He has roots in the RSS and its parivar organizations. He was on inducted into the union cabinet of India on 9 November 2014.
He has been active on the national political scene since 2010 when he was picked by then Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Nitin Gadkari to join his new team. He was made the party's national general secretary.
Nadda, as a forest minister in the Himachal Pradesh government, was the brain behind opening forest police stations to check forest crimes, launching community-driven plantation, setting up forest ponds and the massive plantation of deodars to boost the depleting green cover of Shimla.