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Jitendra Singh
shri Jitendra Singh

  • Department : Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region; Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office; Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions; Minister of State in the Department of Atomic Energy; and Minister of State in the Department of Space.
  • Constituency : Udhampur
  • Party : Bharatiya Janata Party
  • Date of Birth : Saturday, September 15, 1956
  • State Name : Jammu and Kashmir
  • Permanent Address : 169/3 Trikuta Nagar, Jammu-180012, Jammu and Kashmir, 09419192900 (M)
  • Education Qualifications : M.D. (Medicine), MNAMS Diabetes and Endocronologist
  • Present Address : : 4, Kushak Road,New Delhi-110011, Tels: (011) 23794542, 23794529, 07042304567 (M) Fax: (011) 23794559
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  • Elected to the 16th Lok Sabha from Udhampur   Constituency (Lower House of the Indian Parliament) from the State of Jammu & Kashmir in 2014.
  • Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology, Earth Sciences, Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office,Minister of State of Personnel Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space
Dr. Jitendra Singh is a popular Diabetes specialist of international repute, Professor Diabetes and Endocrinology, noted intellectual, author, invited faculty to all the major national and South-Asia Diabetes conferences and a social activist.
  • Ex-Chairman, National Scientific Committee Diabetes, Research Society for Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI-2013).
  • Member Executive & Research Committees of RSSDI
  • Joint Secretary, Diabetes in Pregnancy Study India (DIPSI)
  • Executive Board Member “DIABETESINDIA”
  • Author & Advisor on Panel of Elsevier Publishers
  • Former Member National Advisory Board, Journal of Association of Physicians of India (JAPI)
  • Former Member Editorial Board, Journal of Indian Medical Association, (JIMA)
  • Referee / Reviewer “International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries” (IJDDC)
  • Inspector for Medical Council of India (MCI) and Examiner for MD, DNB etc.
  Awards and Achievements:  
  • Hailing from a remote far-flung village in hilly district of Doda, Jammu & Kashmir (J&K), he rose to make a name for himself and the state of Jammu & Kashmir.
  • Dedicated to social and public service right from student age
  • Resigned from Government job of Professor Medicine / Endocrinology for the service of society.
  • Brought Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) to the national map through his performance as National TV panelist of BJP and Chief Spokesperson for J&K.
  • Historic role in 2008 Amarnath Land Row Agitation, was also a member of the core committee of Amarnath Sangharsh Samiti.
  • Contributed over five thousand published articles in the press including a widely read syndicated column “Tales of Travesty”. Author of five books, Elsvier published monograms and over a dozen chapters in various text books of Diabetes and Medicine for MD students.
  • Known for high integrity, calibre, clean image and selfless service to society.
  • First ever medical professional to be conferred the coveted “Jamna Devi Gian Devi” award for journalism.  Citation hails as popular freelance journalist having so far contributed more than two thousand published articles in national regional press.
  • Authored five books and three Monograms included three All-India popular books on Diabetes awareness, one of which titled “Diabetes Made Easy” was included in Best-seller section of “World Book Fair” held at Pragati Maidan in 2002.
  • Awarded Gold Medal for “Oration” at Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry.
  • “Award of outstanding personality” from former union Health Minister, Mr. Ghulam Nabi Azad in 2009
  • Pioneering work on “Stress Diabetes in Kashmiri Migrants” published in “International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries” and hailed by World Heal Organization (WHO).
  • Published several original articles in leading medical journals authored /edited Diabetes related monograms for Elsevier Publishers and contributed chapters in the Associated of Physicians of India (API), Medicine Update Text Book Editions, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013.
  • Invited Faculty to all the major national and South-Asia Diabetes conferences.