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 Agriculture[edit]

Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers[edit]

Ministry of Civil Aviation[edit]

Ministry of Coal[edit]

Ministry of Commerce and Industry/ Ministry of Business[edit]


Attached Offices[edit]

Statutory Bodies[edit]

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

Autonomous Bodies[edit]



  • Tariff Commission

Promotion Councils[edit]

  • 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)

Public Sector Undertakings[edit]

Ministry of Communications and Information Technology[edit]

Departments and Attached Offices[edit]

Autonomous Bodies[edit]

Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution[edit]


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

Directorates and other bodies[edit]

Ministry of Corporate Affairs[edit]

Statutory Bodies[edit]

Ministry of Culture[edit]


Autonomous and other bodies[edit]

Ministry of Defence[edit]

Department of Defence[edit]

Department of Defence Research and Development[edit]

Department of Defence Production[edit]

Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare[edit]

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

Department of Military Affairs[edit]

  • Defence Intelligence Agency

Finance Division[edit]

  • Controller General of Defence Accounts (CGDA)

Intelligence Agencies[edit]

Inter-Service Organisations[edit]

Voluntary military agencies[edit]

Ministry of Earth Sciences[edit]

Executive Arm[edit]

  • Earth System Science Organization(ESSO)

Subordinate Offices[edit]

Attached Offices[edit]

Autonomous Offices[edit]

Ministry of Environment and Forests[edit]

Subordinate and statutory bodies[edit]

Autonomous bodies[edit]

Ministry of External Affairs[edit]

Ministry of Finance[edit]


Autonomous Agencies[edit]

Ministry of Food Processing Industries[edit]

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare[edit]

Department of Health[edit]

Department of Family Welfare[edit]

Department of AYUSH[edit]

Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises[edit]

  • Department of Heavy Industries
  • Department of Public Enterprises

Ministry of Home Affairs[edit]


Department of Internal Security[edit]

Department of Official Language[edit]

  • Central Translation Bureau
  • Central Hindi Training Institute

Department of Jammu and Kashmir Affairs[edit]

Department of Home[edit]

Department of States[edit]

Central Armed Police Forces and Paramilitary forces[edit]


Autonomous Bodies, Boards & Corporations[edit]

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

Boards / Academies / Institutions (Grant in Aid)[edit]

  • 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[edit]

  • 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

Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation[edit]

Ministry of Education[edit]

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting[edit]

Ministry of Labour and Employment[edit]

  • 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[edit]

  • 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[edit]

  • 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[edit]

  • 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[edit]

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy[edit]

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[edit]

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

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions[edit]

Department of Personnel and Training[edit]

Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances[edit]

Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas[edit]

  • 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[edit]


  • Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE)

Autonomous bodies, boards and corporations[edit]

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

Statutory Bodies[edit]

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

Commissions, committees and missions[edit]

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

Ministry of Railways[edit]

Ministry of Road Transport and Highways[edit]


Ministry of Rural Development[edit]

Ministry of Science & Technology[edit]

Department of Biotechnology[edit]

Department of Ocean Development[edit]

Department of Scientific & Industrial Research[edit]

Department of Science & Technology[edit]

  • Agharkar Research Institute, Pune*
  • Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational-Sciences, Nanital*
  • Bose Institute, Kolkata*
  • Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany, Lucknow*
  • Centre for Nano and Soft Matter Sciences, Bangalore*
  • Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata*
  • Institute of Nano Science and Technology, Mohali*
  • Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore*
  • Indian Institute of Geomagnetism, Mumbai*
  • International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials, Hyderabad*
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore*
  • National Innovation Foundation*
  • Raman Research Institute, Bangalore*
  • Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology*
  • S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata*
  • The Institute of Advanced Study in Science & Technology, Guwahati*
  • Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC)*
  • North East Centre for Technology Application & Reach (NECTAR), Shillong, Meghalaya*
  • Vigyan Prasar, New Delhi*
  • Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun*

Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment[edit]

  • 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[edit]


  • Department of Statistics
  • Department of Programme Implementation

Autonomous Bodies[edit]

  • Central Statistical Office (CSO)
  • National Sample Survey Office (NSSO)
  • Indian Statistical Institute (ISI)

Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship[edit]

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

Ministry of Steel[edit]

Ministry of Textiles[edit]

Autonomous Bodies[edit]

Statutory Bodies[edit]

  • Textiles Committee
  • Central Silk Board, Bangalore

Export Promotion Councils[edit]

Textiles Research Associations[edit]

  • 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[edit]

Autonomous Bodies[edit]

  • National Institute of Hydrology
  • National Projects Construction Corporation Limited

Ministry of Women and Child Development[edit]

Statutory Body[edit]

Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports[edit]

Independent Departments[edit]

Department of Atomic Energy[edit]

Department of Space[edit]

Independent Agencies/Bodies[edit]






Law enforcement[edit]

Tribunals in India[edit]

See also[edit]


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