Deputy Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh
Mukesh Agnihotri
since 11 December 2022
Government of Himachal Pradesh
StyleThe Honourable (Formal)
Mr. Deputy Chief Minister (Informal)
TypeDeputy Head of Government
StatusDeputy Leader of the Executive
AbbreviationDy CM
Member of
Reports toChief Minister of Himachal Pradesh
SeatHimachal Pradesh Secretariat, Shimla
NominatorMembers of the Government of Himachal Pradesh in Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly
AppointerGovernor of Himachal Pradesh
Term lengthAt the confidence of the assembly
Deputy Chief minister's term is for 5 years and is subject to no term limits.
Inaugural holderMukesh Agnihotri
Formation11 December 2022
WebsiteOfficial website

The Deputy Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh is the seniormost cabinet member of the state government who serves as the de facto second head of the state. He is the second highest ranking executive authority of the state's council of ministers. The first and current deputy chief minister of Himachal Pradesh is Mukesh Agnihotri, serving in office since 11 December 2022.[1]


# Portrait Name Constituency Term of office Chief Minister Party
1 Mukesh Agnihotri Haroli 11 December 2022 Incumbent 1 year, 203 days Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu Indian National Congress


  1. ^ "Congress turns the page in Himachal: Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu is CM". The Indian Express. 2022-12-10. Retrieved 2022-12-11.