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Cabinet Ministers of India
Cabinet Ministers of India are the custodians of the National laws. They are responsible for the routine execution and administration of national laws
 
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 Cabinet Ministers of IndiaUnion Cabinet Ministers of India, as per the Constitution of India, are responsible for the execution and administration of laws. A number of Union Ministries and Departments have been created therefore by the Indian Parliament for the greater interest in dealing with specific areas of national and international affairs. The Ministries also act in advisory and funding capacity in dealing the matters which are deputed to the States. The ministers are based in offices of their respective Union Ministries in New Delhi. The Parliament comprises the President, Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha. Both the houses of Parliament give consents to all the governance.

However, the will of the Lok Sabha always endures in case of money bills. The Government of India, commonly as known as Central Government, also officially referred as the Union Government.


The following are the list of the present Cabinet Ministers:
Serial Number Portfolio Name of Minister
1 Prime Minister
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Ministry of Planning
Department of Atomic Energy
Department of Space
. Dr. Manmohan Singh
2 Minister of Railways Pawan Kumar Bansal
3 Minister of Finance Palaniappan Chidambaram
4 Minister of Agriculture Sharad Pawar
Minister of Food Processing Industries
5 Minister of Defence A.K. Antony
6 Minister of Home Affairs Sushilkumar Shinde
7 Minister of External Affairs Salman Khurshid
8 Minister of Science and Technology Jaipal Reddy
Minister of Earth Sciences
9 Minister of Health and Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad
10 Minister of New and Renewable Energy Dr. Farooq Abdullah
11 Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dr. M. Veerappa Moily
12 Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi
13 Minister of Civil Aviation Ajit Singh Chaudhary
14 Minister of Labour and Employment Mallikarjun Kharge
15 Minister of Human Resource Development Dr. M. Mangapati Pallam Raju
16 Minister of Communications and Information Technology Kapil Sibal
17 Minister of Commerce
Industry and Minister of Textiles
Anand Sharma
18 Minister of Road Transport and Highways Dr C. P. Joshi
19 Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Ajay Maken
20 Minister of Culture Smt. Chandresh Kumari Katoch
21 Minister of Shipping G.K. Vasan
22 Minister of Urban Development
Minister of Parliamentary Affairs
Kamal Nath
23 Minister of Water Resources Harish Rawat
24 Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Kumari Selja
25 Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers M. K. Alagiri
26 Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Praful Patel
27 Minister of Coal Sriprakash Jaiswal
28 Minister of Law and Justice Ashwani Kumar,
29 Minister of Minority Affairs Khan, Shri K. Rahman
30 Ministry of Mines Dinsha J. Patel
31 Minister of Tribal Affairs
Minister of Panchayati Raj
V. Kishore Chandra Deo
32 Minister of Steel Beni Prasad Verma
33 Minister of Rural Development Jairam Ramesh


Ministers of State with Independent Charge
Serial Number Portfolio Name of Minister
1 Ministry of Women and Child Development Krishna Tirath
2 Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports Jitendra Singh
3 Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Prof. Kuruppassery Varkey Thomas
4 Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation Srikant Kumar Jena
5 Ministry of Environment and Forests Jayanthi Natarajan
6 Minister of Information and Broadcasting Manish Tewari
7 Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region Paban Singh Ghatowar
8 Minister of Tourism Chiranjeevi, Dr. K.
9 Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation Bharatsinh Madhavsinh Solanki
10 Minister of Power Jyotiraditya Scindia
11 Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises K.H. Muniyappa
12 Minister of Corporate Affairs Sachin Pilot


Ministers of State
Serial Number Portfolio Name of Minister
1 Ministry of External Affairs E. Ahamed
2 Ministry of Human Resource Development Jitin Prasada
3 Ministry of Human Resource Development Dr. Shashi Tharoor
4 Ministry of Home Affairs Ramachandran Mullappally
5 Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Prime Minister Office
V. Narayanasamy
6 Ministry of Commerce and Industry Daggubati Purandeswari
7 Ministry of Railways Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury
8 Ministry of Railways Kotla Jaya Surya Prakash Reddy
9 Ministry of Textiles Smt. Lakshmi Panabaka
10 Ministry of Finance Namo Narain Meena
11 Ministry of Finance S.S. Palanimanickam
12 Ministry of Road Transport and Highways Sathyanarayana Sarvey
13 Ministry of External Affairs Smt. Preneet Kaur
14 Ministry of Agriculture
Ministry of Food Processing Industries
Dr. Charan Das Mahant
15 Ministry of Agriculture
Ministry of Food Processing Industries
Tariq Anwar, Shri
16 Ministry of Tribal Affairs Smt. Ranee Narah
17 Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment Porika Balram Naik
18 Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Abu Hasem Khan Choudhury
19 Ministry of Road Transport and Highways Tushar Amarsinh Chaudhary
20 Ministry of Communications and Information Technology Milind Murli Deora
21 Ministry of Communications and Information Technology Dr. (Smt.) Kruparani Killi
22 Ministry of Coal Pratik Prakashbapu Patil
23 Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
Ministry of Home Affairs
Ratanjit Pratap Narain Singh
24 Ministry of Water Resources Vincent H Pala
25 Ministry of Minority Affairs Ninong Ering
26 Ministry of Rural Development Pradeep Kumar Jain Aditya
27 Ministry of Planning
Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs
Rajeev Shukla
28 Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers Srikant Kumar Jena
29 Minister of Urban Development Smt. Deepa Dasmunsi
30 Minister of Labour and Employment Suresh Kodikunnil
31 Minister of New and Renewable Energy S. Jagathrakshakan
32 Minister of Civil Aviation K. C. Venugopal
33 Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Paban Singh Ghatowar
34 Ministry of Defence Jitendra Singh
35 Ministry of Defence Lalchand Kataria


(Last Updated on : 01/11/2012)
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