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Council of Ministers of India
Council Of Ministers of India are mandated by the constitution to be members of either House of the Parliament of India.
 
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 Council of Ministers of IndiaUnion Council of Ministers is formed under the leadership of the Prime Minister in the Republic of India. This Council comprises the Cabinet Ministers, Ministers of State and the Deputy Ministers. The number of the members of the Council of Ministers has specified by the Constitution of India. The Union Council of Ministers remains collectively responsible to the Indian Parliament. In addition to the collective responsibility, the ministers are also individually responsible for the functioning of their respective departments. The Council of Ministers is responsible for preparing and introducing bills in the Parliament; to aid and advise the President in the exercise of his functions; to determine the policy and administer them and to implement all the decisions adopted by the Parliament of India. The Union Council of Ministers carries out their functions with the help of the government officials.

After the General Election in 2011 the current Council of Ministers in the Republic of India comprises the following names:








Cabinet Ministers:

Name of Minister Portfolio
Dr. Manmohan Singh Prime Minister and also in-charge of the Ministries/Departments not specifically allocated to the charge of any Minister viz.: Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Ministry of Planning, Department of Atomic Energy and Department of Space
Shri Pranab Mukherjee Minister of Finance
Shri Sharad Pawar Minister of Agriculture and Minister of Food Processing Industries
Shri A.K. Antony Minister of Defence
Shri P. Chidambaram Minister of Home Affairs
Shri S.M. Krishna Minister of External Affairs
Shri Virbhadra Singh Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
Shri Vilasrao Deshmukh Minister of Science and Technology and Minister of Earth Sciences
Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad Minister of Health and Family Welfare
Shri Sushilkumar Shinde Minister of Power
Shri M. Veerappa Moily Minister of Corporate Affairs
Dr. Farooq Abdullah Minister of New and Renewable Energy
Shri S. Jaipal Reddy Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas
Shri Kamal Nath Minister of Urban Development
Shri Vayalar Ravi Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs and Minister of Civil Aviation
Smt. Ambika Soni Minister of Information and Broadcasting
Shri Mallikarjun Kharge Minister of Labour and Employment
Shri Kapil Sibal Minister of Human Resource Development and Minister of Communications and Information Technology
Shri Anand Sharma Minister of Commerce and Industry and Minister of Textiles
Shri C.P. Joshi Minister of Road Transport and Highways
Kumari Selja Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Minister of Culture
Shri Subodh Kant Sahay Minister of Tourism
Shri G.K. Vasan Minister of Shipping
Shri Pawan Kumar Bansal Minister of Parliamentary Affairs and Minister of Water Resources
Shri Mukul Wasnik Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment
Shri M.K. Alagiri Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers
Shri Praful Patel Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises
Shri Shriprakash Jaiswal Minister of Coal
Shri Salman Khursheed Minister of Law and Justice and Minister of Minority Affairs
Shri V. Kishore Chandra Deo Minister of Tribal Affairs and Minister of Panchayati Raj
Shri Beni Prasad Verma Minister of Steel
Shri Dinesh Trivedi Minister of Railways
Shri Jairam Ramesh Minister of Rural Development


Ministers of State with Independent Charge:

Name of Ministers Portfolio
Shri Dinsha J. Patel Ministry of Mines
Smt. Krishna Tirath Ministry of Women and Child Development
Shri Ajay Maken Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
Prof. K.V. Thomas Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution
Shri Srikant Jena Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation and Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers
Smt. Jayanthi Natarajan Ministry of Environment and Forests
Shri Paban Singh Ghatowar Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region
Shri Gurudas Kamat Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation


Ministers of State:

Name of Ministers Portfolio
Shri E. Ahamed Ministry of External Affairs and Ministry of Human Resource Development
Shri Mullappally Ramachandran Ministry of Home Affairs
Shri V. Narayanasamy Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions and Prime Minister`s Office
Shri Jyotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Smt. D. Purandeswari Ministry of Human Resource Development
Shri K.H. Muniappa Ministry of Railways
Smt. Panabaka Lakshmi Ministry of Textiles
Shri Namo Narain Meena Ministry of Finance
Shri M.M. Pallam Raju Ministry of Defence
Shri Saugata Ray Ministry of Urban Development
Shri S.S. Palanimanickam Ministry of Finance
Shri Jitin Prasada Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
Smt. Preneet Kaur Ministry of External Affairs
Shri Harish Rawat Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Food Processing Industries and Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs
Shri Bharatsinh Solanki Ministry of Railways
Shri Mahadev S. Khandela Ministry of Tribal Affairs
Shri Sisir Adhikari Ministry of Rural Development
Shri Sultan Ahmed Ministry of Tourism
Shri Mukul Roy Ministry of Shipping
Shri Choudhury Mohan Jatua Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Shri D. Napoleon Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
Dr. S. Jagathrakshakan Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Shri S. Gandhiselvan Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Shri Tusharbhai Chaudhary Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
Shri Sachin Pilot Ministry of Communications and Information Technology
Shri Pratik Prakashbapu Patil Ministry of Coal
Shri R.P.N. Singh Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Ministry of Corporate Affairs
Shri Vincent Pala Ministry of Water Resources and Ministry of Minority Affairs
Shri Pradeep Jain Ministry of Rural Development
Ms. Agatha Sangma Ministry of Rural Development
Shri Ashwani Kumar Ministry of Planning, Ministry of Science and Technology and Ministry of Earth Sciences
Shri K.C. Venugopal Ministry of Power
Shri Sudip Bandyopadhyay Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Shri Charan Das Mahant Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Food Processing Industries
Shri Jitendra Singh Ministry of Home Affairs
Shri Milind Deora Ministry of Communications and Information Technology
Shri Rajeev Shukla Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs


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