The Government of Nagaland consists of 11 cabinet ministers.. The Cabinet of the state of Nagaland forms the executive branch of the Government of Nagaland. The Nagaland Vidhan Sabha (Nagaland Legislative Assembly) consists of 60 members (MLA), and these members are elected for five years. Nagaland Peoples Front (NPF) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) coalition formed the Government under the leadership of Neiphiu Rio. after Neiphiu Rio elected to the 16th Lok sabha from Nagaland NPF Leader T.R. Zeliang took charge as the Chief Minister of Nagaland on 24 May 2014.
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 Nagaland Government. The list contains ministers and their Portfolios, political party, constituency
|Cabinet Ministers of Nagaland|
|No||Minister Name||Ministries / Portfolios||Political Party||Constituency|
|2||Kiyanilie Peseyie||NPF||Western angami|
|5||Kipili Sangtam||NPF||Seyochung sitimi|
|7||Dr. Niekiesalie Nicky Kire||NPF||Kohima town|
|11||Y. Vikheho Swu||NPF||Pughoboto|