Cabinet Ministers and their Constituencies

Last updated on December 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
  •  Finance Minister
  • Minister of Corporate Affairs
Uttar Pradesh, Rajya Sabha
3.Mukhtar Abbas NaqviMinistry of Minority AffairsJharkhand, Rajya Sabha
4.Raj Nath SinghHome AffairsLucknow, Uttar Pradesh
5.Suresh Prabhu
  • Minister 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 Gowda
  • Minister of Statistics and Programme Implementation
  • Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers
Bangalore 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
Maharashtra, Rajya Sabha
14.Maneka Sanjay Gandhi Ministry of Women & Child DevelopmentPilibhit, Uttar Pradesh
15.Nirmala SitharamanMinistry of Defence  Rajya Sabha, 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
  • Minister of Parliamentary Affairs
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.
Madhya Pradesh, Rajya Sabha
27.Harsh Vardhan
  • Ministry of Science and Technology
  • Ministry of Earth Science
  • Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
Chandni Chowk, Delhi

Ministers of State (Independent Charge)

1Ministry of PlanningRao Inderjit Singh
2Ministry of Labour and EmploymentSantosh Kumar Gangwar
3Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH)Shripad Yesso Naik
4Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (Independent Charge)
Dr. Jitendra Singh
5Ministry of Culture
Dr. Mahesh Sharma
6Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium EnterprisesGiriraj Singh
7Ministry of Communications
Manoj Sinha
  • Youth Affairs and Sports
  • Information and Broadcasting
Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
9Ministry of Power & New and Renewable EnergyShri Raj Kumar Singh
10Ministry of Housing & Urban AffairsHardeep Singh Puri
11Ministry of Tourism
Alphons Kannanthanam

Ministers of State

  • Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs
  • Ministry of Statistics, Programme Implementation
Vijay Goel
  • Ministry of Finance
  • Ministry of Shipping
Radhakrishnan P
3 Ministry of Electronics and Information TechnologyS. S. Ahluwalia
4Ministry of Drinking Water and SanitationRamesh Chandappa Jigajinagi
5Ministry of Social Justice and EmpowermentRamdas Athawale
6Ministry of SteelVishnu Deo Sai
7Ministry of Rural DevelopmentRam Kripal Yadav
8Ministry of Home AffairsHansraj Gangaram Ahir
  • Ministry of Mines
  • Ministry of Coal
Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary
10Ministry of RailwaysRajen Gohain
11Ministry of External AffairsGeneral (Retd ) V K Singh
  • Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
  • Ministry of Panchayati Raj
Parshottam Rupala
13Ministry of Social Justice and EmpowermentKrishan Pal
14Ministry of Tribal AffairsJaswantsinh Sumanbhai Bhabhor
15Ministry of FinanceShiv Pratap Shukla
16Ministry of Health and Family WelfareAshwini Kumar Choubey
17Ministry of Tribal AffairsSudarshan Bhagat
18Ministry of Human Resource DevelopmentUpendra Kushwaha
19Ministry of Home AffairsKiren Rijiju
  • Ministry of Women and Child Development
  • Ministry of Minority Affairs
Dr. Virendra Kumar
21Ministry of Skill Development and EntrepreneurshipAnantkumar Hegde
22Ministry of Food Processing IndustriesSadhvi Niranjan Jyoti
23Ministry of Civil AviationJayant Sinha
  • Ministry of Heavy Industries
  • Ministry of Public Enterprises
Babul Supriyo
25Social Justice and EmpowermentVijay Sampla
  • Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs,
  • Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation
Arjun Ram Meghwal
27Ministry of TextilesAjay Tamta
28Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers WelfareKrishna Raj
  • Ministry of Road Transport & Highways,
  • Ministry of Shipping
  • Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers
Mansukh L Mandaviya
30Ministry of Health and Family WelfareAnupriya Patel
  • Ministry of Consumer Affair, Food and Public Distribution 
  • Ministry of Commerce and Industry
C. R. Chaudhary
  • Ministry of Law and Justice
  • Ministry of Corporate Affairs
P. P. Chaudhary
33Ministry of DefenceSubhash Ramrao Bhamre
34Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers WelfareGajendra Singh Shekhawat
  • Ministry of Human Resource Development
  • Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation
Dr. 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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