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Union Cabinet expansion: Here’s a list of all the ministers

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With a major revamp in the Union Cabinet, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Government of India inducted 43 ministers to the council that now have 77 ministers excluding the PM.

Here’s a list of the new council of ministers including the Cabinet ministers:

Narendra Modi – 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.

  • Cabinet Ministers are as follows:

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. 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. 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

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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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  • List of Ministers of State with Independent Charge

1. Rao Inderjit Singh – Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation; Ministry of Planning and Ministry of Corporate Affairs

2. Dr Jitendra Singh – Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Science and Technology; Ministry of Earth Sciences; Prime Minister’s Office (PMO); Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions; Department of Atomic Energy and Department of Space.

  • List of Ministers of State

1. Shripad Yesso Naik – Minister of State in the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways and Ministry of Tourism

2. Faggansingh Kulaste – Minister of State in the Ministry of Steel and Ministry of Rural Development

3. Prahalad Singh Patel – Minister of State in the Ministry of Jal Shakti and Ministry of Food Processing Industries

4. Ashwini Kumar Choubey – Minister of State in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution and Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

5. Arjun Ram Meghwal – Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs and Ministry of Culture

6. General (Retd.) V K Singh – Minister of State in the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways and Ministry of Civil Aviation

7. Krishan Pal – Minister of State in the Ministry of Power and Ministry of Heavy Industries

8. Danve Raosaheb Dadarao – Minister of State in the Ministry of Railways; Ministry of Coal and 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 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 Chowdhury – Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance

14. 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 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. Darshana Vikram Jardosh – Minister of State in the Ministry of Textiles and Ministry of Railways

20. V Muraleedharan – Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs and Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs

21. Meenakashi Lekhi – Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs and Ministry of Culture

22. Som Parkash – Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry

23. Renuka Singh Saruta – Minister of State in the Ministry of Tribal Affairs

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24. Rameswar Teli – Minister of State in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Ministry of Labour and Employment

25. Kailash Choudhary – Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

26. 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 Ministry of Tourism

30. B L Verma – Minister of State in the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region and Ministry of Cooperation

31. Ajay Kumar – Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs

32. Devusinh Chauhan – Minister of State in the Ministry of Communications

33. Bhagwanth Khuba – Minister of State in the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy and 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 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 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 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 Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

45. Nisith Pramanik – Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports.

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