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Cabinet of India

June 22, 2013

Published By www.keralapscblog.com
The Cabinet of India officially called the Union Council of Ministers of India is the collective decision-making body of the Government of India, consists of the Prime Minister and 32 Cabinet Ministers, the most senior of the government ministers.

Council of Ministers
This is a list of current members of the Council of Ministers of the Government of India. All ministers are based in offices of their respective Union Ministries in New Delhi.

There are three categories of ministers, in descending order of rank: 1. Union Cabinet Minister – senior minister in-charge of a ministry. A cabinet minister may also hold additional charges of other Ministries, where no other Cabinet minister is appointed 2. Minister of State (Independent Charges) – with no overseeing Union cabinet minister for that portfolio 3. Minister of State (MoS) – junior minister with to overseeing cabinet minister, usually tasked with a specific responsibility in that ministry. For instance, an MoS in the Finance Ministry may only handle taxation.

Minister of Agriculture and Minister of Food Processing Industries. 13. Farooq Abdullah Shri S. Minister of Shipping. Manmohan Singh Portfolio Prime Minister and also in-charge of the Ministries/Departments not specifically allocated to the charge of any Minister viz. Minister of Mines. and (iv) Department of Space. 16. Minister of Labour and Employment.Girija Vyas Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs. (ii) Ministry of Planning. 8. Minister Minister Minister Minister Minister of of of of of Science and Technology and Earth Sciences. 12. Name Dr. 7. 19. Antony Shri Sharad Pawar Shri P. 22. 20. 15. 11. 3. 6. Minister of External Affairs. Minister of Steel. Minister of New and Renewable Energy. . 21. Civil Aviation. 14. Minister of Defence.K. Minister of Home Affairs. : (i) Ministry of Personnel. Minister of Minority Affairs. Kishore Chandra Deo Shri Beni Prasad Verma Shri Jairam Ramesh Shri K. 25. Urban Development and Parliamentary Affairs. Rahman Khan Shri Dinsha J. Minister of Finance. Minister of Coal. Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas. Shri A. No. Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment. Minister of Communications and Information Technology and Minister of Law and Justice. S. 24.Cabinet Ministers Sl. Patel Dr. Minister of Rural Development. 2. (iii) Department of Atomic Energy. Vasan Shri Praful Patel Shri Shriprakash Jaiswal Shri Salman Khurshid Shri V. 29. 28. Veerappa Moily Dr. Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises. Minister of Railways. Chidambaram Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad Shri Sushilkumar Shinde Shri M. Minister of Textiles.K. Minister of Tribal Affairs and Minister of Panchayati Raj. Jaipal Reddy Shri Kamal Nath Shri Ajit Singh Shri Vayalar Ravi Shri Sis Ram Ola Shri Kapil Sibal Shri Anand Sharma Shri K. 1. 5. 9. Rao Shri Oscar Fernandes Shri Mallikarjun Kharge Kumari Selja Shri G. 10. Minister of Health and Family Welfare. Minister of Commerce and Industry. Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation. 27. 26. Minister of Road Transport and Highways. 23. 4. Public Grievances & Pensions. 17. 18.

31.M. Shri M. . 32. Pallam Raju Shri Harish Rawat Smt Chandresh Kumari Kathoch Minister of Human Resource Development.30. Minister of Water Resources. Minister of Culture.

Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs. 1. 9. 12. Jayanthi Natarajan Shri Paban Singh Ghatowar Shri Jyotiradiya Madhavrao Scindia Shri K. Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Tourism. Sl. Name Smt. . Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation. Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Micro. K. Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region and Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs. Krishna Tirath Prof. Muniyappa Shri Bharatsinh Solanki Shri Sachin Pilot Shri Jitendra Singh Shri Manish Tewari Dr.H. All the following ministers are from the Indian National Congress. 10. Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation and Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers. Smt. 8. 2. 4. 5. Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Consumer Affairs. Small and Medium Enterprises. Thomas Shri Srikant Jena Portfolio Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Women and Child Development. Food & Public Distribution. Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports and Minister of State in the Ministry of Defence. No. 11. 7. K.V. Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Environment and Forests. unlike Minister of State who is also a junior Minister but assists a cabinet minister. Chiranjeevi 6.Ministers of State (Independent Charges) A 'Minister of State with independent charge' is a junior Minister in the Federal (State) or Central Government of India but is in charge of a ministry. Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Power. Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. 3.

20.P. Minister of State in the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. Minister of State in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Minister of State in the Ministry of Textiles. Minister of State in the Ministry of Coal. Name Shri E. 12. 14. 13. Minister of State in the Ministry of Human Resource Development. 8. Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs. 17. 25. Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel.C. Minister of State in the Ministry of Labour and Employment. 5. Ahamed Shri Mullappally Ramachandran Shri V. Minister of State in the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology And Minister of State in the Ministry of Shipping. 15. 6. Minister of State in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs. Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance. Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. 10.N. 4. 2. Narayanasamy Portfolio Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs. Surya Prakash Reddy Smt Ranee Narah Shri Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury Shri A. Minister of State in the Ministry of Rural Development. Minister of State in the Ministry of Railways. Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Minister of State in the Ministry of Food Processing Industries. Purandeswari Smt. Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs. Khan Choudhury Shri Sarvey Sathyanarayana Shri Ninong Ering Smt Deepa Dasmunsi . Minister of State in the Ministry of Tribal Affairs. Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs and Minister of State in the Ministry of Planning. 23. Singh Dr. Public Grievances and Pensions and Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office. No. 9. Smt. D. Minister of State in the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. Minister of State in the Ministry of Minority Affairs.Ministers of State Sl. Minister of State in the Ministry of Railways. Preneet Kaur Shri Tusharbhai Chaudhary Shri Pratik Prakashbapu Patil Shri R. 11. Venugopal Shri Charan Das Mahant Shri Milind Deora Shri Rajeev Shukla Shri Kodikunnil Suresh Shri Tariq Anwar Shri K. Minister of State in the Ministry of Food Processing Industries. Panabaka Lakshmi Shri Namo Narain Meena Shri Jitin Prasada Smt. 21. 26. 1.J.H. 7. 3. Shashi Tharoor Shri Pradeep Jain Shri K. Minister of State in the Ministry of Human Resource Development. Minister of State in the Ministry of Urban Development. 24. Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture. 22. 16. 19. 18. Minister of State in the Ministry of Civil Aviation.

© www. 28. Shri Porika Balram Naik Dr. Minister of State in the Ministry of Rural Development. Minister of State in the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology.com .27.keralapscblog.(Smt) Kruparani Killi Shri Lalchand Kataria Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. 29.