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Cabinet reshuffle: Here’s Modi govt’s full list of ministers & their ministries

The latest round of Cabinet reshuffle has seen as many as 36 new names getting appointment as ministers in the Modi government, and a few from the old guard retaining their ministries

Cabinet reshuffle: Here’s Modi govt’s full list of ministers & their ministries
Cabinet reshuffle: Here’s Modi govt’s full list of ministers & their ministries

New Delhi: The latest round of Cabinet reshuffle has seen as many as 36 new names getting appointment as ministers in the Modi government, and a few from the old guard retaining their ministries. A total of 43 leaders have taken oath as ministers on Wednesday. The rejig exercise comes in the backdrop of fierce criticism mounted by the Opposition on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the handling of the COVID-19 crisis and a historical rise in fuel prices.

In an official statement released late on Wednesday night, the government said, “The President of India, as advised by the Prime Minister, has directed the allocation of portfolios among the following members of the Council of Ministers.”

Here is the full list of ministers and their ministries:

CABINET MINISTERS

  1. Raj Nath Singh: Minister of Defence
  2. Amit Shah: Minister of Home Affairs; and Minister of Cooperation
  3. Nitin Jairam Gadkari: Minister of Road Transport and Highways
  4. Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman: Minister of Finance; and Minister of Corporate Affairs
  5. Narendra Singh Tomar: Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
  6. Dr Subrahmanyam Jaishankar: Minister of External Affairs
  7. Arjun Munda: Minister of Tribal Affairs
  8. Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani: Minister of Women and Child Development
  9. Piyush Goyal: Minister of Commerce and Industry; Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution; and Minister of Textiles
  10. Dharmendra Pradhan: Minister of Education; and Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
  11. Pralhad Joshi: Minister of Parliamentary Affairs; Minister of Coal; and Minister of Mines
  12. Narayan Tatu Rane: Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
  13. Sarbananda Sonowal: Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways; and Minister of AYUSH
  14. Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi: Minister of Minority Affairs
  15. Dr. Virendra Kumar: Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment
  16. Giriraj Singh: Minister of Rural Development; and Minister of Panchayati Raj
  17. Jyotiraditya M. Scindia: Minister of Civil Aviation
  18. Ramchandra Prasad Singh: Minister of Steel
  19. Ashwini Vaishnaw: Minister of Railways; Minister of Communications; and Minister of Electronics and Information Technology
  20. Pashu Pati Kumar Paras: Minister of Food Processing Industries
  21. Gajendra Singh Shekhawat: Minister of Jal Shakti
  22. Kiren Rijiju: Minister of Law and Justice
  23. Raj Kumar Singh: Minister of Power; and Minister of New and Renewable Energy
  24. Hardeep Singh Puri: Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas; and Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs
  25. Mansukh Mandaviya: Minister of Health and Family Welfare; and Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers
  26. Bhupender Yadav: Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change; and Minister of Labour and Employment
  27. Dr Mahendra Nath Pandey: Minister of Heavy Industries
  28. Parshottam Rupala: Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying
  29. G. Kishan Reddy: Minister of Culture; Minister of Tourism; and Minister of Development of North Eastern Region
  30. Anurag Singh Thakur: Minister of Information and Broadcasting; and Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports

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MINISTERS OF STATE (INDEPENDENT CHARGE)

  1. Rao Inderjit Singh: Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation; Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Planning; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Corporate Affairs
  2. Dr Jitendra Singh: Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Science and Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Earth Sciences; Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office; Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions; Minister of State in the Department of Atomic Energy; and Minister of State in the Department of Space. 

MINISTERS OF STATE

  1. Shripad Yesso Naik: Minister of State in the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Tourism
  2. Faggansingh Kulaste: Minister of State in the Ministry of Steel; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Rural Development
  3. Prahalad Singh Patel: Minister of State in the Ministry of Jal Shakti; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Food Processing Industries
  4. Ashwini Kumar Choubey: Minister of State in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
  5. Arjun Ram Meghwal: Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Culture
  6. General (Retd.) V. K. Singh: Minister of State in the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Civil Aviation
  7. Krishan Pal: Minister of State in the Ministry of Power; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Heavy Industries
  8. Danve Raosaheb Dadarao: Minister of State in the Ministry of Railways; Minister of State in the Ministry of Coal; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Mines
  9. Ramdas Athawale: Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
  10. Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti: Minister of State in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Rural Development
  11. Dr Sanjeev Kumar Balyan: Minister of State in the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying
  12. Nityanand Rai: Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs
  13. Pankaj Chowdhary: Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance
  14. Smt. Anupriya Singh Patel: Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry
  15. Prof S. P. Singh Baghel: Minister of State in the Ministry of Law and Justice
  16. Rajeev Chandrasekhar: Minister of State in the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
  17. Sushri Shobha Karandlaje: Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
  18. Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma: Minister of State in the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
  19. Smt. Darshana Vikram Jardosh: Minister of State in the Ministry of Textiles; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Railways
  20. V. Muraleedharan: Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs
  21. Smt. Meenakshi Lekhi: Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Culture
  22. Som Parkash: Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry
  23. Smt. Renuka Singh Saruta: Minister of State in the Ministry of Tribal Affairs
  24. Rameswar Teli: Minister of State in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Labour and Employment
  25. Kailash Choudhary: Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
  26. Smt. Annpurna Devi: Minister of State in the Ministry of Education
  27. A. Narayanaswamy: Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
  28. Kaushal Kishore: Minister of State in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
  29. Ajay Bhatt: Minister of State in the Ministry of Defence; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Tourism
  30. BL Verma: Minister of State in the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Cooperation
  31. Ajay Kumar: Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs
  32. Devu Singh Chauhan: Minister of State in the Ministry of Communications
  33. Bhagwanth Khuba: Minister of State in the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers
  34. Kapil Moreshwar Patil: Minister of State in the Ministry of Panchayati Raj
  35. Sushri Pratima Bhoumik: Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
  36. Dr Subhas Sarkar: Minister of State in the Ministry of Education
  37. Dr Bhagwat Kishanrao Karad: Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance
  38. Dr Rajkumar Ranjan Singh: Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Education
  39. Dr Bharati Pravin Pawar: Minister of State in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
  40. Bishweswar Tudu: Minister of State in the Ministry of Tribal Affairs; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Jal Shakti
  41. Shantanu Thakur: Minister of State in the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways
  42. Dr Munjapara Mahendrabhai: Minister of State in the Ministry of Women and Child Development; and Minister of State in the Ministry of AYUSH
  43. John Barla: Minister of State in the Ministry of Minority Affairs
  44. Dr L. Murugan: Minister of State in the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
  45. Nisith Pramanik: Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports

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