MoS

Dr. Bhagwat Kishanrao Karad
Member's Name : Dr. Bhagwat Kishanrao Karad
Father's Name : Shri Kishan Rao
Mother's Name : Late Shrimati Gayabai Kishanrao Karad
Date of Birth : 16 July 1956
Place of Birth : Chikhali, Distt. Latur (Maharashtra)
Marital Status : Married on 21 December 1981
Spouse's Name : Shrimati Anjali
Children : Three sons
Educational Qualification: M.B.B.S., M.S. (Gen. Surgery), M.Ch. (Pediatric Surgery), F.C.P.S. (Gen. Surgery) Educated at Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Mumbai, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Mumbai University, Mumbai
Profession : Medical Practitioner (Surgeon)
Permanent Address: KARAD HOSPITAL, NUTAN COLONY Aurangabad , Maharashtra431001
Present Address : 302 Swarna Jayanti Sadan Deluxe Dr B D Marg New Delhi110001 Tel. - 011-23903889
E-mail : bhagwat[dot][karad][at]sansad[dot]nic[dot]in

Positions Held
1997 - 1998 Deputy Mayor, Aurangabad Municipal Corporation
1999 - 2000 and 2006 -2007 Mayor, Aurangabad Municipal Corporation (two terms)
2018 - 2020 Chairman, Marathwada Development Board
2018 - 2020 Director, Rural Electrification Corporation, Government of India
April 2020 Elected to Rajya Sabha
July 2020 Member, Committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Power and Ministry of New and Renewable Energy
7th July, 2021 onwards Minister of State, Ministry of Finance
Social and Cultural Activities, Literary, Artistic and
Scientific Accomplishments and other Special Interests :
President, Lions Club, Aurangabad Chikalthana, 2009-2010; Director, Lions Club, Chikalthana, 2000 - 2009; Secretary, Lions Club, Chikalthana, 1992-1993; organised surgical camp for children; organised free seed distribution to poor farmers belonging to Aurangabad district; provided food, sanitizer and transport to migrant labourers during COVID 19 pandemic condition; Vice-President, I.M.A., Aurangabad, 1988; General Secretary, I.M.A., Aurangabad, 1990; Tresurer, Indian Acadamy of Pediatrics, 1992; Adviser, Wockhardt Foundation
Sports, Clubs, Favourite Pastimes and Recreation : Interested in spiritual songs, bhajans
Countries Visited : Australia, Kenya, Ghana and Nigeria
Other Information : Owner of Dr. Karad Multi Specialty Hospital, a 50 bed hospital; Chairman, (i) Navketan Pharma Pvt. Ltd. Waluj, Aurangabad and (ii) Navketan Research Lab Pvt. Ltd.; Director, (i) Bhagwan Shikshan Prasarak Mandal, Aurangaba with four colleges and four schools under its aegis, (ii) Y.S.K. Hospital, a 250 bed hospital, Cidco, Aurangabad and (iii) Dhanwantray Education, Aurangabad; Honorary Surgeon, Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital, Aurangabad; Examiner and Paper Setter, Maharashtra Health University, Nashik; Honorary Professor of Surgery, Bhagwan Homeopathy Medical College, Aurangabad
Minister of the Department: 
Minister of State