Executive – Indian Government consists of the President of India, the Council of Ministers, the Vice-President, the Union Ministries and the Independent Executive Agencies. In the Executive – Indian Government, the President of the nation is the head of the state. The Executive – Indian Government executes its powers through the President, the main guardian of the Constitution of the Republic and the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces.
The Council of Ministers basically comprises three categories, namely, the Cabinet Minister, the deputy ministers and the Minister of State (Independent Charge). The Union Cabinet is headed by the Prime Minister of India, who is also the real head of the nation, since all the powers reside in him.
The major Independent Executive Agencies under the Indian Executive Government are listed below:
- Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)
- National Commission for Women
- Central Information Commission
- Central Vigilance Commission (CVC)
- National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)
- Election Commission of India
- Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG)
- Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)
- National Commission on Population
- Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB)
- Planning Commission - The premier agency
- Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).
- Prime Minister's Office
- President of India
- Vice President of India
- Cabinet Secretariat – India
- Central Government Ministries, India
- Independent Departments – Government of India
- Apex/Independent offices of Government of India
Last Updated on 1st Oct 2012