The portfolios of ministers in the new Congress government in Karnataka were announced on Sunday (May 19, 2013). Most important portfolios have been retained by the Chief Minister which is a normal practice.
Very rarely any Minister responds to emails, so don’t hold your breath waiting for the response.
For all telephone numbers the area code is 080 (+91-80)
This was last updated on September 30, 2016.
|Name||Cabinet Rank||Telephone / Email|
|Siddaramaiah||1. Department of Cabinet Affairs||22253414 -3261
|(Chief Minister)||2. Department of Personnel and Administrative Reformsfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|3. Department of Finance including Institutional Finance and Small Savings & Lotteries|
|4. Intelligence Wing from Home Department|
|5. Information & Public Relations from Kannada Culture, Information and Public Relation Department.|
|6. All subjects pertaining to Bangalore City, including BBMP, BDA, BWSSB, BMRDA, Directorate of Town Planning from Urban Development Department.|
|7. Any other Department not specifically allocated.|
|Dr. G. PARAMESHWARA||Home Department excluding Intelligence Wing||22286778-5076|
|R.V. Deshpande||1. Large and Medium Scale Industries from Commerce and Industries.|
2. Infrastructure Development Department.
|Ramalinga Reddy||Transport Department||22371240-4010
|T.B. Jayachandra||1. Law, Justice and Human Rights from Law Department|
2. Parliamentary Affairs and Legislation
3. Minor Irrigation from Water Resource Department.
|B. Ramanath Rai||Forest, Ecology and Environment Department||22255023
|H.K. Patil||Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Development||22258094-3492
|H.C. Mahadevappa||Public Works, Ports and Inland Transport Department||22258489-3405
|H.S. Mahadeva Prasad||1. Co-operation Department excluding Agriculture Marketing.|
2. Sugar from Commerce and Industries Department
|U.T. Khader||Food and Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department.||22383418-4783
|M.B. Patil||Major and Medium Irrigation from Water Resources Department.||22251568-3426
|H. Anjaneya||1. Social Welfare Department.|
2. Backward Classes Welfare Department.
|D.K. Shivakumar||Energy Department.|| 22258004-3496
|R. Roshan Baig||1.City Corporations excluding BBMP and subjects pertaining to Bangalore City, Urban Development Authorities excluding subjects pertaining to Bangalore, Directorate of Urban Land Transport, KUWS&DB and KUIDFC from Urban Development Department|
2. Haj from Minority Welfare and Wakf Department.
|Smt Umashree||1. Women and Child Development and Empowerment of Differently Abled and Senior Citizens Department.|
2. Kannada and Culture from Kannada and Culture, Information Department.
|Krishna Byre Gowda||Agriculture Department.||222256093-4439|
|DR. SHARANAPRAKASH RUDRAPPA PATIL||Medical Education from Health and Family Welfare Department.||22253747-3273
|TANVEER SAIT||1. Primary and Secondary from Education from Education Department|
2. Minority Welfare and Wakf Department excluding Haj
|S.S. MALLIKARJUNA||1. Horticulture Department excluding Sericulture.|
2. Agricultural Marketing from Co-operation Department.
|K.R RAMESH KUMAR||Health and Family Welfare excluding Medical Education|
|KAGODU THIMMAPPA||Revenue Department excluding Muzrai.|
|JARAKIHOLI RAMESH LAXMANRAO||Small Scale Industries from Commerce and Industries Department|
|M.R. SEETHARAM||1) Planning, Programme Monitoring and Statistics Department|
2) Science & Technology from IT & BT, Science and Technology Department
|Santosh S Lad||Labour Department|
|BASAVARAJ RAYAREDDI||Higher Education from Education Department|
|METI HULLAPPA YAMANAPPA||Excise from Finance Department|
|VINAY R. KULKARNI||Mines and Geology from Commerce and Industries Department.||22352152-5006|
|M. KRISHNAPPA||Housing Department.|
|MINISTERS OF STATE: (INDEPENDENT CHARGE)|
|PRIYANKA KHARGE||1. Information Technology and Bio-Technology form IT & BT, Science and Technology Department|
2. Tourism Department
|RUDRAPPA MANAPPA LAMANI||1. Textiles from Commerce and Industries Department.|
2. Muzrai from Revenue Department.
|ESHWARA B. KHANDRE||1. Municipalities and Local Bodies (CMCs, TMC & TPs) from Urban Depvelopment Department.|
2. Department of Public Enterprises.
|PROMOD MADHWARAJ||1) Youth Empowerment and Sports Department.|
2) Fisheries from Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Department