Composition of the Union Cabinet 2019

As of May 31, 2019 there are 25 cabinet ministers including the prime minister. (Source: india.gov.in).

1.

Shri Raj Nath SinghMinister of Defence.

2.

Shri Amit ShahMinister of Home Affairs.

3.

Shri Nitin Jairam GadkariMinister of Road Transport and Highways; and

Minister of Micro, Small and MediumEnterprises.

4.

Shri D.V. Sadananda GowdaMinister of Chemicals and Fertilizers.

5.

Smt. Nirmala SitharamanMinister of Finance; and MinisterofCorporateAffairs.

6.

Shri Ramvilas PaswanMinister of Consumer Affairs, Food and PublicDistribution.

7.

Shri Narendra Singh TomarMinisterofAgricultureandFarmersWelfare; Minister of Rural Development;and

Minister of Panchayati Raj.

8.

Shri Ravi Shankar PrasadMinister of Law and Justice; Minister of Communications; and

Minister of Electronics and InformationTechnology.

9.

Smt. HarsimratKaur BadalMinister of Food Processing Industries.

10.

Shri Thaawar Chand GehlotMinister of Social Justice and Empowerment.

11.

Dr. SubrahmanyamJaishankarMinister of External Affairs.

12.

Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’Minister of Human Resource Development.

13.

Shri Arjun MundaMinister of Tribal Affairs.

14.

Smt. Smriti Zubin IraniMinister of Women and Child Development; and Minister of Textiles.

15.

Dr. Harsh VardhanMinister of Health and Family Welfare; Minister of Science and Technology; and Minister of Earth Sciences.

16.

Shri Prakash JavadekarMinister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change; and

Minister of Information and Broadcasting.

17.

Shri Piyush GoyalMinister of Railways; and

Minister of Commerce and Industry.

18.

Shri Dharmendra PradhanMinister of Petroleum and Natural Gas; and Minister of Steel.

19.

Shri Mukhtar Abbas NaqviMinister of Minority Affairs.

20.

Shri Pralhad JoshiMinister of Parliamentary Affairs; Minister of Coal; and

Minister of Mines.

21.

Dr. Mahendra Nath PandeyMinister of Skill Development andEntrepreneurship.

22.

Shri Arvind Ganpat SawantMinister of Heavy Industries and PublicEnterprise.

23.

Shri Giriraj SinghMinister of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries.

88% or 22 Cabinet ministers are from BJP while the remaining 12% or 3 Cabinet Ministers are from

  1. Shiromani Akali Dal
  2. Lok Janshakti Party
  3. Shiv Sena

10 ministers hold more than one portfolio and out of which 3 of them hold 3 portfolios each.

 

 

In addition to these, there are also 9 Ministers of State with independent charge and 24 Ministers of state.

Overall, the Union Council of Ministers consists of 58 ministers from 21 states. These include the PM, Cabinet Ministers , MoS (Independent Charge) & MoS.

The states that don’t have any ministers in Union Council of Ministers 2019 include:

  1. Kerala
  2. TamilNadu
  3. Andhra Pradesh
  4. Sikkim
  5. Meghalaya
  6.  Tripura
  7. Manipur
  8. Mizoram
  9. Nagaland

Data Source: https://www.india.gov.in/my-government/whos-who/council-ministers