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Cabinet Ministers and their Constituencies

Last updated on May 2018

DayTodayGK has prepared a list of Cabinet Ministers with their Portfolios & Constituency.

It is very important to know about the Constituency of each Cabinet Minister and their portfolios. Questions from this topic has appeared in many competitive exams in General Awareness Category.

What’s the Difference between Cabinet Ministers, Minister of State and Independent Charge?

Cabinet Minister

Cabinet Minister or Union Minister is treated as the head of a particular ministry such as Education, Health, Home, Finance, Defence etc. Cabinet Minister possesses maximum authority and responsibility. A Cabinet minister may also hold additional charges of other Ministries, where no other Cabinet minister is appointed.

Minister of State

Minister of State (MoS) is junior to Cabinet Minister. Each cabinet minister has Minister of State. Every MoS reports to either Cabinet Minister or Independent charge of ministry, they works in close coordination. MoS are not called to the Cabinet meetings.

MoS with Independent Charge

A Minister of State with independent charge is a minister without an overseeing Cabinet Minister in the State or Union Government of India. He himself is in charge of his ministry. Moreover such ministers can take part in cabinet meetings on important issues.


constituency of cabinet ministers

Constituency of Cabinet Ministers with Portfolio

S NoCabinet Minister NamePortfolioConstituency
1.Narendra Modi

(Prime Minister)

  • Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
  • Ministry of Atomic Energy,
  • Ministry of Space
  • All Important Policy Issues, All Other Portfolios not allocated to any Minister
Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
2.Arun Jaitley Minister without portfolio
Gujarat, Rajya Sabha
3.Mukhtar Abbas NaqviMinistry of Minority AffairsJharkhand, Rajya Sabha
4.Raj Nath SinghHome AffairsLucknow, Uttar Pradesh
5.Suresh PrabhuMinister of Commerce and Industry

Ministry of Civil Aviation (Additional Charge)

Andhra Pradesh, Rajya Sabha
6.Sushma SwarajMinistry of External AffairsVidisha, Madhya Pradesh
7.Nitin Jairam Gadkari
  • Ministry of Road Transport & Highways
  • Ministry of Shipping
  • Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation
Nagpur, Maharashtra
8.Prakash JavadekarMinistry of Human Resource DevelopmentMadhya Pradesh, Rajya Sabha
9.Ravi Shankar Prasad
  • Minister of Law and Justice
  • Minister of Electronics and Information Technology
Bihar – Rajya Sabha
10.D.V. Sadananda GowdaMinister of Statistics and Programme ImplementationBangalore North, Karnataka
11.Uma Bharati Minister of Drinking Water and SanitationJhansi, Uttar Pradesh
12.Ram Vilas PaswanMinistry of Consumer Affairs & Food & Public DistributionHajipur, Bihar
13.Piyush Goyal
  • Ministry of Railways
  • Minister of Coal
  • Ministry of Finance (Additional Charge)
  • Ministry of Corporate Affairs (Additional Charge)
Deoria, Uttar Pradesh
14.Maneka Sanjay Gandhi Ministry of Women & Child DevelopmentPilibhit, Uttar Pradesh
15.Ananthkumar
  • Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers
  • Minister of Parliamentary Affairs
Bangalore South, Karnataka
16.Chaudhary Birender Singh Ministry of SteelHaryana, Rajya Sabha
17.Jagat Prakash Nadda Ministry of Health & Family WelfareHimachal Pradesh, Rajya Sabha
18.Anant GeeteMinistry of Heavy Industries and Public EnterprisesRaigad, Maharashtra
19.Harsimrat Kaur BadalMinistry of Food Processing IndustriesBathinda, Punjab
20.Narendra Singh Tomar
  • Ministry of Rural Development,
  • Ministry of Panchayati Raj
  • Ministry of Mines
Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh
21.Thawar Chand GehlotMinistry of Social Justice & EmpowermentMadhya Pradesh, Rajya Sabha
22. Jual OramMinistry of Tribal AffairsSundargarh, Odisha
23.Radha Mohan SinghMinistry of Agriculture and Farmers WelfarePurvi Champaran, Bihar
24.Smriti Zubin Irani
  • Minister of Textiles
Gujarat, Rajya Sabha
25.Radha Mohan SinghMinistry of Agriculture and Farmers WelfarePurvi Champaran, Bihar
26.Dharmendra Pradhan
  • Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
  • Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.
Deogarh, Orissa
27.Harsh Vardhan
  • Ministry of Science and Technology
  • Ministry of Earth Science
  • Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
Chandni Chowk, Delhi
28.Nirmala SitharamanMinistry of Defence  Rajya Sabha, Karnataka

Ministers of State (Independent Charge)

1Planning, Chemicals and FertilizersRao Inderjit Singh
2Labour and EmploymentSantosh Kumar Gangwar
3Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH)Shripad Yesso Naik
4Development of North Eastern Region (Independent Charge), Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Department of Atomic Energy, Department of SpaceDr. Jitendra Singh
5Culture, Environment, Forest and Climate ChangeDr. Mahesh Sharma
6Micro, Small and Medium EnterprisesGiriraj Singh
7Communications, RailwaysManoj Sinha
8
  • Youth Affairs and Sports
  • Information and Broadcasting
Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
9Power and New and Renewable EnergyShri Raj Kumar Singh
10Housing, Urban AffairsHardeep Singh Puri
11Tourism, Electronics and Information TechnologyAlphons Kannanthanam

Ministers of State

1Parliamentary Affairs, Statistics, Programme ImplementationVijay Goel
2Finance, ShippingRadhakrishnan P
3Drinking Water and SanitationS. S. Ahluwalia
4Drinking Water and SanitationRamesh Chandappa Jigajinagi
5Social Justice and EmpowermentRamdas Athawale
6SteelVishnu Deo Sai
7Rural DevelopmentRam Kripal Yadav
8Home AffairsHansraj Gangaram Ahir
9Mines and CoalHaribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary
10RailwaysRajen Gohain
11External AffairsGeneral (Retd ) V K Singh
12Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Panchayati RajParshottam Rupala
13Social Justice and EmpowermentKrishan Pal
14Tribal AffairsJaswantsinh Sumanbhai Bhabhor
15FinanceShiv Pratap Shukla
16Health and Family WelfareAshwini Kumar Choubey
17Tribal AffairsSudarshan Bhagat
18Human Resource DevelopmentUpendra Kushwaha
19Home AffairsKiren Rijiju
20Women and Child Development, Minority AffairsDr. Virendra Kumar
21Skill Development and EntrepreneurshipAnantkumar Hegde
22External AffairsM. J. Akbar
23Food Processing IndustriesSadhvi Niranjan Jyoti
24Science and Technology, Earth SciencesY. S. Chowdary
25Civil AviationJayant Sinha
26Heavy Industries, Public EnterprisesBabul Supriyo
27Social Justice and EmpowermentVijay Sampla
28Parliamentary Affairs, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga RejuvenationArjun Ram Meghwal
29TextilesAjay Tamta
30Agriculture, Farmers WelfareKrishna Raj
31Road Transport, Highways, Shipping Chemicals and FertilizersMansukh L Mandaviya
32Health and Family WelfareAnupriya Patel
33Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Commerce and IndustryC. R. Chaudhary
34Law and Justice, Corporate AffairsP. P. Chaudhary
35DefenceSubhash Ramrao Bhamre
36Agriculture and Farmers WelfareGajendra Singh Shekhawat
37Human Resource Development, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga RejuvenationDr. Satya Pal Singh

Did You Know?

  • During his childhood, our Prime Minister Narendra Modi served as a volunteer to the India army at the railway stations during the Indo- Pak war of 1965.
  • During 13 years of his tenure as the C.M of Gujarat, Modi did not take a single holiday and kept his personal staff to as low as three, despite entitlement to a large entourage.
  • Modi was only granted a US visa after his election to the Prime minister of India. The US government had earlier denied him a Visa for 9 years.
  • Initially, Modi didn’t want to join politics. He wanted to settle down as a monk in Ramakrishna Mission.
  • Rajnath Singh was the 19th chief minister of the state of Uttar Pradesh from 2000-2002. In initial days, he worked as professor in Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh.
  • Sushma Swaraj has practiced as an advocate of The Supreme Court of India. In 1977, when Sushma Swaraj join Haryana government as Education minister, she became the youngest minister in India at the age of 25.
  • Sushma Swaraj has been elected as the member of Parliament not just twice but seven times. She is also the winner of Outstanding Parliamentarian Award.
  • In 1998, Swaraj Swaraj became the first woman Chief Minister of Delhi.

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