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Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying
मत्स्य पालन, पशुपालन और डेयरी मंत्रालय
Branch of Government of India
Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying
Agency overview
Formed31 May 2019; 5 years ago (2019-05-31)
JurisdictionGovernment of India
Annual budget4,327.85 crore (US$520 million) (2023-24 est)
Minister responsible
  • Lalan Singh, Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying
Deputy Ministers responsible
Websitewww.dahd.nic.in

The Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying (Hindi: मत्स्य पालन, पशुपालन और डेयरी मंत्रालय) is a ministry of the Government of India which is responsible for the matters related to fisheries, animal husbandry and dairying. The ministry came into existence on 31 May 2019 after the formation of the Second Modi ministry. Prior to becoming an independent ministry, the ministry was a department under the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare.

The Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying was named as the Ministry of Animal Husbandry, Fisheries and Dairying at the time of its formation in 2019 but was later renamed to its present name in 2021. The ministry is headed by the Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying who is usually a cabinet minister in the union cabinet and is assisted by a minister of state.

The first minister was Giriraj Singh who served from 2019 until 2021. The current minister is Lalan Singh who has been in office since June 2024. The current ministers of state are S. P. Singh Baghel (since 2024) and George Kurian (since 2024).

Organizations

Departments

The Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying has two departments:

Attached/subordinated offices

Boards

Others

Cabinet Ministers

No. Portrait Minister
(Birth-Death)
Constituency
Term of office Political party Ministry Prime Minister
From To Period
1 Giriraj Singh
(born 1952)
MP for Begusarai
31 May
2019
7 July
2021
2 years, 37 days Bharatiya Janata Party Modi II Narendra Modi
2 Parshottam Rupala
(born 1954)
Rajya Sabha MP for Gujarat
7 July
2021
9 June
2024
2 years, 363 days
3 Lalan Singh
(born 1952)
MP for Munger
10 June
2024
Incumbent 24 days Janata Dal (United) Modi III

Ministers of State

No. Portrait Minister
(Birth-Death)
Constituency
Term of office Political party Ministry Prime Minister
From To Period
1 Sanjeev Balyan
(born 1972)
MP for Muzaffarnagar
31 May
2019
9 June
2024
5 years, 9 days Bharatiya Janata Party Modi II Narendra Modi
2 Pratap Chandra Sarangi
(born 1955)
MP for Balasore
31 May
2019
7 July
2021
2 years, 37 days
3 L. Murugan
(born 1977)
Rajya Sabha MP for Madhya Pradesh
7 July
2021
9 June
2024
2 years, 338 days
4 S. P. Singh Baghel
(born 1960)
MP for Agra
10 June
2024
Incumbent 24 days Modi III
5 George Kurian
Unelected

See also

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