Department of Public Relation:Government of Madhya Pradesh
Shri Kailash Vijayvargiya

Shri Kailash Vijayvargiya was born on May 13, 1956. A BSc, LLB, he is a businessman.

Shri Kailash Vijayvargiya entered politics through Vidyarthi Parishad in year 1975. He became Corporator of Indore Municipal Corporation in 1983 and member of Standing Committee in 1985. He has been State Secretary of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha, Bharatiya Janata Party, Indore and Coordinator of State BJP Legal Cell. He became State Coordinator of Vidyarthi Parishad in 1985, State Vice-President of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha in 1992 and National General Secretary of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha and in-charge of Gujarat in 1993. Shri Vijayvargiya was elected to Vidhan Sabha in 1990, 1993, 1998 and 2003. He was elected to 13th Vidhan Sabha for the 5th time in 2008 and 6th time consecutively in year 2013.

Shri Kailash Vijayvargiya has also been a member of Vidhan Sabha’s Public Accounts Committee. He became first directly elected Mayor of Indore Municipal Corporation in year 2000. The same year, he was nominated as Vice-President and President of All-India Mayors’ Council and was felicitated as the best mayor at World Mayors’ Conference at Honolulu (America). The same year, he was invited to China as a member of Preparation Committee of World Earth Summit. Consequent to his excellent environmental improvement works in Indore, the city was conferred “Clean City, Green City Award” in year 2002. The same year, he was invited by the British Prime Minister to share experiences of public participation in urban development. Later, he was invited by Garland City (America) for signing an agreement for urban development through partnership. He was nominated as President of South Asia Mayors’ Council in 2003 and led Indian Voluntary Organisation’s team at World Earth Summit Durban (South Africa).

Shri Vijayvargiya was felicitated by United Nations for significant efforts to build public opinion for fulfilling Millennium Development Goals prescribed by United Nations in year 2006. Due to Shri Kailash Vijayvargiya’s efforts, Madhya Pradesh received 3 prestigious awards in information technology sector in 2007. Shri Vijayvargiya has also received the prestigious Building Industries Leadership Award.

Shri Kailash Vijayvargiya was sworn-in as Cabinet Minister on December 8, 2008 and given portfolios of Public Works, Parliamentary Affairs, Urban Administration & Development (Only works related to Simhastha-Kumbh). He was given portfolio of Religious Trusts, Endowment and Rehabilitation on July 1, 2004. Shri Vijayvargiya again joined Shri Babulal Gaur’s Council of Minister as Public Works Minister on August 27, 2004. He was re-inducted in Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s Council of Minister on December 4, 2005 as Public Works, Information Technology, Science & Technology Minister.

In year 2008, Shri Kailash Vijayvargiya was elected Member of Vidhan Sabha for the 5th time with a massive victory margin from Ambedkar Nagar (Mhow). He was sworn-in as Minister in Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s Council of Minister on December 20, 2008.

Shri Vijayvargiya was elected to Vidhan Sabha for the second time from Mhow Vidhan Sabha constituency and overall 6th time in year 2013. He took oath as a Cabinet Minister on December 21, 2013.

Important Weblinks