Minister of Women and Child Development & Minister of Textiles, Government of India
Smriti Irani is India’s youngest minister in the government and the first woman to hold office as Union Minister For Human Resource Development and as Union Minister of Textiles. In the previous government, she was the Union Minister for Human Resource Development from May 2014 to July 2016 and Minister for Information & Broadcasting from July 2017 to May 2018.
She has previously served in the organization of various posts such as National Secretary (twice) and was a five term Member of the BJP National Executive, Vice President of BJP Maharashtra Youth Wing, BJP Maharashtra State Secretary, National Vice President and as National President of BJP Women’s Wing.
She has also launched ‘Saksham’- the 1st ever Vision Document released by any political organization in India, which underlines policies, programs and implementation tools for the upliftment of the Differently Abled in India. In 2015, she was named Young Global Leader from India by the The World Economic Forum .