About the Ministry

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  • The Ministry of Minority Affairs was carved out of Ministry of Social Justice &; Empowerment and created on 29th January, 2006 to ensure a more focused approach towards issues relating to the notified minority communities namely Muslim, Christian, Budhist, Sikhs, Parsis and Jain. The mandate of the Ministry includes formulation of overall policy and planning, coordination, evaluation and review of the regulatory framework and development programmes for the benefit of the minority communities.
  • Shri Sailesh is the Secretary of the Ministry. The Secretary is assisted by a Additional Secretary, three Joint Secretaries and a Joint Secretary &; Financial Adviser (additional charge). The Ministry has a sanctioned strength of 118 Officers/Staff.
  • The Ministry of Minority Affairs

Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, President,MAEF

Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
(born 15 October 1957) is an Indian politician, and is the Union Minister of Minority Affairs.

Shri Pramod Kumar Thakur Director, MoMA & Additional Charge of Secretary & CEO,MAEF

Shri Pramod Kumar Thakur, ISS (2001) has taken over the Additional charge of Secretary & CEO, MAEF. He possesses the work experience of over 19 years in the field of Administration, Establishment, Social welfare scheme, Socio economic field survey, Skill related scheme, Organizing award function, Marketing events and Research & Media.
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