Hon. Nirmala Sitharaman

Government of India

Minister of Finance and Minister of Corporate Affairs

Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman is the Minister of Finance and Minister of Corporate Affairs, Government of India. She is a member of the Rajya Sabha, Upper House of the Indian Parliament, since 2014. She served as the Defence Minister, Government of India from 3 September 2017 - 30 May 2019; Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry from 26 May 2014 - 3 September 2017 and Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance and Minister of State in the Ministry of Corporate Affairs from 26 May 2014 - 9 November 2014.

She did Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics at the Seethalakshmi Ramaswami College, Tiruchirapalli; Master of Arts degree in Eonomics and M.Phil. from Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi.

She is the member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National Executive since 2008. She served as a National Spokesperson for the BJP from 2010 – 2014.

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