Sunday, July 3, 2022

Ministries | Departments of the Government

The government consists of a number of ministries /departments, number and character varying from time to time on factors such as volume work, importance attached to certain items, changes of orientation, political expediency etc. On 15 August 1947, the number of ministries at the Centre was 18.



Ministry of Agriculture

Department of Agriculture and Cooperation
Department of Food Processing Industries
Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying
Department of Agriculture Research and Education

Ministry Of Chemicals And Fertilizers

Department of Chemicals and Petro-Chemicals
Department of Fertilizers

Ministry Of Civil Aviation

Ministry Of Coal

Ministry Of Commerce And Industry

Department of Commerce
Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion
Department of Supply

Ministry Of Communications

Department of Telecommunications
Department of Posts
Department of Telecom Services

Ministry Of Defence

Department of Defence
Department of Defence Research and Development
Department of Defence Production and Supplies

Ministry Of Environment And Forests

Ministry Of External Affairs

Ministry Of Finance

Department of Economic Affairs
Department of Revenue
Department of Expenditure

Ministry Of Consumer Affairs, Food And Public Distribution

Department of Consumer Affairs
Department of Food and Public Distribution

Ministry Of Health And Family Welfare

Department of Health
Department of Family Welfare
Department of Indian Systems of Medicine and Homoeopathy

Ministry Of Heavy Industries And Public Enterprises

Department of Heavy Industries
Department of Public Enterprises

Ministry Of Home Affairs

Department of States
Department of Official Language
Department of Home
Department of Jammu and Kashmir Affairs

Ministry Of Human Resource Development

Department of Elementary Education and Literacy
Department of Women and Child Department
Department of Secondary Education and Higher Education

Ministry Of Information And Broadcasting

ministry of information technology

Ministry Of Labour

Ministry Of Law, Justice And Company Affairs

Department of Legal Affairs
Department of Justice
Legislative Department
Department of Company Affairs

Ministry Of Mines

Ministry Of Non-Conventional Energy Sources

Ministry Of Parliamentary Affairs

Ministry Of Personnel, Public Grievances And Pensions

Department of Personnel and Training
Department of Pensions and Pensioners Welfare
Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances

Ministry Of Petroleum And Natural Gas

Ministry Of Planning

Ministry Of Power

Ministry Of Railways

Ministry Of Rural Development

Department of Rural Development
Department of Drinking Water Supply
Department of Land Resources

Ministry Of Science And Technology

Department of Science and Technology
Department of Bio-Technology
Department of Scientific and Industrial Research

Ministry Of Small Scale Industries And Agro And Rural Industries

Ministry Of Statistics And Programme Implementation

Ministry Of Steel

Ministry Of Surface Transport

Department of Shipping
Department of Road Transport and Highways

Ministry Of Textiles

Ministry Of Tourism And Culture

Department of Tourism
Department of Culture

Ministry Of Tribal Affairs

Ministry Of Urban Development And Poverty Alleviation

Department of Urban Development
Department of Urban Employment and Poverty Alleviation

Ministry Of Water Resource

Ministry Of Social Justice And Empowerment

Ministry Of Youth Affairs And Sports

Department Of Atomic Energy

Department Of Ocean Development

Department Of Space

Cabinet Secretariat

President's Secretariat

Prime Minister's Office

Planning Commission

Department Of Disinvestments