Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar


Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar, a law graduate from Rohilkhand University, Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), was born on 1st Nov 1948.  Shri Gangwar is one of the senior most Parliamentarians in the country, who has represented Bareilly Parliamentary constituency in the Lok Sabha for the 8th time.

Shri. Gangwar was Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas with additional charge of Parliamentary Affairs in 13th Lok Sabha.  Prior to this, he was  Minister of State of Science and Technology with additional charge of Parliamentary Affairs in 1999.

Shri Gangwar, at his credit, was also the chairman of the PAC i.e. Public Accounts Committee.

Hon'ble Minister was holding the charge during 16th Lok Sabha of Ministry of Textiles (Independent Charge).   In the Textiles Ministry, Shri Gangwar focussed extensively on all the thrust areas of textile where the government helped the downtrodden section of the society such as weavers, craftsman, farmers etc.   Shri Gangwar paid special attention towards North Eastern States and Jammu & Kashmir, so that the development could be initiated at those places which were ignored by the previous government.

Thereafter, Shri Gangwar joined the Ministry of Finance as Minister of State from 5th July 2016 and served till 3rd September 2017, during his tenure he was member of GST Council and was instrumental in successful rolling out of GST in India.

At present, Shri Gangwar is Minister of State for Labour and Employment (Independent Charge), Government of India from 31st May, 2019 in 17th Lok Sabha.  Shri Gangwar is known for his simplicity, honesty and exceptional accessibility, despite being the Union Minister.





Bharatiya Janata Party

Father's Name:

Late Shri Ram Lal Gangwar

Mother's Name:

Smt. Sheela Devi Gangwar

Date of Birth:

Monday, November 1, 1948

Anniversary Date:

Saturday, March 1, 1975

Spouse Name:

Smt. Saubhagya Gangwar

State Name:

Uttar Pradesh

Permanent Address:

Bharat Sewa Trust Bhawan. Pilibhit Road, Prem Nagar, Bariely-243 122 (Uttar Pradesh)
Tel:(0581) 2545555, 2577777(O), (0581) 2577020 (R)

Present Address:

Delhi Residence Adress: House No. 13, Sunehri Bagh Road, New Delhi-110011
Tels: (011) 23062135, 23062136

Email Id:

1. moleganwar[at]yahoo[dot]com
2. santosh[dot]gangwar[dot]bareilly[at]gmail[dot]com

Education Qualification:

B.Sc, LLB, Educated at Agra Unversity and Rohilakhand University, Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh)  

Countries Visited:

France, Japan, Malaysia, Romania, Russia, U.A.E. (Abu Dhabi), U.k and U.S.A.