India's New Civil Aviation Minister

June 11, 2024 Photo(s): By X / RamMNK, PIB
Kinjarapu Ram Mohan Naidu

Kinjarapu Ram Mohan Naidu (born 18 December 1987) was announced as the Minister of Civil Aviation on June 10, 2024 in the newly formed Government of India, after the general elections in 2024.

An Indian politician, he represents Srikakulam Lok Sabha constituency and won as the Member of Parliament in the 16th 17th, and 18th Lok Sabha from, Andhra Pradesh. He won the Indian general election, 2014, 2019 and 2024 as a Telugu Desam Party (TDP) candidate. He is also the National General Secretary of the TDP and the Leader of the Party in the Lok Sabha.

Kinjarapu Ram Mohan Naidu is the son of Kinjarapu Yerran Naidu; a Telugu Desam Party leader. His father was a Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Tekkali constituency and then became a Member of Parliament (MP) from Srikakulam and later served as a Union Minister for Rural Development in the United Front government between 1996 and 1998.

Kinjarapu Ram Mohan Naidudid his primary schooling in Srikakulam and later on joined Delhi Public School, R. K. Puram, Delhi, to complete his school education. He then earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Purdue University, United States and an MBA from Long Island University. He worked for a year in Singapore before returning to India.

President, Droupadi Murmu administering the oath as Cabinet Minister to Kinjarapu Ram Mohan Naidu at a Swearing-in Ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on June 9, 2024.