ANANDIBEN MAFATBHAI PATEL||
|Party||Bharatiya Janata Party|
(Ahmedabad City) |
|Date of Birth & Place||
November 1941, Kharod, Taluka Vijapur, Dist. Mehsana.|
M.Sc., M.Ed. (Gold Medalist).
Mafatbhai Patel , one son, one daughter.|
service, retired Principal (Mohinaba High School, Ahmedabad
Member, Rajya Sabha, 1994-98.¡
Gujarat Legislative Assembly, 1998-2002
Legislative Assembly, 2002-07,
Gujarat Legislative Assembly, 2007-12,
Gujarat Legislative Assembly since December 2012.¡
Minister of State for Education (Except Adult Education) (Independent Charge),
Woman and Child Welfare (Independent Charge) in the Government of Gujarat,
(Primary, Secondary, Adult), Woman and Child Welfare, 1999-2002,¡
(Primary, Secondary and Adult), Higher and Technical Education, Woman and
Child Welfare, Sports, Youth and Cultural Activities from 22nd December 2002
to 24th December 2007,
Management, Roads and Buildings, Capital Project, Woman and Child Welfare from
4th January 2008 to 25th December 2012,
Relief, Land Reforms, Rehabilitation, Reconstruction, Roads and Buildings,
Capital Project, Urban Development, Urban Housing from 26th
December 2012 to 21st May 2014.
She has been Leader of the
House in the Gujarat Legislative Assembly and Chief Minister of the Gujarat
State since 22nd May 2014 and holds the portfolios of General
Administration, Administrative Reforms and Training Division, Industries,
Home, Climate Change, Ports, Information and Broadcasting, Narmada, Kalpsar,
Revenue, Disaster Management, Urban Development, Urban Housing and all
Policies and Subjects / Matters not allotted to other Ministers.
Pradesh Women Front, Bharatiya Janata Party, 1988-90 and
Sahiyar Women Credit Society
Gramshree Trust, Ahmedabad.
Vice President, Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party, 1990-92. Member
National Executive Committee for eight years,
National Executive Committee, Women Front.
During her school days she had
received 'Virbala' Award in the
School Sports Festival of Mehsana District.
she was awarded
with the 'Best Teacher’s Award' of Gujarat State and¡
In 1990 she was
honoured with the 'Best Teacher’s Award' at National level.
For saving two
drowning girls of Mohinaba Kanya Vidyalaya from the river Narmada, she was
awarded ‘Gallantry Award’ of Gujarat Government.
She was awarded
with ‘Chaarumati Yoddha Award' by ‘Jyotisangh’, Ahmedabad ¡The
‘Sardar Patel Award’ by the Patel ‘Jagruti Mandal’, Mumbai in the year 1999
The ‘Vidyagaurav Puraskar’ by ‘Shri Tapodhan Brahman Vikas Mandal’ in the year
and in 2005 by the Patel
She was awarded with the ‘Patidar Shiromani Award’
She was also honored by the Ambubhai Purani Vyayam Vidyalay,
Occasionally writes articles in
the magazines such as 'Dharati', 'Sadhana' and 'Sakhi'. ,
Reading, writing, travelling, public-relation.
the Delegate of Government of India, she visited Beijing (China) to attend the
4th World Women's Conference.
In 1996 she visited Bulgaria with the Indian Parliamentary Delegation and also
undertaken educational study tour of France, Germany, England, Netherlands,
America, Canada, Mexico etc. ¡
In 2002 as the Delegate of Gujarat Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary
Association to the 48th C.P. Conference, she visited Namibia and also visited
South Africa as a part of her study tour.
In September 2009 she represented Gujarat in the ‘Village India’ Programme
held in London.
'Dharma', Near Shaan Bungalows,
Shilaj, Taluka Daskroi, Dist.
Bungalow No. 26, Ministers'
– 20, Gandhinagar.