Shri Satyedar Jain was born in Village Kirthal, District Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh. He did his schooling from Ramjas School, No.2, Delhi and Graduation in Architecture from Indian Institute of Architects.
He joined CPWD and later on quit his job to set up an Architectural Consultancy firm. He has been closely associated with various social service causes and groups. He became deeply involved in Anna Hazare’s movement against corruption and quit his career to pursue the same earnestly. He is a founder member of Aam Aadmi Party.
He served as Health and Industries Minister in the first AAP Government from 28th December, 2013 to 14th February, 2014. He was re-elected from Shakur Basti Assembly Constituency in the recent Assembly elections and is presently serving as Minister of Power, PWD, Health & FW, Industries and Gurudwara Elections, Govt. of NCT of Delhi.