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List Of Union Cabinet Ministers In 2014 Modi Government

Updated on June 24, 2014

Narendra Modi


Narendra Modi ,The Prime Minister

Prime Minister is also in-charge of the Ministries/Departments not specifically allocated to the charge of any Minister.Narendra Modi is also employed Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Department of Atomic Energy Department of Space.

Rajnath Sing


Home Minister Rajnath Sing

Home Minister - The most important and significant responsibility of the Home Minister is to maintain India's internal security.

Rajnath Singh -Preceded by Sushil Kumar Shinde , Rajnath Sing the Bharatiya Janata Party’s no 2 has been seat in the office of the Home Affairs in India.Rajnath Sing was born on 10th July 1951 Bhabhaura in Chandauli district of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh in a Rajput family.His father was Ram Badan Singh and his mother was Gujarati Devi. in India .He is married to Savitri Sing .They have two sons and a daughter.He was declared the President of Bharatiya Janata Party since 23th January ,2013.He was a lecturer of Physics .He became the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh from 28th October 2000 to 8th March ,2002 .He was an M.P. from Lucknow. In 1977, he was elected an MLA from the Mirzapur assembly constituency.In 1991 he became the Education Minister in Uttar Pradesh BJP government.In 1994 he was sent to Rajyasabha (the upper House of Indian Parliament) .In 1999 he became the Cabinet Minister for Surface Transport.In 2003 he became the Minister of Agriculture and then Food Processing in Bajpeyi’s government.

Sushma Swaraj


External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs :- The most important responsibility of the Minister of External Affairs namely Foreign Minister is to represent India and its government in the international nations abroad. He plays vital roling making foreign policies.

Sushma Swaraj :-She was born on 14 February 1952 (age 62).Her father was a famous RSS member. She started her carrier as an active member of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (BJP’s Students’ wing) since 1970.She defeated four-time Chief Minister of Haryana ,Mr Banshi Lal.In 1979 ,she became the State President of Haryana.In 1996 she became Cabinet Miniter of Information and Broadcasting.She started the live telecast of parliament. she was made the Cabinet Minister for Information and Broadcasting with an extra charge of the Ministry of Telecommunicationsin 1998 in Bajpeyee government.He announced film as an industry. She was Minister of Health, Family Welfare from January ,2003 to May,2004. Sushma Swaraj Assumed office on 26th May ,2014 as the Union Cabinet Minister in India.After LK Advani,she wad made the leader of the opposition against Indian National Congress led United Progressive Alliance government from 21st November,2009 to 26th May ,2014.She was the Chief Minister of Deldi from 13th October,1998 to 3 December ,1998.She was an MP from Bidisha from 2009 Loksabha. She has been winning seven times as a Member of Parliament and three times as a Member of the Legislative Assembly. She is the youngest Cabinet Minister from Haryana.

Finance & Defense Minister Arun Jaitly

3. Finance(Including corporate affairs) defence: a)Finance Minister :- The chief responsibility of the Finance Minister is to perform the fiscal policy of the government The annual Union Budget is revealed in Parliament giving details of the government's plan for taxation and spending in the coming year.

b) Defence Minister’s most significant responsibilitiy is the defence of the country.

Arun Jaitley :- Arun Jaitly has taken the charge of the Cabinet Minister for Finace,Corporate Affairs and Defence on 26th May,2014.He was born on 28th December ,1952 in New Delhi.He is married to Sangeeta Jaitly.They have one son and a daughter ; Rohan and Sonali.

He started his political carrier as a member of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishar (BJP’s students’ wing) . He became Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting (on Independent Charge) on 13 October 1999. He became Minister of State for Disinvestment (Independent Charge), created for to give effect to the policy of disinvestments under the World Trade Organisation (WTO) regime. After the resignation of Ram Jethmalani ,he took over the additional charge of the Ministry of Law, Justice and Company Affairs on 23 July 2000 . He was made the Minister of Law, Justice and Company Affairs and Shipping at a time in November ,2000.He joined the party leaving all ministries as a Secretary General, BJP and its national spokesman till January 2003. He rejoined the Union Cabinet as the Minister of Commerce & Industry and Law & Justice on 29 January 2003. He became the Leader of the opposition in Rajya Sabha on 3 June 2009 by L.K. Advani.. He is a member of the Central Election Committee of the party.Jaitly has been a stout spokesperson in Rajyasabha for many years.In 2014 Loksabha election he was defeated by Congress candidate Amarinder Singh.

M Venkaiah Naidu


Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation -Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu

Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation=

The housing is allocated to the states.Union ministry’s responsibility lies in national capital territory of Delhi and union territories. It also provides finances through to the state governments. Country's external housing is supervised by Union Ministry under this section.

  • National Building Organisation (NBO)
  • Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO)
  • Building Materials and Technology Promotion Council (BMTPC)
  • Central Government Employees Welfare Housing Organisation (CGEWHO)
  • National Cooperative Housing Federation of India (NCHFI)
  • Principal Account Office (PAO)

Urban Development= Ministry of Urban Development , is thegovernance related to formulation and administration of the rules and regulations and laws urban development in India.

Parliamentary Affairs = This ministry is related to the affairs of both the parliaments –the Loksabha(Lower House) and the Rajyasabha (Upper House),maintaining relation to each other ,salaries of the MPs and relted issues.

M Venkaiah Naidu = The President of Bharatiya Janata Party, Venkaiah Naidu was born on 1st July,191949 i at Chavatapalem, Nellore i n Andhra Pradesh. He was in charge of Minister of Rural Development from 30 September 2000 to 30 June 2002 in Bajpeyee government. Usha is his wife while his children are Harshvardhan, Deepa Venkat.He was a renowned orator .He cried for the rural people,farmers and urban development.He was an MLA from Udaygiri.



Nitin Gadkari - Minister of Transport and Rural Development

Minister of Transport = This is as the name suggests related to transport.

Minister of Rural Development= is given the charge of development and improvement of the socio-economic like health, education, drinking water, housing and roads development of rural India.

Nitin Gadkari =This lawyer cum industrialist was born on 27th May in 1956 in Nagpur in Maharashtra, India. He is married to Kanchan Gadkari having three children Nikhil, Sarang and Ketki .He served as the President of Bharatiya Janata Party on and from 1st January, 2010 to 22nd January ,2013. He was appointed as the Minister for PWD in Maharashtra
from 27 May 1995 to1999.

Cabinet Ministers

D.V. Sadananda Gowda: Railways

The 20th Chief Minister of Karnataka ,the state President of the Karnataka BJPand the Leader of Opposition of the Karnataka has now become the country’s most responsible cabinet minister.

Rest of the ministries goes to the following persons :

Uma Bharati = Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation

Najma Heptulla: Minority Affairs

Gopinath Munde: Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Drinking Water and Sanitation

Ram Vilas Paswan: Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution

Kalraj Mishra: Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

Maneka Sanjay Gandhi: Women and Child Development

Ananth Kumar: Chemicals and Fertilizers

Ravi Shankar Prasad: Communications and Information Technology, Law and Justice

Ashok Gajapathi Raju: Civil Aviation

Anant Geete: Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises

Harsimrat Kaur Badal: Food Processing Industries

Narendra Singh Tomar: Mines, Steel, Labour and Employment

Jual Oram: Tribal Affairs

Radha Mohan Singh: Agriculture

Thawar Chand Gehlot: Social Justice and Empowerment

Smriti Irani: Human Resource Development

Dr. Harsh Vardhan: Health and Family Welfare


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