Cabinet Ministers of India

Cabinet Ministers of India

 

The Council of Ministers of Narendra Modi was constituted after the general election which was held in nine phases from 7 April to 12 May in 2014. The results of the election were announced on 16 May 2014 and this led to the formation of the 16th Lok Sabha. The Council assumed office on 26 May 2014. Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister and head of the Council of Ministers, had stated that his cabinet would be compact, based on the guiding principle of “minimum government and maximum governance”.

The 2014 general election was held in nine phases from 7 April to 12 May, to constitute the 16th Lok Sabha. The results of the election were announced on 18 May 2014. On 20 May 2014, a meeting of the parliamentary party of BJP was organized at the Central Hall of the Parliament of India and Narendra Modi was elected as its leader. Subsequently, BJP president Rajnath Singh along with other leaders of the ally parties of NDA, met President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhawan and handed over the support letter of 335 members of parliament and claimed for the government formation. Following this, Mukherjee invited Modi and under the powers vested him under Constitution of India, appointed him as the Prime Minister of India and sought his advice for the names of the members of the council of ministers of his government.[2] On 9 November 2014, there was an expansion and reshuffling in his cabinet and 21 new cabinet ministers where sworn in.


S.No
Ministries
Name
1
Dept of Atomic Energy
Dept of Space
2
3
4
Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs
5
6
Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation
7
8
9
10
Ministry of Water Resources & Ganga Rejuvenation
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
Ministry of Panchayati Raj
23
24
25
26
27
Ministry of Science and Technology
Ministry of Earth Science

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