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New Cabinet Ministers and Their Portfolios

Published on July 09, 2021
Current Context: The Union Cabinet headed by PM Narendra Modi was expanded with the addition of a new council of ministers.
New Cabinet Ministers and Their Portfolios
  • The new list of cabinets is reshuffled and includes some of the new entrants.
  • The 43 Ministers, including 15 new Cabinet Ministers and 28 Ministers of State (MoS), took the oath of office at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in the presence of President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
  • PM Narendra Modi will continue to head: 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.
  • Below is the list of new cabinet ministers:
    • Amit Shah: Minister of Home Affairs; and Minister of Cooperation
    • Rajnath Singh: Minister of Defence
    • Mansukh Mandaviya: Minister of Health and Family Welfare; and Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers
    • Nirmala Sitharaman: Minister of Finance; and Minister of Corporate Affairs
    • Nitin Gadkari: Minister of Road Transport and Highways
    • Dr S. Jaishankar: Minister of External Affairs
    • Arjun Munda: Minister of Tribal Affairs
    • Narendra Singh Tomar: Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
    • Piyush Goyal: Minister of Commerce and Industry; Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution; and Minister of Textiles
    • Smriti Irani: Minister of Women and Child Development
    • Pralhad Joshi: Minister of Parliamentary Affairs; Minister of Coal; and Minister of Mines
    • Dharmendra Pradhan: Minister of Education; and Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
    • Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi: Minister of Minority Affairs
    • Narayan Rane: Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
    • Sarbananda Sonowal: Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways; and Minister of AYUSH
    • Jyotiraditya M. Scindia: Minister of Civil Aviation
    • Giriraj Singh: Minister of Rural Development; and Minister of Panchayati Raj
    • Ashwini Vaishnaw: Minister of Railways; Minister of Communications; and Minister of Electronics and Information Technology
    • Dr Virendra Kumar: Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment
    • Pashu Pati Kumar Paras: Minister of Food Processing Industries
    • Ramchandra Prasad Singh: Minister of Steel
    • Kiren Rijiju: Minister of Law and Justice
    • Hardeep Singh Puri: Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas; and Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs
    • Raj Kumar Singh: Minister of Power; and Minister of New and Renewable Energy
    • Anurag Singh Thakur: Minister of Information and Broadcasting; and Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports
    • Parshottam Rupala: Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying
    • Mahendra Nath Pandey: Minister of Heavy Industries
    • Bhupender Yadav: Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change; and Minister of Labour and Employment
    • G. Kishan Reddy: Minister of Culture; Minister of Tourism; and Minister of Development of North Eastern Region
  • Below is the list of new Minister of State (Independent Charge):
    • Dr Jitendra Singh: Ministry of Science and Technology; Ministry of Earth Sciences; Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office; Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions; Department of Atomic Energy and Department of Space
    • Rao Inderjit Singh: Ministry of Corporate Affairs; Ministry of Planning and Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation
  • Below is the list of new Ministers of State:
    • Shripad Yesso Naik: Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways; Ministry of Tourism
    • Faggansingh Kulaste: Ministry of Steel; Ministry of Rural Development
    • Ashwini Kumar Choubey: Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and PDS and Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
    • Prahalad Singh Patel: Ministry of Jal Shakti; Ministry of Food Processing Industries
    • General (Retd.) V. K. Singh: Ministry of Road Transport and Highway and Ministry of Civil Aviation
    • Arjun Ram Meghwal: Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs and Ministry of Culture
    • Danve Raosaheb Dadarao: Ministry of Railways; Ministry of Coal; and Ministry of Mines
    • Krishan Pal: Ministry of Power; and Ministry of Heavy Industries
    • Ramdas Athawale: Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
    • Nityanand Rai: Ministry of Home Affairs
    • Dr Sanjeev Kumar Balyan: Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying
    • Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti: Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution; and Ministry of Rural Development
    • Nityanand Rai: Ministry of Home Affairs
    • Pankaj Chaowdhary: Ministry of Finance
    • Rajeev Chandrasekhar: Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship; and Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
    • Prof. S. P. Singh Baghel: Ministry of Law and Justice
    • Anupriya Singh Patel: Ministry of Commerce and Industry
    • Shobha Karandlaje: Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
    • Darshana Vikram Jardosh: Ministry of Textiles; and Ministry of Railways
    • Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma: Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
    • V. Muraleedharan: Ministry of External Affairs; and Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs
    • Meenakshi Lekhi: Ministry of External Affairs; Ministry of Culture
    • Renuka Singh Saruta: Ministry of Tribal Affairs
    • Som Parkash: Ministry of Commerce and Industry
    • Rameswar Teli: Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas; and Ministry of Labour and Employment
    • Kailash Choudhary: Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
    • Annapurna Devi: Ministry of Education
    • A. Narayanaswamy: Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
    • Kaushal Kishore: Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
    • Ajay Bhatt: Ministry of Defence; and Ministry of Tourism
    • B. L. Verma: Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region; and Ministry of Cooperation
    • Ajay Kumar: Ministry of Home Affairs
    • Devusinh Chauhan: Ministry of Communications
    • Bhagwanth Khuba: Ministry of New and Renewable Energy; and Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers
    • Kapil Moreshwar Patil: Ministry of Panchayati Raj
    • Pratima Bhoumik: Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
    • Dr Subhas Sarkar: Ministry of Education
    • Dr. Bhagwat Kishanrao Karad: Ministry of Finance
    • Dr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh: Ministry of External Affairs; and Ministry of Education
    • Dr. Bharati Pravin Pawar: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
    • Bishweswar Tudu: Ministry of Tribal Affairs; and Ministry of Jal Shakti
    • Shantanu Thakur: Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways
    • Nisith Pramanik: Ministry of Home Affairs; and Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
    • John Barla: Ministry of Minority Affairs
    • Dr. Munjapara Mahendrabhai: Ministry of Women and Child Development; and Ministry of AYUSH
    • Dr. L. Murugan: Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying; and Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
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