Inderjit Singh Rao
Planning, Statistics and Programme Implementation, Defence
Rao Inderjit Singh (born 11 February 1951) is an Indian Politician who is Minister of State in government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a serving member of the 15th Lok Sabha, the Lower house of the parliament of India. He represents Gurgaon in Haryana and is a member of Bhartiya Janta Party. He is a prominent leader of the Ahir (Yadav) community.At the national level he has served as Cabinet Minister for the Environment, as Minister of State for External Affairs, and as Minister of State for Defence Production. Since 2009 he has Chaired the Parliamentary Information technology committee.Rao Inderjit Singh, who hails from South Haryana, alleged that the Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda was developing his own constituency Rohtak at the cost of other parts of the state. He presented the data procured through RTI to support his allegation: Out of a total of 5,135 announcements of schemes in Haryana, 2,045 were for the three districts of Rohtak, Jhajjar and Sonepat that comprise areas of Hoodas own constituency and that of his son Deepender Singh Hooda. Of the 3,356 completed schemes, 1,560 were from these three districts. On September 23, 2013, he resigned from Congress. He is the BJP candidate from Gurgaon for the next general election.