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