Indian National Congress (INC) party leader Virbhadra Singh took charge as the Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh on 25 December 2012 along with other ministers. The Government of Himachal Pradesh consists of 12 cabinet ministers and 9 Chief Parliamentary Secretaries.. The Cabinet of the state of Himachal Pradesh forms the executive branch of the Government of Himachal Pradesh. The Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha (Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly) consists of 68 members (MLA), and these members are elected for five years. Indian National Congress (INC) formed the Government under the leadership of Virbhadra Singh on 25 December 2012.
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 Himachal Pradesh Government. The list contains ministers,Chief Parliamentary Secretaries and their Portfolios, political party, constituency
Cabinet ministers of Himachal Pradesh.
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 Himachal Pradesh. cabinet ministers of Himachal Pradesh and their ministry are listed below.
|Cabinet Ministers of Himachal Pradesh|
|No||Minister Name||Ministries / Portfolios||Constituency||Political Party|
|1||Virbhadra Singh||INC||Shimla Rural|
|2||Smt. Vidya Stokes||INC||Theog|
|3||Kaul Singh Thakur||INC||Darang|
|4||G. S. Bali||INC||Nagrota|
|5||Sujan Singh Pathania||INC||Fatehpur|
|6||Thakur Singh Bharmouri||INC||Bharmour|
|10||Dhani Ram Shandil||INC||Solan|
Chief Parliamentary Secretaries
|Chief Parliamentary Secretaries|
|No||Chief Parliamentary Secretary Name||Ministries / Portfolios||Constituency||Political Party|
|3||Vinay Kumar||INC||Sri Renukaji|
|6||Rohit Thakur||INC||Jubbal – Kotkhai|
|7||Sohan Lal Thakur||INC||Sundernagar|
|8||Inder Dutt Lakhanpal||INC||Barsar|