Ministry of Railways

The Minister of Railways is the head of the Ministry of Railways of the Government of India. The railway minister is usually accorded a cabinet rank, and is responsible for Indian Railways, the largest employer in the world.

Address : Rail Bhawan, Rafi Marg, New Delhi-110001
Contact Detail
Minister: +91 11 23386645, 23017061; Fax: +91 11 23387333 (Fax)
Private Secretary: +91 11 23388425; Fax: +91 11 23387333; Email: psmr@.railnet.gov.in

The chart below list of Indian Railway's ministers

S# Minister Period
1 Piyush Goyal 03 Sep 2017 -
2 Suresh Prabhu 10 Nov 2014 03 Sep 2017
3 D. V. Sadananda Gowda 26 May 2014 09 Nov 2014
4 Mallikarjun Kharge 17 Jun 2013 25 May 2014
5 C. P. Joshi 11 May 2013 16 Jun 2013
6 Pawan Kumar Bansal 28 Oct 2012 10 May 2013
7 C. P. Joshi 22 Sep 2012 28 Oct 2012
8 Mukul Roy 20 Mar 2012 21 Sep 2012
9 Dinesh Trivedi 12 Jul 2011 14 Mar 2012
10 Mamata Banerjee 26 May 2009 19 May 2011
11 Lalu Prasad Yadav 23 May 2004 25 May 2009
12 Nitish Kumar 20 Mar 2001 22 May 2004
13 Mamata Banerjee 13 Oct 1999 15 Mar 2001
14 Ram Naik 06 Aug 1999 12 Oct 1999
15 Nitish Kumar 19 Mar 1998 05 Aug 1999
16 Ram Vilas Paswan 01 Jun 1996 19 Mar 1998
17 Jaffer Sharief 21 Jun 1991 16 Oct 1995
18 Janeshwar Mishra 21 Nov 1990 21 Jun 1991
19 George Fernandes 05 Dec 1989 10 Nov 1990
20 Madhavrao Scindia 22 Oct 1986 01 Dec 1989
21 Mohsina Kidwai 24 Jun 1986 21 Oct 1986
22 Bansi Lal 31 Dec 1984 04 Jun 1986
23 A. B. A. Ghani Khan Choudhury 02 Sep 1982 31 Dec 1984
24 Prakash Chandra Sethi 15 Jan 1982 02 Sep 1982
25 Kedar Pandey 12 Nov 1980 14 Jan 1982
26 Kamalapati Tripathi 14 Jan 1980 12 Nov 1980
27 T. A. Pai 30 Jul 1979 13 Jan 1980
28 Madhu Dandavate 26 Mar 1977 28 Jul 1979
29 Kamalapati Tripathi 11 Feb 1975 23 Mar 1977
30 Lalit Narayan Mishra 05 Feb 1973 02 Jan 1975
31 T. A. Pai 23 Jul 1972 04 Feb 1973
32 K. Hanumanthaiya 18 Mar 1971 22 Jul 1972
33 Gulzarilal Nanda 18 Feb 1970 17 Mar 1971
34 Panampilli Govinda Menon 04 Nov 1969 18 Feb 1970
35 Ram Subhag Singh 14 Feb 1969 04 Nov 1969
36 C. M. Poonacha 13 Mar 1967 14 Feb 1969
37 S. K. Patil 09 Jun 1964 12 Mar 1967
38 H. C. Dasappa 21 Sep 1963 08 Jun 1964
39 Swaran Singh 10 Apr 1962 21 Sep 1963
40 Jagjivan Ram 07 Dec 1956 10 Apr 1962
41 Lal Bahadur Shastri 13 May 1952 07 Dec 1956
42 N. Gopalaswami Ayyangar 22 Sep 1948 13 May 1952
43 John Mathai 15 Aug 1947 22 Sep 1948
44 Asaf Ali 02 Sep 1946 14 Aug 1947