Government of Maharashtra

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Government of Maharashtra
Seat of Government Mumbai
Governor C Vidyasagar Rao
Chief Minister Not applicable. State is under President's rule
Deputy Chief Minister N/A
Speaker Dilip Walse-Patil
Deputy Speaker N/A
Members in Assembly 288
Council Maharashtra Vidhan Parishad
Chairman Shivajirao Deshmukh
Deputy Chairman Vasant Davkhare
Members in Council 78
High Court Bombay High Court
Chief Justice Justice Mohit Shah

The Government of Maharashtra is the government for the state of Maharashtra in Western India. It is an elected government with 288 MLAs elected to the legislative assembly for a 5-year term. Maharashtra has a bicameral legislature i.e. it consists of two houses—Vidhan Sabha and Vidhan Parishad.


[1] As of 2013, the government of Maharashtra consists of 27 cabinet ministers and 10 ministers of state.

Department Minister
Chief Minister, General Administration also Minister for Information and Public Relations Urban Development, Transport and Mines, Marathi Language
Deputy Chief Minister and Finance& Planning and Energy
Industries, Ports, Employment & Self-employment
Public Works [excluding Public Undertakings) and Tourism
Home Affairs
Forests, Rehabilitation & Relief Works, Earthquake Rehabilitation
Social Justice, Welfare of Nomadic, De-Notified Tribes & Other Backward Classes and De-addiction Activities. ]
Agriculture and Marketing
Rural Development
Cooperation and Parliamentary Affairs
State Excise and Non-conventional Energy
Revenue and Khar Lands
Water Supply and Sanitations
Food & Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection ]
Public Works [public undertakings]
Food & Drugs Administration
Medical Education and Horticulture
Water Resources [excluding Krishna Valley Irrigation Corporation]
Water Resources [Krishna Valley Irrigation Corporation]
Tribal Development
Higher & Technical Education
School Education
Textiles, Minorities Development
Public Health & Family Welfare and Protocol
Labour and Special Assistance
Employment Guarantee Scheme and Water Conservation Dr.Nitin Kashinath Raut
Animal Husbandry, Dairy Development and Fisheries
Women and Child Development
Environment and Cultural Affairs


Department Minister
Water Supply & Sanitation, Food & Civil Supplies, Consumer Protection, Tourism and Public Works
Urban Development, Forests, Ports, Khar Lands, Parliamentary Affairs, Sports & Youth Welfare, Ex-Servicemen’s Welfare and Law & Judiciary
Revenue, Rehabilitation & Relief Work, Earthquake Rehabilitation, Co-operation, Marketing and Textiles
Housing, Slum Improvement, Repairs & Reconstruction, Urban Land Ceiling, Industries, Mines, Social Justice, De-addiction Activities, Environment, Welfare of Nomadic, Transport Minister, De-notified Tribes and Other Backward Classes.
General Administration, Information & Public Relations, Cultural Affairs, Protocol, School Education, Women & Child Development, Public Health & Family Welfare, Minorities Development (including AUKAF)
Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Dairy Development, Fisheries, Water Conservation, Employment Guarantee Scheme, Employment & Self-Employment and Transport
Home (Urban), Home (Rural), Rural Development, Food & Drugs Administration
Finance, Energy, Planning, Water Resources, Parliamentary Affairs and State Excise
Tribal Development, Labour, Command Area Development and Horticulture
Medical Education, Higher & Technical Education, Special Assistance and Non-Conventional Energy.

NCP has decided to drop the scam-tainted Maharashtra Minister for Urban Transport, Gulabrao Deokar from its party ranks after the Aurangabad Bench of the Bombay High Court rejected, on 6 August 2012, his bail application in 15-year-old Jalgaon housing scam case.[3]

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  1. ^ Government of Maharashtra, Council of Ministers
  2. ^ Government of Maharashtra, Ministers of State
  3. ^ "NCP ousts scam-tainted Maharashtra Minister". The Hindu (Chennai, India). 07-08-2012.  Check date values in: |date= (help)