Know the Governor


Shri Kalraj Mishra

Date of Birth

01st July, 1941

Place of Birth

Malikpur Saidpur, Ghazipur (Uttar Pradesh)

Permanent Address

H. No. 1102, Gomati Enclave, (Opp. DGP Office), B. N. Lahiri Marg, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.

Official Residence

Raj Bhawan, Civil Lines, Jaipur- 302006 Rajasthan



Family Background

Born in a Middle Class Brahmin family.

Father's Name

Shri Ramagiya Mishra

Mother's Name

Smt. Prabhawati Mishra

Spouse Name

Smt. Satyawati Mishra






M.A.from Kashi Vidhyapeeth


eMail kalraj[at]kalrajmishra[dot]com

Social Media



Executive & Legislative Positions

Political Assignments


Constitutional Assignments

At Present

Chancellor of following Universities

Books Published

Literary, Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments

Has contributed extensively through articles on varied socio-economic subjects in English & Hindi dailies and magazines. Organized motivational programmes for youth in different areas like social service, spiritualism and nation building. Also served as Member, Hindi Salahkar Samiti.

Social And Cultural Activities

Has actively participated in various institutes and organizations like Kamal Jyoti, Prabhavati Intermediate College, Ghazipur, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, and Banaras Hindu University etc. Encouraged promotion of films and cultural activities in State of Uttar Pradesh.

Special Interests

Development of Entrepreneurship amongst youth is an area of special interest and firmly believes that it is by developing entrepreneurial skills that youth of this country are made self reliant and enabled to contribute positively towards development of this country.

Favourite Pastime and Recreation

Reading, Writing, Traveling, Yoga, Pranayam, Meditation and Spirituality.

Sports and Clubs.

President Indian Olympic Associartion UP,

President, Uttar Pradesh Archery Association;

Uttar Pradesh Taekwondo Association

Vice-President, National Archery Association.

Countries Visited

Australia, Canada, China, Germany, Greece, Hong-Kong (Special Administrative Region of the People`s Republic of China), Japan, North Korea, Portugal, Russia, Rwanda, South Africa, Spain, U.K. and U.S.A., Mauritius, U.A.E. and Zimbabwe.


In his first speech after being appointed as Union Cabinet Minister, he said -

“The objective of this ministry is to make the common man self-dependent. Optimum utilisation of human resources in the MSME sector and establishing a framework for this purpose is the need of the time and this ministry will work towards that goal. I aim to fulfil the expectations of the people”.