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Cabinet Ministers India 2018

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Cabinet Ministers India 2018

Cabinet Ministers India 2018

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The article Cabinet Ministers India 2018 present the list of cabinet ministers and respective portfolios across the country. This article plays a prominent role in GA/GK preparation in many competitive exams.


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The Union Council of Ministers exercises executive authority in the Republic of India. It consists of senior ministers, called ‘cabinet ministers‘, junior ministers, and called ‘ministers of state‘ and, rarely, deputy ministers.

It is led by the prime minister. A smaller executive body, called the Union Cabinet is the supreme decision-making body in India. Only the prime minister and ministers of the rank of cabinet minister are members of Union Cabinet as per Article 352.


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In the constitution of India, there are no special provisions specified to choose a Prime Minister of India. Article 75 of the Indian Constitution envisages that there will be a Prime Minister of India who shall be appointed by the President. Prime Minister is the leader of the Cabinet Ministers. The main executive powers of the government are vested in the Prime Minister while the President is the nominal head.

  • According to Article 74 Prime Minister advice the President in various matters of national importance, there will be a Cabinet of Ministers which must be headed by the Prime Minister.

  • According to Article 75 The Prime Minister will be appointed by the President of India and other Ministers will also be appointed by President based on advice of the Prime Minister.

  • First Prime Minister of India – Jawaharlal Nehru

  • First President of India – Dr Rajendra Prasad

  • First Deputy Prime Minister of India – Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

  • First Home Minister of India – Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

  • First Education Minister of India – Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

  • First Defence Minister of India – Baldev Singh

  • First External Affairs Minister of India – Jawaharlal Nehru

  • First Finance Minister of India – R. K. Shanmukham Chetty


Below are the list of Cabinet Minister Portfolio.

Portfolio of Prime Minister:

Minister Portfolio Party Constituency


Narendra Modi
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions

BJP


Uttar pradesh, Varnasi
Department of Atomic Energy
Department of Space
All important policy issues and all other portfolios not allocated to any Minister.

Minister Portfolio Constituency
Ananth Kumar Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers Bangalore south, Karnataka
Minister of Parliamentary Affairs
Anant Geete Minister of Heavy Industries and public Enterprises Raigad, Maharashtra
Chaudhary Birender Singh Minister of Steel Haryana, Rajya Sabha
D. V. Sadananda Gowda Minister of Statistics and programme Implementation Bangalore North, Karnataka
Dr. Harsh Vardhan Minister of Science and Technology Chandni Chowk, Delhi
Minister of Earth Sciences, Environment, Forest and Climate Change
Dharmendra Pradhan Minister Of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Deogarh
Harsimrat Kaur Badal Minister of Food Processing Industries Bathinda, Punjab
Jagat Prakash Nadda Minister Of Health and Family Welfare Himachal Pradesh, Rajya Sabha
Jual Oram Minister of Tribal Affairs Sundergarh, Odisha
Maneka Gandhi Minister of Women and Child Development Pilibhit, Uttar Pradesh
Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Minister of Minority Affairs Jharkhand
Nitin Gadkari Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nagpur, Maharashtra
Minister of Shipping, water resources, river development and ganga rejuvenation
Narendra Singh Tomar Minister of Rural Development Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh
Minister of Panchayati Raj
Minister of Mines
Nirmala Sitharaman Minister of Defence Rajya Sabha, Karnataka
Prakash Javadekar Minister of Human Resource Development Madhya Pradesh, Rajya Sabha
Piyush Goyal Minister of Railways Maharashtra
Minister of Coals
Minister of Finance
Minister of Corporate Affairs
Rajnath Singh Minister of Home Affairs Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Ram Vilas Paswan Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Hajipur, Bihar
Ravi Shankar Prasad Minister of Law and Justice Bihar, Rajya Sabha
Minister of Electronics and Information Technology
Radha Mohan Singh Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Purvi Champaran, Bihar
Rajyavardhan Rathore Minister of Information and Broadcasting Jaipur Rural, Rajasthan
Sushma Swaraj Minister of External Affairs Vidisha, Madhya Pradesh
Suresh Prabhu Minister Of Commerce and Industry Andhra Pradesh, Rajya Sabha
Minister of Civil Aviation
Smriti Irani Minister of Textiles Gujarat, Rajya Sabha
Thawar Chand Gehlot Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Madhya Pradesh, Rajya Sabha
Uma Bharati Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh

Minister Portfolio
Alphons Kannanthanam Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Tourism
Minister of State in the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.
Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
Minister of State in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting




Dr. Jitendra Singh
Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region
Minister of State in the Department of Space
Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office
Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Minister of State in the Department of Atomic Energy
Dr. Mahesh Sharma Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Culture
Minister of State in the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
Giriraj Singh Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises.
Hardeep Singh Puri Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
Manoj Sinha Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Communications
Minister of State in the Ministry of Railways
Rao Inderjit Singh Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Planning
Minister of State in the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers
R. K. Singh Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Power
Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.
Santosh Kumar Gangwar Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Labour and Employment
Shripad Yasso Naik Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH)




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