SHRI SHRIPAD NAIK

Minister of State

Minister of Ports,Shipping & Waterways

PROFILE

Father's Name : Late Shri Yesso Bhikari Naik

Mother's Name : Late Smt. Jayshri Yesso Naik

Date of Birth : 04 Oct 1952

Place of Birth : Adpai, North Goa District, Goa

Marital Status : Married

Date of Marriage : 03 May 1984

Spouse's Name : Smt. Vijaya Shripad Naik

Educational Qualifications : B.A. Educated at Bombay University, Mumbai, Maharashtra Profession Businessperson

POSITIONS HELD

1994-99 : Member, Goa Legislative Assembly Member, Public Accounts Committee, Goa Legislative Assembly

1995-96 : Leader, B.J.P. Legislature Party Member, Committee on Delegated Legislation, Goa Legislative Assembly

1999 : Elected to 13th Lok Sabha

1999 - 2000: Member, Standing Committee on Transport and Tourism, Member, Committee on Absences of Members from the Sittings of the House Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Rural Development

30 Sep. 2000 - 2 Nov. 2001 : Union Minister of State, Agriculture

2 Nov. 2001 - 14 May 2002 : Union Minister of State, Shipping

2002-2003 : Union Minister of State, Civil Aviation

8 Sep. 2003 - 22 May 2004 : Union Minister of State, Finance

2004 : Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 2nd term) Member, Committee on Papers Laid on the Table Member, Standing Committee on Urban Development Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Tourism

7 Aug. 2007 : Member, Committee on Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS)

2009 : Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (3rd term)

31 Aug. 2009 : Member, Standing Committee on Energy

7 Oct. 2009 : Member, Committee on Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Tourism and Ministry of Urban Poverty Alleviation

2012-13 : Member, Public Accounts Committee

May, 2014 : Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (4th term)

27 May 2014 - 9 Nov. 2014 : Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Ministry of Culture; and Ministry of Tourism.

9 Nov. 2014 - 5 July 2016 : Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH); Union Minister of State, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

5 July 2016 - 25 May 2019 : Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH);

May, 2019 : Re-elected to 17th Lok Sabha (5th term)

30 May 2019 onwards : Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH); Union Minister of State, Ministry of Defence

SOCIAL AND CULTURAL ACTIVITES

Has been actively associated with social and cultural activities as President, (i) Vidyarthi Nidhi, Goa; (ii) Sai Prathan Mandir Trust, Ribandar, Goa and Chairman, (i) Shikshan Prasarak Sangh, Dhurpat; (ii) Sharda English High School, Dhurpat, Ponda, Goa; and (iii) Sumangal Urban Credit Cooperative Society, Durbhat, Ponda, Goa; (iv) Ratnagiri Education Society-Ratnagiri, Maharashtra; Member, Managing Committees of various Educational Institutions such as (i) Mandovi Education Society, Betim; (ii) Old Goa Education Society, Old Goa; (iii) Prabodhan Education Society, Porvorm Goa

Special Interests : Travelling, Reading, Yoga, Meditation, Singing, Swimming, Shooting

Sports and Clubs : State Player, Kabaddi, Volleyball, Swimming Champion, Southern State Championship, Gold Medalist in 400 mtrs race, Silver medal in shooting, Chairman, Goa Rifle Association-Goa and Mandon Athletic Club - Goa; President, Goa, Olympic Association

Countries Visited : Widely travelled

Other Information : N.C.C. (National Cadet Corps) `C` Certificate holder and was adjudged the best N.C.C. Candidate