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List of agencies of the government of India

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


Ministry of Agriculture[edit]

Attached Offices[edit]

Ministry of Panchayati Raj[edit]

Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers[edit]

Ministry of Civil Aviation[edit]

Ministry of Coal[edit]

Ministry of Commerce and Industry[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
  • Export

Autonomous Bodies[edit]



  • Tariff Commission

Promotion Councils[edit]

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

Public Sector Undertakings[edit]


Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (India), MeitY[edit]

Departments and Attached Offices[edit]

Statutory Bodies[edit]

Autonomous Bodies[edit]

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


Department of Consumer Affairs[edit]

Department of Food and Public Distribution[edit]

Ministry of Co-operation[edit]

Ministry of Corporate Affairs[edit]

Statutory Bodies[edit]

Ministry of Culture[edit]


Autonomous and other bodies[edit]

Ministry of Defence[edit]

Armed Forces Tribunals

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)
  • Army Welfare Housing Organisation (AWHO)

Finance Division[edit]

  • Controller General of Defence Accounts (CGDA)

Intelligence Agencies[edit]

Inter-Service Organisations[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, Forest and Climate Change[edit]

Subordinate and statutory bodies[edit]

Autonomous bodies[edit]

Ministry of External Affair[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]


Ministry of AYUSH[edit]

Ministry of Heavy Industries[edit]

  • Department of Heavy Industries

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 and Laddak 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]

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

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

Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs[edit]

Ministry of Education[edit]

Organisational structure: The department is divided into eight bureaus, and most of the work of the department is handled through over 100 autonomous organisations under these bureaus.[3]


Ministry of Women and Child Development[edit]

•National Institute of Public Cooperation and Child Development (NIPCCD)

•National Commission for Women (NCW)

•National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR)

•Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA)

•Central Social Welfare Board (CSWB) Rashtriya Mahila Kosh (RMK)

Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports[edit]

Department of Sports[edit]

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting[edit]

Ministry of Labour and Employment[edit]

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]

Ministry of Minority Affairs[edit]

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy[edit]

Autonomous R&D Institution under MNRE

PSUs / Joint Ventures

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions[edit]

Department of Personnel and Training[edit]

Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances[edit]

The Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances is to facilitate the pursuit of excellence in governance through the promotion of:

  • Improvements in Government structures and processes
  • Citizen-friendly initiatives including redressal of public grievances
  • Documentation, incubation and dissemination of best practices
  • Codification and simplification of procedures and
  • Networking with various agencies

The department acts as a facilitator, in consultation with central ministries/departments, states/UT administrations, organisations and individuals, to improve government functioning through administrative reforms in the spheres of restructuring the government, process improvement, organisation and methods and grievance handling, and by promoting modernization, Citizen's Charters, award schemes, e-governance, and best practices.

It provides online grievance redress services through Centralized Public Grievance Redress and Monitoring System.

Department of Pension and Pensioners' Welfare[edit]

The department is mainly concerned with the formulation of policies regarding the post-retirement benefits of Central Government employees covered under the CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972. It also administers various welfare schemes for central government pensioners, i.e., redressal for Pensioners' grievances through CPENGRAM, an online pension sanction module for civil pensioners "Bhavishya", Sankalp, etc., under the umbrella of Pensioners' Portal. However, the pensioners of Ministries of Railways and Defence are governed by their respective pension rules.

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]

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 and Reach (NECTAR), Shillong, Meghalaya*
  • Vigyan Prasar, New Delhi*
  • Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun*

Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment[edit]

Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation[edit]


  • Department of Statistics
  • Department of Programme Implementation

Autonomous Bodies[edit]

Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship[edit]

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]

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

Public Sector Undertakings[edit]

Independent Departments Under PMO(Prime Minister Office)[edit]

Department of Atomic Energy[edit]

Apex Board[edit]

Regulatory Board and Organisation[edit]

Research & Development Sector[edit]

Central Public Sector Units[edit]

Industrial Organisations[edit]

Service Organisations[edit]

  • Directorate of Construction, Services and Estate Management (DAE) (DCSEM), Mumbai
  • Directorate of Purchase and Stores (DAE) (DPS), Mumbai
  • General Services Organisation (DAE) (GSO), Kalpakkam


Aided Sector[edit]

Department of Space[edit]

The Department of Space manages the following agencies and institutes:[12]


Parliament of India[edit]

Independent Agencies/Bodies/ Constitutional body[edit]






Tribunals in India[edit]

Appellate Tribunal

See also[edit]


  1. ^ https://www.meity.gov.in/content/meity-organisations
  2. ^ "NCIB". Retrieved 10 June 2020.
  3. ^ ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE Archived 29 September 2010 at the Wayback Machine Department of Higher Education.
  4. ^ Technical Education Overview Archived 5 October 2011 at the Wayback Machine Dept of Ed.
  5. ^ National Level Councils Archived 1 February 2010 at the Wayback Machine Tech Ed.
  6. ^ Council of Architecture website. Coa.gov.in (1 September 1972). Retrieved on 14 April 2012.
  7. ^ "Technical Education – Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development".
  8. ^ "NITTTRs | Government of India, All India Council for Technical Education". aicte-india.org.
  9. ^ "National University of Educational Planning and Administration". Archived from the original on 3 July 2011. Retrieved 21 February 2012.
  10. ^ National Council for Transgender Persons (PDF) (Statutory Order 2849(E)). Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. 21 August 2020.
  11. ^ Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) (PDF) (40). Parliament of India. 2019.
  12. ^ "DoS structure". Department of Space, Government of India. Archived from the original on 27 September 2014. Retrieved 22 September 2014.
  13. ^ "NEC – North Eastern Council". Necouncil.nic.in. Archived from the original on 25 February 2012. Retrieved 8 February 2013.
  14. ^ "Historic space reforms by DoS, ISRO set in motion to empower private space sector, academia". Tech2. 25 June 2020. Retrieved 26 June 2020.
  15. ^ "In a first, Centre approves setting up a new space board". Livemint. 24 June 2020. Retrieved 26 June 2020.

13. https://www.sctimst.ac.in/