All india Trinamool Congress (AITC) Party leader Mamata Banerjee took charge as the Chief Minister of West Bengal on 20 May 2011. The Government of West Bengal consists of 32 cabinet ministers and 8 minister of state.. The Cabinet of the state of West Bengal forms the executive branch of the Government of West Bengal. The West Bengal Vidhan Sabha (West Bengal Legislative Assembly) consists of 294 members (MLA), and these members are elected for five years. All india Trinamool Congress (AITC) formed the Government under the leadership of Mamata Banerjee on 20 May 2011.
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 West Bengal Government. The list contains ministers and their Portfolios, political party, constituency.
|Cabinet Ministers of West Bengal|
|No||Minister Name||Ministries / Portfolios||Political Party||Constituency|
|2||Partha Chatterjee||AITC||RANAGHAT UTTAR PASCHIM|
|6||Abdul Karim Chowdhury||AITC||ISLAMPUR|
|8||Upendra Nath Biswas||AITC||BAGDAH|
|9||Javed Ahamed Khan||AITC||KASBA|
|10||Rabindra Nath Bhattacharya||AITC||KATWA|
|12||Haider Aziz Safwi||AITC||ULUBERIA PURBA|
|13||Purnendu Basu||AITC||RAJARHAT GOPALPUR|
|14||Bratya Bose||AITC||DUM DUM|
|16||Binay Krishna Barman||AITC||MATHABHANGA (SC)|
|17||Goutam Deb||AITC||DABGRAM – PHULBARI|
|19||Rabiranjan Chattopadhyay||AITC||BARDHAMAN – DAKSHIN|
|20||Sudarshan Ghosh Dastidar||AITC||Mahisadal|
|21||Ujjal Biswas||AITC||JAMALPUR (SC)|
|22||Shyama Prasad Mukherjee||AITC||BISHNUPUR|
|23||Firhad Hakim||AITC||KOLKATA PORT|
|25||Saumen Kumar Mahapatra||AITC||TAMLUK|
|26||Arup Roy||AITC||HOWRAH- MADHYA|
|27||Chandra nath Sinha||AITC||BOLPUR|
|28||Smt. Sabitri Mitra||AITC||MANIKCHAK|
|30||Krishnendu Narayan Chowdhury||AITC||ENGLISH BAZAR|
|32||Moloy Ghatak||AITC||ASANSOL UTTAR|
|33||Dr. Sukumar Hansda||AITC||JHARGRAM|
Minister of state of West Bengal.
Minister of State (Mos) handles or takes charge of specific responsibility in that ministry. For example, a minister of state in the Education Ministry may only handle Primary Education. There are two types of the state minister in West Bengal government, Minister of state with independent charge and Minister of state. “Minister of state” of West Bengal and their ministry are listed below.
|Ministers of State|
|No||Minister Name||Ministries / Portfolios||Constituency||Political Party|
|1||Smt. Chandrima Bhattacharya (Independent Charge)||AITC||DUM DUM UTTAR|
|3||Swapan Debnath||AITC||PURBASTHALI DAKSHIN|
|6||Giasuddin Molla||AITC||MAGRAHAT PASCHIM|
|7||Smt.Dr. Shashi Panja||AITC||SHYAMPUKUR|