The latest list of Union Council of Ministers incorporating recent changes is as given below.

LIST OF COUNCIL OF MINISTERS

(as on 07.02.2006)

  CABINET     MINISTERS  

1

Dr. Manmohan Singh

Prime Minister and also in-charge of the Ministries/ Departments not specifically allocated to the charge of any Minister viz.:

(i) Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions;
(ii) Ministry of Planning;
(iii) Department of Atomic Energy;
(iv) Department of Space; and
(v) Ministry of External Affairs.

2

Shri Pranab Mukherjee

Minister of Defence.

3

Shri Arjun Singh

Minister of Human Resource Development.

4

Shri Sharad Pawar

Minister of Agriculture and Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution.

5

Shri Lalu Prasad

Minister of Railways.

6

Shri Shivraj V. Patil

Minister of Home Affairs.

7

Shri A.R. Antulay

Minister of Minority Affairs.

8

Shri Sushilkumar Shinde

Minister of Power

9

Shri Ram Vilas Paswan

Minister of Chemicals & Fertilizers and Minister of Steel.

10

Shri S. Jaipal Reddy

Minister of Urban Development.

11

Shri Sis Ram Ola

Minister of Mines.

12

Shri P. Chidambaram

Minister of Finance.

13

Shri Mahavir Prasad

Minister of Small Scale Industries and Minister of Agro & Rural Industries.

14

Shri P.R. Kyndiah

Minister of Tribal Affairs and Minister of Development of North Eastern Region.

15

Shri T.R. Baalu

Minister of Shipping,  Road Transport & Highways.

16

Shri Shankersinh Vaghela

Minister of Textiles.

17

Shri Vayalar Ravi

Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs.

18

Shri Kamal Nath

Minister of Commerce & Industry.

19

Shri H.R. Bhardwaj

Minister of Law & Justice.

20

Shri Sontosh Mohan Dev

Minister of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises.

21

Prof. Saif-ud-din Soz

Minister of Water Resources.

22

Shri Raghuvansh Prasad Singh

Minister of Rural Development.

23

Shri Priyaranjan Dasmunsi

Minister of Parliamentary Affairs and Minister of Information & Broadcasting.

24

Shri Mani Shankar Aiyar

Minister of  Panchayati Raj.and Minister of Youth Affairs & Sports.

25

Smt. Meira Kumar

Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment.

26

Shri Murli Deora

Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas.

27

Smt. Ambika Soni

Minister of Tourism & Culture.

28

Shri K. Chandra Sekhar Rao

Minister of  Labour & Employment.

29

Shri Shibu Soren

Minister of  Coal.

30

Shri A. Raja

Minister of  Environment & Forests.

31

Shri Dayanidhi Maran

Minister of  Communications & Information Technology.

32

Dr. Anbumani Ramdoss

Minister of  Health & Family Welfare.

33

Shri Kapil Sibal

Minister of   Science & Technology and Minister of Ocean Development.

34

Shri Prem Chand Gupta

Minister of  Company Affairs.

 

 

MINISTERS  OF  STATE  (INDEPENDENT  CHARGE)

1

Shri Oscar Fernandes

Minister of State (Independent Charge) Without Portfolio.

2

Smt. Renuka Chowdhury

Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Women & Child Development.

3

Shri Subodh Kant Sahay

Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Food Processing Industries.

4

Shri Vilas Muttemwar

Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Non-Conventional Energy Sources.

5

Kumari Selja

Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Urban Employment & Poverty Alleviation.

6

Shri Praful Patel

Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Civil Aviation.

7

Shri G.K.Vasan

Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Minister of Statistics & Programme Implementation.

 

 

 

MINISTERS    OF    STATE

1

Shri E. Ahammed

Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs.

2

Shri Suresh Pachouri

Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions and Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs.

3

Shri B.K. Handique

Minister of State in the Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers and Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs.

4

Smt. Panabaka Lakshmi

Minister of State in the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare.

5

Dr. Dasari Narayan Rao

Minister of State in the Ministry of Coal.

6

Dr. Shakeel Ahmad

Minister of State in the Ministry of Communications & Information Technology.

7

Shri Rao Inderjit Singh

Minister of State in the Ministry of   Defence.

8

Shri Naranbhai Rathwa

Minister of State in the Ministry of Railways.

9

Shri K.H. Muniappa

Minister of State in the Ministry of Shipping, Road Transport & Highways.

10

Shri M.V. Rajasekharan

Minister of State in the Ministry of Planning.

11

Shri Kantilal Bhuria

Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Minister of State in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution.

12

Shri Manikrao Gavit

Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs.

13

Shri Shriprakash Jaiswal

Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs.

14

Shri Prithviraj Chavan

Minister of State in the  Prime  Ministerís Office.

15

Shri Taslimuddin

Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Minister of State in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution.

16

Smt. Suryakanta Patil

Minister of State in the Ministry of Rural Development and Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs.

17

Shri Md. Ali Ashraf Fatmi

Minister of State in the Ministry of Human Resource Development.

18

Shri A. Narendra

Minister of State in the Ministry of Rural Development.

19

Shri R. Velu

Minister of State in the Ministry of Railways.

20

Shri S.S. Palanimanickam

Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance.

21

Shri S. Regupathy

Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs.

22

Shri K. Venkatapathy

Minister of State in the Ministry of Law & Justice.

23

Smt. Subbulakshmi Jagadeesan

Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment.

24

Shri E.V.K.S. Elangovan

Minister of State in the Ministry of Textiles.

25

Smt Kanti Singh

Minister of State in the Department of Heavy Industry, Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises.

26

Shri Namo Narain Meena

Minister of State in the Ministry of Environment & Forests.

27

Dr. Akhilesh Prasad Singh

Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Minister of State in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution.

28

Shri Pawan Kumar Bansal

Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance.

29

Shri Anand Sharma

Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs.

30

Shri Ajay Maken

Minister of State in the Ministry of Urban Development.

31

Shri Dinsha J. Patel

Minister of State in the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas.

32

Shri M.M. Pallam Raju

Minister of State in the Ministry of  Defence.

33

Dr. T. Subbarami Reddy

Minister of State in the Ministry of Mines.

34

Dr. Akhilesh Das

Minister of State in the Ministry of Steel.

35

Shri Ashwani Kumar

Minister of State in the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Ministry of Commerce & Industry.

36

Shri Jairam Ramesh

Minister of State in the Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce & Industry.

37

Shri Chandra Sekhar Sahu

Minister of State in the Ministry of  Labour & Employment.

38

Smt. D. Purandeswari

Minister of State in the Ministry of Human Resource Development.

Note: Incorporates changes in the Council of Ministers as on 07.02.2006.