Second Manmohan Singh ministry

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Second Manmohan Singh Ministry
20th ministry of the Republic of India
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh in March 2014.jpg
Date formed22 May 2009
Date dissolved26 May 2014
People and organisations
Head of statePratibha Patil (until 25 July 2012) Pranab Mukherjee (from 25 July 2012)
Head of governmentDr.Manmohan singh
Member parties Indian National Congress
 Nationalist Congress Party
 Lok Janshakti Party
 Dravida Munnetra Kazagham
 Rashtriya Janata Dal
 Paattali Makkal Katchi
 Indian Union Muslim League
Status in legislatureCoalition
322 / 545 (59%)
Opposition partyBharatiya Janata Party (NDA)
Opposition leaderSushma Swaraj (in Lok Sabha)
Arun Jaitley (in Rajya Sabha)
History
Election(s)2009
Outgoing election2014
Legislature term(s)5 years and 4 days
PredecessorFirst Manmohan Singh ministry
SuccessorFirst Modi ministry

The Second ministry of Manmohan Singh came into existence after the general election in 2009. The results of the election were announced on 16 May 2009 and led to the formation of the 15th Lok Sabha. Manmohan Singh took the oath as the 13th Prime Minister of India on 22 May 2009, followed by the oath-taking ceremonies of the Council of Ministers in two phases. They remained in office until next election

List of Council of Ministers[edit]

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party
Prime Minister
Minister of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Atomic Energy
Department of Space
Planning Commission
 Manmohan Singh22 May 200926 May 2014INC
Minister of Home Affairs P. Chidambaram22 May 200931 July 2012INC
 Sushilkumar Shinde31 July 201226 May 2014INC
Minister of Finance Pranab Mukherjee22 May 200426 June 2012INC
 Manmohan Singh26 June 201231 July 2012INC
 P. Chidambaram31 July 201226 May 2014INC
Minister of External Affairs S. M. Krishna22 May 200927 October 2012INC
 Salman Khurshid28 October 201226 May 2014INC
Minister of Defence A. K. Antony22 May 200926 May 2014INC
Minister of Agriculture Sharad Pawar22 May 200926 May 2014NCP
Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Sharad Pawar22 May 200919 January 2011NCP
Minister of Food Processing Industries Subodh Kant Sahay22 May 200919 January 2011INC
 Sharad Pawar19 January 201126 May 2014NCP
Minister of Labour and Employment Mallikarjun Kharge22 May 200917 June 2013INC
 Oscar Fernandes17 June 201326 May 2014INC
Minister of Commerce and Industry Anand Sharma22 May 200926 May 2014INC
Minister of Corporate Affairs Murli Deora19 January 201112 July 2011INC
 Veerappa Moily12 July 201128 October 2012INC
Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Virbhadra Singh19 January 201126 June 2012INC
 Vilasrao Deshmukh26 June 201214 August 2012INC
 Vayalar Ravi14 August 201228 October 2012INC
Minister of Textiles Dayanidhi Maran22 May 200912 July 2011DMK
 Anand Sharma12 July 201117 June 2013INC
 Kavuri Samba Siva Rao17 June 20133 April 2014INC
 Anand Sharma3 April 201426 May 2014INC
Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Vilasrao Deshmukh22 May 200919 January 2011INC
 Praful Patel19 January 201126 May 2014NCP
Minister of Law and Justice Veerappa Moily22 May 200912 July 2011INC
 Salman Khurshid12 July 201128 October 2012INC
 Ashwani Kumar28 October 201211 May 2013INC
 Kapil Sibal11 May 201326 May 2014INC
Minister of Information & Broadcasting Ambika Soni22 May 200927 October 2012INC
Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Pawan Kumar Bansal22 May 200928 October 2012INC
 Kamal Nath28 October 201226 May 2014INC
Minister of Education Kapil Sibal22 May 200928 October 2012INC
 M. M. Pallam Raju28 October 201226 May 2014INC
Minister of Health and Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad22 May 200926 May 2014INC
Minister of Road Transport & Highways Kamal Nath22 May 200919 January 2011INC
 C. P. Joshi19 January 201115 June 2013INC
 Oscar Fernandes15 June 201326 May 2014INC
Minister of Shipping G. K. Vasan22 May 200926 May 2014INC
Minister of Railways Mamta Banerjee22 May 200919 May 2011AITC
 Manmohan Singh19 May 201112 July 2011INC
 Dinesh Trivedi12 July 201119 March 2012AITC
 Mukul Roy19 March 201222 September 2012AITC
 C. P. Joshi22 September 201228 October 2012INC
 Pawan Kumar Bansal28 October 201211 May 2013INC
 C. P. Joshi11 May 201315 June 2013INC
 Mallikarjun Kharge17 June 201326 May 2014INC
Minister of Civil Aviation Vayalar Ravi19 January 201118 December 2011INC
 Ajit Singh18 December 201126 May 2014RLD

Ministers of State (Independent Charge)[edit]

A 'Minister of State with independent charge' is a junior Minister in the Federal (State) or Central Government of India but is in charge of a ministry, unlike Minister of State who is also a junior Minister but assists a cabinet minister. All the following ministers are from the Indian National Congress.

Portfolios Name Party
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Manish Tewari INC
Ministry of Tourism Chiranjeevi INC
Ministry of Power Jyotiraditya Scindia INC
Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation Bharatsinh Solanki INC
Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports Jitendra Singh INC
Ministry of Corporate Affairs Sachin Pilot INC
Ministry of Women and Child Development Krishna Tirath INC
Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution K. V. Thomas INC
Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation Srikant Kumar Jena INC
Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers
Ministry of Environment and Forests Veerappa Moily INC
Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region Paban Singh Ghatowar INC
Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs
Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises K. H. Muniyappa INC

Source: Council of Ministers[1]

Ministers of State[edit]

Name Party
Ministry of External Affairs E. Ahamed AIUML
Preneet Kaur INC
Ministry of Finance Namo Narain Meena INC
Jesudasu Seelam INC
Ministry of Home Affairs Mullappally Ramachandran INC
R. P. N. Singh INC
Ministry of Defence Jitin Prasada INC
Lal Chand Kataria INC
Ministry of Human Resource Development Shashi Tharoor INC
Jitin Prasada INC
Ministry of Agriculture Tariq Anwar NCP
Charan Das Mahant INC
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions V. Narayanasamy INC
Ministry of Commerce and Industry Daggubati Purandeswari INC
E.M. Sudarsana Natchiappan INC
Ministry of Textiles Panabaka Lakshmi INC
Ministry of Road Transport and Highways Tushar Amarsinh Chaudhary INC
Sarvey Sathyanarayana INC
Ministry of Coal Pratik Prakashbapu Patil INC
Ministry of Rural Development Pradeep Jain Aditya INC
Ministry of Civil Aviation K. C. Venugopal INC
Ministry of Communications and Information Technology Milind Murli Deora INC
Killi Krupa Rani INC
Ministry of Railways K.J. Surya Prakash Reddy INC
Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury INC
Ministry of Food Processing Industries Charan Das Mahant INC
Ministry of Power K. C. Venugopal INC
Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs Rajeev Shukla INC
Ministry of Labour and Employment Kodikunnil Suresh INC
Ministry of Tribal Affairs Ranee Narah INC
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Abu Hasem Khan Choudhury INC
Santosh Chowdhary INC
Ministry of Minority Affairs Ninong Ering INC
Ministry of Urban Development Deepa Dasmunsi INC
Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment Porika Balram Naik INC
Manikrao Hodlya Gavit INC

Demographics of the Ministers[edit]

Ministers by Party[edit]

Source: Various news organisations[2][3][4][5]
The new United Progressive Alliance (UPA) included 77 members, 76 members in the cabinet plus Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. The first 20 cabinet ministers including Manmohan Singh, swore in on 22 May 2009, while the other 59 cabinet members swore in on 27 May 2009. The non-Congress cabinet ministers, include Sharad Pawar and Praful Patel from Nationalist Congress Party, Farooq Abdullah from National Conference and Ajit Singh from RLD.

Representation of cabinet ministers by party

  Indian National Congress (92.2%)
  Nationalist Congress Party (3.9%)
  Jammu and Kashmir National Conference (1.3%)
  Rashtriya Lok Dal (1.3%)
  Indian Union Muslim League (1.3%)
Party # Cabinet Ministers # Ministers of State (I) # Ministers of State Total number of ministers
Indian National Congress 28 12 30 71
Nationalist Congress Party 2 0 1 3
Jammu and Kashmir National Conference 1 0 0 1
Rashtriya Lok Dal 1 0 0 1
Indian Union Muslim League 0 0 1 1
Total 32 12 32 77

Ministers by States[edit]

Representation of cabinet ministers by state

  Meghalaya (2.73%)
  Assam (4.11%)
  Kerala (10.95%)
  Chhattisgarh (1.38%)
  Puducherry (1.38%)
  Gujarat (4.11%)
  Haryana (1.38%)
  Himachal Pradesh (1.38%)
  Jharkhand (1.38%)
  Karnataka (5.47%)
  Madhya Pradesh (2.73%)
  Maharashtra (6.84%)
  Odisha (1.38%)
  Punjab (4.11%)
  Rajasthan (8.21%)
  Andhra Pradesh (15.07%)
  Uttar Pradesh (8.21%)
  Uttarakhand (1.38%)
  West Bengal (4.11%)
  Delhi (4.11%)
  Jammu Kashmir (2.73%)
  Chandigarh (1.38%)
  Tamil Nadu (5.47%)

Sources:[6][7][8]

State # Cabinet Ministers # Ministers of State(I) # Ministers of State Total number of ministers
Maharashtra 2 3 5
Tamil Nadu 2 1 1 4
Andhra Pradesh 5 1 5 11
Kerala 2 1 5 8
Bihar
Madhya Pradesh 1 1 2
Karnataka 3 1 4
Himachal Pradesh 1 1
Haryana 1 1
Odisha 1 1
Jammu and Kashmir 2 2
Punjab 1 1 1 3
Delhi 1 2 3
Rajasthan 2 4 6
West Bengal 3 3
Chhattisgarh 1 1
Gujarat 1 1 1 3
Puducherry 1 1
Uttar Pradesh 3 3 6
Jharkhand 1 1
Meghalaya 2 2
Uttarakhand 1 1
Assam 1 1 1 3
Chandigarh 1 1
Arunachal Pradesh
Goa
Manipur
Mizoram
Nagaland
Sikkim
Tripura
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Dadra and Nagar Haveli
Daman and Diu
Lakshadweep
Total 31 10 32 73

Entities in the Prime Minister's Office[edit]

  • From October 2011, the post of Secretary under Prime Ministers office has been eliminated as per policy.
Office of the Prime Minister of India
Name Designation Rank
T. K. A. Nair Advisor to PM Minister of State Rank
Pulok Chatterji Principal Secretary
Shivshankar Menon National Security Adviser Minister of State Rank
Pankaj Pachauri Communications Adviser
R. Ramanujam Secretary
Vikram Misri
Shatrughna Singh
Vini Mahajan
L. K. Atheeq
Joint Secretary
Munu Mahawar
Dheeraj Gupta
Sharmila Joseph
Pallavi Jain
Arindam Bagchi
Rajeev Topno
Sanjay Lohiya
Krishan Kumar
Binoy Job
Director
Indu Chaturvedi
Jaideep Sarkar
K Muthukumar
PMO Personal Staff
Gourangalal Das
Sanjukta Ray
Mehar Jhamb
Deputy Secretary
J P Arya Joint Director
P K Bali
K Salil Kumar
R Mythili
Under Secretary
Sources: Office of the PM of India

Approval Ratings[edit]

The approval ratings for the government from 2008 to 2013, according to Gallup polling, are given below.[9]

Year Approve Disapprove
2008 53% 33%
2009 55% 35%
2010 57% 33%
2011 46% 47%
2012 39% 47%
2013 30% 48%

References[edit]

  1. ^ Council of Ministers | National Portal of India. India.gov.in. Retrieved on 2013-07-18.
  2. ^ Super Admin (27 May 2009). "Manmohan Singh | Cabinet Expansion | UPA | Congress | NCP | Trinamool Congress | List of Ministers". News.oneindia.in. Retrieved 16 December 2011.
  3. ^ "59 new ministers inducted in Manmohan's cabinet, gone up to 79". GroundReport. 28 May 2009. Retrieved 16 December 2011.
  4. ^ 59 ministers sworn in to complete India's new government - Monsters and Critics Archived 2010-07-27 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ [1] Archived 1 June 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ Front Page : Southern States get a big share. The Hindu (2009-05-29). Retrieved on 2013-07-18.
  7. ^ Naveen ups the ante over state's share in PM team - Times Of India. Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com (2009-05-28). Retrieved on 2013-07-18.
  8. ^ "Council of Ministers – Who's Who – Government: National Portal of India". India.gov.in. 18 August 2011. Retrieved 16 December 2011.
  9. ^ http://www.gallup.com/poll/181973/india-new-leadership-faces-high-expectations.aspx