Full list: Meet Narendra Modi's cabinet ministers, ministers of state

Modi 2.0 cabinet
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday named Nirmala Sitharaman, previously the country’s defence minister, as the next finance minister, while the chief of his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will become home minister.

BJP President Shah masterminded the party’s landslide victory in the April-May general election.

Following is the list of portfolios allocated to Cabinet ministers and Ministers of State (Independent charge):

Narendra Modi: Prime Minister and also in-charge of:

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions;

Department of Atomic Energy;

Department of Space; and

All important policy issues; and

All other portfolios not allocated to any Minister.

Cabinet Ministers

1. Rajnath Singh: Minister of Defence.

2. Amit Shah: Minister of Home Affairs.

3. Nitin Jairam Gadkari : Minister of Road Transport and Highways; and

Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises.

4. D V Sadananda Gowda: Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers.

5. Nirmala Sitharaman: Minister of Finance; and

Minister of Corporate Affairs.

6. Ramvilas Paswan: Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution.

7. Narendra Singh Tomar: Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare;

Minister of Rural Development; and

Minister of Panchayati Raj.

8. Ravi Shankar Prasad : Minister of Law and Justice;

Minister of Communications; and

Minister of Electronics and Information Technology.

9. Harsimrat Kaur Badal: Minister of Food Processing Industries.

10. Thaawar Chand Gehlot: Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment.

11. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar: Minister of External Affairs.

12. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank' : Minister of Human Resource Development.

13. Arjun Munda: Minister of Tribal Affairs.

14. Smriti Zubin Irani: Minister of Women and Child Development; and Minister of

Textiles.

15. Harsh Vardhan : Minister of Health and Family Welfare;

Minister of Science and Technology; and

Minister of Earth Sciences.

16. Prakash Javadekar: Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change; and

Minister of Information and Broadcasting.

17. Piyush Goyal : Minister of Railways; and

Minister of Commerce and Industry.

18. Dharmendra Pradhan: Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas; and

Minister of Steel.

19. Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi: Minister of Minority Affairs.

20. Pralhad Joshi : Minister of Parliamentary Affairs;

Minister of Coal; and Minister of Mines.

21. Mahendra Nath Pandey: Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.

22. Arvind Ganpat Sawant : Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprise.

23. Giriraj Singh : Minister of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries.

24. Gajendra Singh Shekhawat: Minister of Jal Shakti.

Ministers of State (Independent Charge)

1. Santosh Kumar Gangwar: Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of

Labour and Employment.

2. Rao Inderjit Singh: Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of

Statistics and Programme Implementation; and

Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of

Planning.

3. Shripad Yesso Naik : Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of

Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and

Homoeopathy (AYUSH); and Minister of State in the Ministry of

Defence.

4. Jitendra Singh: Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of

Development of North Eastern Region;

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.

5. Kiren Rijiju: Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Youth Affairs

and Sports; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Minority Affairs.

6. Prahalad Singh Patel : Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of

Culture; and Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the

Ministry of Tourism.

7. Raj Kumar Singh: Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Power;

Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of New and

Renewable Energy; and

Minister of State in the Ministry of Skill Development and

Entrepreneurship.

8. Hardeep Singh Puri: Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of

Housing and Urban Affairs;

Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Civil

Aviation; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce

and Industry.

9. Mansukh L. Mandaviya: Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of

Shipping; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Chemicals

and Fertilizers.


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