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Positions Held

Ministry Tenure
Minister of Finance 23 August 2018 Presented
Minister of Corporate Affairs 23 August 2018 Presented
Minister of Defence 13 March 2017 – 3 September 2017
Minister of Information and Broadcasting 9 November 2014 – 5 July 2016
Leader of the Opposition, Rajya Sabha 3 June 2009 – 26 May 2014

Personal Details

Date Of Birth 28 December 1952
Place New Delhi, India/td>
Political Party Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Academics (B.Com), (L.L.B.)University of Delhi

Achievements

1) Played active role in formalisation of economy during demonetisation of Rs.500/1000 notes.
2) Transformational Reforms:- Replaced multiple state and central taxes by Introducing Goods & Service Tax (GST)
3) Recapitalization of Public Sector Banks (PSBs):- Took a massive step to recapitalize public sector banks with a plan to strengthen the banks which are said to be pillars of any economy.
4) Reduced fiscal deficit to 3.6% in 2017-18 from 4.5% in 2013-14.
5) Implemented the recommendations of 7th pay commission to benefit more than 48 Lakh Central Government Employees.

Profile

         Arun Jaitley (born 28 December 1952) is an Indian politician and legal advocate, who is a Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs under Prime Minister Narendra Modi. A member of the Bharatiya Janata Party, Jaitley previously held the cabinet portfolios of FinanceCorporate AffairsCommerce and Industry and Law and Justice in the Vajpayee government (1998–2004) and served as the Minister of Defence in the Narendra Modi government as additional charge. From 2009 to 2014 he served as the Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha.[1][2] He is a Senior Advocate of the Supreme Court of Indiaj