Current Ministers of Bihar Government and their Portfolios

Last updated on 4 November 2016


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 ministers of Bihar.

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.

Cabinet Ministers of Bihar
No Minister Name Ministries / Portfolios Political Party Constituency
1 Nitish Kumar
  • Chief Minister of Bihar
  • Home
  • General Administration
  • Cabinet Secretariat
  • Information and Public Relations
  • Vigilance
JDU MLC
2 Tejashwi Yadav
  • Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar
  • Road construction
  • Building construction
  • Backward and Extremely Backward Welfare
RJD Raghopur
3 Tej Pratap Yadav
  • Health
  • Water resources
  • Environment and Forest
RJD Mahua
4 Abdul Bari Siddiqui
  • Finance
RJD Alinagar
5 Bijendra Pratap Yadav
  • Power
  • Commerce and Tax
JDU Supaul
6 Rajiv Ranjan Singh
  • Water Resources
  • Planning and Development
JDU -
7 Ashok Kumar Choudhary
  • Education
  • Information and Broadcasting
INC Kanti
8 Sharawan Kumar
  • Rural Development
  • Parliamentary Affairs
JDU Nalanda
9 Jay Kumar Singh
  • Industries
  • Science and Technology
JDU Dinara
10 Alok Kumar Mehta
  • Cooperative Department
RJD Ujiarpur (SC)
11 Chandrika Rai
  • Transport
RJD Parsa
12 Awdesh Kumar Singh
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Fisheries
INC Hajipur
13 Krishna Nandan Prasad Verma
  • Public health (Lok Swasthya Abhiyantran Vidhi)
JDU Ghosi
14 Maheshwar Hazari
  • Urban Development
JDU Kalaynpur
15 Abdul Jalil Mastan
  • Registration
  • Excise and Prohibition Ministry
INC Amour
16 Ram Vichar Rai
  • Irrigation
RJD Sahebganj
17 Sheo Chander Ram
  • Youth
  • Arts and Culture
RJD MLC
18 Dr. Madan Mohan Jha
  • Treasury and Land Development
INC MLC
19 Shailesh Kumar
  • Rural Work
JDU Jamalpur
20 Kumari Manju Verma
  • Social Welfare
JDU Cheria Bariarpur
21 Santosh Kumar Nirala
  • SC and ST Welfare
JDU Rajpur
22 Abdul Gafoor
  • Minority Welfare
RJD Mahishi
23 Chandra shekhar
  • Disaster Management
RJD Madhepura
24 Khurshid alias Firoz Ahmad
  • Sugarcane Industries
JDU Sikta
25 Muneshwar Chaudhary
  • Mining
RJD Garkha
26 Madan Sahni
  • Food and Consumer Protection
JDU Gaura Bauram
27 Kapil deo Kamat
  • Panchayati Raj
JDU Babubarhi
28 Anita Devi
  • Tourism
RJD Nokha
29 Vijay Prakash
  • Labour Department
RJD Jamui


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