Last updated on 19 February 2017
Janata Dal (United) leader Nitish Kumar took charge as the Chief Minister of Bihar on 20 November 2015 along with other ministers. The Government of Bihar consists of 29 cabinet ministers. The Cabinet of the state of Bihar forms the executive branch of the Government of Bihar. The Bihar Vidhan Sabha (Bihar Legislative Assembly) consists of 243 members (MLA), and these members are elected for five years. Janata Dal ( United ) , Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) and and Indian National Congress (INC) formed the Government under the leadership of Nitish Kumar on 22 November 2015.
There are two types of the minister in state government, which is determined by the position or grade. The superior or primary being Cabinet Ministers "Cabinet Minister" and the junior or secondary being "minister of State".
The following is a list of the ministers (state cabinet) in the Bihar Government. The list contains ministers and their Portfolios, political party, constituency.
Cabinet Minister is the main in-charge of a ministry. A cabinet minister may also hold additional charges of other Ministries if no other cabinet ministers are appointed to take charge of that ministries. All Cabinet members are mandated by the constitution to be members of the Vidhan Sabha of Bihar. cabinet ministers of Bihar and their ministry are listed below.
|No||Minister Name||Ministries / Portfolios||Political Party||Constituency|
|3||Tej Pratap Yadav||
|4||Abdul Bari Siddiqui||
|5||Bijendra Pratap Yadav||
|6||Rajiv Ranjan Singh||
|7||Ashok Kumar Choudhary||
|9||Jay Kumar Singh||
|10||Alok Kumar Mehta||
|12||Awdesh Kumar Singh||
|13||Krishna Nandan Prasad Verma||
|15||Abdul Jalil Mastan||
|16||Ram Vichar Rai||
|17||Sheo Chander Ram||
|18||Dr. Madan Mohan Jha||
|20||Kumari Manju Verma||
|21||Santosh Kumar Nirala||
|24||Khurshid alias Firoz Ahmad||
|27||Kapil deo Kamat||
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