All india Trinamool Congress (AITC) Party leader Mamata Banerjee took charge as the Chief Minister of West Bengal on 20 May 2011. The Government of West Bengal consists of 32 cabinet ministers and 8 minister of state.. The Cabinet of the state of West Bengal forms the executive branch of the Government of West Bengal. The West Bengal Vidhan Sabha (West Bengal Legislative Assembly) consists of 294 members (MLA), and these members are elected for five years. All india Trinamool Congress (AITC) formed the Government under the leadership of Mamata Banerjee on 20 May 2011.
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 West Bengal 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 West Bengal. cabinet ministers of West Bengal and their ministry are listed below.
|No||Minister Name||Ministries / Portfolios||Political Party||Constituency|
||AITC||RANAGHAT UTTAR PASCHIM|
|6||Abdul Karim Chowdhury||
|8||Upendra Nath Biswas||
|9||Javed Ahamed Khan||
|10||Rabindra Nath Bhattacharya||
|12||Haider Aziz Safwi||
|16||Binay Krishna Barman||
||AITC||DABGRAM - PHULBARI|
||AITC||BARDHAMAN - DAKSHIN|
|20||Sudarshan Ghosh Dastidar||
|22||Shyama Prasad Mukherjee||
|25||Saumen Kumar Mahapatra||
|27||Chandra nath Sinha||
|28||Smt. Sabitri Mitra||
|30||Krishnendu Narayan Chowdhury||
|33||Dr. Sukumar Hansda||
Minister of State (Mos) handles or takes charge of specific responsibility in that ministry. For example, a minister of state in the Education Ministry may only handle Primary Education. There are two types of the state minister in West Bengal government, Minister of state with independent charge and Minister of state. "Minister of state" of West Bengal and their ministry are listed below.
|No||Minister Name||Ministries / Portfolios||Constituency||Political Party|
|1||Smt. Chandrima Bhattacharya (Independent Charge)||
||AITC||DUM DUM UTTAR|
|7||Smt.Dr. Shashi Panja||
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