1. Personal Details:-
Name : Dr. Shrimati KAMLA
W/o Late Shri Ramchandra Beniwal
Father's Name : Shri Netram Singh (Leading freedom
fighter of earstwhile Jaipur State).
Date of Birth : 12th January, 1927.
Place of Birth : Village-Gorir, Tehsil -Khetri,
District Jhunjhunu, State Rajasthan.
Academic Qualifications : M.A. (History), Maharaja College, Jaipur
: B.A. (Economics, Political Science & History) Banasthali V idyapeeth, Tonk,Rajasthan.
Profession : Agriculture
Religion / Caste : Indian (Hindu, Jat)
2. Posts held:-
1. Deputy Minister- 1954-57
First lady Minister in the State of Rajasthan at the age of 27 only. Dealt with Medical
and Health, Education and Public Works Department.
2. Deputy Minister- 1962-67
As Deputy Minister she dealt with the Departments of Education, Agriculture, Medical and
Health, Finance, Famine Relief, Food, Animal Husbandry and State Enterprises.
3. State Minister- 1972-77
Home (Police), Industries, Mines, Social Welfare, Medical and Health, General
Administration, Public Relations, Personnel and Economics and Statistics Department.
4. Cabinet Minister- 1980-1985
5. Cabinet Minister- 1985-1990
Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Dairy Development, Revenue, Irrigation, Rajasthan Canal
(Indira Gandhi Canal), Colonisation, Canal Area Development, Ground Water, Energy
Department, Education, Labour and Employment, Rehabilitation, Urban Development,
Sanskrit, Ayurved, Language, Technical Education, Election, Integrated Rural Development, Art
and Culture, Tourism, Special Schemes, Sainik Kalyan, Sheep & Wool, Forest Department Etc.
6. Member of Legislative Assembly- 1993-1998 Bairath (Jaipur) Constituency.
7. Cabinet Minister, 1998.
8. Deputy Chief Minister 25th January, 2003 onwards.
Irrigation, Revenue, Colonisation and Sanskrit Education. Besides being a very senior
member in the Congress Governments, she is also known as a Minister of high aliber, integrity
and outstanding performance,who mastered all the functioning of her Departments with in-depth
study and hard work. She has clear concepts of her job and had been very dynamic to mobilize
her Officers to maintain high standards of functioning.
1. She has been awarded "Vachaspati, D.Lit." by Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Sanskrit Vidyapeeth (University), New Delhi on 28.02.2001 for her dedicated services towards Sanskrit and 'Sanskrita'.
2. She has been awarded "Woman of the Year 2001" by American Biographical Institute.