Union Government


      Union Government
No. Union Executive
1. Articles 74 and 75 deal with provisions regarding the Union Council of Ministers.
2. Prime Minister is the head of Council of Minister.
3. The Council of Minister shall aid and advise the President.
4. The Union Counci of Minister consists three categories of Ministers. They are: Cabinet Ministers, State Ministers, Deputy Ministers.
5. Ministers must have membership in either house of the Parliament.
6. If a person who is not a member of either House of the Parliament is elected as minister he should be elected to the either House with a period of six monthes from the date of assumption of office.
7. The Prime Minister is appointed by the President and other Ministers are appointed by the president on the advice of the Prime Minister. (Article 75(1))
8. The Ministers hold office during the pleasure of the President.
9. As per Article 75(3) of the Constitution the Union Council of Ministers shall collectively responsible to the House of the People (Lok Sabha).
10. The Cabinet Ministers plays crucial role in decision making in the Union Government. They are the heads of important Ministries like Home, Defence, Finance, Foreigh affairs, etc.
11. State Ministers are the heads of some crucial departments in the Ministry. They have independence.
12. Deputy Ministers assist the Cabinet Ministers.
13. The real executive head of the Union Government is the Prime Minister.
14. The Prime Minister is a line between President and the Council of Ministers.
15. The Prime Minister is the leader of the Cabinet and Union Council of Ministers.
16. Every Minister has the right to speak in either house of the Parliament (Article 88).
8. The world 'Cabinet' is included by the Constitution (Forty Forth Amendment) Act, 1978.