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List of Ministers and their portfolios in Narendra Modi’s cabinet

In a major shake up of his council of ministers almost midway through his second term, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday evening oversaw the swearing-in of 43 ministers (new and seven promotions to Cabinet rank) and dropped 12 ministers (seven Cabinet and five ministers of state).

Later in the evening, the President’s office announced the revised list of portfolios. The new Ministry of Cooperation was introduced and would be headed by Home Minister Amit Shah.

PM Modi will continue to head the following – 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

1 Rajnath Singh Minister of Defence 2 Amit Shah Minister of Home Affairs; and Minister of Cooperation 3 Mansukh Mandaviya Minister of Health and Family Welfare; and Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers 4 Nitin Gadkari Minister of Road Transport and Highways 5  Nirmala Sitharaman Minister of Finance; and Minister of Corporate Affairs 6 Narendra Singh Tomar Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare 7 Dr. S. Jaishankar Minister of External Affairs 8 Arjun Munda Minister of Tribal Affairs 9 Smriti Irani Minister of Women and Child Development 10 Piyush Goyal Minister of Commerce and Industry; Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution; and Minister of Textiles 11 Dharmendra Pradhan Minister of Education; and Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship 12 Pralhad Joshi Minister of Parliamentary Affairs; Minister of Coal; and Minister of Mines 13 Narayan Rane Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises 14 Sarbananda Sonowal Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways; and Minister of AYUSH 15 Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Minister of Minority Affairs 16 Dr. Virendra Kumar Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment 17 Giriraj Singh Minister of Rural Development; and Minister of Panchayati Raj 18 Jyotiraditya M. Scindia Minister of Civil Aviation 19 Ashwini Vaishnaw Minister of Railways; Minister of Communications; and Minister of Electronics and Information Technology 20 Ramchandra Prasad Singh Minister of Steel 21 Pashu Pati Kumar Paras Pashu Pati Kumar Paras 22 Gajendra Singh Shekhawat Minister of Jal Shakti 23 Kiren Rijiju Minister of Law and Justice 24 Ra Kumar Singh Minister of Power; and Minister of New and Renewable Energy 25 Hardeep Singh Puri Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas; and Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs 26 Bhupender Yadav Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change; and Minister of Labour and Employment 27 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
1 Shripad Yesso Naik

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

Minister of State in the Ministry of Tourism

2 Faggansingh Kulaste Minister of State in the Ministry of Steel; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Rural Development 3 Prahalad Singh Patel Minister of State in the Ministry of Jal Shakti; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Food Processing Industries 4 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 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 Aviation 7 Krishan Pal Minister of State in the Ministry of Power; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Heavy Industries 8 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 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 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 Chaowdhary 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 Minister of State in the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology 17 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 Minister of State in the Ministry of Railways 20 V. Muraleedharan Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs 21 Meenakashi Lekhi Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs; and Minister of State in the 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 24 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 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 Minister of State in the Ministry of Tourism 30 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 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 Minister of State in the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers 34 Kapil Moreshwar Patil Minister of State in the Ministry of Panchayati Raj 35 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 Bishweswar Tudu Minister of State in the Ministry of Tribal Affairs; and Minister of State in the 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 Minister of State in the 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 Minister of State in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting 45 Nisith Pramanik 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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