List Of Civil Aviation Ministers Of India (2022 Updated)

List Of Civil Aviation Minister Of India


No. Minister Term In Term Out Total Term Party
1 John Mathai
(Minister of Transport)
15 Aug 1947 22 Sep 1948 1Y
38D
INC
2 N. Gopalaswami Ayyangar
(Minister of Transport and Railways)
17 Aug 1948 13 May 1952 3Y
270D
INC
3 Lal Bahadur Shastri[1]
(Minister of Railways and Transport)
13 May 1952 07 Dec 1956 4Y
208D
INC
4 Hari Vinayak Pataskar 07 Dec 1956 16 Apr 1957 130D INC
Lal Bahadur Shastri[2]
(Minister of Transport and Communications)
16 Apr 1957 28 Mar 1958 346D INC
5 S. K. Patil
(Minister of Transport and Communications)
29 Mar 1958 24 Aug 1959 1Y
148D
INC
6 P. Subbarayan
(Minister of Transport and Communications)
02 Sep 1959 10 Apr 1962 2Y
220D
INC
7 Jagjivan Ram
(Minister of Transport and Communications)
10 Apr 1962 31 Aug 1963 1Y
143D
INC
8 Satya Narayan Sinha 09 Jun 1964 13 Jun 1964 4D INC
9 Nityanand Kanungo
(As MoS)
13 Jun 1964 31 Jul
1965
1Y
48D
INC
10 Raj Bahadur 31 Jul 1965 24 Jan 1966 177D INC
11 Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy
(Minister of Transport, Aviation, Shipping, and Tourism)
24 Jan 1966 16 Mar 1967 1Y
51D
INC
12 Karan Singh 16 Mar 1967 09 Nov 1973 6Y
238D
INC
10 Raj Bahadur 09 Nov 1973 22 Dec 1976 3Y
43D
INC
13 Kotha Raghuramaiah 23 Dec 1976 24 Mar 1977 91D INC
14 Purushottam Kaushik 24 Mar 1977 15 Jul
1979
2Y
113D
JP
15 Mohammad Shafi Qureshi 30 Jul 1979 14 Jan 1980 168D INC (U)
16 Janaki Ballabh Patnaik 14 Jan 1980 07 Jun 1980 145D INC
17 Anant Prasad Sharma 19 Oct 1980 02 Sep 1982 1Y
318D
INC
18 Bhagwat Jha Azad
(Independent Charge)
02 Sep 1982 14 Feb 1983 134D INC
19 Khurshed Alam Khan 14 Feb 1983 31 Dec 1984 1Y
352D
INC
20 Jagdish Tytler 22 Oct 1986 14 Feb 1988 1Y
115D
INC
21 Motilal Vora 14 Feb 1988 25 Jun 1988 132D INC
22 Shivraj Patil
(Independent Charge)
25 Jun 1988 02 Dec 1989 1Y
160D
INC
23 Arif Mohammed Khan 06 Dec 1989 10 Nov 1990 339D JD
24 Harmohan Dhawan
(Independent Charge)
21 Nov 1990 21 Jun 1991 212D SJP(R)
25 Madhavrao Scindia 21 Jun 1991 09 Jan 1993 1Y
202D
INC
26 Ghulam Nabi Azad 09 Jan 1993 16 May 1996 3Y
128D
INC
27 V. Dhananjaya Kumar 16 May 1996 01 Jun 1996 16D BJP
28 C. M. Ibrahim 01 Jun 1996 19 Mar 1998 1Y
291D
JD
29 Ananth Kumar 19 Mar 1998 13 Oct 1999 1Y
208D
BJP
30 Sharad Yadav 13 Oct 1999 31 Aug 2001 1Y
322D
JD(U)
31 Syed Shahnawaz Hussain 01 Sep 2001 23 May 2003 1Y
264D
BJP
32 Rajiv Pratap Rudy
(Independent Charge)
24 May 2003 22 May 2004 364D BJP
33 Praful Patel
(Independent Charge)
23 May 2004 18 Jan 2011 6Y
240D
NCP
34 Vayalar Ravi 19 Jan 2011 18 Dec 2011 333D INC
35 Ajit Singh 18 Dec 2011 26 May 2014 2Y
159D
RLD
36 Ashok Gajapathi Raju 26 May 2014 09 Mar 2018 3Y
287D
TDP
37 Suresh Prabhu 10 Mar 2018 30 May 2019 1Y
81D
BJP
38 Hardeep Singh Puri
(Independent Charge)
30 May 2019 07 July 2021 2Y
38D
BJP
39 Jyotiraditya Scindia 07 Jul 2021 Incumbent ~ BJP
Acronyms
1) INC: Indian National Congress
2) JP: Janata Party
3) INC(U): Indian National Congress (U)
4) JD: Janata Dal
5) SJP(R): Samajwadi Janata Party (Rashtriya)
6) BJP: Bharatiya Janata Party
7) JD(U): Janata Dal (United)
8) NCP: Nationalist Congress Party
9) RLD: Rashtriya Lok Dal
10) TDP: Telugu Desam Party

Ministers Of State In The Ministry Of Civil Aviation


No. Minister Of State Term In Term Out Total Term Party
1 G. M. Siddeshwara 26 May 2014 09 Nov 2014 167 Days BJP
2 Mahesh Sharma 09 Nov 2014 05 Jul 2016 1 Year 239 Days BJP
3 Jayant Sinha 05 Jul 2016 30 May 2019 2 Years 329 Days BJP
4 V. K. Singh 07 Jul 2021 Incumbent 144 Days BJP