Delhi politician who is best recognized for having served as the Minster of Health and Family Welfare as well as the Minister of Science and Technology including Earth Sciences. He is also known for having been a member of the Delhi Legislative Assembly.
He attended several Universities including Zakir Husain Delhi College, University of Delhi, and Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Memorial Medical College in Kanpur. He started his political career as a member of the Delhi Assembly in 1992. He went on t become the State Minister of Education in 1996.
He received the IMA President's Special Award of Appreciation by the Indian Medical Association in 1994.
He married his wife Nutan and together the couple has three children.
He served under Prime Minister Narendra Modi as both the Minister of Health and Family Welfare as well as Minister of Earth Sciences.