COMPLETE LIST OF MINISTERS & PORTFOLIOS IN NARENDRA MODI GOVERNMENT
HIGHLIGHTS BJP President Amit Shah being named home minister and Rajnath Singh will be defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman is the new finance minister while former foreign secretary S Jaishankar will be the new External Affairs Minister
NEW DELHI: The government on Friday announced the portfolios of the Union ministers with BJP President Amit Shah being named home minister, Rajnath Singh defence minister, Nirmala Sitharaman finance minister and former foreign secretary S Jaishankar external affairs minister. What India’s new ministers need to do Here is the full list of the Union council of ministers with portfolios: Cabinet ministers
NAME OF MINISTER PORTFOLIO
Narendra Modi Ministry of personnel, public grievances and pensions Department of atomic energy Department of space All important policy issues and all other portfolios not allocated to any minister.
Rajnath Singh Minister of defence.
Amit Shah Minister of home affairs.
Nitin Gadkari Minister of road transport and highways Minister of micro, small and medium enterprises.
D V Sadananda Gowda Minister of chemical and fertilizers.
Nirmala Sitharaman Minister of finance Minister of corporate affairs.
Ram Vilas Paswan Minister of consumer affairs, food and public distribution.
Narendra Singh Tomar Minister of agriculture and farmers welfare Minister of rural development Minister of panchayati raj.
Ravi Shankar Prasad Minister of law and justice Minister of communications Minister of electronics and information technology.
Harsimrat Kaur Badal Minister of food processing industries.
Thaawar Chand Gehlot Minister of social justice and empowerment.
Dr Subrahmanyam Jaishankar Minister of external affairs.
Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ Minister of human resource development.
Arjun Munda Minister of tribal affairs.
Smriti Zubin Irani Minister of women and child development; and Minister of textiles.
Dr. Harsh Vardhan Minister of health and family welfare; Minister of science and technology; and Minister of Earth sciences.
Prakash Javadekar Minister of environment, forest and climate change; and Minister of information and broadcasting.
Piyush Goyal Minister of railways; and Minister of commerce and industry.
Dharmendra Pradhan Minister of petroleum and natural gas; and Minister of steel.
Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Minister of minority affairs
Pralhad Joshi Minister of parliamentary affairs; Minister of coal; and Minister of mines.
Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey Minister of skill development and entrepreneurship.
Arvind Ganpat Sawant Minister of heavy industries and public enterprise.
Giriraj Singh Minister of animal husbandry, dairying and fisheries.
Gajendra Singh Shekhawat Minister of jal shakti
MINISTERS OF STATE (INDEPENDENT CHARGE)
NAME OF MINISTER PORTFOLIO
Santosh Gangwar MoS (independent charge) of ministry of labour and employment.
Rao Inderjit Singh MoS (independent charge) of ministry of statistics and programme implementation.
Shripad Yesso Naik MoS (independent charge) of ministry of AYUSH MoS in the ministry of defence.
Dr Jitendra Singh MoS (independent charge) of ministry of development of North Eastern region MoS in the Prime Minister’s Office; MoS in the ministry of personnel, public grievances and pensions; MoS in the department of atomic energy; and MoS in the department of space.
Kiren Rijiju MoS (independent charge) of the ministry of youth affairs and sports; MoS in the ministry of minority affairs.
Prahalad Singh Patel MoS (independent charge) of the ministry of culture; MoS (independent charge) of the ministry of tourism.
Raj Kumar Singh MoS (independent charge) of the ministry of power; MoS (independent charge) of the ministry of new and renewable energy; MoS in the ministry of skill development and entrepreneurship.
Hardeep Singh Puri MoS (independent charge) of the ministry of housing and urban affairs; MoS (independent charge) of the ministry of civil aviation; MoS in the ministry of commerce and industry.
Mansukh L. Mandaviya MoS (independent charge) of the ministry of shipping; MoS in the ministry of chemicals and fertilizers
MINISTERS OF STATE NAME OF MINISTER PORTFOLIO
Faggansingh Kulaste MoS ministry of Steel.
Ashwini Kumar Choubey MoS ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
Arjun Ram Meghwal MoS ministry of Parliamentary Affairs; MoS ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises.
General (Retd) V. K. Singh MoS ministry of Road Transport and Highways.
Krishan Pal MoS ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
Danve Raosaheb Dadarao MoS ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution.
Kishan Reddy MoS ministry of Home Affairs.
Parshottam Rupala MoS ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.
Ramdas Athawale MoS ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti MoS ministry of Rural Development.
Babul Supriyo MoS ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.
Sanjeev Kumar Balyan MoS mini.