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List of all cabinet ministers and their portfolio/departments.

Looking for list of all the Cabinet Ministers of India? You are at the right place. we the team of All Previous Papers have prepared list of all the Union Council of Minsters for our readers. Below is the list of Cabinet Ministers in India. This is an important static GK topic for MBA, Bank PO, SSC, Railways and other competitive exams. students can expect at least 1 to 2 questions from Union Council of Ministers in India in any competitive exams they are preparing for.

Your preparation for competitive exams like AAO, Banking, Railways, SSC, LIC is incomplete without having good knowledge in Current Affairs and GK. Our team has prepared the list of Union Council of Ministers.

List of Union Council of Ministers in India
Name of MinisterPortfolio (2014)Portfolio (2019)
Shri Narendra ModiPrime Minister of India
Department of Atomic Energy
Department of Space
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Shri Raj Nath SinghMinistry of Home Affairs
Smt. Sushma SwarajMinistry of External Affairs
Shri Suresh PrabhuMinistry of Commerce and Industry
Ministry of Civil Aviation
Shri Nitin Jairam Gadkari Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
Ministry of Shipping
Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation
Shri D.V. Sadananda GowdaMinistry of Statistics and Programme Implementation
Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers
Shri Arun JaitleyMinistry of Finance
Ministry of Corporate Affairs
Dr. Harsh VardhanMinistry of Science and Technology
Ministry of Earth Sciences
Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
Shri Ramvilas PaswanMinistry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
Smt. Maneka Sanjay GandhiMinistry of Women and Child Development
Shri Ravi Shankar PrasadMinistry of Electronics and Information Technology
Ministry of Law and Justice
Shri Jagat Prakash NaddaMinistry of Health and Family Welfare
Shri Chaudhary Birender SinghMinistry of Steel
Shri Anant GeeteMinistry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises
Smt. Harsimrat Kaur BadalMinistry of Food Processing Industries
Shri Narendra Singh TomarMinistry of Rural Development
Ministry of Panchayati Raj
Ministry of Mines
Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs
Shri Jual OramMinistry of Tribal Affairs
Smt. Smriti Zubin IraniMinistry of Textiles
Shri Radha Mohan SinghMinistry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
Shri Thaawar Chand GehlotMinistry of Social Justice and Empowerment
Shri Prakash JavadekarMinistry of Human Resource Development
Shri Dharmendra PradhanMinistry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
Shri Piyush GoyalMinistry of Coal
Ministry of Railways
Smt. Nirmala SitharamanMinistry of Defence
Shri Mukhtar Abbas NaqviMinistry of Minority Affairs
Shri Amit Shah ---(First Time)
Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' ---(First Time)
Shri Pralhad Joshi ---(First Time)
Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar---
Shri Arjun Munda---
Shri Dharmendra Pradhan---
Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey---
Shri Arvind Ganpat Sawant---
Shri Giriraj SinghMinister of state (Ind. Charge)
Min. of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
Shri Gajendra Singh ShekhawatMinister of State (Min. of Agricultural and Farmers welfare)

List of Ministers of State (Independent Charge)

Name of MinisterPortfolio
Shri Inderjit Singh RaoMinistry of Planning
Shri Santosh Kumar GangwarMinistry of Labour and Employment
Shri Shripad Yesso NaikDepartment of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH)
Dr. Jitendra SinghMinistry of Development of North Eastern Region
Dr. Mahesh SharmaMinistry of Culture
Shri Giriraj SinghMinistry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
Shri Manoj SinhaMinistry of Communications
Col. Rajyavardhan Singh RathoreMinistry of Youth Affairs and Sports
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Shri Raj Kumar SinghMinistry of Power
Ministry of New and Renewable Energy
Shri Hardeep Singh PuriMinistry of Housing and Urban Affairs
Shri Alphons KannanthanamMinistry of Tourism

List of Ministers of State

Name of MinisterPortfolio
General (Retd.) V.K. SinghMinistry of External Affairs
Shri Inderjit Singh RaoMinistry of Chemicals and Fertilizers
Dr. Jitendra SinghDepartment of Atomic Energy
Department of Space
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Prime Minister's Office
Dr. Mahesh SharmaMinistry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
Shri Ram Kripal YadavMinistry of Rural Development
Shri Haribhai Parthibhai ChaudharyMinistry of Mines
Ministry of Coal
Shri S.S. AhluwaliaMinistry of Electronics and Information Technology
Shri Hansraj Gangaram AhirMinistry of Home Affairs
Shri Manoj SinhaMinistry of Railways
Shri P.P. ChaudharyMinistry of Law and Justice
Ministry of Corporate Affairs
Shri Radhakrishnan PMinistry of Shipping
Ministry of Finance
Shri Kiren RijijuMinistry of Home Affairs
Shri Krishan PalMinistry of Social Justice and Empowerment
Shri Vijay SamplaMinistry of Social Justice and Empowerment
Shri Vishnu Deo SaiMinistry of Steel
Shri Sudarshan BhagatMinistry of Tribal Affairs
Shri Vijay GoelMinistry of Parliamentary Affairs
Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation
Shri Jayant SinhaMinistry of Civil Aviation
Shri Babul Supria (Babul Supriyo) BaralMinistry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises
Sadhvi Niranjan JyotiMinistry of Food Processing Industries
Shri Ramdas AthawaleMinistry of Social Justice and Empowerment
Shri Ramesh Chandappa JigajinagiMinistry of Drinking Water & Sanitation
Shri Rajen GohainMinistry of Railways
Shri Parshottam RupalaMinistry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
Ministry of Panchayati Raj
Shri Jaswantsinh Sumanbhai BhabhorMinistry of Tribal Affairs
Shri Arjun Ram MeghwalMinistry of Parliamentary Affairs
Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation
Shri Mansukh L. MandaviyaMinistry of Road Transport and Highways
Ministry of Shipping
Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers
Smt. Anupriya PatelMinistry of Health and Family Welfare
Shri C.R. ChaudharyMinistry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Dr. Subhash Ramrao BhamreMinistry of Defence
Shri Ajay TamtaMinistry of Textiles
Smt. Krishna RajMinistry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
Shri Shiv Pratap ShuklaMinistry of Finance
Shri Ashwini Kumar ChoubeyMinistry of Health and Family Welfare
Dr. Virendra KumarMinistry of Women and Child Development
Ministry of Minority Affairs
Shri Anantkumar HegdeMinistry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
Shri Gajendra Singh ShekhawatMinistry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
Dr. Satya Pal SinghMinistry of Human Resource Development
Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation

Important Points regarding Union Council of Ministers

  • Union Council of Ministers in India exercises the executive powers.
  • It is composed of all the Union Ministers – Cabinet Ministers, Ministers of State and Deputy Ministers.
  • Cabinet Ministers are those who are members of the Cabinet and are policy-makers of the Council.

There are Council of Ministers with the PM at the head to help and prompt the President who will, in the activity of his capacities, demonstration as per such guidance: Provided that the President may require the Council of Ministers to reevaluate such counsel, either for the most part or something else, and the President will act as per the exhortation offered after such reconsideration.The question whether any, and if so what, advice was offered by Ministers to the President will not be asked into in any court.

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