Prime Ministers and Cabinet of Ministers after the restoration of the democracy.

On July 15, 2005- His Majesty King Gyanendra has, in accordance with the
Constitution of the Kingdom of Nepal – 1990 Article 127, reshuffled the
cabinet that was formed on February 1, 2005, under his chairmanship.

Portfolios assigned to Council of Ministers

Council of
Ministers
   Portfolios
 Dr. Tulsi Giri  Vice Chairman  Land Reform and Water
Resources
 Kirtinidhi Bista  Vice Chairman  Physical Planning and
Works
 Badri Prasad Mandal  Minister  Agriculture and
Co-operatives
 Ramesh Nath Pandey  Minister  Foreign Affairs
 Radha Krishna Mainali  Minister  Education and Sports
 Salim Miya Ansari  Minister  Forest
and Soil Conservation
 Prakash Koirala  Minister  Environment, Science
and Technology
 Krishna
Lal Thakali 
 Minister  General
Administration
 Buddhiraj Bajracharya  Minister  Culture, Tourism and
Civil Aviation
 Durga Shrestha  Minister  Women, Children and
Social Welfare
 Tanka Dhakal  Minister  Information and
Communications
 Dan Bahadur
Shahi 
 Minister  Home
 Khadga Bahadur G.C  Minister  Local Development
 Ram Narayan Singh  Minister  Labour and Transport
Management
 Madhukar Shumsher
Rana
 Minister  Finance
 Niranjan Thapa  Minister  Law and Justice and
Parliamentary Affairs
 Dr. Rup Jyot  Assistant Minister  Finance
 Yangkila Sherpa  Assistant Minister  Tourism and Civil
Aviation
 Binod Kumar Shah  Assistant Minister  Water Resources
 Chhakka Bahadur Lama  Assistant Minister  Local Development
 Golchhe Sharki  Assistant Minister  Labour and Transport
Management
 Jagat Gauchan  Assistant Minister  Physical Planning and
Works
 Niksha Shumsher Rana  Assistant Minister  Health and
Environment
 Senate Shrestha  Assistant Minister  Education and Sports

Past Prime Ministers and their Cabinets in chronological order.


Prime Minister:
Sher Bahadur
Deuba

Appointment Date:
Sher Bahadur Deuba was
re-appointed the Prime Minister of Nepal on June 2, 2004 (Jestha
20, 2061 BS )
Cabinet of Ministers formed under Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba

July 05,2004

On July 5, 2004 (Ashadh 21, 2061 BS), Prime Minister Sher
Bahadur Deuba expanded his cabinet and gave it a full shape.
His cabinet consist thirty-one ministers, twelve members are
from his own party Nepali Congress Democratic NC( D), Eleven from Communist
Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist CPN-UML, five  from Rastriya
Prajantantra Party RPP, One  from Nepal Sadbavana Party, two of them are
king’s nominees.

 


Prime Minister:Surya Bahadur Thapa
Appointment Date: Jestha 21, BS. 2060 (June 04, 2003).
Cabinet of Ministers formed under Prime Minister Surya Bahadur Thapa:
June 12,2003

Mr. Surya Bahadur Thapa was appointed Prime Minister by King Gyanendra to succeed Lokendra Bahadur Chand who resigned from his designation. The King nominated Thapa after seven political parties failed to recommend a consensus candidate five days after a collective meeting with the King who said he would endorse their common choice. Mr . Surya Bahadur Thapa was the President of the then Rastriya Prajatantra Party as well as the leader of it’s Parlimentry Committee.


Prime Minister: Lokendra Bahadur Chand
Appointment Date: Ashwin 25, BS. 2059 (October 11, 2002).
Cabinet of Ministers formed under Prime Minister Lokendra Bahadur Chand:
April 11,2003
Nov 18,2002

Mr.Lokendra Bahadur Chand was appointed as Prime Minister of an interim administration as king Gyanendra sacked the government after the the former Prime Minister, Sher Bahadur Deuba, asked for November’s parliamentary elections to be postponed. Mr.Chand has served three times as prime minister in the 1980s and 1990s.After the king gave up absolute power in 1990, he floated the Rashtriya Prajatantra Party.


Prime Minister: Sher Bahadur Deuba Party: Nepali Congress.
Appointment Date: Shrawan 6, BS. 2058 (July 22, 2001).
Cabinet of Ministers formed under Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba:
June 19,2002
May 24,2002
March 12,2002
Oct 18,2001
July 25,2001

Mr. Sher Bahadur Deuba was appointed Prime Minister for the second time after Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala resigned. He secured 72 votes while his rival,Nepali Congress general secretary,Sushil Koirala got 40 votes.


Prime Minister:Girija Prasad KoiralaParty: Nepali Congress.
Appointment Date: Chaitra 7, BS. 2056 (March 20, 2000).
Cabinet of Ministers formed under Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala
June 27,2001
May 1,2001
March 13,2001
Feb 6, 2001
Jan 24, 2001
Sept 29, 2000
August 8, 2000
July 31, 2000
March 22, 2000

Mr. Girija Prasad Koirala was appointed Prime Minister for the fourth time after Prime Minister Krishna Prasad Bhattrai resigned due to Nepali Congress parliamentarians expressing no-confidence motion against him. The first ever election for the post of Parliamentry Committee leader took place in the history of the Nepali Congress.


Prime Minister: Krishna Prasad Bhattrai. Party: Nepali Congress
Appointment Date: Jestha 13, 2056 (May 27, 1999)
Cabinet of Ministers formed under Prime Minister Krishna Prasad Bhattrai
June 30, 1999
May 31, 1999

Mr. Krishna Prasad Bhattrai was appointed Prime Minister for the second time to lead the majority goverment of the Nepali Congress as a result of the party securing majority seats in the 2056 elections. He was the leader of the then Parliamentry Committee of the Nepali Congress.


Prime Minister: Girija Prasad Koirala. Party: Nepali Congress
Appointment Date: Paush 8, 2055 (December 23, 1998)
Cabinet of Ministers formed under Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala
December 26, 1998

Mr. Girija Prasad Koirala was appointed Prime Minister for the third time after having resigned from the post of Prime Minister of the minority government to lead the coalition government of Nepali Congress and the Nepal Communist Party (UML).


Prime Minister: Girija Prasad Koirala. Party: Nepali Congress
Appointment Date: Chaitra 30, 2054 (April 12, 1998)
Cabinet of Ministers formed under Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala
April 22, 1998
August 26, 1998

Mr. Girija Prasad Koirala was appointed Prime Minister for the second time as the leader of the Parliamentry Committee of Nepali Congress, the party with the largest seats in the Parliament, after Surya Bahadur Thapa resigned from the post of Prime Minister. The break up of the Communist Party of Nepal (United Marxist Lenninst) in Falgun 21, 2054 BS. (March 5, 1998) left the Nepali Congress as the largest party in the lower house. The break away fraction of Nepal Communist Party (Marxist Lenninist) was also invited to join the government of Nepali Congress and Communist Party of Nepal (United Marxist Lenninist).


Prime Minister: Surya Bahadur Thapa. Party: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (Thapa)
Appointment Date: Asoj 20, 2054 (October 6, 1997)
Cabinet of Ministers formed under Prime Minister Surya Bahadur Thapa
October 7, 1997

Mr. Surya Bahadur Thapa was appointed Prime Minister to lead the coalition government of Rastriya Prajatantra Party(Thapa), Nepali Congress, and Nepal Sadbhawana Party after the ousting of the Lokendra Bahadur Chand led coalition government due to the no-confidence motion passed against it. He was the President of the then Rastriya Prajatantra Party (Thapa) as well as the leader of it’s Parlimentry Committee.


Prime Minister: Lokendra Bahadur Chand. Party: Rastriya Prajatantra Party (Chand)
Appointment Date: Falgun 29, 2053 (March 12, 1997)
Cabinet of Ministers formed under Prime Minister Lokendra Bahadur Chand
March 25, 1997

Mr. Lokendra Bahadur Chand was appointed Prime Minister to lead the coalition government of Rastriya Prajatantra Party(Chand), Nepali Congress, Nepal Communist Party (United Marxist Lenninist), and the Nepal Sadbhawana Party after the Sher Bahadur Deuba led government failed to win the no-confidence motion passed against it in the Lower House. Mr. Chand was the leader of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party (Chand) as well as the leader of it’s Parliamentary Committee.


Prime Minister: Sher Bahadur Deuba. Party: Nepali Congress
Appointment Date: Bhadau 26, B.S. 2052 (September 11, 1995)
Cabinet of Ministers formed under Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba
September 25, 1995

Mr. Sher Bahadur Deuba was appointed Prime Minister to lead the coalition government of Nepali Congress, Rastriya Prajatantra Party, and Nepal Sadbhawana Party after the Prime Minister Man Mohan Adhikary led government was ousted due to no-confidence motion passed against it. Mr. Deuba was the leader of the then Parliamentry Committee of the Nepali Congress.


Prime Minister: (Late) Manmohan Adhikari. Party: Communist Party of Nepal (United Marxist Lenninist)
Appointment Date: Mangsir 13, 2051 BS. (September 30, 1994)
Cabinet of Ministers formed under the late Prime Minister Man Mohan Adhikari
September 30, 1994

 

Members of the Council of Ministers
(Apil 11, 2003)

NamePortfolios 1. Lokendra Bahadur Chand Prime Minister, Royal Palace Affairs, Defence, Education and Sports, Industry, Commerce and Supplies ... read more

Members of the Council of Ministers
(April 18, 2000)

Ruling Party: Nepali Congress NamePortfolio 1)Girija Prasad KoiralaRoyal Palace Affairs, Defence, Ministry of General Administration, Women,... read more

Members of the Council of Ministers
(April 22, 1998)

Ruling Party: Nepali Congress NamePortfolio 1. Girija Prasad Koirala Prime Minister,Palace affairs, Defense 2. Sailaja Acharya Deputy Prime... read more

Members of the Council of Ministers
(August 26, 1998)

Ruling Parties: Nepali Congress, Nepal Communist Party (UML), Nepal Sadbhavana Party NamePortfolioPhone 1. Girija Prasad Koirala (NC)Prime... read more

Members of the Council of Ministers
(August 8, 2000)

Ruling Party: Nepali Congress NamePortfolio 1)Girija Prasad KoiralaRoyal Palace Affairs, Defence, Ministry of General Administration, Women,... read more

Members of the Council of Ministers
(Baisakh 6, 2047 B.S.)

Ruling Party: Nepali Congress Name Portfolio 1. Krishna Prasad Bhattarai Prime Minister, Royal Palace, Ministry of Defence and Foreign ... read more

Members of the Council of Ministers
(December 26, 1998)

Ruling Party: Nepali Congress NamePortfolio Girija Prasad KoiralaRoyal Palace Affairs, Defence, Foreign Affairs, Agriculture, Land Reform and... read more

Members of the Council of Ministers
(Feb 6, 2001)

Ruling Party: Nepali Congress NamePortfolio 1. Girija Prasad KoiralaPrime Minister, Royal Palace, Ministry of General Administration 2. Ram Chandra... read more

Members of the Council of Ministers
(Jan 24, 2001)

Ruling Party: Nepali Congress NamePortfolio 1)Girija Prasad KoiralaRoyal Palace Affairs, Defence, Ministry of General Administration, Women,... read more

Members of the Council of Ministers
(July 05, 2004)

On July 5, 2004 (Ashadh 21, 2061 BS), Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba expanded his cabinet and gave it a full shape. ... read more

Members of the Council of Ministers
(July 25, 2001)

Ruling Party: Nepali Congress NamePortfolio 1. Sher Bahadur Deuba Prime Minister, Royal Palace, General Administration,... read more

Members of the Council of Ministers
(July 31, 2000)

Ruling Party: Nepali Congress NamePortfolio 1)Girija Prasad KoiralaRoyal Palace Affairs, Defence, Ministry of General Administration, Women,... read more

Members of the Council of Ministers
(June 12, 2003)

NamePortfolios 1. Surya Bahadur Thapa Prime Minister, Royal Palace, Defence, Industries, Commerce and Supplies, Law, Justice and... read more

Members of the Council of Ministers
(June 19,2002)

Ruling Party: Nepali Congress NamePortfolio 1. Sher Bahadur Deuba Prime Minister, Royal Palace, Foreign Affairs and... read more

Members of the Council of Ministers
(June 27, 2001)

Ruling Party: Nepali Congress NamePortfolio 1. Girija Prasad KoiralaPrime Minister, Royal Palace, Ministry of General Administration 2. Ram ... read more

Members of the Council of Ministers
(June 30, 1999)

Ruling Party: Nepali Congress NamePortfolio 1) Krishna Prasad BhattariRoyal Palace Affairs, Defence 2) Yog Prasad UpadhayaEducation 3) Chirinjibi... read more

Members of the Council of Ministers
(March 12,2002)

Ruling Party: Nepali Congress NamePortfolio 1. Sher Bahadur Deuba Prime Minister, Royal Palace, Royal Palace, Foreign Affairs and Defence ... read more

Members of the Council of Ministers
(March 13, 2001)

Ruling Party: Nepali Congress NamePortfolio 1. Girija Prasad KoiralaPrime Minister, Royal Palace, Ministry of General Administration 2. Ram Chandra... read more

Members of the Council of Ministers
(March 22, 2000)

Ruling Party: Nepali Congress NamePortfolio 1)Girija Prasad KoiralaRoyal Palace Affairs, Defence, Supplies, Housing and Physical Planning, Women and... read more

Members of the Council of Ministers
(March 25, 1997)

Ruling Party: RPP, UML, NCP NamePortfolio Lokendra Bahadur ChandRoyal Palace Affair, Defence, Water, Land Development, Science and Technology, Home ... read more

Members of the Council of Ministers
(May 1, 2001)

Ruling Party: Nepali Congress NamePortfolio 1. Girija Prasad KoiralaPrime Minister, Royal Palace, Ministry of General Administration 2. Ram ... read more

Members of the Council of Ministers
(May 24,2002)

Ruling Party: Nepali Congress NamePortfolio 1. Sher Bahadur Deuba Prime Minister, Royal Palace, Foreign Affairs and... read more

Members of the Council of Ministers
(May 31, 1999)

Ruling Party: Nepali Congress NamePortfolioPhone 1. Krishna Prasad Bhattarai Prime Minister, Royal Palace Affairs, Defense, Foreign Affairs, Home,... read more

Members of the Council of Ministers
(Nov 18,2002)

NamePortfolios 1. Lokendra Bahadur Chand Prime Minister, Royal Palace, Foreign Affairs and Defence 2.Badri Prasad Mandal Deputy Prime... read more

Members of the Council of Ministers
(Oct 18, 2001)

Ruling Party: Nepali Congress NamePortfolio 1. Sher Bahadur Deuba Prime Minister, Royal Palace, Royal Palace, Foreign Affairs and Defence ... read more

Members of the Council of Ministers
(October 7, 1997)

Ruling Party: RPP NamePortfolio Surya Bahadur Thapa Royal Palace Affairs, Defence, Home, Building and Transportation, Supply, Tourism and Civil... read more

Members of the Council of Ministers
(Sept 29, 2000)

Ruling Party: Nepali Congress NamePortfolio 1)Girija Prasad KoiralaRoyal Palace Affairs, Defence, Ministry of General Administration, Women,... read more

Members of the Council of Ministers
(Sept 9,2002)

Ruling Party: Nepali Congress NamePortfolio 1. Sher Bahadur Deuba Prime Minister, Royal Palace, Foreign Affairs and... read more

Members of the Council of Ministers
(September 25, 1995)

Ruling Party: Nepali Congress Name Portfolio 1.Sher Bahadur Deuba Royal Palace Affairs,Local Administration,Women & Social Welfare, Population... read more

Members of the Council of Ministers
(September 30, 1994)

Ruling Party: UML Name Portfolio 1. Man Mohan Adhikari Prime Minister, Royal Palace, Ministry of General Administration 2. Madhav... read more