Karnataka Cabinet Ministers

Karnataka State Cabinet MinistersThe 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 May 20, 2013

NameCabinet RankTelephone / Email
(Chief Minister)
a) Energy
b) Large and medium scale Industries
c) Finance
d) Bangalore city development
e) Mines and geology
f) Science and technology
g) Sericulture
h) Department of cabinet affairs
j) Intelligence
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R.V. Deshpandea) Higher education
b) Tourism
Shamanur Shivashankarappaa) Agriculture Marketing
b) Horticulture
T.B. Jayachandraa) Law, justice and human rights
b) Parliamentary affairs and legislation
c) Animal husbandry
Ramalinga ReddyTransport
Prakash Hukkeria) Small scale industries
b) Muzarai
c) Sugar
Qamarul Islama) Municipalities and local bodies
b) Department of public enterprises
c) Minorities welfare, Haj and wakf department
H.K. PatilRural Development and Panchayat Raj
V. Srinivas PrasadRevenue
H.C. MahadevappaPublic works
H.S. Mahadeva PrasadCooperation
K.J. GeorgeHome Minister
Vinay Kumar SorakeUrban development department (excluding Bangalore)
Ramanath RaiForest, Ecology and Environment
Baburao ChinchanasurTextiles, Ports and Inland Transport
M.H. AmbareeshHousing
Shivaraj ThangadagiMedium Irrigation
U.T. KhaderHealth and Family Welfare
M.B. PatilMajor and Medium Irrigation
Satish Laxmanrao JarkiholiExcise
H. AnjaneyaSocial Welfare
S.R.Patil a) IT
b) BT
c) Planning and Statistics
Dinesh Gundu RaoFood and Civil Supplies
Krishna ByregowdaAgriculture
Sharanaparakash Rudrappa PatilMedical Education
K. Abhay Chandra JainYouth Services and Fisheries
Umashreea) Women and child development
b) Empowerment of differently abled and senior citizens
c) Kannada and culture
T. Parameshwar NaikLabour
Santosh S LadInfrastructure Development, information
Kimmane RatnakaraPrimary Education

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