About the Ministry

  • The Ministry of Minority Affairs was carved out of Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment and created on 29th January, 2006 to ensure a more focused approach towards issues relating to the notified minority communities namely Muslim, Christian, Budhist, Sikhs, Parsis and Jain. The mandate of the Ministry includes formulation of overall policy and planning, coordination, evaluation and review of the regulatory framework and development programmes for the benefit of the minority communities.
  • Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has assumed the office as a Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Minority Affairs on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 in New Delhi.
  • Hunar Haat in Puducherry at Crafts Bazaar, Gandhi Thidal Beach, Goubert Avenue starting from 24th September,2017 to 30th September,2017.
    Prize winning slogans - "स्वच्छ राष्ट्र, स्वस्थ राष्ट्र | स्वस्थ राष्ट्र, उन्नत राष्ट्र" || "हम सब ने यह ठाना है, भारत को स्वच्छ बनाना है" || "सभी रोगों की एक दवाई, घर में रखो साफ-सफाई"