NDA Government’s Updated list of Council of Ministers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expanded his NDA government’s the Council of Ministers on 10 November 2014 first and thereafter, on 5th July 2016,  there was again a cabinet reshuffle. As on 4th September 2017, there has been a third Cabinet reshuffle in the Prime Minister Narendra Modi led Union Government. The complete List of Council of Ministers is noteworthy.

Prime minister Narendra Modi

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The list below is categorized into :

  • Cabinet ministers,
  • Ministers of State with independent charge,
  • and Ministers of State.


Narendra Damodardas Modi: Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions; Department of Atomic Energy; Department of Space; All important policy issues and all other portfolios not allocated to any Minister.



  1. Rajnath Singh: Home Affairs.
  2. Sushma Swaraj: External Affairs.
  3. Arun Jaitley
  4. Nitin Gadkari: Road Transport and Highways; Shipping; Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.
  5. Suresh Prabhu: Commerce and Industry ; Civil Aviation.
  6. D.V. Sadananda Gowda: Statistics & Programme Implementation
  7. Uma Bharati: Drinking Water and Sanitation.
  8. Ramvilas Paswan: Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
  9. Maneka Gandhi: Women and Child Development
  10. Ananthkumar: Chemicals and Fertilizers ; Parliamentary Affairs
  11. Ravi Shankar Prasad: Law & Justice ; Electronics & Information Technology
  12. Jagat Prakash Nadda: Health & Family Welfare
  13. Anant Geete: Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises
  14. Harsimrat Kaur Badal: Food Processing Industries
  15. Narendra Singh Tomar: Rural Development ; Panchayati Raj ; Mines.
  16. Chaudhary Birender Singh: Steel
  17. Jual Oram: Tribal Affairs
  18. Radha Mohan Singh: Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
  19. Thawar Chand Gehlot: Social Justice and Empowerment
  20. Smriti Irani: Textiles
  21. Dr. Harsh Vardhan: Science and Technology, Earth Sciences ; Environment, Forest and Climate Change
  22. Prakash Javadekar : Human Resource Development
  23. Dharmendra Pradhan : Petroleum and Natural Gas; Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.
  24. Piyush Goyal : Railways; Coal; Finance, Corporate Affairs (till Arun Jaitely recovers from kidney transplant)
  25. Nirmala Sitharaman : Defence.
  26. Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi : Minority Affairs.


MINISTERS OF STATE (Independent Charge)

  1. Rao Inderjit Singh : Planning (Independent Charge) ; Chemicals and Fertilizers.
  2. Santosh Kumar Gangwar : Labour and Employment.
  3. Shripad Yesso Naik: Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH) (Independent Charge)
  4. Dr. Jitendra Singh: Development of North Eastern Region (Independent Charge) ; Prime Minister’s Office; Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions ; Department of Atomic Energy ; Department of Space
  5. Dr. Mahesh Sharma: Culture (Independent Charge), Environment, Forest and Climate Change.
  6. Giriraj Singh : Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises.
  7. Manoj Sinha : Communications (Independent Charge) ; Railways
  8. Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore: Youth Affairs and Sports ; Information & Broadcasting
  9. Raj Kumar Singh : Power; New and Renewable Energy
  10. Hardeep Singh Puri : Housing and Urban Affairs.
  11. Alphons Kannanthanam :  Tourism.



  1. Vijay Goel : Parliamentary Affairs;  Statistics and Programme Implementation.
  2. Radhakrishnan P.: Finance ; Shipping.
  3. S.S. Ahluwalia : Ministry of electronics & information technology (MeitY)
  4. Ramesh Chandappa Jigajinagi : Drinking Water & Sanitation
  5. Ramdas Athawale : Social Justice & Empowerment
  6. Vishnu Deo Sai : Steel
  7. Ram Kripal Yadav : Rural Development
  8. Hansraj Gangaram Ahir: Home Affairs
  9. Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary: Mines; Coal.
  10. Rajen Gohain : Railways
  11. General(Retd.) V.K. Singh: External Affairs
  12. Parshottam Rupala : Agriculture & Farmers Welfare; Panchayati Raj
  13. Krishan Pal: Social Justice & Empowerment
  14. Jasvantsinh Sumanbhai Bhabhor : Tribal Affairs
  15. Shiv Pratap Shukla : Finance
  16. Ashwini Kumar Choubey : Health and Family Welfare.
  17. Sudarshan Bhagat: Tribal Affairs
  18. Upendra Kushwaha: Human Resource Development
  19. Kiren Rijiju: Home Affairs
  20. Dr. Virendra Kumar : Women and Child Development;  Minority Affairs.
  21. Anant Kumar Hegde: Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
  22. M. J. Akbar : External Affairs
  23. Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti : Food Processing Industries
  24. Jayant Sinha: Civil Aviation
  25. Babul Supriyo: Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises
  26. Vijay Sampla: Social Justice & Empowerment
  27. Arjun Ram Meghwal : Parliamentary Affairs; Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.
  28. Ajay Tamta: Textiles
  29. Krishna Raj : Agriculture and Farmer Welfare
  30. Mansukh L. Mandaviya : Road Transport & Highways ; Shipping ; Chemicals & Fertilizers
  31. Anupriya Patel : Health & Family Welfare
  32. C.R. Chaudhary : Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution ; Commerce and Industry
  33. P.P. Chaudhary : Law & Justice ; Corporate Affairs
  34. Dr. Subhash Ramrao Bhamre : Defence
  35. Gajendra Singh Shekhawat : Agriculture and Farmer Welfare
  36. Satya Pal Singh : Human Resource Development ; Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation


Most latest new list of council of ministers of the country updated on 16th May 2018.

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