Smt. Archana Chitnis, Minister
Women and Child Development
|Father’s name||: Late Shri Brij Mohan Mishra|
|Date of birth||: April 20, 1964|
|Place of birth||: Patiala|
|Marital Status||: Married|
|husband||: Late Sameer Chitnis|
|Children||: 2 sons|
|Educational Qualification||: MSc, B. Ed., LL.B.|
|Occupation||: Agriculture, trade|
|Interest||: Literature, spirituality, philosophy, social service, agriculture, animal husbandry|
|Permanent sddress||: Dwarikapuri, Railway Station Road, District Burhanpur (MP.) Telephone (07325) 254848 Mobile 9826070504|
|Local address||: B-20, (74 Bungalows) Swami Dayanand Nagar, Bhopal (MP.) Tel – 2760188, 2441247|
brief introduction of public and political life
Entry into students politics in 1984, University Representative of Devi Ahilya University, Indore and Secretary of Government Degree College Student Union in 1984-85. Former lecturer of Gujarati Science College, Indore. Former Treasurer of BJP National Mahila Morcha. Member of Swayamsiddh cooperative sugar and agricultural industry limited, Vishrampur (Gudi) in Khandwa district and Swayamsiddh women coperative Bank Limited, Indore and Ojaswini (women’s magazine). City Secretary of BJP Mahila Morcha, Indore. State Coordinator of BJP cultural cell. Former executive member of National BJYM. Former state vice president of Mahila Morcha. Former Chief of Girls Wing of ABVP. In 2003, she was elected 12th Vidhan Sabha and remained Minister for Women and Child Development, Social Welfare, Higher Education, Technical Education and Training, Animal Husbandry, Cow Promotion Board and social justice. State BJP’s spokesperson. traveled to many countries including Singapore, France, Germany . Elected as Member of 13th Vidhan Sabha in 2008 and appointed as Minister of Technical Education and Training, School Education and Higher Education.
Elected for third time as MLA in year 2013. Smt. Archana Chitnis was inducted as Cabinet Minister on June 30, 2016 in the cabinet of Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan.