Ministers of India
The head of the Union government of India is Prime Minister. The executive powers lies in the hands of the Prime Minister while constitutional powers are with the President of India. In India there is Westminister form of democracy, so the prime minister is responsible for the governance of the country.
The day to day administration of the country is done by the prime minister. His council of minister like cabinet ministers, ministers of state with independent charges, deputy ministers and ministers of state working with cabinet help him in the governance process.
The Prime minister has many duties to perform and and immense power too. He forms the council of ministers by choosing people from his party and assigns different ministries to them. The council that PM forms is called cabinet. He presides over all the important meetings of the cabinet. The ministers are removed if their performance is not found up to the mark.
PM is responsible for making schemes and plans for the country and looking after the defense related issue of the country. He need to attend the judicial appointments, appointments of the State Administrative Tribunals, Election Commission, Central Administrative Tribunal and UPSCs. Apart from this, there are certain departments that are solely taken care by PM such as Department of Atomic Energy, Department of Space, Ministry of Planning, Ministry of Personal and Public Grievances and Pensions.
There are three kinds of ministers in the council of ministers such as cabinet ministers, ministers of state with independent charges and ministers of state working with cabinet ministers.
Cabinet is the council of ministers that are responsible for managing the different ministries of the country. They are responsible for taking all the important decisions. Some of the prominent ministries are Defense , Industry, Finance, etc.
The main duties of the cabinet is to advice the council of ministers and attend all the cabinet ministers that is called either by the prime minister or any other cabinet minister to discuss on an issue. They are responsible to the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha for all the schemes and policies.
After the cabinet ministers, comes the ministers of the state with independent charges. They are the part of council of ministers but not as important as cabinet ministers. After that comes the ministers of the state working with cabinet ministers. They work under the cabinet ministers and assist them to manage certain portfolios.
List of all ministers of india
|S. No||Ministry||Cabinet Minister’s Name||State Minister’s Name||Chief Secretary’s Name|
|1||Ministry of Agriculture||Radha Mohan Singh||Dr Sanjeev Kumar Balyan||Ashish Bahuguna|
|2||Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers||Ananth Kumar||Nihalchand||Indrajit Pal|
|3||Ministry of Civil Aviation||Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati||GM Siddeshwara||Ashok Lavasa|
|4||Ministry of Coal||Piyush Goyal||S.K.Srivastava|
|5||Ministry of Commerce & Industry||Nirmala Sitharaman||Rajeev Kher|
|6||Ministry of Communications & Information Tech.||Ravi Shankar Prasad||Ram Sewak Sharma|
|7||Ministry of Consumer Aff., Food, & Public Dist.||Ram Vilas Paswan||Raosaheb Dadarao Danve Patil||Keshav Desiraju|
|8||Ministry of Corporate Affairs||Arun Jaitley||Nirmala Sitharaman||Naved Masood|
|9||Ministry of Culture||Shripad Yesso Naik||Ravindra Singh|
|10||Ministry of Defence||Arun Jaitley||Inderjit Singh Rao||Radha Krishna Mathur|
|11||Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region||General VK Singh||Uttam Kumar Sangma|
|12||Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation||Nitin Gadkari||Upendra Kushwaha||Pankaj Jain|
|13||Ministry of Earth Sciences||Jitendra Singh||Dr. Shailesh Nayak|
|14||Ministry of Environment & Forests||Prakash Javadekar||Dr. V. Rajagopalan|
|15||Ministry of External Affairs||Sushma Swaraj||General VK Singh||Sujatha Singh|
|16||Ministry of Finance||Arun Jaitley||Nirmala Sitharaman||Dr. Arvind Mayaram|
|17||Ministry of Food Processing Industries||Harsimrat Kaur Badal||Dr Sanjeev Kumar Balyan||Siraj Hussain|
|18||Ministry of Health & Family Welfare||Dr. Harsh Vardhan||V. K. Subburaj|
|19||Ministry of Heavy Industry & Public Enterprises||Anant Geete||Radhakrishnan P||Sutanu Behuria|
|20||Ministry of Home Affairs||Rajnath Singh||Kiren Rijiju||Anil Goswami|
|21||Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation||M Venkaiah Naidu||Ms.Anita Agnihotri|
|22||Ministry of Human Resource Development||Smriti Irani||Ashok Thakur|
|23||Ministry of Information & Broadcasting||Prakash Javadekar||Bimal Julka|
|24||Ministry of Labour & Employment||Narendra Singh Tomar||Vishnu Deo Sai||Gauri Kumar|
|25||Ministry of Law & Justice||Ravi Shankar Prasad||Anita Kaul|
|26||Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises||Kalraj Mishra||Madhav Lal|
|27||Ministry of Mines||Narendra Singh Tomar||Vishnu Deo Sai||Anup K. Pujari|
|28||Ministry of Minority Affairs||Dr Najma A Heptulla||Lalit K Panwar|
|29||Ministry of New & Renewable Energy||Piyush Goyal||Upendra Tripathy|
|30||Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs||Sushma Swaraj||General VK Singh||Prem Narain|
|31||Ministry of Panchayati Raj||Nitin Gadkari||Upendra Kushwaha||Vijay Laxmi Joshi|
|32||Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs||M Venkaiah Naidu||Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Prakash Javadekar||Afzal Amanullah|
|33||Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions||Jitendra Singh||Sanjay Kothari|
|34||Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas||Dharmendra Pradhan||Saurabh Chandra|
|35||Ministry of Power||Piyush Goyal||Pradeep Kumar Sinha|
|36||Ministry of Railways||D V Sadananda Gowda||Manoj Sinha||H K Jaggi|
|37||Ministry of Road Transport & Highways||Nitin Gadkari||Krishan Pal||Vijay Chhibber|
|38||Ministry of Rural Development||Nitin Gadkari||Upendra Kushwaha||Vandana Kumari Jena|
|39||Ministry of Science & Technology||Jitendra Singh||T. Ramasami|
|40||Ministry of Shipping||Nitin Gadkari||Krishan Pal||Vishwapati Trivedi|
|41||Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment||Thaawar Chand Gehlot||Sudarshan Bhagat||Sudhir Bhargava|
|42||Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation||Inderjit Singh Rao||T. C. A. Anant|
|43||Ministry of Steel||Narendra Singh Tomar||Vishnu Deo Sai||G Mohan Kumar|
|44||Ministry of Textiles||Santosh Kumar Gangwar||Zohra Chatterji|
|45||Ministry of Tourism||Shripad Yesso Naik||Parvez Dewan|
|46||Ministry of Tribal Affairs||Jual Oram||Mansukhbhai D. Vasava||Hrusikesh Panda|
|47||Ministry of Urban Development||M Venkaiah Naidu||Dr. Sudhir Krishna|
|48||Ministry of Water Resources||Uma Bharati||Santosh Kumar Gangwar||Alok Rawat|
|49||Ministry of Women & Child Development||Maneka Gandhi||Shankar Aggarwal|
|50||Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports||Sarbananda Sonowal||Ajit M. Sharan|