Cabinet Ministers and their Constituencies

By | May 26, 2019

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 with Portfolio

S No Cabinet Minister Name Portfolio Constituency
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 Naqvi Ministry of Minority Affairs Jharkhand, Rajya Sabha
4. Raj Nath Singh Home Affairs Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
5. Suresh Prabhu
  • Minister of Commerce and Industry
  • Ministry of Civil Aviation (Additional Charge)
Andhra Pradesh, Rajya Sabha
6. Sushma Swaraj Ministry of External Affairs Vidisha, 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 Javadekar Ministry of Human Resource Development Madhya 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 Sanitation Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh
12. Ram Vilas Paswan Ministry of Consumer Affairs & Food & Public Distribution Hajipur, Bihar
13. Piyush Goyal
  • Ministry of Railways
  • Minister of Coal
Maharashtra, Rajya Sabha
14. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi  Ministry of Women & Child Development Pilibhit, Uttar Pradesh
15. Nirmala Sitharaman Ministry of Defence   Rajya Sabha, Karnataka
16. Chaudhary Birender Singh  Ministry of Steel Haryana, Rajya Sabha
17. Jagat Prakash Nadda  Ministry of Health & Family Welfare Himachal Pradesh, Rajya Sabha
18. Anant Geete Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Raigad, Maharashtra
19. Harsimrat Kaur Badal Ministry of Food Processing Industries Bathinda, 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 Gehlot Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment Madhya Pradesh, Rajya Sabha
22.  Jual Oram Ministry of Tribal Affairs Sundargarh, Odisha
23. Radha Mohan Singh Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Purvi Champaran, Bihar
24. Smriti Zubin Irani
  • Minister of Textiles
Gujarat, Rajya Sabha
25. Radha Mohan Singh Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Purvi 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)

1 Ministry of Planning Rao Inderjit Singh
2 Ministry of Labour and Employment Santosh Kumar Gangwar
3 Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) Shripad Yesso Naik
4 Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (Independent Charge) Dr. Jitendra Singh
5 Ministry of Culture Dr. Mahesh Sharma
6 Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Giriraj Singh
7 Ministry of Communications Manoj Sinha
  • Youth Affairs and Sports
  • Information and Broadcasting
Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
9 Ministry of Power & New and Renewable Energy Shri Raj Kumar Singh
10 Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri
11 Ministry 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 Technology S. S. Ahluwalia
4 Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation Ramesh Chandappa Jigajinagi
5 Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale
6 Ministry of Steel Vishnu Deo Sai
7 Ministry of Rural Development Ram Kripal Yadav
8 Ministry of Home Affairs Hansraj Gangaram Ahir
  • Ministry of Mines
  • Ministry of Coal
Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary
10 Ministry of Railways Rajen Gohain
11 Ministry of External Affairs General (Retd ) V K Singh
  • Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
  • Ministry of Panchayati Raj
Parshottam Rupala
13 Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment Krishan Pal
14 Ministry of Tribal Affairs Jaswantsinh Sumanbhai Bhabhor
15 Ministry of Finance Shiv Pratap Shukla
16 Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Kumar Choubey
17 Ministry of Tribal Affairs Sudarshan Bhagat
18 Ministry of Human Resource Development Upendra Kushwaha
19 Ministry of Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju
  • Ministry of Women and Child Development
  • Ministry of Minority Affairs
Dr. Virendra Kumar
21 Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Anantkumar Hegde
22 Ministry of Food Processing Industries Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti
23 Ministry of Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha
  • Ministry of Heavy Industries
  • Ministry of Public Enterprises
Babul Supriyo
25 Social Justice and Empowerment Vijay Sampla
  • Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs,
  • Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation
Arjun Ram Meghwal
27 Ministry of Textiles Ajay Tamta
28 Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Krishna Raj
  • Ministry of Road Transport & Highways,
  • Ministry of Shipping
  • Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers
Mansukh L Mandaviya
30 Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Anupriya 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
33 Ministry of Defence Subhash Ramrao Bhamre
34 Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Gajendra 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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