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How Many Cabinet Ministers Of India Are Above 60?

Cabinet Ministers of India

Among all the leading countries of the world, India is considered to be the youngest country and amazingly, being younger nation it is administered with oldest leaders in cabinet. Have you ever wondered about how many Cabinet Ministers of India are above 60 in age? Have a glance here!!!!The union council of our leaders/ ministers consists of Cabinet minister and Minister of States. You may be surprised to know that the average age of the leaders of India is just two and half times the country’s median age. 

Here you will be able to get the list of our cabinet ministers who are above 60 years in age. India is a democratic country; here people have the right to choose their own representatives or government. But if we talk about the Cabinet Ministers, they are elected by the President as the advice given by the Prime Minister of India. No decision can be taken by the minister without the consideration of the Council of Ministers. The members of the Union Cabinet or the Cabinet Ministers must not Exceed 15% of the total number of people in the house.

It is the duty of all the ministers to maintain all the foreign affairs of the country and economic development of the country. The president also takes advice form the council of ministers and the prime Minister and then come to the final decision regarding the country or any other affairs. Being as a democratic and secular country, every individual here has some fundamental rights and similar rules are passed in every state by the council of ministers. Now you will be able to know all the cabinet ministers of India 2017 on this page which is well planned and furnished by the team of

Cabinet Ministers of India

List of Cabinet Ministers of India 2017

Name of the Cabinet Ministers and their DepartmentDate of birth
Shri Narendra ModiPrime Minister and also in-charge of:
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions;
Department of Atomic Energy;
Department of Space; and
All important policy issues; and
All other portfolios not allocated to any Minister.
17 September 1950
Cabinet Ministers 
1Shri Raj Nath SinghHome Affairs10 July 1951
2Smt. Sushma SwarajExternal Affairs14 February 1952
3Shri Arun JaitleyFinance
Corporate Affairs
28 December 1952
4Shri Nitin Jairam GadkariMinister of Road Transport and Highways;

Minister of Shipping; and

Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.

27 May 1957
5Shri Suresh PrabhuMinister of Commerce and Industry11 July 1953
6Shri D. V. Sadananda GowdaStatistics and Programme Implementation18 March 1953
7Sushri Uma BharatiDrinking Water and Sanitation03 May 1959
8Shri Ramvilas PaswanConsumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution05 July 1946
9Smt. Maneka Sanjay GandhiWomen and Child Development26 August 1956
10Shri AnanthkumarChemicals and Fertilizers
Parliamentary Affairs
22 July 1959
11Shri Ravi Shankar PrasadLaw and Justice
Electronics and Information Technology
30 August 1954
12Shri Jagat Prakash NaddaHealth and Family Welfare02 December 1960
13Shri Ashok Gajapathi Raju PusapatiCivil Aviation26 June 1951
14Shri Anant GeeteHeavy Industries and Public Enterprises02 June 1951
15Smt. Harsimrat Kaur BadalFood Processing Industries25 July 1966
16Shri Narendra Singh TomarRural Development
Panchayati Raj
12 June 1957
17Shri Chaudhary Birender SinghSteel25 March 1946
18Shri Jual OramTribal Affairs22 March 1961
19Shri Radha Mohan SinghAgriculture and Farmers Welfare01 September 1949
20Shri Thawar Chand GehlotSocial Justice and Empowerment18 May 1948
21Smt. Smriti Zubin IraniTextiles
Information and Broadcasting
23 March 1976
22Dr. Harsh VardhanScience and Technology
Earth Sciences
Environment, Forest and Climate Change
13 December 1954
23Shri Prakash JavadekarHuman Resource Development30 January 1951
24Shri Dharmendra PradhanPetroleum and Natural Gas

Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

26 June 1969
25Shri Piyush GoyalRailways


13 June 1964
26Smt. Nirmala SitharamanDefence18 August 1959
27Shri Mukhtar Abbas NaqviMinority Affairs15 October 1957
Ministers of State (Independent Charge) 
1Shri Rao Inderjit SinghPlanning (Independent Charge)

Chemicals and Fertilizers

11 February 1950
2Shri Santosh Kumar GangwarLabour and Employment (Independent Charge)1 November 1948
3Shri Shripad Yesso NaikAyurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homopathy (AYUSH) (Independent Charge)4 October 1952
4Dr. Jitendra SinghDevelopment of North Eastern Region (Independent Charge)
Prime Minister’s Office
Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Atomic Energy
Department of Space
6 November 1956
 5 Dr. Mahesh Sharma Culture

Environment, Forest and Climate Change

30 September 1959
6Shri Giriraj SinghMicro, Small and Medium Enterprises.8 September 1952
7Shri Manoj SinhaCommunications (Independent Charge)
1 July 1959
8Col. Rajyavardhan Singh RathoreYouth Affairs and Sports

Information and Broadcasting


29 January 1970
9Shri Raj Kumar SinghPower

New and Renewable Energy


20 December 1952
10Shri Hardeep Singh PuriHousing and Urban Affairs15 February 1952
11Shri Alphons KannanthanamTourism

Electronics and Information Technology

8 August 1953
Ministers of State 
1Shri Vijay GoelParliamentary Affairs

Statistics and Programme Implementation

4 January 1954
2Shri Radhakrishnan P.Finance


1 March 1952
3Shri S.S. AhluwaliaDrinking Water and Sanitation4 July 1951
4Shri Ramesh Chandappa JigajinagiDrinking Water and Sanitation28 June 1952
5Shri Ramdas AthawaleSocial Justice and Empowerment25 December 1959
6Shri Vishnu Deo SaiMinistry of Steel21 February 1964
7Shri Ram Kripal YadavRural Development12 October 1957
8Shri Hansraj Gangaram AhirHome Affairs11 November 1954
9Shri Haribhai Parthbhai ChaudharyMines
20 July 1954
10Shri Rajen GohainRailways26 November 1950
11General (Retd.) V. K. SinghExternal Affairs10 May 1951
12Shri Parshottam RupalaAgriculture and Farmers Welfare
Panchayati Raj
1 October 1954
13Shri Krishan PalSocial Justice and Empowerment4 February 1957
14Shri Jaswantsinh Sumanbhai BhabhorTribal Affairs22 August 1966
15Shri Shiv Pratap ShuklaMinistry of Finance1 April 1952
16Shri Ashwini Kumar ChoubeyHealth and Family Welfare2 January 1953
17Shri Sudarshan BhagatTribal Affairs20 October 1969
18Shri Upendra KushwahaHuman Resource Development6 Feb 1960
19Shri Kiren RijijuHome Affairs19 November 1971
20Dr. Virendra KumarWomen and Child Development
Minority Affairs
27 February, 1954
21Shri Anantkumar HegdeSkill Development and Entrepreneurship22 July 1959
22Shri M. J. AkbarExternal Affairs11 January 1951
23Sadhvi Niranjan JyotiFood Processing Industries1967
24Shri Y. S. ChowdaryScience and Technology
Earth Sciences
2 June, 1961
25Shri Jayant SinhaCivil Aviation21 April 1963
26Shri Babul SupriyoHeavy Industries and Public Enterprises15 December 1970
27Shri Vijay SamplaSocial Justice and Empowerment 6 July 1961
28Shri Arjun Ram MeghwalParliamentary Affairs

Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation

20 December 1954
29Shri Ajay TamtaTextiles16 July 1972
30Smt. Krishna RajAgriculture and Farmers Welfare22 February 1967
31Shri Mansukh L. MandaviyaRoad Transport and Highways, Shipping,
Chemicals and Fertilizers
1 June 1972
32Smt. Anupriya PatelHealth and Family Welfare28 April 1981
33Shri C.R. ChaudharyConsumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution

Commerce and Industry

1 March 1948
34Shri P.P. ChaudharyLaw and Justice

Corporate Affairs

12 July, 1953
35Dr. Subhash Ramrao BhamreDefence11 September 1953
36Shri Gajendra Singh ShekhawatAgriculture and Farmers Welfare3 October 1967
37Dr. Satya Pal SinghHuman Resource Development

Water Resources,River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation

29 November, 1955

Check Here: List of Prime Ministers of India

Cabinet Ministers Of India 2017 (Above 60 years till 2017):

  • Shri Narendra Modi
  • Shri Raj Nath Singh
  • Sushma Swaraj
  • Shri Arun Jaitley
  • Shri Suresh Prabhu
  • Shri D. V. Sadananda Gowda
  • Shri Ramvilas Paswan
  • Maneka Sanjay Gandhi
  • Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad
  • Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar
  • Shri Ashok Gajapathi
  • Shri Anant Geete
  • Shri Chaudhary Birender Singh
  • Shri Radha Mohan Singh
  • Shri Thawar Chand Gehlot
  • Harsh Vardhan
  • Shri Prakash Javadekar
  • Shri Rao Inderjit Singh
  • Shri Shripad Yesso Naik
  • Jitendra Singh
  • Shri Giriraj Singh
  • Shri Raj Kumar Singh

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  • Shri Hardeep Singh Puri
  • Shri Alphons Kannanthanam
  • Shri Vijay Goel
  • Shri Radhakrishnan P
  • Shri S.S. Ahluwalia
  • Shri Ramesh Chandappa Jigajinagi
  • Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir
  • Shri Haribhai Parthbhai Chaudhary
  • Shri Rajen Gohain
  • General (Retd.) V. K. Singh
  • Shri Parshottam Rupala
  • Shri Shiv Pratap Shukla
  • Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey
  • Virendra Kumar
  • Shri M. J. Akbar
  • Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal
  • Shri C.R. Chaudhary
  • Shri P.P. Chaudhary
  • Subhash Ramrao Bhamre
  • Satya Pal Singh

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