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Union Council of Ministers of India

The Cabinet of India, also known as the Union Cabinet of India, is the collective decision-making body of the Government of India, consists of the Prime Minister and the cabinet ministers. The Cabinet is the ultimate decision-making body of the executive within ′the Westminster system of government in traditional constitutional theory. The Cabinet Secretary provide assistance to the council of ministers and acts as an advisor.[1] Ministers of State assist the Cabinet ministers in their work.[2]


  • Council 1
    • Prime Minister 1.1
    • Cabinet Ministers 1.2
    • Ministers of State 1.3
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


Prime Minister

Name Ministry Notes
Narendra Damodardas Modi Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions; Department of Atomic Energy Department of Space; All important policy issues and all other portfolios not allocated to any Minister

Cabinet Ministers

Rajnath Singh Home Minister
Sushma Swaraj External Affairs, Overseas Indian Affairs
Arun Jaitley Finance, Corporate Affairs, Information & Broadcasting
Venkaiah Naidu Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Parliamentary Affairs
Nitin Jairam Gadkari Road Transport and Highways
Manohar Parrikar Defence
Suresh Prabhu Railways minister
D.V. Sadananda Gowda Minister of Law and Justice
Uma Bharti Minister of Water Resources and Ganga Rejuvenation
Najma A. Heptulla Minority Affairs
Ram Vilas Paswan Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
Kalraj Mishra Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
Maneka Gandhi Women and Child Development
Ananth Kumar Chemicals and Fertilizers
Ravi Shankar Prasad Communications and Information Technology
Jagat Prakash Nadda Health & Family Welfare
Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati Civil Aviation
Anant Geete Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises
Harsimrat Kaur Badal Food Processing Industries
Narendra Singh Tomar Mines, Steel
Ch. Birender Singh Rural Development, Panchayat Raj, Drinking Water and Sanitation
Jual Oram Tribal Affairs
Radha Mohan Singh Agriculture
Thawar Chand Gehlot Social Justice and Empowerment
Smriti Zubin Irani Human Resource Development (HRD) minister
Harsh Vardhan Science and Technology, Earth Sciences

Ministers of State

Bandaru Dattatreya Labour and Employment*
Dharmendra Pradhan Petroleum and Natural Gas*
G. M. Siddeshwara Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises
Giriraj Singh Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises
Hansraj Gangaram Ahir Chemicals & Fertilizers
Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary Home Affairs
Jayant Sinha Finance
Jitendra Singh Development of North Eastern Region*, Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Department of Atomic Energy, Department of Space
Kiren Rijiju Home Affairs
Krishan Pal Social Justice & Empowerment
Nihalchand Panchayati Raj
Nirmala Sitharaman Commerce and Industry*
Mahesh Sharma Culture*, Tourism*, Civil Aviation
Manoj Sinha Railway
Mansukhbhai Dhanjibhai Vasava Tribal Affairs
Mohanbhai Kalyanjibhai Kundariya Agriculture
Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Minority Affairs, Parliamentary Affairs
Prakash Javadekar Environment, Forest and Climate Change*
Piyush Goyal Power*, Coal*, New and Renewable Energy*
Pon Radhakrishnan Road Transport & Highways, Shipping
Rajiv Pratap Rudy Skill Development & Entrepreneurship*, Parliamentary Affairs
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore Information & Broadcasting
Ram Kripal Yadav Drinking Water & Sanitation
Ram Shankar Katheria Human Resource Development
Rao Inderjit Singh Planning*, Defence
Raosaheb Dadarao Danve Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti Food Processing Industries
Sanjeev Kumar Balyan Agriculture
Santosh Gangwar Textiles*
Sanwar Lal Jat Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation
Sarbananda Sonowal Youth Affairs and Sports*
Shripad Yasso Naik AAYUSH*, Health & Family Welfare
Sudarshan Bhagat Rural Development
Babul Supriyo Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation
Upendra Kushwaha Human Resource Development
Vijay Kumar Singh Statistics and Programme Implementation*, External Affairs, Overseas Indian Affairs
Vijay Sampla Social Justice & Empowerment
Vishnu Deo Sai Mines, Steel
Y. S. Chowdary Science and Technology, Earth Science

See also


  1. ^ "Functions of Cabinet Secretariat". Retrieved 31 January 2012. 
  2. ^ Jacob, Jayanth (28 May 2009). "Ministers of state need not worry". The Telegraph. Retrieved 27 May 2014. 

External links

  • Council of Ministers
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