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Second ministry of Manmohan Singh
20th ministry of the Republic of India
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Date formed 22 May 2009
Date dissolved 26 May 2014
People and organisations
Head of state Pratibha Patil (until 25 July 2012)
Pranab Mukherjee (from 25 July 2012)
Head of government Dr. Manmohan Singh
Member party Indian National Congress (UPA)
Status in legislature Coalition
Opposition party Bharatiya Janata Party (NDA)
Opposition leader Sushma Swaraj (in Lok Sabha)
Arun Jaitley (in Rajya Sabha)
History
Election(s) 2009
Outgoing election 2014
Legislature term(s) 5 years and 4 days
Predecessor First Manmohan Singh ministry
Successor Modi ministry
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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. Dr. 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 26 May 2014.

Union Ministers[edit]

Portfolios Name Image Age Parliamentary constituency Party Alma Mater
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Manmohansingh04052007.jpg 81 Assam (Rajya Sabha) INC
Department of Atomic Energy
Department of Space
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Planning Commission
Ministry of Defence A. K. Antony എ.കെ. ആന്റണി.jpg 73 Kerala (Rajya Sabha) INC University of Kerala
Ministry of Agriculture Sharad Pawar Sharad Pawar, Minister of AgricultureCrop.jpg 73 Madha NCP B.Com.
Ministry of Finance P. Chidambaram Pchidambaram.jpg 68 Sivaganga INC Harvard University (M.B.A)
Ministry of External Affairs Salman Khurshid Salman Khurshid.jpg 61 Farrukhabad INC St Edmund Hall
Ministry of Home Affairs Sushilkumar Shinde Sushilkumar Shinde.JPG 71 Solapur INC Shivaji University
Ministry of Communications and Information Technology Kapil Sibal Kapil Sibal.jpg 64 Chandni Chowk INC Harvard University
Ministry of Law and Justice
Ministry of Human Resource Development Pallam Raju Pallam Raju (cropped).jpg 50 Kakinada INC Andhra University
Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Girija Vyas Girija Vyas.jpg 67 INC Doctorate in Philosophy
Ministry of Civil Aviation Ajit Singh 73 Baghpat RLD IIT Kharagpur, Illinois Institute of Technology
Ministry of Mines Dinsha Patel 75 Kheda INC Matriculate
Ministry of Commerce and Industry Anand Sharma Anand Sharma - World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2012.jpg 60 Himachal Pradesh (Rajya Sabha) INC Faculty of Law, Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla.
Ministry of Textiles Kavuru Samba Siva Rao 69 Eluru INC NIT Warangal
Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas Veerappa Moily Veerappa Moily BNC.jpg 73 Chikballapur INC University Law College, Bengaluru
Ministry of Culture Chandresh Kumari Chandresh Kumari Katoch.jpg 68 Jodhpur INC Jai Narain Vyas University
Ministry of Water Resources Harish Rawat HarishRawat.jpg 65 Haridwar INC Lucknow University
Ministry of Rural Development Jairam Ramesh Jairam ramesh.jpg 58 Andhra Pradesh (Rajya Sabha) INC IIT Bombay, Carnegie Mellon University and MIT
Ministry of Urban Development Kamal Nath Kamal Nath - World Economic Forum Annual Meeting Davos 2008.jpg 66 Chhindwara INC St. Xaviers College, Calcutta, West Bengal
Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs
Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi Vayalar Ravi-crop.jpg 75 Kerala INC S.D. College, Alappuzha, Maharajas College, Ernakulam and Law College, Ernakulam
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad Ghulam Nabi Azad.jpg 63 Jammu and Kashmir (Rajya Sabha) INC Government Degree College Bhadarwah, G.G.M. Science College, Jammu, S.P. College, Srinagar and Kashmir University, Srinagar
Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Praful Patel Praful Patel World Economic Forum 2013.jpg 55 Bhandara-Gondiya NCP University of Bombay, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Ministry of Panchayati Raj Kishore Chandra Deo 65 Araku INC Chennai Christian College, Tambaram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Ministry of Tribal Affairs
Ministry of Science and Technology Jaipal Reddy Jaipal Sudini Reddy 03212.JPG 71 Chevella INC Osmania University, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
Ministry of Earth Sciences
Ministry of Road Transport and Highways Oscar Fernandes 72 Karnataka (Rajya Sabha) INC Cecilia's Convent, Board High School and M.G.M.College, Udupi
Ministry of Labour and Employment
Ministry of Railways Mallikarjun Kharge MallikarjunKharge.png 70 Gulbarga INC Government College, Gulbarg and Government College Gulbarga, Karnataka University, Karnataka
Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
Ministry of Shipping G. K. Vasan GKVasan copy.jpg 48 Tamil Nadu (Rajya Sabha) INC
Ministry of Steel Beni Prasad Verma 71 Gonda INC Lucknow University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Ministry of Coal Shriprakash Jaiswal 68 Kanpur INC D.A.V. College, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
Ministry of Minority Affairs K. Rahman Khan K Rahman Khan (cropped).jpg 73 Karnataka (Rajya Sabha) INC Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA), Mysore University, Mysore

Ministers of State (Independent Charges)[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.

Sl. No. Name Responsible Ministries Age Lok Sabha/Rajya Sabha Party Educational Qualification
1 Manish Tewari Information and Broadcasting 47 Lok Sabha (Ludhiana, Punjab) INC
2 Chiranjeevi (Konidala Siva Sankara Vara Prasad) Tourism 58 Rajya Sabha (Andhra Pradesh) INC B.Com from Y.N College, Narasapuram, AP
3 Jyotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia Power 42 Lok Sabha (Guna, Madhya Pradesh) INC M.A., M.B.A., Stanford University, U.S.A
4 Bharatsinh Solanki Drinking Water and Sanitation 59 Lok Sabha (Anand, Gujarat) INC B.E. (Civil)[1]
5 Jitendra Singh Youth Affairs and Sports 41 Lok Sabha (Alwar, Rajasthan) INC B.Com[2]
6 Sachin Pilot Corporate Affairs 35 Lok Sabha (Ajmer, Rajasthan) INC M.B.A. – Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
7 Krishna Tirath Women and Child Development 57 Lok Sabha (North West Delhi, Delhi) INC M.A., B.Ed. (University of Delhi)[3]
8 K. V. Thomas Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution 66 Lok Sabha (Ernakulam, Kerala) INC M.Sc.(Chemistry)[4]
9 Srikant Kumar Jena Statistics and Program Implementation and Chemicals and Fertilizers[5] 62 Lok Sabha (Balasore, Odisha) INC B.A. Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha[6]
10 Veerappa Moily Environment and Forests 58 Lok Sabha (Chikkaballapura, Karnataka) INC B.A., University College, Mangalore, B.L, University law College, Bangalore.
11 Paban Singh Ghatowar Development of North Eastern Region, Parliamentary Affairs[5] 62 Lok Sabha (Dibrugarh, Assam) INC B.A. Gauhati University, Guwahati[7]
12 K. H. Muniyappa Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises 64 Lok Sabha (Kolar, Karnataka) INC B.A., LL.B.[8]

Source: Council of Ministers[9]

Ministers of State[edit]

Sl. No. Name Responsible Ministries Age Lok Sabha/Rajya Sabha Party Educational Qualification
1 E. Ahamed External Affairs 74 Lok Sabha Malappuram, Kerala MUL B.A., B.L.[10]
2 Shashi Tharoor Human Resource Development 56 Lok Sabha Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala INC St. Stephen's College, Delhi (B.A.)

Tufts University (M.A., M.A.L.D., Ph.D.)

3 Tariq Anwar Agriculture 61 Rajya Sabha, Maharashtra NCP B.Sc.[11]
4 Mullappally Ramachandran Home Affairs 67 Lok Sabha Vatakara, Kerala INC MA, LLB[12]
5 V. Narayanasamy Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions and Prime Minister Office 65 Lok Sabha Puducherry INC B.A., M.L.[13]
6 Daggubati Purandeswari Commerce and Industry 53 Lok Sabha, Visakhapatnam Andhra Pradesh INC BA[14]
7 Panabaka Lakshmi Textiles 54 Lok Sabha, Bapatla, Prakasam Dist, Andhra Pradesh INC M.A.(Public Administration)[15]
8 Namo Narain Meena Finance 68 Lok Sabha, Tonk-Sawai Madhopur INC M. A. (Geography)[16]
9 Jitin Prasada Human Resource Development and Defence 38 Lok Sabha Dhaurahra, Uttar Pradesh INC M.B.A,[17]
10 Preneet Kaur External Affairs 68 Lok Sabha Patiala, Punjab INC B.A., T.T.C.[18]
11 Tushar Amarsinh Chaudhary Road Transport and Highways 46 Lok Sabha, Bardoli INC M.B.B.S[19]
12 Pratik Prakashbapu Patil Coal 39 Lok Sabha Sangli INC Intermediate, Diploma in Automobile Engineering[20]
13 R. P. N. Singh Home Affairs 48 Lok Sabha Khushi Nagar INC B.A. (Hons.) History[21]
14 Pradeep Jain Aditya Rural Development 50 Lok Sabha, Jhansi INC M.A., M.Com., L.L.B.[22]
15 K. C. Venugopal Civil Aviation and Power 49 Lok Sabha Alappuzha, Kerala INC M.Sc.(Mathematics)[23]
16 Charan Das Mahant Agriculture and Food Processing Industries 57 Lok Sabha Korba, Chhattisgarh INC M.Sc., M.A., LL.B., PhD[24]
17 Milind Murli Deora Communications and Information Technology 35 Lok Sabha, Mumbai-South INC BBA (Bachelor of Science in Business Administration)[25]
18 Rajeev Shukla Parliamentary Affairs and Planning 53 Rajya Sabha, Maharashtra INC M.A., LL.B.
19 Kodikunnil Suresh Labor and Employment 50 Lok Sabha Mavelikara, Kerala INC LL.B [26]
20 K.J. Surya Prakash Reddy Railways 61 Lok Sabha Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh INC B.A [27]
21 Ranee Narah Tribal Affairs 46 Lok Sabha Lakhimpur, Assam INC B.A [28]
22 Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury Railways 56 Lok Sabha Berhampore, West Bengal INC Under Matriculate [29]
23 Killi Krupa Rani Communications and Information Technology 46 Lok Sabha Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh INC M.B.B.S [30]
24 Abu Hasem Khan Choudhury Health and Family Welfare 74 Lok Sabha Malda, West Bengal INC Degree in Industrial Psychology (Northampton college, England), University of Guleph, Canada [31]
25 Sarvey Sathyanarayana, Road Transport and Highways 58 Lok Sabha Malkajgiri, Andhra Pradesh INC B.A, LL.B
26 Ninong Ering Minority Affairs 53 Lok Sabha Arunachal East INC B.A
27 Deepa Dasmunsi Urban Development 52 Lok Sabha Raiganj, West Bengal INC M.A.(Dramatics)
28 Lal Chand Kataria Defence 44 Lok Sabha Jaipur Rural INC Intermediate[32]
29 Porika Balram Naik Social Justice and Empowerment 48 Lok Sabha, Mahabubabad INC B.A.[33]

New Ministers of State alongside old ones:[34]

Demographics of the Council of Ministers[edit]

UPA Cabinet by Party[edit]

Source: Various news organisations[35][36][37][38]
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 Chaudhary Ajit Singh from RLD.

Party # Cabinet Ministers # Ministers of State (I) # Ministers of State Total number of ministers
Indian National Congress 28 12 31 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 33 77

United Progressive Alliance Cabinet by States[edit]

Sources:[39][40][41]

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
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 35 10 38 78

Entities in the Office of the Prime Minister[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 Assistant to the Prime Minister for National Security Affairs and National Security Adviser Minister of State Rank
Pankaj Pachauri Communications Adviser to PM
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

Reception[edit]

The approval ratings for the government from 2008 to 2013, according to Gallup polling, are given below.[42]

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

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