P. V. Narasimha Rao ministry

15th ministry of the Republic of India
P. V. Narasimha Rao
Date formed21 June 1991
Date dissolved16 May 1996
People and organisations
Head of stateR. Venkataraman
(until 25 July 1992)
Shankar Dayal Sharma (from 25 July 1992)
Head of governmentP. V. Narasimha Rao
Member partyIndian National Congress (Congress alliance)
Status in legislatureMinority
256 / 543 (47%)
Opposition partyBharatiya Janata Party
Opposition leaderL. K. Advani
(21 June 1991 – 26 July 1993)
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
(26 July 1993 – 10 May 1996) (lok sabha)
History
Election(s)1991
Outgoing election1996
Legislature term(s)4 years, 10 months and 25 days
PredecessorChandra Shekhar ministry
SuccessorFirst Atal Bihari Vajpayee ministry

P. V. Narasimha Rao was sworn in as Prime Minister of India on 21 June 1991.[1]

Council of Ministers

Cabinet Ministers

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party Remarks
Prime Minister
Minister of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Minister of Science and Technology
Department of Atomic Energy
Department of Electronics
Department of Ocean Development
Department of Space
And also in-charge of all other important portfolios and policy issues not allocated to any Minister.
21 June 199116 May 1996 INC 
Minister of Department of Jammu and Kashmir Affairs1 November 199416 May 1996 INCPrime Minister was responsible.
Minister of Agriculture21 June 199117 January 1996 INC 
7 February 199616 May 1996 INC 
Minister of Home Affairs21 June 199117 January 1996 INC 
Minister of Defence21 June 199126 June 1991 INCPrime Minister was responsible.
26 June 19915 March 1993 INC 
5 March 199316 May 1996 INCPrime Minister was responsible.
Minister of External Affairs21 June 199131 March 1992 INC 
31 March 199218 January 1993 INCPrime Minister was responsible.
18 January 199310 February 1995 INC 
10 February 199516 May 1996 INC 
Minister of Finance21 June 199116 May 1996 INC 
Minister of Human Resource Development21 June 199124 December 1994 INC 
26 December 199410 February 1995 INCPrime Minister was responsible.
10 February 199517 January 1996 INC 
17 January 199616 May 1996 INCPrime Minister was responsible.
Minister of Water Resources21 June 199117 January 1996 INC 
17 January 199616 May 1996 INC 
Minister of Parliamentary Affairs21 June 199117 January 1993 INC 
17 January 199317 January 1996 INC 
17 January 199616 May 1996 INC 
Minister of Railways21 June 199117 August 1995 INC 
18 August 199516 May 1996 INCPrime Minister was responsible.
Minister of Health and Family Welfare21 June 199117 January 1993 INC 
17 January 199322 December 1994 INC 
23 December 199411 June 1995 INCPrime Minister was responsible.
11 June 199516 May 1996 INC 
Minister of Law, Justice and Company Affairs21 June 19919 October 1992 INC 
9 October 199216 May 1996 INCPrime Minister was responsible.
Minister of Welfare21 June 199116 May 1996 INC 
Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas21 June 199118 January 1993 INC 
18 January 199316 May 1996 INCMinister of State (I/C) was responsible.
Minister of Civil Aviation and Tourism21 June 19919 January 1993 INC 
9 January 199316 May 1996 INC 
Minister of Urban Development21 June 19913 May 1995 INCRenamed as Urban Affairs and Employment.
Minister of Urban Affairs and Employment3 May 199510 September 1995 INC 
10 September 199515 September 1995 INCPrime Minister was responsible.
R. K. Dhawan
(Urban Development)
15 September 199521 February 1996 INCMinister of State (I/C) was responsible.
21 February 199616 May 1996 INCPrime Minister was responsible.
Minister of Civil Supplies, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution21 June 199118 January 1993 INCPrime Minister was responsible.
18 January 19938 February 1995 INC 
10 February 199520 February 1996 INC 
20 February 199616 May 1996 INCPrime Minister was responsible.
Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers21 June 199117 February 1994 INCPrime Minister was responsible.
17 February 199416 May 1996 INC 
Minister of Rural Development21 June 199111 June 1995 INCPrime Minister was responsible.
Renamed as Rural Areas and Employment.
Minister of Rural Areas and Employment11 June 199516 May 1996 INC 
Minister of Industry11 June 199516 May 1996 INC 
Minister of Labour21 June 199130 July 1991 INCMinister of State (I/C) was responsible.
30 July 199110 July 1992 INCPrime Minister was responsible.
10 July 199210 February 1995 INCMinister of State (I/C) was responsible.
10 February 199515 September 1995 INCPrime Minister was responsible.
15 September 199516 May 1996 INC 
Minister of Food21 June 199118 January 1993 INCMinister of State (I/C) was responsible.
18 January 199321 December 1994 INCMinister of State (I/C) was responsible.
21 December 199410 February 1995 INCPrime Minister was responsible.
10 February 199516 May 1996 INC 
Minister of Commerce21 June 19919 July 1992 INCMinister of State (I/C) was responsible.
9 July 199217 January 1993 INCPrime Minister was responsible.
17 January 19939 July 1993 INC 
31 August 199310 February 1995 INC 
10 February 19953 April 1996 INCMinister of State (I/C) was responsible.
3 April 199616 May 1996 INCPrime Minister was responsible.
Minister of Information and Broadcasting21 June 199118 January 1993 INCMinister of State (I/C) was responsible.
18 January 199315 September 1995 INCMinister of State (I/C) was responsible.
15 September 199516 May 1996 INC 
Minister of Power21 June 199118 January 1993 INCMinister of State (I/C) was responsible.
18 January 199316 May 1996 INC 
Minister of Non-Conventional Energy Sources21 June 19912 July 1992 INCMinister of State (I/C) was responsible.
2 July 199216 May 1996 INCPrime Minister was responsible.
Minister of Textiles21 June 199117 January 1993 INCMinister of State (I/C) was responsible.
18 January 199310 February 1995 INCMinister of State (I/C) was responsible.
10 February 199515 September 1995 INC 
15 September 199520 February 1996 INCMinister of State (I/C) was responsible.
20 February 199616 May 1996 INC 
Minister without portfolio10 February 199530 November 1995 INCDied in office.
17 August 199522 November 1995 INC 

Ministers of State (Independent Charge)

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party
Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Planning and Programme Implementation21 June 19912 July 1992 INC
2 July 199217 January 1993 INC
17 January 19935 September 1995 INC
5 September 199516 May 1996 INC
Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Steel21 June 199116 May 1996 INC
Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Coal21 June 199118 January 1993 INC
18 January 199313 September 1995 INC
13 September 199516 May 1996 INC
Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Mines21 June 199115 September 1995 INC
15 September 199516 May 1996 INC
Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Surface Transport21 June 199115 September 1995 INC
15 September 199516 May 1996 INC
Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Environment and Forests21 June 199115 September 1995 INC
15 September 199516 May 1996 INC
Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Food Processing Industries21 June 199117 January 1993 INC
18 January 199313 September 1995 INC
15 September 199516 May 1996 INC
Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Communications21 June 199118 January 1993 INC
18 January 199316 May 1996 INC

Ministers of State

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party Remarks
Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions21 June 199116 May 1996 INC 
Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs21 June 199118 January 1993 INC 
2 July 199216 May 1996 INC 
18 January 199316 May 1996 INC 
Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs21 June 199117 January 1993 INC 
Rajesh Pilot (Internal Security)
18 January 199315 September 1995 INC 
19 January 199315 September 1995 INC 
15 September 199516 May 1996 INC 
15 September 199516 May 1996 INC 
15 September 199516 May 1996 INC 
Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance21 June 199117 January 1993 INC 
21 June 199117 January 1993 INC 
26 June 199118 January 1993 INC 
18 January 199316 May 1996 INC 
18 January 19932 April 1994 INC 
15 September 199516 May 1996 INC 
Minister of State in the Ministry of Defence26 June 199118 January 1993 INC 
18 January 199319 January 1995 INC 
19 September 199516 May 1996 INC 
Suresh Pachouri
(Defence Production and Supplies)
15 September 199516 May 1996 INC 
Mallikarjun Goud
(Defence Research and
Development)
30 September 199516 May 1996 INC 
Minister of State in the Ministry of Human Resource Development
Mamata Banerjee
(Youth Affairs and Sports)
21 June 199117 January 1993 INC 
Mukul Wasnik
(Youth Affairs and Sports)
18 January 199316 May 1996 INC 
Selja Kumari
(Education and Culture)
15 September 199516 May 1996 INC 
Krupasindhu Bhoi (Education)
15 September 199516 May 1996 INC 
Minister of State in the Ministry of Welfare
Mamata Banerjee
(Women and Child Development)
21 June 199117 January 1993 INC 
Basavarajeshwari
(Women and Child Development)
18 January 199315 September 1995 INC 
Vimla Verma
(Women and Child Development)
15 September 199516 May 1996 INC 
15 September 199516 May 1996 INC 
Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs21 June 19912 December 1993 INC 
21 June 199117 January 1993 INC 
18 January 19932 April 1994 INC 
19 January 199316 May 1996 INC 
19 January 199316 May 1996 INC 
18 December 199319 September 1995 INC 
17 April 199422 December 1994 INC 
17 April 199416 May 1996 INC 
10 February 199516 May 1996 INC 
15 September 199516 May 1996 INC 
Minister of State in the Ministry of Law, Justice and Company Affairs21 June 19912 July 1992 INC 
2 July 199216 May 1996 INC 
Minister of State in the Ministry of Railways21 June 199118 January 1993 INC 
18 January 19932 April 1994 INC 
21 August 199519 September 1995 INC 
15 September 199516 May 1996 INC 
Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture21 June 199118 January 1993 INC 
21 June 199117 January 1993 INC 
18 January 199320 February 1996 INC 
19 February 199313 September 1995 INC 
15 September 199516 May 1996 INC 
Minister of State in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare26 June 199118 January 1993 INC 
19 January 199316 May 1996 INC 
17 January 199415 September 1995 INC 
Paban Singh Ghatowar
(Indian System of Medicines and
Homoeopathy)
15 September 199516 May 1996 INC 
Minister of State in the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers26 June 199117 January 1993 INC 
18 January 199316 May 1996 INC 
Minister of State in the Ministry of Urban Development26 June 199118 January 1993 INC 
Minister of State in the Ministry of Urban Affairs and Employment18 January 199313 September 1995 INC 
S. S. Ahluwalia
(Urban Employment and Poverty
Allevation)
15 September 19958 March 1996 INC 
8 March 19966 May 1996 INC 
Minister of State in the Ministry of Rural Development21 June 19912 July 1992 INC 
21 June 19912 July 1992 INC 
Gaddam Venkatswamy
(Rural Development)
2 July 199218 January 1993 INC 
Uttambhai Patel
(Rural Development)
2 July 199211 June 1995 INCRenamed as Rural Areas and Employment.
Rao Ram Singh
(Wasteland Development)
2 July 199211 June 1995 INCRenamed as Rural Areas and Employment.
Rameshwar Thakur
(Rural Development)
18 January 199322 December 1994 INC 
Minister of State in the Ministry of Rural Areas and Employment
Uttambhai Patel
(Rural Development)
11 June 199516 May 1996 INC 
Rao Ram Singh
(Wasteland Development)
11 June 199516 May 1996 INC 
Vilas Muttemwar
(Rural Employment and Poverty
Alleviation)
15 September 199516 May 1996 INC 
Minister of State in the Ministry of Civil Supplies, Consumer Affairs and
Public Distribution
21 June 199129 September 1994 INC 
15 September 199519 September 1995 INC 
15 September 199519 September 1995 INC 
Krishna Sahi
(Civil Supplies)
19 September 199516 May 1996 INC 
Venod Sharma
(Consumer Affairs and Public
Distribution)
19 September 199516 May 1996 INC
Minister of State in the Ministry of Civil Aviation21 June 19912 July 1992 INC 
M. O. H. Farook (Civil Aviation)
2 July 199217 January 1993 INC 
2 July 199216 May 1995 INC 
G. Y. Krishnan (Civil Aviation)
15 September 199516 May 1996 INC 
Minister of State in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas21 June 199118 January 1993 INC 
Minister of State in the Ministry of Industry21 June 19912 July 1992 INC 
P. J. Kurien
(Small Scale, Agro and Rural
Industries)
2 July 199217 January 1993 INC 
Prem Khandu Thungan
(Heavy Industry and Public
Enterprises)
2 July 199218 January 1993 INC 
Krishna Sahi
(Industrial Development)
2 July 199215 September 1995 INC 
M. Arunachalam
(Small Scale, Agro and Rural
Industries)
18 January 19933 April 1996 INC 
Krishna Sahi
(Heavy Industries)
19 February 199315 September 1995 INC 
15 September 199516 May 1996 INC 
Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry21 June 19912 July 1992 INC 
Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce10 July 199217 January 1993 INC 
19 January 199329 September 1994 INC 
Minister of State in the Ministry of Science and Technology
P. R. Kumaramangalam
(Electronics, Ocean Development)
2 July 19922 December 1993 INC 
2 December 199316 May 1996 INC 
Eduardo Faleiro
(Electronics, Ocean Development)
18 December 199316 May 1996 INC
Minister of State in the Ministry of Non-Conventional Energy Sources2 July 199218 January 1993 INC 
18 January 199313 September 1995 INC 
15 September 199516 May 1996 INC
Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office18 January 199316 May 1996 INC 
15 September 199516 May 1995 INC 
Minister of State in the Ministry of Power18 January 199310 February 1995 INC 
10 February 199516 May 1995 INC 
Minister of State in the Ministry of Water Resources19 January 199310 February 1995 INC 
10 February 199516 May 1995 INC 
Minister of State in the Department of Atomic Energy
Minister of State in the Department of Space
16 February 199316 May 1996 INC 
Minister of State in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting15 September 199516 May 1996 INC 

Deputy Ministers

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party
Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Commerce21 June 199118 January 1993 INC
Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting21 June 199117 January 1993 INC
Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Labour21 June 199118 January 1993 INC
Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Home Affairs21 June 199115 September 1995 INC
Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Communications21 June 199118 January 1993 INC
Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Welfare21 June 199117 January 1993 INC
Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Coal26 June 199117 January 1993 INC
Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Human Resource Development
Selja Kumari
Education and Culture)
2 July 199215 September 1995 INC
Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare18 January 199315 September 1995 INC

References

  1. ^ "Prime Minister's Office". 11 May 2011. Archived from the original on 11 May 2011. Retrieved 20 February 2015.