Last updated on 4 November 2016
The Government of Nagaland consists of 11 cabinet ministers.. The Cabinet of the state of Nagaland forms the executive branch of the Government of Nagaland. The Nagaland Vidhan Sabha (Nagaland Legislative Assembly) consists of 60 members (MLA), and these members are elected for five years. Nagaland Peoples Front (NPF) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) coalition formed the Government under the leadership of Neiphiu Rio. after Neiphiu Rio elected to the 16th Lok sabha from Nagaland NPF Leader T.R. Zeliang took charge as the Chief Minister of Nagaland on 24 May 2014.
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 Nagaland 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 Nagaland. cabinet ministers of Nagaland and their ministry are listed below.
|No||Minister Name||Ministries / Portfolios||Political Party||Constituency|
|7||Dr. Niekiesalie Nicky Kire||
|11||Y. Vikheho Swu||
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