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List of Government of India agencies

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This is a list of agencies and departments of the Union (federal) Government of India.


Ministry of Home Affairs

  • Department of Border Management
  • Department of Internal Security
  • Department of Jammu & Kashmir Affairs
  • Department of Home
  • Department of Official Language
  • Department of States

Ministry of Agriculture

Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers (Including Pharmaceuticals)

Ministry of Civil Aviation

Ministry of Coal

Ministry of Commerce and Industry/ Ministry of Business


Attached Offices

Statutory Bodies

  • Export Inspection Council (EIC)
  • Export Inspection Agency-Delhi
  • Export Inspection Agency-Kolkata
  • Export Inspection Agency-Kochi
  • Export Inspection Agency-Mumbai
  • Export Inspection Agency-Chennai

Autonomous Bodies



  • Tariff Commission

Promotion Councils

  • Basic Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics Export Promotion Council (CHEMEXCIL)
  • Cashew Export Promotion Council of India (CEPCI)
  • Chemical and Allied Products Export Promotion Council (CAPEXIL)
  • Council for Leather Exports
  • Engineering Export Promotion Council (EEPC)
  • The Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC)
  • National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council (NMCC)
  • Plastics Export Promotion Council (PLEXCONCIL)
  • Project Exports Promotion Council of India (PEPC)
  • Sports Goods Export Promotion Council (SGEPC)
  • National Council Of Educational Research And Training (NCERT)

Public Sector Undertakings

Ministry of Communications and Information Technology

Departments and Attached Offices

Autonomous Bodies

Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution


  • Department of Consumer Affairs
  • Department of Food and Public Distribution

Directorates and other bodies

Ministry of Corporate Affairs

Statutory Bodies

Ministry of Culture


Autonomous and other bodies

Ministry of Defence

Department of Defence

Department of Defence Research and Development

Department of Defence Production

Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare

  • Directorate General of Resettlement (DGR)
  • Kendriya Sainik Board (KSB)
  • Air Force Naval Housing Board (AFNHB)

Finance Division

  • Controller General of Defence Accounts (CGDA)

Intelligence Agencies

Inter-Service Organisations

Voluntary military agencies

Ministry of Earth Sciences

Ministry of Environment and Forests

Subordinate and statutory bodies

Autonomous bodies

Ministry of External Affairs

Ministry of Finance


Autonomous Agencies

Ministry of Food Processing Industries

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

  • Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)

Department of Health

Department of Family Welfare

Department of AYUSH

Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises

  • Department of Heavy Industries
  • Department of Public Enterprises

Ministry of Home Affairs

Department of Internal Security

Paramilitary forces

Department of Border Management

  • Border Security Force BSF
    1. Assam and Meghalaya Frontier, Border Security Force (BSF)
    2. Border Security Force Academy, Madhya Pradesh
    3. Central Workshop and Stores, Border Security Force (BSF)
    4. CRPF Academy, Kadarpur, Gurgoan, Haryana
    5. Gujarat Frontier, Border Security Force (BSF)
    6. Mizoram and Cachar Frontier, Border Security Force (BSF)
    7. Rajasthan Frontier, Border Security Force (BSF)
    8. Srinagar Frontier, Border Security Force (BSF)
  • Indo-Tibetan Border Police ITBP
  • Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)


  • Bureau of Immigration, India
  • Bureau of Police Research and Development, Libraries Network
  • Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB)
  • National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB)
  • Central Investigation Bureau

Autonomous Bodies, Boards & Corporations

  • National Foundation for Communal Harmony (NFCH)
  • Repatriates Co-operative Finance and Development Bank Limited

Boards / Academies / Institutions (Grant in Aid)

  • Central Recordkeeping Agency (CRA) for the New Pension System (NPS), NSDL
  • National Industrial Security Academy (NISA), CISF, Hyderabad
  • Rehabilitation Plantations Limited (RPL)
  • Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers
  • Welfare and Rehabilitation Board (WARB), New Delhi
  • National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL)
  • Centre for Disaster Management, LBSNAA, Mussoorie
  • National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM)
  • Officers Training Academy
  • Regional Institute of Correctional Administration (RICA)

Regulatory Authorities

  • National Disaster Management Authority NDMA


  • Committee for Consultations on the Situation in Andhra Pradesh (CCSAP)
  • Committee of Parliament on Official Language


  • Inter-State Council

Regional/Field Offices (Central Government)

  • Census of Kerala
  • Census of Orissa
  • Directorate of Census Operation, Rajasthan
  • Directorate of Census Operation, Madhya Pradesh
  • Directorate of Census Operations, Chandigarh
  • Directorate of Census Operations, Gujarat
  • Directorate of Census Operations, Karnataka
  • Directorate of Census Operations, Punjab, Chandigarh
  • Directorate of Census Operations Tamil Nadu
  • Central Industrial Security Force (CSIF), South Zone, Chennai
  • Frontier Headquarters Border Security Force, Tripura
  • India Disaster Resource Network, IDRN
  • Multi Purpose National Identity Card
  • North Bengal Frontier, Border Security Force
  • Punjab Frontier, Border Security Force
  • Rustamji Institute of Technology (RJIT)
  • South Bengal Frontier, Border Security Force
  • Town Official Language Implementation Committee, Ahmedabad

Department of Official Language

  • Central Translation Bureau
  • Central Hindi Training Institute

Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation

Ministry of Human Resource Development

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

Ministry of Labour and Employment

  • Directorate General of Employment and Training (DGE&T)
    • Women Training Directorate
  • Directorate General, Factory Advice Service and Labour Institutes (DGFASLI)
  • Directorate General of Mines Safety (DGMS)
  • Labour Bureau (labour statistics)
  • Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC)
  • Employees' Provident Fund Organisation
  • Advanced Training Institute for Electronics and Process Instrumentation
  • Advanced Training Institute, Mumbai
  • Apprenticeship Training Scheme
  • Craftsmen Training Scheme, Industrial training institute
  • Foreman Training Institute, Bangalore
  • V. V. Giri National Labour Institute
  • central board for workers education *

Ministry of Law and Justice

  • Department of Justice
  • Department of Legal Affairs
    • Law Commission of India
    • Appellate Tribunal for Foreign Exchange
    • Customs Excise and Service tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT)
    • Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT)
  • Legislative Department
  • First National Judicial Pay Commission

Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

  • Office of the Development Commissioner (MSME)
  • Khadi & Village Industries Commission
  • Coir Board
  • National Small Industries Corporation
  • National Institute of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (formerly the National Institute of Small Industry Extension Training)
  • Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship

Ministry of Mines

  • Geological Survey of India (GSI)
  • Indian Bureau of Mines
  • National Institute of Rock Mechanics (NIRM)
  • Hindustan Copper Limited (HCL) (public sector undertaking)
  • Mineral Exploration Corporation Limited (MECL) (public sector undertaking)
  • National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) (public sector undertaking)
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Aluminium Research Development and Design Centre (JNARDDC)

Ministry of Minority Affairs

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy

Autonomous R&D Institution under MNRE

  • Centre for Wind Energy Technology, (CWET) Chennai
  • National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE), Gurgaon

PSUs / Joint Ventures

  • Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA)

Ministry of Panchayati Raj

  • Department of drinking water
  • Dept of land resources
  • Dept of rural development

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions

Department of Personnel and Training

Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances

Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas

  • Directorate General of Hydrocarbons
  • Centre for High Technology
  • Oil Industry Development Board
  • Oil Industry Safety Directorate
  • Petroleum Conservation Research Association
  • Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell
  • Petroleum federation of India (Petrofed)

Ministry of Power


  • Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE)

Autonomous bodies, boards and corporations

  • Central Power Research Institute (CPRI), Bangalore, Karnataka
  • National Power Training Institute (NPTI), Faridabad, Haryana

Power boards and Undertakings

  • Power System Operation Corporation Limited, Kolkata
  • National Load Despatch Centre (NLDC) - Power System Operation Corporation Limited, New Delhi
  • National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC)
  • Power System Operation Corporation Limited, Shillong
  • Tamil Nadu Energy Company Limited (NTECL)
  • PFC Consulting Limited (PFCCL), Power Finance Corporation Limited (PFC), New Delhi
  • Power Finance Corporation Limited (PFCL), New Delhi
  • Power Trading Corporation of India Limited (PTC)
  • Ratnagiri Gas and Power Private limited (RGPPL), New Delhi
  • Power System Operation Corporation Limited, Bangalore
  • Power System Operation Corporation Limited, Mumbai

POWER PSUs and joint ventures

  • Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC)
  • National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC)
  • National Hydroelectric Power Corporation Limited (NHPC)
  • National Thermal Power Corporation NTPC
  • North Eastern Electric Power Corporation (NEEPCO)
  • NTPC BHEL Power Projects Private Limited (NBPPL), Noida
  • Power Finance Corporation Limited, New Delhi
  • Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID)
  • REC Power Distribution Company Limited (RECPDCL), New Delhi
  • Rural Electrification Corporation Limited
  • Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN) Limited
  • Tehri Hydro Development Corporation (THDC)
  • Triveni Structurals Limited (TSL), Uttar Pradesh

Statutory Bodies

  • Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB)
  • Central Electricity Authority (CEA)
  • Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC)
  • Regional Inspectorial Organisation, Shillong

Commissions, committees and missions

  • Northern Regional Power Committee, Ministry of Power
  • Southern Regional Power Committee
  • Western Regional Power Committee (WRPC)

Regional and field offices (Central government)

  • Energy Manager Training
  • Koldam Hydro Power Project, NTPC
  • North Eastern Regional Power Committee

Ministry of Railways

Ministry of Road Transport and Highways


Ministry of Rural Development

Ministry of Science & Technology

Department of Biotechnology

Department of Ocean Development

Department of Scientific & Industrial Research

  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
  • National Research Development Corporation
  • Consultancy Development Centre
  • Central Electronics Limited

Department of Science & Technology

  • Centre for Nano and Soft Matter Sciences (formerly Centre For Liquid Crystal Research)
  • National Innovation Foundation – India (NIF)

Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

  • Commissions
    • National Commission for Backward Classes
    • National Commission for Scheduled Castes
    • National Commission for Safai Karamcharis
  • Other Statutory Bodies
    • Rehabilitation Council of India
    • Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities
    • National Trust for the Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation
  • National Institutes
    • Ali Yavar Jung National Institute for the Hearing Handicapped
    • Pt. Deendayal Upadhyaya Institute for the Physically Handicapped
    • National Institute of Mentally Handicapped
    • Swami Vivekananda National Institute of Rehabilitation Training and Research

Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation


  • Department of Statistics
  • Department of Programme Implementation

Autonomous Bodies

  • Central Statistical Office (CSO)
  • National Sample Survey Office (NSSO)

Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

  • National Institute of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development (NIESBUD)
  • National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC)

Ministry of Steel

Ministry of Textiles

Autonomous Bodies

Statutory Bodies

  • Textiles Committee
  • Central Silk Board, Bangalore

Export Promotion Councils

Textiles Research Associations

  • Ahmedabad Textile Industry's Research Association (ATIRA)
  • Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA)
  • South India Textile Research Association (SITRA)
  • Northern India Textile Research Association (NITRA)
  • The Synthetic & Art Silk Mills Research Association (SASMIRA)
  • Man-made Textile Research Association (MANTRA)
  • Indian Jute Industry's Research Association (IJIRA)
  • Wool Research Association (WRA)

Public Sector Undertakings

Autonomous Bodies

National Institute of Hydrology

National Projects Construction Corporation Limited

Ministry of Women and Child Development

Statutory Body

Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports

Independent Departments

Department of Atomic Energy

Department of Space

Independent Agencies/Bodies






Law enforcement

Tribunals in India

See also