However, both the Jharkhand ministers and Jharkhand MPs work for the betterment of the state through progress in various spheres.
Ministers of Jharkhand
Jharkhand ministers, among the ministers and MPs of Jharkhand are chosen from among the members of the legislative assembly, from among the ruling party or the ruling coalition.
The council of ministers in Jharkhand has a strength of 11 cabinet ministers looking after the various departments of the state's governance.
Given below is the list of the various Jharkhand ministers along with their respective offices:
|Mr. Sudesh Kumar Mahato, Deputy Chief Minister||Rural growth, Panchayati Raj, NRCP (including special division), Rural Works Department, Water Resources, Forests and Environment, Arts, Culture, Sports and Youth Affairs Department|
|Mr Hemant Soren, Deputy Chief Minister||Finance, Wanijyakar, urban development, housing, drinking water and sanitation, Civil Aviation, Department of Mining and Geology|
|Mr. Badnath Ram, Minister||Department of Human Resource Development|
|Mr. Hemlal Murmu, Minister||Health, Medical Education and Family Welfare Department, Department of Parliamentary Affairs|
|Mr. Chandra Chowdhury, Minister||Construction, Labor, Employment and Training, Department of Science and Pravadyiki|
|Mr. Haji Hussain Ansari, Minister||Cooperative, Minority Welfare|
|Mr Mathura Prasad Mahato, Minister||Revenue and Land Reforms, Food, Public Distribution Affairs|
|Mr. Champai Soren, Minister||Tribal Welfare (part of Welfare, Department of Transportation|
|Mr. Gopal Krishna Paatar, Minister||Products and Prohibition, Disaster Management Department|
|Mrs. Vimala Pradhan, Minister||Social Welfare, Women and Child Development and Tourism|
|Mr Satyanand Jha, Minister||Agriculture and Cane Development Department, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries Department|
MPs of Jharkhand
Jharkhand MPs are elected from the fourteen parliamentary constituencies of the state. A list of the Jharkhand MPs with their respective constituencies and parties are provided below:
|Name of the MP||Parliamentary Constituency||Political Party|
|Inder Singh Namdhari||Chatra||Ind.|
|Ravindra Kumar Pandey||Giridih||BJP|
|Pashupati Nath Singh||Dhanbad||BJP|
|Subodh Kant Sahay||Ranchi||INC|
Jharkhand administration is comprised of a legislative body of 81 members of the legislative assembly. A council of 11 cabinet ministers works under the supervision of the chief minister in order to look after the operations of the various departments of the state. The administration of Jharkhand is chosen through a democratic electoral process. The last assembly elections were held in 2005, when the NDA seized power to defeat the UPA by a wide margin.
Jharkhand executive is headed by the chief minister. On July 13, 2013 Hemant Soren has sworn as the new Chief Minister of the state. Former CM, Arjun Munda had resigned on 18th January 2013. A council of ministers looks after the smooth workings of the various departments responsible for the governance of the state. There are 11 cabinet ministers presently who form the council of ministers in Jharkhand government. The bureaucratic set up is strong, as the officers involved in various directorate and secretariat offices look after the workings of their respective departments. The Jharkhand High Court is the apex body of the judicial wing of the Jharkhand administration.
Jharkhand legislative is going through its first legislative session. The tenure is for five years, unless certain inevitable situation causes it to be dissolved prior to the stipulated time. The legislative of Jharkhand is the supreme law giving body. Jharkhand legislative is a unicameral body with 81 members to the legislative assembly, chosen from the 81 assembly constituencies of the state, through an electoral process. The legislative in Jharkhand operates through three sessions as in other legislative councils of the state, budget, monsoon and winter.
Key Figures in the Jharkhand Legislative
The legislative council of Jharkhand works under the ultimate supervision of the governor of the state, Sri Syed Ahmed. He is the representative of the president in the state. Appointed by the center, he is the supreme legislative authority in the state. The proceedings of the house are conducted by the honorable speaker of the house, the post currently held by Sri Chandreshwar Prasad Singh.
Members of the Jharkhand Legislative Assembly
The members of the Jharkhand legislative assembly are elected from the assembly constituencies of the state. There are a total of 81 seats in the Jharkhand legislative assembly, with an equal number of members of the legislative assembly. The BJP led NDA is the ruling coalition of the Jharkhand legislative assembly at present, assuring 42 out of the 81 seats at the beginning of the session. However, certain shifts in the political scenario have changed the equation to a degree. However, the Jharkhand legislative continues to be one of the most widely represented legislative councils as far as the sheer spectrum of political parties go.
Jharkhand judiciary is an important part of the governance of the state. The Jharkhand High Court is the apex court of the judiciary in Jharkhand. Apart from this, there are many lower courts including district courts that look after the civil and the criminal cases reported in the state. The munsefs look after the civil cases whereas the judicial magistrates look after the various criminal cases reported in the state.
High Court of Jharkhand
The high court of Jharkhand is the apex court of the Jharkhand judiciary. Located in Ranchi, this high court was formed after the formation of the state in 2000. The permanent bench of the Patna high court at Ranchi was transformed into the Jharkhand High Court. With nine judges at present, working under the supervision of Hon'ble Chief Justice Sri Prakash Chandra Tatiya, the entire judiciary at Jharkand territory falls under the juridical supervision of the Ranchi High Court.
Last Updated on : 15/07/2013