign launched by the Department of Pharmaceuticals, Government of India, to provide quality medicines at affordable prices to the masses through special kendras known as Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana Kendra. Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana Kendra (PMBJPK) have been set up to provide generic drugs, which are available at lesser prices but are equivalent in quality and efficacy as expensive branded drugs. BPPI (Bureau of Pharma Public Sector Undertakings of India) has been established under the Department of Pharmaceuticals, Govt. of India, with the support of all the CPSUs for co-ordinating procurement, supply and marketing of generic drugs through Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana Kendra.
NPPA is an organisation of the Government of India which was established, inter alia, to fix/ revise the prices of controlled bulk drugs and formulations and to enforce prices and availability of the medicines in the country, under the Drugs (Prices Control) Order, 1995.
The organisation is also entrusted with the task of recovering amounts overcharged by manufacturers for the controlled drugs from the consumers.
It also monitors the prices of decontrolled drugs in order to keep them at reasonable levels.
Central Institute of Plastics Engineering & Technology (CIPET) is a premier National Institution devoted to Academic, Technology Support & Research (ATR) for the Plastics & allied industries, in India. First CIPET campus was established by Government of India in 1968 at Chennai and subsequently 14 CIPET Campuses have been established by Government of India in the country.
Today CIPET has many Campus's
These are contributing through ATR services to the industries in India and Abroad, having uniform infrastructural facilities in the areas of Design, CAD/CAM/CAE, Tooling & Mould Manufacturing, Plastics processing, Testing and Quality control.
CIPET chennai also started a department called ARSTPS (Advance Research School for Technology and Product Simulation) which provides facilities in areas of Design, CAD/CAM/CAE. It also provide a ME degree program for CAD/CAM.A
|1||A. Bala Pajanor||19 August 1979||23 December 1979||126 days||Charan Singh||All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam|
|2||P. V. Narasimha Rao||21 June 1991||17 February 1994||2 years, 241 days||P. V. Narasimha Rao||Indian National Congress|
|3||Ram Lakhan Singh Yadav||17 February 1994||16 May 1996||2 years, 89 days|
|4||Atal Bihari Vajpayee||16 May 1996||1 June 1996||16 days||Atal Bihari Vajpayee||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|5||Sis Ram Ola||29 June 1996||9 June 1997||345 days||Deve Gowda
I. K. Gujral
|All India Indira Congress (Tiwari)|
|6||M. Arunachalam||9 June 1997||19 March 1998||283 days||I. K. Gujral||Tamil Maanila Congress|
|7||Surjit Singh Barnala||19 March 1998||13 October 1999||1 year, 208 days||Atal Bihari Vajpayee||Shiromani Akali Dal|
|8||Suresh Prabhu||13 October 1999||30 September 2000||353 days||Shiv Sena|
|9||Sunder Lal Patwa||30 September 2000||7 November 2000||38 days||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|10||Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa||7 November 2000||22 May 2004||3 years, 197 days||Shiromani Akali Dal|
|11||Ram Vilas Paswan||22 May 2004||22 May 2009||5 years, 0 days||Manmohan Singh||Lok Janshakti Party|
|12||M. K. Alagiri||28 May 2009||20 March 2013||3 years, 296 days||Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam|
|13||Srikant Kumar Jena
|20 March 2013||26 May 2014||1 year, 67 days||Indian National Congress|
|14||Ananth Kumar||26 May 2014||12 November 2018||4 years, 170 days||Narendra Modi||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|15||Sadananda Gowda||12 November 2018||7 July 2021||2 years, 237 days|
|16||Mansukh Mandaviya||7 July 2021||Incumbent||1 year, 86 days|
|Minister of state||Portrait||Political party||Term||Years|
|Nihal Chand||Bharatiya Janata Party||26 May 2014||9 November 2014||167 days|
|Hansraj Gangaram Ahir||9 November 2014||5 July 2016||1 year, 239 days|
|Mansukh L. Mandaviya||5 July 2016||7 July 2021||5 years, 2 days|
|Rao Inderjit Singh||3 September 2017||30 May 2019||1 year, 269 days|
|Bhagwanth Khuba||7 July 2021||Incumbent||1 year, 86 days|