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Saturday, October 23, 2021

Details of Modi’s newly reshuffled Cabinet

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36 new ministers took oath on Wednesday evening in the first reshuffle in the second term of the Modi government. The induction of 43 Cabinet ministers has been preceded by the resignations of as many as 11 ministers.

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The Indian government now has a record 12 Ministers belonging to the Scheduled Castes, 27 belonging to Other Backward Classes, eight Ministers belonging to the Scheduled Tribes and five Ministers belonging to minority communities, including one Muslim, one Christian, one Sikh and two Buddhists. There are now 11 women ministers in the Modi government with two Cabinet Ministers and others being Ministers of State, Indian daily The Hindu reported on Wednesday’s inclusions.

PM Narendra Modi. Source: ANI
PM Narendra Modi. Source: ANI

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:

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Shri Narendra Modi

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Prime Minister and also in-charge of:
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

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Cabinet Ministers

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1.

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Shri Raj Nath Singh

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Minister of Defence

2.

Shri Amit Shah

Minister of Home Affairs; and Minister of Cooperation

3.

Shri Nitin Jairam Gadkari

Minister of Road Transport and Highways

4.

Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman

Minister of Finance; and Minister of Corporate Affairs

5.

Shri Narendra Singh T omar

Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

6.

Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar

Minister of External Affairs

7.

Shri Arjun Munda

Minister of Tribal Affairs

8.

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Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani

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Minister of Women and Child Development

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Shri Jyotiraditya M. Scindia being sworn in as Minister of Civil Aviation. Source: ANI

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9.

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Shri Piyush Goyal

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Minister of Commerce and Industry;
Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution; and Minister of Textiles

10.

Shri Dharmendra Pradhan

Minister of Education; and Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

11.

Shri Pralhad Joshi

Minister of Parliamentary Affairs; Minister of Coal; and
Minister of Mines

12.

Shri Narayan Tatu Rane

Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

13.

Shri Sarbananda Sonowal

Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways; and
Minister of AYUSH

14.

Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Minister of Minority Affairs

15.

Dr. Virendra Kumar

Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment

16.

Shri Giriraj Singh

Minister of Rural Development; and Minister of Panchayati Raj

17.

Shri Jyotiraditya M. Scindia

Minister of Civil Aviation

18.

Shri Ramchandra Prasad Singh

Minister of Steel

19.

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Shri Ashwini Vaishnaw

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Minister of Railways;
Minister of Communications; and Minister of Electronics and Information T echnology

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20.

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Shri Pashu Pati Kumar Paras

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Minister of Food Processing Industries

21.

Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

Minister of Jal Shakti

22.

Shri Kiren Rijiju

Minister of Law and Justice

23.

Shri Raj Kumar Singh

Minister of Power; and
Minister of New and Renewable Energy

24.

Shri Hardeep Singh Puri

Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas; and Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs

25.

Shri Mansukh Mandaviya

Minister of Health and Family Welfare; and Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers

26.

Shri 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.

Shri Parshottam Rupala

Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying

29.

Shri G. Kishan Reddy

Minister of Culture;
Minister of Tourism; and
Minister of Development of North Eastern Region

30.

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Shri Anurag Singh Thakur

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Minister of Information and Broadcasting; and Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports

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Ministers of State (Independent charge)

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1.

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Rao Inderjit Singh

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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.

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Dr. Jitendra Singh

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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

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Ministers of State

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1.

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Shri Shripad Yesso Naik

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Minister of State in the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways; and
Minister of State in the Ministry of Tourism

2.

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Shri Faggansingh Kulaste

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Minister of State in the Ministry of Steel; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Rural Development

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3.

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Shri Prahalad Singh Patel

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Minister of State in the Ministry of Jal Shakti; and
Minister of State in the Ministry of Food Processing Industries

4.

Shri 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.

Shri 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 A viation

7.

Shri Krishan Pal

Minister of State in the Ministry of Power; and

Minister of State in the Ministry of Heavy Industries

8.

Shri 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.

Shri 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.

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Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan

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Minister of State in the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying

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Smt. Anupriya Singh Patel was appointed Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
Smt. Anupriya Singh Patel was appointed Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. Source: Twitter

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12.

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Shri Nityanand Rai

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Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs

13.

Shri Pankaj Chaowdhary

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.

Shri 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.

Shri 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.

Shri V. Muraleedharan

Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs; and
Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs

21.

Smt. Meenakashi Lekhi

Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs; and
Minister of State in the Ministry of Culture

22.

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Shri Som Parkash

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Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry

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23.

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Smt. Renuka Singh Saruta

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Minister of State in the Ministry of Tribal Affairs

24.

Shri 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.

Shri 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.

Shri A. Narayanaswamy

Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

28.

Shri Kaushal Kishore

Minister of State in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

29.

Shri Ajay Bhatt

Minister of State in the Ministry of Defence; and
Minister of State in the Ministry of Tourism

30.

Shri B. L. Verma

Minister of State in the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Cooperation

31.

Shri Ajay Kumar

Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs

32.

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Shri Devusinh Chauhan

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Minister of State in the Ministry of Communications

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33.

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Shri Bhagwanth Khuba

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Minister of State in the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy; and
Minister of State in the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers

34.

Shri 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.

Shri Bishweswar Tudu

Minister of State in the Ministry of Tribal Affairs; and
Minister of State in the Ministry of Jal Shakti

41.

Shri 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.

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Shri John Barla

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Minister of State in the Ministry of Minority Affairs

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44.

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Dr. L. Murugan

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Minister of State in the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

45.

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Shri Nisith Pramanik

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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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As released by Ajay Kumar Singh, Press Secretary to the President on 07.07.2021.

IANS and other reports

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