Minister, Rural Development



 Hon'ble Minister, Rural Development, Bihar - Nitish Mishra

Date of Birth   9th July 1973
Education   B.A. (Hons.) from University of Delhi in 1994.
    Mastersin Buisiness Administration from the FORE School of Management, New Delhi and Maastricht School of Management,  the Neetherlands, 1995.
    Post Graduate Diploma in Global Political Economy, from the University of Hull, United Kingdom, 1998.
Present Address   12, Bailey Road, Patna 800 001 Bihar.
Contact   Telefax 0612-2215218 Mobile No - 99340 20060
Experience   More than 15 Years of experience in Profit, Non-Profit and Government Sectors.

Career in Parliamentary Politics

Former Minister of State( Independent Charge), Sugarcane Industry Department  Government of Bihar
Former Minister of State( Independent Charge),  Disaster Management Department, Government of Bihar
Elected to Bihar State Legislative Assembly in February and November 2005. Was administered Oath of Office as Minister of State(Independent Charge), Government of Bihar In Charge of Sugarcane Industry Department from 24.11.2005 till 13.04.2008 and as Minister of State (Independent Charge) Department of Disaster Management from 13.04.2008 till 22.03.2009.
Re-elected to the 15th Bihar Assembly, from 38 Jhanjharpur, with a resounding margin of more then 25,000 votes, being the highest margin in Madhubani District.
  As the Minister for Sugarcane Industry  worked to help the farmers in getting maximum return for their input, strengthening sugarcane research, facilitate investment for establishing new sugar mills, encouraged the existing sugar mill to expand their capacities, and initiated the process to privatise 15 closed sugar mills of the state government corporation. Laid down the vision to promote ethanol production and cogeneration in sugar mills
  As the Minister for Disaster Management spearheaded the relief and rescue operations of more than three million people marooned by devastating Kosi floods in the five districts of Bihar namely Supaul, Madhepura, Araria, Saharsa and Purnea. supervised the evacuation of one million people - one of the biggest rescue operations of India.
Acheivements   Voted as the Pepsi MTV YOUTH ICON (Young Achievers) 2008 among more than 8000 National Entries
  Identified  as one of the most promising social entrepreneur by Digital Partners, Seattle (USA) based organization for the project on E-Swasthya (health) in the Madhubani district of Bihar. The project seeks to provide health cards and online medical advice to the under privileged population, particularly women and children. The project was selected as finalist for the Digital Partnets Social Enterprise International Award 2003-2004.
  Attended "Asia 21 Young Leader's Submit" in Singapore organised by Singapore Management University and Asia Society in 2007.
  State Point Contact(Bihar) for Ford Foundation International Fellowships Program 2004-2005.
  British Foreign and Commonwealth(Chevening) Fellow 1997
  Organiser of Twenty-20 Yearly Rural Cricket Tournament in Madhubani District since 2008.