List of Indian agencies

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This is a list of government agencies of the nation of India.



Prime Minister’s Office (PMO)

Ministry of Home Affairs (India)

Ministry of Agriculture

Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers (Including Pharmaceuticals)

Ministry of Civil Aviation

Ministry of Coal

Ministry of Commerce and Industry/ Ministry of Business


Attached Offices

Autonomous Bodies

  • Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA)
  • Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO)
  • Indian Diamond Institute
  • Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT)
  • Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP)
  • Intellectual property Appellate Board (IPAB)
  • Indian Rubber Manufacturers Research Association (IRMRA)
  • Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA)
  • National Institute of Design
  • National Numbering Organisation (EAN-India)
  • National Productivity Council (NPC)
  • Government of India undertaking
  • Government of India interpreting



  • Tariff Commission


  • Basic Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics Export Promotion Council (CHEMEXCIL)
  • Cashew Export Promotion Council of India (CEPCI)
  • Chemical and Allied Products Export Promotion Council (CAPEXIL)
  • Council for Leather Exports
  • Engineering Export Promotion Council (EEPC)
  • Export Inspection Council (EIC)Web Link
  • The Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC)
  • National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council (NMCC)
  • Plastics Export Promotion Council (PLEXCONCIL)
  • Project Exports Promotion Council of India (PEPC)
  • Sports Goods Export Promotion Council (SGEPC)

Public Sector Undertakings

Ministry of Communications and Information Technology

Departments and Attached Offices

Autonomous Bodies

Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution


  • Department of Consumer Affairs
  • Department of Food and Public Distribution

Directorates and other bodies

Ministry of Corporate Affairs

Statutory Bodies

Ministry of Culture


Autonomous and other bodies

Ministry of Defence

Department of Defence

Department of Defence Research and Development

Department of Defence Production

Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare

  • Directorate General of Resettlement (DGR)
  • Kendriya Sainik Board (KSB)
  • Air Force Naval Housing Board (AFNHB)

Finance Division

  • Controller General of Defence Accounts (CGDA)

Intelligence Agencies

Inter-Service Organisations

Voluntary military agencies

Ministry of Earth Sciences

Ministry of Environment and Forests

Subordinate and statutory bodies

Autonomous bodies

Ministry of External Affairs

Ministry of Finance


Autonomous Agencies

  • Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT)
  • Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT)
  • National Institute of Financial Management
  • Securities and Exchange Board of India
  • National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM)

Ministry of Food Processing Industries

  • Paddy Processing Research Centre (PPRC)

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

  • Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)

Department of Health

Department of Family Welfare

Department of AYUSH

Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises

Ministry of Home Affairs

Department of Internal Security

Paramilitary forces

Department of Border Management

  • Border Security Force BSF
    1. Assam and Meghalaya Frontier, Border Security Force (BSF)
    2. Border Security Force Academy, Madhya Pradesh
    3. Central Workshop and Stores, Border Security Force (BSF)
    4. CRPF Academy, Kadarpur, Gurgoan, Haryana
    5. Gujarat Frontier, Border Security Force (BSF)
    6. Mizoram and Cachar Frontier, Border Security Force (BSF)
    7. Rajasthan Frontier, Border Security Force (BSF)
    8. Srinagar Frontier, Border Security Force (BSF)
  • Indo-Tibetan Border Police TTBP
  • Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)


  • Bureau of Immigration, India
  • Bureau of Police Research and Development, Libraries Network
  • Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB)
  • National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB)

Autonomous Bodies, Boards & Corporations

  • Indian Military Academy
  • National Foundation for Communal Harmony (NFCH)
  • Repatriates Co-operative Finance and Development Bank Limited

Boards / Academies / Institutions (Grant in Aid)

  • Central Recordkeeping Agency (CRA) for the New Pension System (NPS), NSDL
  • National Industrial Security Academy (NISA), CISF, Hyderabad
  • Rehabilitation Plantations Limited (RPL)
  • Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers
  • Welfare and Rehabilitation Board (WARB), New Delhi
  • National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL)
  • Centre for Disaster Management, LBSNAA, Mussoorie
  • National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM)
  • Officers Training Academy
  • Regional Institute of Correctional Administration (RICA)

Regulatory Authorities

  • National Disaster Management Authority NDMA


  • Committee for Consultations on the Situation in Andhra Pradesh (CCSAP)
  • Committee of Parliament on Official Language


  • Inter-State Council

Regional/Field Offices (Central Government)

  • Census of Kerala
  • Census of Orissa
  • Directorate of Census Operation, Rajasthan
  • Directorate of Census Operation, Madhya Pradesh
  • Directorate of Census Operations, Chandigarh
  • Directorate of Census Operations, Gujarat
  • Directorate of Census Operations, Karnataka
  • Directorate of Census Operations, Punjab, Chandigarh
  • Directorate of Census Operations Tamil Nadu
  • Central Industrial Security Force (CSIF), South Zone, Chennai
  • Frontier Headquarters Border Security Force, Tripura
  • India Disaster Resource Network, IDRN
  • Multi Purpose National Identity Card
  • North Bengal Frontier, Border Security Force
  • Punjab Frontier, Border Security Force
  • Rustamji Institute of Technology (RJIT)
  • South Bengal Frontier, Border Security Force
  • Town Official Language Implementation Committee, Ahmedabad

Department of Official Language

  • Central Translation Bureau
  • Central Hindi Training Institute

Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation

  • Building Materials and Technology Promotion Council (BMTPC)
  • Central Government Employees Welfare Housing Organisation (CGEWHO)
  • Hindustan Prefab Limited (HPL) (Public Sector Undertaking)
  • Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO) (Public Sector Undertaking)
  • National Buildings Organisation (NBO)
  • National Cooperative Housing Federation of India (NCHFI)
  • Principal Account Office (PAO)

Ministry of Human Resource Development

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

Ministry of Labour and Employment

  • Directorate General of Employment and Training (DGE&T)
    • Women Training Directorate
  • Directorate General, Factory Advice Service and Labour Institutes (DGFASLI)
  • Directorate General of Mines Safety (DGMS)
  • Labour Bureau (labour statistics)
  • Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC)
  • Employees' Provident Fund Organisation
  • Advanced Training Institute for Electronics and Process Instrumentation
  • Advanced Training Institute, Mumbai
  • Apprenticeship Training Scheme
  • Craftsmen Training Scheme, Industrial training institute
  • Foreman Training Institute, Bangalore
  • V. V. Giri National Labour Institute

Ministry of Law and Justice

  • Department of Justice
  • Department of Legal Affairs
    • Law Commission of India
    • Appellate Tribunal for Foreign Exchange
    • Customs Excise and Service tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT)
    • Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT)
  • Legislative Department
  • First National Judicial Pay Commission

Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

  • Office of the Development Commissioner (MSME)
  • Khadi & Village Industries Commission
  • Coir Board
  • National Small Industries Corporation
  • National Institute of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (formerly the National Institute of Small Industry Extension Training)
  • National Institute for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development
  • Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship

Ministry of Mines

  • Geological Survey of India (GSI)
  • Indian Bureau of Mines
  • National Institute of Rock Mechanics (NIRM)
  • Hindustan Copper Limited (HCL) (public sector undertaking)
  • Mineral Exploration Corporation Limited (MECL) (public sector undertaking)
  • National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) (public sector undertaking)
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Aluminium Research Development and Design Centre (JNARDDC)

Ministry of Minority Affairs

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy

Autonomous R&D Institution under MNRE

  • Centre for Wind Energy Technology, (CWET) Chennai

PSUs / Joint Ventures

  • Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited (IREDA)

Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs

o PSUs & Joint Ventures

  • Overseas Indian Facilitation Center (OIFC)

o Statutory Bodies, Commissions & Councils Commissions/Committees/Missions

  • High Level Committee on Indian Diaspora

o Regional/Field Offices (Central Government)

  • Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD)

Ministry of Panchayati Raj

  • department of drinking water
  • dept of land resources
  • dept of rural development

Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions

Department of Personnel and Training

Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances

Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas

  • Directorate General of Hydrocarbons
  • Center for High Technology
  • Oil Industry Development Board
  • Oil Industry Safety Directorate
  • Petroleum Conservation Research Association
  • Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell
  • Petroleum federation of India (Petrofed)

Ministry of Power


  • Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE)

Autonomous Bodies, Boards & Corporations

  • Central Power Research Institute (CPRI), Bangalore, Karnataka
  • National Power Training Institute (NPTI), Faridabad, Haryana

Power Boards / Undertakings

  • Power System Operation Corporation Limited, Kolkata
  • National Load Despatch Centre (NLDC) - Power System Operation Corporation Limited, New Delhi
  • National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC)
  • Power System Operation Corporation Limited, Shillong
  • Tamil Nadu Energy Company Limited (NTECL)
  • PFC Consulting Limited (PFCCL), Power Finance Corporation Limited (PFC), New Delhi
  • Power Finance Corporation Limited (PFCL), New Delhi
  • Power Trading Corporation of India Limited (PTC)
  • Ratnagiri Gas and Power Private limited (RGPPL), New Delhi
  • Power System Operation Corporation Limited, Bangalore
  • Power System Operation Corporation Limited, Mumbai

'POWER PSUs & Joint Ventures

  • Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC)
  • National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC)
  • National Hydroelectric Power Corporation Limited (NHPC)
  • National Thermal Power Corporation NTPC
  • North Eastern Electric Power Corporation (NEEPCO)
  • NTPC BHEL Power Projects Private Limited (NBPPL), Noida
  • Power Finance Corporation Limited, New Delhi
  • Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID)
  • REC Power Distribution Company Limited (RECPDCL), New Delhi
  • Rural Electrification Corporation Limited
  • Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN) Limited
  • Tehri Hydro Development Corporation (THDC)
  • Triveni Structurals Limited (TSL), Uttar Pradesh

Statutory Bodies, Commissions & Councils

a. Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) b. Central Electricity Authority (CEA) c. Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) d. Regional Inspectorial Organisation, Shillong

7. Commissions/Committees/Missions a. Northern Regional Power Committee, Ministry of Power b. Southern Regional Power Committee c. Western Regional Power Committee (WRPC)

8. Regional/Field Offices (Central Government) a. Energy Manager Training b. Koldam Hydro Power Project, NTPC C. North Eastern Regional Power Committee

Ministry of Railways

Ministry of Road Transport and Highways


Ministry of Rural Development

Ministry of Science & Technology

Department of Biotechnology

Department of Ocean Development

Department of Scientific & Industrial Research

  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
  • National Research Development Corporation
  • Consultancy Development Centre

Department of Science & Technology

  • Center For Soft Matter Research (formerly Center For Liquid Crystal Research)

Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

  • Commissions
    • National Commission for Backward Classes
    • National Commission for Scheduled Castes
    • National Commission for Safai Karamcharis
  • Other Statutory Bodies
    • Rehabilitation Council of India
    • Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities
    • National Trust for the Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation
  • National Institutes
    • Ali Yavar Jung National Institute for the Hearing Handicapped
    • Pt. Deendayal Upadhyaya Institute for the Physically Handicapped
    • National Institute of Mentally Handicapped
    • Swami Vivekananda National Institute of Rehabilitation Training and Research

Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation


  • Department of Statistics
  • Department of Programme Implementation

Autonomous Bodies

  • Central Statistical Office (CSO)
  • National Sample Survey Office (NSSO)

Ministry of Steel

Ministry of Textiles

Autonomous Bodies

Central Silk Board, Bangalore

Export Promotion Councils

  • EEPC India (Formerly, Engineering Export Promotion Council), largest export promotion council in India.
  • Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC)
  • Carpet Export Promotion Council (CEPC)
  • Cotton Textile Export Promotion Council (TEXPROCIL)
  • Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH)
  • Handloom Export Promotion Council (HEPC)
  • Indian Silk Export P

Textiles Research Associations

  • Ahmedabad Textile Industry's Research Association (ATIRA)
  • Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA)
  • South India Textile Research Association (SITRA)
  • Northern India Textile Research Association (NITRA)
  • The Synthetic & Art Silk Mills Research Association (SASMIRA)
  • Man-made Textile Research Association (MANTRA)
  • Indian Jute Industry's Research Association (IJIRA)
  • Wool Research Association (WRA)

Public Sector Undertakings

Ministry of Tourism

Ministry of Tribal Affairs

Ministry of Urban Development

Ministry of Water Resources

National Projects Construction Corporation Limited

Ministry of Women and Child Development

Statutory Body

Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports

Independent Departments

Department of Atomic Energy

Department of Space

Independent Agencies/Bodies






Law enforcement

Tribunals in India

See also