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This is a list of agencies and departments of the Union Government of India.


Ministry of Agriculture

Attached Offices

Ministry of Panchayati Raj

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Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers

Ministry of Civil Aviation

Ministry of Coal

Ministry of Commerce and Industry


Attached Offices

Statutory Bodies

Autonomous Bodies



Promotion Councils

Public Sector Undertakings


Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (India), MeitY

Departments and Attached Offices

Statutory Bodies

Autonomous Bodies

Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution


Department of Consumer Affairs

Department of Food and Public Distribution

Ministry of Co-operation

Ministry of Corporate Affairs

Statutory Bodies

Ministry of Culture


Autonomous and other bodies

Ministry of Defence

Armed Forces Tribunals

Department of Defence Research and Development

Department of Defence Production

Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare

Finance Division

Intelligence Agencies

Inter-Service Organisations

Ministry of Earth Sciences

Executive Arm

Subordinate Offices

Attached Offices

Autonomous Offices

Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

See also: List of environment and forest research institutes in India

Subordinate and statutory bodies

Autonomous bodies

Ministry of External Affair

Ministry of Finance


Autonomous Agencies

Ministry of Food Processing Industries

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Department of Health

Department of Family Welfare


Ministry of AYUSH

Ministry of Heavy Industries

Ministry of Home Affairs


Department of Internal Security

Department of Official Language

Department of Jammu and Kashmir and Laddak Affairs

Department of Home

Department of States

Central Armed Police Forces and Paramilitary forces


Autonomous Bodies, Boards & Corporations

Boards / Academies / Institutions (Grant in Aid)

Regulatory Authorities



Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

Ministry of Education

Organisational structure: The department is divided into eight bureaus, and most of the work of the department is handled through over 100 autonomous organisations under these bureaus.[3]


Ministry of Women and Child Development

•National Institute of Public Cooperation and Child Development (NIPCCD)

•National Commission for Women (NCW)

•National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR)

•Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA)

•Central Social Welfare Board (CSWB) Rashtriya Mahila Kosh (RMK)

Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports

Department of Sports

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

Ministry of Labour and Employment

Ministry of Law and Justice

Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

Ministry of Mines

Ministry of Minority Affairs

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy

Autonomous R&D Institution under MNRE

PSUs / Joint Ventures

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions

Department of Personnel and Training

Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances

The Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances is to facilitate the pursuit of excellence in governance through the promotion of:

The department acts as a facilitator, in consultation with central ministries/departments, states/UT administrations, organisations and individuals, to improve government functioning through administrative reforms in the spheres of restructuring the government, process improvement, organisation and methods and grievance handling, and by promoting modernization, Citizen's Charters, award schemes, e-governance, and best practices.

It provides online grievance redress services through Centralized Public Grievance Redress and Monitoring System.

Department of Pension and Pensioners' Welfare

The department is mainly concerned with the formulation of policies regarding the post-retirement benefits of Central Government employees covered under the CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972. It also administers various welfare schemes for central government pensioners, i.e., redressal for Pensioners' grievances through CPENGRAM, an online pension sanction module for civil pensioners "Bhavishya", Sankalp, etc., under the umbrella of Pensioners' Portal. However, the pensioners of Ministries of Railways and Defence are governed by their respective pension rules.

Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas

Ministry of Power


Autonomous bodies, boards and corporations

Statutory Bodies

Commissions, committees and missions

Ministry of Railways

Ministry of Road Transport and Highways


Ministry of Rural Development

Ministry of Science & Technology

Department of Biotechnology

Department of Ocean Development

Department of Scientific & Industrial Research

Department of Science & Technology

Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation


Autonomous Bodies

Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

Ministry of Steel

Ministry of Textiles

Autonomous Bodies

Statutory Bodies

Export Promotion Councils

Textiles Research Associations

Public Sector Undertakings

Independent Departments Under PMO(Prime Minister Office)

Department of Atomic Energy

Apex Board

Regulatory Board and Organisation

Research & Development Sector

Central Public Sector Units

Industrial Organisations

Service Organisations


Aided Sector

Department of Space

The Department of Space manages the following agencies and institutes:[12]


Main article: Judiciary of India

Parliament of India

Independent Agencies/Bodies/ Constitutional body

Main article: Constitutional body (India)






Tribunals in India

Main article: Tribunals in India

Appellate Tribunal

See also


  1. ^
  2. ^ "NCIB". Retrieved 10 June 2020.
  3. ^ ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE Archived 29 September 2010 at the Wayback Machine Department of Higher Education.
  4. ^ Technical Education Overview Archived 5 October 2011 at the Wayback Machine Dept of Ed.
  5. ^ National Level Councils Archived 1 February 2010 at the Wayback Machine Tech Ed.
  6. ^ Council of Architecture website. (1 September 1972). Retrieved on 14 April 2012.
  7. ^ "Technical Education – Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development".
  8. ^ "NITTTRs | Government of India, All India Council for Technical Education".
  9. ^ "National University of Educational Planning and Administration". Archived from the original on 3 July 2011. Retrieved 21 February 2012.
  10. ^ National Council for Transgender Persons (PDF) (Statutory Order 2849(E)). Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. 21 August 2020.
  11. ^ Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) (PDF) (40). Parliament of India. 2019.
  12. ^ "DoS structure". Department of Space, Government of India. Archived from the original on 27 September 2014. Retrieved 22 September 2014.
  13. ^ "NEC – North Eastern Council". Archived from the original on 25 February 2012. Retrieved 8 February 2013.
  14. ^ "Historic space reforms by DoS, ISRO set in motion to empower private space sector, academia". Tech2. 25 June 2020. Retrieved 26 June 2020.
  15. ^ "In a first, Centre approves setting up a new space board". Livemint. 24 June 2020. Retrieved 26 June 2020.


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