• Name

    Vijay Goel

  • Date of Birth

    4th January 1954

  • Educational Qualifications

    [Hon-D.Lit.], M. Com., LL.B.

  • Profession

    Lawyer, Trader, Industrialist

  • Vocation

    Politician, Reformer, Activist, Social Worker, Educationist, Environmentalist, Historian, Writer, Photographer, Musician, Singer, Sportsman

  • Father

    Shri Charti Lal Goel, Taxation Lawyer Former Deputy Mayor Former Speaker, Delhi Legislative Assembly

  • Spouse

    Prof. Preeti Goel
    (University of Delhi)

  • Children

    Vidyun Goel, Daughter
    Siddhant Goel, Son

  • Elected to LokSabha

    11th, 12th & 13th

  • Positions Held in Government

    Former Union Minister of State, Government of India
    Prime Minister’s Office
    Planning Commission
    Parliamentary Affairs
    Ministry of Labour
    Ministry of Youth & Sports Affairs
    Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation


  • Member Standing Committed, Ministry of Home Affairs
  • Member, Consultative Committee on Urban Affairs
  • Member, Municipal Corporation of Delhi
  • Member, Joint Parliamentary Committee
  • Member, Public Accounts Committee
  • Member, Governing Body, AIIMS
  • Member, Advisory Committee – DDA


  • Chairman, Satyawati Co-Ed. College, Delhi University
  • Member, University Court
  • Member Anjuman (Court) Of Jamia Millia Islamia
  • Member, Univ. Court, Finance Commtt., Delhi University
  • Member, Governing Body, SRCC
  • Member, Governing Body, Moti Lal Nehru College
  • Member, Governing Body, Laxmibai College


  • President, Lok Abhiyan
  • Convener, Lottery Virodhi Aandolan
  • Trustee, Maharaja Agrasen Hospital, Pitampura, Delhi
  • Vice President, Vaish Aggarwal Educational Society
  • Convener, Bijli-Paani Andolan
  • Founder, Senior Citizen Federation
  • Founder, Heritage India Foundation
  • Convener, Citizen Forum for Commonwealth Games


  • Member Roshanara Club
  • Member India International Centre
  • Member India Habitat Centre
  • Represented University & State in Kho-Kho [1971-73]


  • Childhood

    Joined RSS

  • 1972

    Joined NSS

  • 1972

    Joined NCC

  • 1972

    Joined ABVP

  • 1972-73

    Joint Secretary, Students Union, Shriram College of Commerce -DU

  • 1974-75

    Supreme Councilor, Delhi University Students Union [DUSU]

  • 1974-75

    Treasurer, Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Prarishad [ABVP]

  • 1977-78

    President, Delhi University Student’s Union [DUSU]

  • 1977

    Joined BJYM / BJP

  • 1980-82

    General Secretary, Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha [BJYM], Delhi

  • 1982-84

    President, Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha [BJYM], Delhi

  • 1982-84

    Secretary, Bhartiya Janata Party [BJP], Delhi

  • 1986-88

    All India Secretary, Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha [BJYM]

  • 1991-93

    General Secretary, BJP District, Delhi Sadar

  • 1996

    Elected to 11th Lok Sabha

  • 1998

    Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha

  • 1999

    Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha

  • 2001

    Minister of State [MOS] – PMO & Planning Commission

  • 2001-02

    Minister of State [MOS] – Prime Minister’s Office [PMO]

  • 2002-03

    MOS-PMO & MOS-Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation

  • Jan-2003

    MOS – Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs & MOS – Ministry of Labour

  • May-2003

    MOS – Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports

  • 2004

    General Secretary, Bhartiya Janata Party

  • 2007

    All India General Secretary, Bhartiya Janata Party

  • Feb 2013 - Feb 2014

    President, Delhi Pradesh, Bharatiya Janata Party

  • April 2014 - Present

    Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha

  • Aug 2014 - July 2016

    Member, Committee on Public Accounts

  • Sept 2014 – Dec 2014

    Member, Committee on Health and Family Welfare

  • Nov. 2014 – Dec. 2014

    Chairman, Committee on Papers laid on the Table

  • Dec. 2014 - July 2016

    Member, Committee on Home Affairs

  • July 2016 - Sept. 2017

    MoS (Independent Charge), Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports; MoS, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation

  • Sept. 2017 – Present

    MoS, Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs; MoS, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation


  • Detained during emergency days under the leadership of Shri J P Narain
  • Installed a statue of Swami Vivekanand in Delhi University’s main campus, as a President of Swami Vivekanand Smarak Samiti.
  • Exposed fake certificates racket which was then operating In Delhi University
  • Countrywide campaign for a ban against lottery
  • Formed Lok Abhiyan, in 1990, to create awareness about issues of public and national importance.
  • Remembered till date as the dynamic Sports Minister of the Vajpayee Govt. who brought the Common Wealth Games (CWG) to India
  • Revival of Chandni Chowk through heritage conservation, museums, and cultural celebrations to promote local cuisines, art forms and traditions
  • Campaigns for regularization of unauthorized colonies, rights of senior citizens, Bijli-Paani Andolan and lack of facilities in Delhi villages
  • Restoration of Haveli Dharampura in old Delhi, which received Asia Pacific UNESCO award for cultural heritage conservation
  • National Sports Talent Search Portal to tap the budding talent in sports which otherwise goes unnoticed
  • 60,000+ participation in 12 Slum Yuva Daud to encourage youths of slums to pick sports as a profession


  • Special Interests

    Cinema, Organizing Cultural Functions;
    Study Of Forts;
    Established a Toy Bank for Poor Children;
    Photography: Held two photo-exhibitions; one on Village-life and second on nature, which were inaugurated by Vice President of India and LG of Delhi respectively.

  • Recreation

    Music & Playing Tabla

  • Countries Visited

    France, Nepal, Pakistan, China, U.K. Switzerland, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Singapore, Netherlands, USA, Taiwan, Spain & South Africa

Vision for Delhi

My visions for Delhi stems from these inspiring words of Swami Vivekanada. I sincerely believe that Delhi has enough number of brave, bold men and women who can make it not only one of the best cities.

My vision for Delhi is that it should be a city of opportunities where people

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