Fourth Nehru ministry

The Fourth Nehru ministry was formed on 2 April 1962 after the Indian National Congress won the 1962 general election.

Fourth Nehru ministry
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3rd Cabinet of the Republic of India
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Date formed2 April 1962 (1962-04-02)
Date dissolved27 May 1964 (1964-05-27)
People and organisations
Head of stateRajendra Prasad
Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
Head of governmentJawaharlal Nehru
Member partyIndian National Congress
Status in legislatureMajority
361 / 494 (73%)
Opposition partyNone
Opposition leaderNone
History
Election(s)1962
Outgoing electionNone
Legislature term(s)2 years, 1 month and 25 days
PredecessorThird Nehru ministry
SuccessorFirst Nanda ministry

CabinetEdit

Key
  • Died in office
  • RES Resigned

Cabinet ministersEdit

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party Ref
Prime MinisterJawaharlal NehruThird Nehru ministry27 May 1964[†] INC
Minister of FinanceMorarji DesaiThird Nehru ministry31 August 1963 INC[1][2]
T. T. Krishnamachari31 August 196327 May 1964 INC[2]
Minister of Home AffairsLal Bahadur ShastriThird Nehru ministry1 September 1963 INC[1][2]
Gulzarilal Nanda1 September 196327 May 1964 INC[1][2]
Minister of DefenceV. K. Krishna MenonThird Nehru ministry31 October 1962 INC[1]
Yashwantrao Chavan21 November 196227 May 1964 INC[3]
Minister of RailwaysSwaran Singh10 April 196221 September 1963 INC[1][4]
H. C. Dasappa21 September 196327 May 1964 INC[4]
Minister without PortfolioLal Bahadur Shastri24 January 196427 May 1964 INC[5]
Minister of Transport and CommunicationsJagjivan Ram10 April 19621 September 1963
(ministry abolished)
 INC[1][6]
Minister of EducationK. L. Shrimali10 April 196231 August 1963 INC[1][2]
Humayun Kabir1 September 196321 November 1963 INC[7]
M. C. Chagla21 November 196327 May 1964 INC[7]
Minister of Commerce and IndustryK. Chengalaraya ReddyThird Nehru ministry19 July 1963 INC[1][8]
Minister of Labour and PlanningGulzarilal NandaThird Nehru ministry24 January 1964 INC[4][5]
Damodaram Sanjivayya24 January 196427 May 1964 INC[5]
Minister of Information and BroadcastingB. V. KeskarThird Nehru ministry27 May 1964 INC
Minister of Law
(additional charge of Department of Posts and Telegraphs from 1 September 1963)
Ashoke Kumar Sen10 April 196227 May 1964 INC[1][2]
Minister of Mines and FuelKeshav Dev Malaviya10 April 196227 May 1964 INC[1]
Minister of Food and AgricultureS. K. PatilThird Nehru ministry1 September 1963 INC[1][2]
Swaran Singh1 September 196327 May 1964 INC
Minister of Scientific Research and Cultural AffairsHumayun Kabir10 April 196221 November 1963
(ministry abolished)
 INC[1][2][7]
Minister of Petroleum and ChemicalsHumayun Kabir21 November 196327 May 1964 INC[7]
Minister of Irrigation and PowerHafiz Mohammad IbrahimThird Nehru ministry27 May 1964 INC[1]
Minister of Information and BroadcastingBezawada Gopala Reddy10 April 196231 August 1963 INC[1][2]
Minister of RehabilitationMahavir Tyagi16 April 196427 May 1964 INC[9]
Minister of Steel and Heavy Industries
(Minister of Steel, Mines and Heavy Engineering from 21 November 1963)
Chidambaram Subramaniam10 April 196227 May 1964 INC[1][7]
Minister of Parliamentary Affairs
(additional charge of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting from 1 September 1963)
Satya Narayan Sinha10 April 196227 May 1964 INC[1][2]
Minister of Economic and Defence Coordination
(Minister without Portfolio 8 June-14 November)
T. T. Krishnamachari14 November 19621 September 1963
(ministry abolished)
 INC[10][11][6]

Ministers of StateEdit

Portfolio Minister Took office Left office Party Ref
Minister of Works and Housing
(and Supply to 24 January 1964)
Mehr Chand Khanna10 April 196227 May 1964 INC[1]
Minister of IndustryNityanand Kanungo10 April 196227 May 1964 INC[1]
Minister of Shipping
(additional charge of the Ministry of Transport from 1 September 1963)
Raj Bahadur10 April 196227 May 1964 INC[1][2]
Minister of HealthSushila Nayyar10 April 196227 May 1964 INC[1]
Minister of International TradeManubhai Shah16 April 196227 May 1964 INC[12]
Minister of State (Home Affairs)B. N. DatarSecond Nehru ministry22 February 1963 INC[12]
Ramchandra Martand Hajarnavis22 February 196310 March 1964 INC[13][14]
Jaisukh Lal Hathi10 March 196427 May 1964 INC[14]
Minister of State (Defence)Kotha Raghuramaiah16 April 196227 May 1964 INC[12]
Minister of State (External Affairs)Lakshmi N. Menon16 April 196227 May 1964 INC[12]
Minister of State (Supply)Jaisukh Lal Hathi24 January 196410 March 1964 INC
Ramchandra Martand Hajarnavis10 March 196427 May 1964 INC[14]
Minister of LabourJaisukh lal Hathi16 April 196224 January 1964 INC[12][5]
Minister of Community Development
(Minister of Community Development and Cooperation from December 1958
Minister of Community Development, Panchayati Raj and Cooperation from April 1962)
S. K. DeySecond Nehru ministry27 May 1964 INC[1]
Minister of State (Food and Agriculture)Ram Subhag Singh16 April 196227 May 1964 INC[15]
Minister of State (Mines and Fuel)O. V. Alagesan19 July 196321 November 1963 INC[8][7]
Minister of State (Petroleum and Chemicals)O. V. Alagesan21 November 196327 May 1964 INC[7]
Minister of State (Food and Agriculture)A.M. Thomas21 November 196327 May 1964 INC[7]
Minister of State (Irrigation and Power)O. V. Alagesan8 May 196219 July 1963 INC[15][8]
K. L. Rao19 July 196327 May 1964 INC[8]
Minister of State (Planning)Bali Ram Bhagat21 September 196327 May 1964 INC[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u "Press Communique - Members of the Cabinet" (PDF). Press Information Bureau of India - Archive. 10 April 1962. Retrieved 21 April 2020.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Changes in Council of Ministers" (PDF). Press Information Bureau of India - Archive. 1 September 1963. Retrieved 22 April 2020.
  3. ^ "Shri Chavan Sworn In as Defence Minister" (PDF). Press Information Bureau of India - Archive. 21 November 1962. Retrieved 22 April 2020.
  4. ^ a b c d "New Ministers Take Over" (PDF). Press Information Bureau of India - Archive. 21 September 1963. Retrieved 21 April 2020.
  5. ^ a b c d "Changes in the Council of Ministers" (PDF). Press Information Bureau of India - Archive. 19 July 1963. Retrieved 22 April 2020.
  6. ^ a b "Two Ministries Abolished" (PDF). Press Information Bureau of India - Archive. 1 September 1963. Retrieved 22 April 2020.
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h "Changes in the Council of Ministers" (PDF). Press Information Bureau of India - Archive. 21 November 1963. Retrieved 22 April 2020.
  8. ^ a b c d "Ministerial Changes" (PDF). Press Information Bureau of India - Archive. 19 July 1963. Retrieved 21 April 2020.
  9. ^ "Changes in the Council of Ministers" (PDF). Press Information Bureau of India - Archive. 16 April 1964. Retrieved 22 April 2020.
  10. ^ "Press Communique" (PDF). Press Information Bureau of India - Archive. 8 June 1962. Retrieved 21 April 2020.
  11. ^ "Shri Krishnamachari's New Assignment" (PDF). Press Information Bureau of India - Archive. 14 November 1962. Retrieved 21 April 2020.
  12. ^ a b c d e "Press Communique" (PDF). Press Information Bureau of India - Archive. 16 April 1962. Retrieved 21 April 2020.
  13. ^ "Press Communique" (PDF). Press Information Bureau of India - Archive. 22 February 1963. Retrieved 21 April 2020.
  14. ^ a b c "Press Communique" (PDF). Press Information Bureau of India - Archive. 10 March 1964. Retrieved 22 April 2020.
  15. ^ a b "New Ministers and Deputy Ministers Assume Officer" (PDF). Press Information Bureau of India - Archive. 8 May 1962. Retrieved 21 April 2020.