All the Cabinets and Ministers after the declaration of the Constitution of Nepal, 2015

Right after the declaration of the Constitution of Nepal, the prime minister at that time, Sushil Koirala resigned to give way for the formation of a new government. This post lists all the ministers appointed after the declaration of the new constitution. The historical record of all the cabinets before the Constitution of Nepal 2015 will be listed at the end of this post.

Khadga Prasad Oli Cabinet (2015)

Date formed 12 October 2015
Date dissolved 4 August 2016

Head of state
– Ram Baran Yadav (until 29 October 2015)
– Bidhya Devi Bhandari (from 29 October 2015)
Head of government – Khadga Prasad Oli
Member party
– Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist–Leninist) (Major)
– Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) (Major)
– Rastriya Prajatantra Party (Major)
– Madhesi Jana Adhikar Forum, Nepal (Minor)
– Bahujan Samajwadi Party (Minor)
– Rastriya Janamorcha (Minor)
– Communist Party of Nepal (Marxist–Leninist) (2002) (Minor)
– Nepal Loktantrik Forum (Minor)

Right after the declaration of the Nepalese Constitution, and after Sushil Koirala stepped down as the Prime Minister of Nepal, Khadga Prasad Oli was elected the new Prime Minister of Nepal on 12 October 2015. Oli was supported by the Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) and several smaller parties. Khadga Prasad Oli government’s main agenda was to hold election.

Portfolio Minister Party Assumed Office Left Office
Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist–Leninist) 12 October 2015 4 August 2016
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Physical Planning and Transport Bijay Kumar Gachhadar Nepal Loktantrik Forum 12 October 2015 4 August 2016
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Kamal Thapa Rastriya Prajatantra Party 12 October 2015 4 August 2016
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Energy Top Bahadur Rayamajhi Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) 19 October 2015
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Women and Children Chandra Prakash Mainali Communist Party of Nepal (Marxist–Leninist) (2002) 5 November 2015
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation Chitra Bahadur K.C. Rastriya Janamorcha 5 November 2015
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Bhim Bahadur Rawal Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist–Leninist) 5 November 2015 1 August 2016
Minister for Law, Justice, Constituent Assembly and Parliamentary Affairs Agni Kharel Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist–Leninist) 12 October 2015 14 August 2016
Minister for Agriculture Haribol Gajurel Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist–Leninist) 12 October 2015
Minister for Industry Som Prasad Pandey Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist–Leninist) 12 October 2015
Minister for Youth and Sports Satya Narayan Mandal Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist–Leninist) 19 October 2015
Minister of Irrigation Umesh Yadav Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist–Leninist) 19 October 2015
Minister for Science and Environment Biswendra Paswan Bahujan Samajwadi Party 19 October 2015
Minister for Health and Population Ram Janam Chaudhary Madhesi Jana Adhikar Forum, Nepal 19 October 2015
Minister for Home Affairs Shakti Bahadur Basnet Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) 19 October 2015
Minister for Education Giriraj Mani Pokharel Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) 19 October 2015
Minister of Forests Agni Sapkota Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) 19 October 2015
Minister of General Administration Rekha Sharma Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) 19 October 2015
Minister of Commerce and Supplies Ganesh Man Pun Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) 19 October 2015
Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Ananda Pokharel Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) 5 November 2015
Minister for Finance Bishnu Prasad Paudel Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist–Leninist) 5 November 2015
Minister for Information and Communication Technology Sher Dhan Rai Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist–Leninist) 5 November 2015 14 August 2016

Prachanda Cabinet (2016)

Date formed 4 August 2016
Date dissolved 31 May 2017
Head of state Bidhya Devi Bhandari
Head of government Pushpa Kamal Dahal
Member parties:
– Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre)
– Nepali Congress
– Rastriya Prajatantra Party
– Nepal Loktantrik Forum
– Akhanda Nepal Party (from 19 January 2017)
– Samajbadi Prajatantrik Janata Party, Nepal (from 19 January 2017)

On 4 August 2016, Pushpa Kamal Dahal (Prachanda) of the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist-Centre) was elected the Prime Minister of Nepal.He was supported by the Nepali Congress, and several small parties. Dahal become Prime Minister until the 2017 Nepalese local elections. He stepped down according to the secret power sharing agreement with Nepali Congress to let Nepali Congress lead the government under the leadership of Sher Bahadur Deuba.

Dahal’s cabinet with 50 ministers (including state ministers) is the second biggest council of ministers in the history of Nepal. That was despite the requirement of the new Constitution of Nepal, allowing maximum amount of ministries to 25.

Portfolio Minister Party Assumed Office Left Office
Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist-Centre) 4 August 2016 31 May 2017
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Home Affairs Bimalendra Nidhi Nepali Congress 4 August 2016 7 June 2017
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Krishna Bahadur Mahara Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist-Centre) 4 August 2016 31 May 2017
Deputy Prime Ministerand Minister of Federal Affairs and Local Development Bijay Kumar Gachhadar Nepal Democratic Forum 8 May 2017
Minister for Agricultural Development Gauri Shankar Chaudhary Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist-Centre) 4 August 2016 31 May 2017
Minister for Youth and Sports Daljit Shreepaili Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist-Centre) 4 August 2016 31 May 2017
Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transportation Ramesh Lekhak Nepali Congress 4 August 2016 31 May 2017
Minister for Supplies Deepak Bohora Rastriya Prajatantra Party 11 August 2016 31 May 2017
Minister for Land Reform and Management Bikram Pandey Rastriya Prajatantra Party 11 August 2016 8 May 2017
Gopal Dahit Nepal Loktantrik Forum 8 May 2017[10]
Minister of Federal Affairs and Local Development Hitraj Pandey Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) 14 August 2016 8 May 2017
Minister of Energy Janardhan Sharma Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) 14 August 2016 31 May 2017
Minister for Information and Communications Ram Karki Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) 14 August 2016 31 May 2017
Minister of Education Dhaniram Paudel Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) 14 August 2016 31 May 2017
Minister of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Ajaya Shankar Nayak Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) 14 August 2016 31 May 2017
Minister for Urban Development Arjun Narasingha K.C. Nepali Congress 26 August 2016 31 May 2017
Minister of Foreign Affairs Prakash Sharan Mahat Nepali Congress 26 August 2016 31 May 2017
Minister of Defense Bal Krishna Khand Nepali Congress 26 August 2016 31 May 2017
Minister of General Administration Keshav Kumar Budhathoki Nepali Congress 26 August 2016 31 May 2017
Minister for Health Gagan Thapa Nepali Congress 26 August 2016 31 May 2017
Minister for Forests and Soil Conservation Shankar Bhandari Nepali Congress 26 August 2016 31 May 2017
Minister for Peace and Reconstruction Sita Devi Yadav Nepali Congress 26 August 2016 31 May 2017
Minister for Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation Hridaya Ram Thani Nepali Congress 26 August 2016 31 May 2017
Minister of Commerce Romy Gauchan Thakali Nepali Congress 26 August 2016 31 May 2017
Minister for Irrigation Deepak Giri Nepali Congress 26 August 2016 31 May 2017
Minister for Industry Nabindra Raj Joshi Nepali Congress 26 August 2016 31 May 2017
Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Jeevan Bahadur Shahi Nepali Congress 26 August 2016 8 May 2017
Jitendra Narayan Dev Nepal Loktantrik Forum 8 May 2017
Minister of Labour and Employment Surya Man Gurung Nepali Congress 26 August 2016 31 May 2017
Minister for Women, Children and Social Welfare Development Kumar Khadka Akhanda Nepal Party 19 January 2017
Minister for Water Supply and Sanitation Prem Bahadur Singh Samajbadi Prajatantrik Janata Party, Nepal 19 January 2017

Sher Bahadur Deuba Cabinet (2017)

On 7 June 2017, Sher Bahadur Deuba was elected the new Prime Minister of Nepal.

Deuba was supported by the Rastriya Prajatantra Party Nepal, the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal, the Nepal Loktantrik Forum, the Federal Socialist Forum, Nepal and several small parties represented in the Nepalese Parliament after a power-sharing deal with the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre).

On 17 October 2017, in preperation for the Nepalese legislative election, the Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) decided to team up with the Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist–Leninist). All the ministers of Maoist Centre left the cabinet after Prime Minister Deuba was prepared to dismiss them.

Portfolio Minister Party Assumed Office Left Office
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba Nepali Congress 7 June 2017 15 February 2018
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education Gopal Man Shrestha Nepali Congress 7 June 2017 15 February 2018
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Federal Affairs and Local Development Bijay Kumar Gachhadar Nepal Loktantrik Forum 7 June 2017 15 February 2018
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Krishna Bahadur Mahara Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist-Centre) 7 June 2017 17 October 2017
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Energy Kamal Thapa Rastriya Prajatantra Party 17 October 2017 14 February 2018
Minister of Energy Mahendra Bahadur Shahi Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) 26 July 2017 17 October 2017
Minister of Home Affairs Janardhan Sharma Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) 7 June 2017 17 October 2017
Minister of Finance Gyanendra Bahadur Karki Nepali Congress 7 June 2017 15 February 2018
Minister of Labour and Employment Farmulha Mansur Nepali Congress 7 June 2017 15 February 2018
Minister for Urban Development Prabhu Sah Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) 7 June 2017 17 October 2017
Dil Nath Giri Rastriya Prajatantra Party Nepal 17 October 2017 1 January 2018
Minister for Women, Children and Social Welfare Development Asha Koirala Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) 26 July 2017 17 October 2017
Brikam Bahadur Thapa Rastriya Prajatantra Party Nepal 17 October 2017 15 February 2018
Minister for Supplies Shiva Kumar Mandal Kewat Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) 26 July 2017 17 October 2017
Jayanta Chanda Rastriya Prajatantra Party Nepal 17 October 2017 15 February 2018
Minister for Health Giri Rajmani Pokharel Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) 26 July 2017 17 October 2017
Deepak Bohora[9] Rastriya Prajatantra Party Nepal 17 October 2017 15 February 2018
Minister of Defense Bhimsen Das Pradhan Nepali Congress 26 July 2017 15 February 2018
Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transportation Bir Bahadur Balayar Nepali Congress 26 July 2017 15 February 2018
Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Jitendra Narayan Dev Nepal Loktantrik Forum 26 July 2017 15 February 2018
Minister for Land Reform and Management Gopal Dahit Nepal Loktantrik Forum 26 July 2017 15 February 2018
Minister for Information and Communications Mohan Bahadur Basnet Nepali Congress 26 July 2017 15 February 2018
Minister for Agricultural Development Ram Krishan Yadav Nepali Congress 26 July 2017 15 February 2018
Minister for Water Supply and Sanitation Mahendra Yadav Nepali Congress 26 July 2017 15 February 2018
Minister for Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation Ambika Basnet Nepali Congress 26 July 2017 15 February 2018
Minister of Commerce Min Bahadur Bishwakarma Nepali Congress 26 July 2017 15 February 2018
Minister of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs Yagya Bahadur Thapa Nepali Congress 26 July 2017 15 February 2018
Minister for Irrigation Sanjay Kumar Gautam Nepali Congress 26 July 2017 15 February 2018
Minister for Youth and Sports Rajendra Kumar KC Nepali Congress 26 July 2017 15 February 2018
Minister of Population and Environment Mithila Chaudhari Nepal Communist Party (United) 26 July 2017 15 February 2018
Minister of General Administration Tek Bahadur Basnet Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) 26 July 2017 17 October 2017
Minister of Livestock Development Santa Kumar Tharu Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre) 26 July 2017 17 October 2017

The second Oli Cabinet (2018)

The second tenure of KP Sharma Oli as a prime minster started on 15 February 2018.

Head of state – Bidhya Devi Bhandari
Head of government – Khadga Prasad Oli
Member party
– Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist–Leninist)
– Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist Centre)
These two parties have merged and a new party is yet to be named and declared in early February 2018.

Portfolio Minister Party Assumed Office Left Office
Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli CPN (UML) 15 February 2018
Minister of Population and Environment Lal Babu Pandit CPN (UML) 15 February 2018
Minister of Women, Children and Social Welfare Tham Maya Thapa CPN (UML) 15 February 2018

UPDATE: PM KP Oli has appointed four more ministers.

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