Mansukh L. Mandaviya today took charge as the Minister of State in the Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers in New Delhi.After assuming the charge, speaking to media persons, Shri Mandaviya said that in the last two years, there has been a dramatic improvement in the socio-economic conditions in the country. On the issue of fertilizers, he said that it is now available abundantly and in time. Shri. Mandaviya said that he would work to improve the conditions of farmers and the common man. He said that he would strive to rise to the expectations of the visionary Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi.Shri Mansukh L. Mandaviya is from Gujarat, elected to the Rajya Sabha in April 2012. He had been a member of Gujarat Legislative Assembly from 2002-2007. Shri. Mandaviya had earlier been a member of the Committee on Petroleum & Natural Gas, National Welfare Board for Seafarers, Committee on Chemicals & Fertilizers and also a Member of Select Committee of Rajya Sabha on Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill. As a Gujarat lawmaker, Shri Mandaviya has served the state as chairman of Gujarat Agro Industries Corporation Ltd. Shri Mandaviya was sworn-in as Minister of State in the Union council of ministers on 5th July, 2016. By Profession, Shri Mandaviya is a Businessman, Agriculturist/Farmer, Political and Social Worker. He has done a Certificate Course in Veterinary Live Stock Inspector and has been educated at Songadh Gurukul and Gujarat Agriculture University, S.K. Nagar, Dantiwada, Gujarat.