Last updated on June 2019
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 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 with Portfolio
|S No||Cabinet Minister Name||Portfolio||Constituency|
|Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh|
|2.||Nirmala Sitharaman||Karnataka, Rajya Sabha|
|3.||Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi||Ministry of Minority Affairs||Rajya Sabha|
|4.||Amit Shah||Home Affairs||Gandhi nagar, Gujarat|
|5.||Piyush Goyal||Rajya Sabha|
|6.||Subrahmanyam Jaishankar||Ministry of External Affairs||Former Secretary (Not contested in Election)|
|7.||Nitin Gadkari||Nagpur, Maharashtra|
|8.||Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank||Ministry of Human Resource Development||Hardwar , Uttarkand|
|9.||Ravi Shankar Prasad||Patna sahib, Bihar|
|10.||D.V. Sadananda Gowda||Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers||Bangalore North, Karnataka|
|11.||Ram Vilas Paswan||Ministry of Consumer Affairs & Food & Public Distribution||Not contested in Election|
|12.||Prahlad Joshi||Dharwad ( Karnataka )|
|13.||Smriti Irani||Amethi, Uttar Pradesh|
|14.||Rajnath Singh||Ministry of Defence|| |
Lucknow , Uttar Pradesh
|15.||Dharmendra Pradhan||Rajya Sabha|
|16.||Dr Harsh Vardhan||Chandni Chowk ( New Delhi)|
|17.||Arvind Sawant||Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises||Mumbai South, Maharashtra|
|18.||Harsimrat Kaur Badal||Ministry of Food Processing Industries||Bathinda, Punjab|
|19.||Narendra Singh Tomar||Morena, Madhya Pradesh|
|20.||Thawar Chand Gehlot||Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment||Madhya Pradesh, Rajya Sabha|
|21.||Arjun Munda||Ministry of Tribal Affairs||Khunti, Jharkhand|
|22.||Gajendra Singh Shekhawat||Ministry of Jal Shakti||Jodhpur (Rajastan)|
|23.||Giriraj Singh||Begusarai (Bihar)|
|25.||Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey||Ministry of Skill Development and Enterpreneurship||Chandauli (Uttar Pradesh)|
Ministers of State (Independent Charge)
|1||Rao Inderjit Singh|
|2||Labour and Employment||Santosh Kumar Gangwar|
|3||Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH)||Shripad Yesso Naik|
|4||Dr. Jitendra Singh|
|5||Prahalad Singh Patel|
|7||Shri Raj Kumar Singh|
|8||Hardeep Singh Puri|
Ministers of State
|1||Minister of State in the Ministry of Steel||Faggansingh Kulaste|
|2||Minister of State in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare||Ashwini Kumar Choubey|
|3||Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises||Arjun Ram Meghwal|
|4||Minister of State in the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways||V K Singh|
|5||Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment||Krishan Pal|
|6||Minister of State in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution||Danve Raosaheb Dadarao|
|7||Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs||G Kishan Reddy|
|8||Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare||Parshottam Rupala|
|9||Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowermen||Ramdas Athawale|
|10||Minister of State in the Ministry of Rural Development||Niranjan Jyoti|
|11||Minister of State in the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change||Babul Supriyo|
|12||Minister of State in the Ministry of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries||Sanjeev Kumar Balyan|
|13||Minister of State in the Ministry of Human Resource Development; Minister of State in the Ministry of Communications; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology||Dhotre Sanjay Shamrao|
|14||Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Corporate Affairs.||Anurag Singh Thakur|
|15||Minister of State in the Ministry of Railways||Angadi Suresh Channabasappa|
|16||Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs||Nityanand Rai|
|17||Minister of State in the Ministry of Jal Shakti; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment||Rattan Lal Kataria|
|18||Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs||V Muraleedharan|
|19||Minister of State in the Ministry of Tribal Affair||Renuka Singh Saruta|
|20||Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry||Som Parkash|
|21||Minister of State in the Ministry of Food Processing Industries||Rameswar Teli|
|22||Minister of State in the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries.||Pratap Chandra Sarangi|
|23||Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare||Kailash Choudhary|
|24||Minister of State in the Ministry of Women and Child Development||Debasree Chaudhuri|
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.
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