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Portfolios announced: Rajnath gets Home, Sushma MEA, Gadkari transport

Last updated on: May 27, 2014 10:07 IST

The Rashtrapati Bhavan has come out with a communique announcing the portfolios of the newly-sworn-in ministers in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's council of ministers:

1.

Narendra Modi, Prime Minister

 

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:

 

1.

Raj Nath Singh

 

Home Affairs

2.

Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs

Overseas Indian Affairs

 

3.

Arun Jaitley

Finance

Corporate Affairs

Defence

 

4.

M Venkaiah Naidu

Urban Development

Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation

Parliamentary Affairs

 

5.

Nitin Jairam Gadkari

Road Transport and Highways

Shipping

 

6.

D.V. Sadananda Gowda

Railways

7.

Uma Bharati

Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation

 

8.

Najma A. Heptulla

Minority Affairs

9.

Gopinathrao Munde

Rural Development

Panchayati Raj

Drinking Water and Sanitation

 

10.

Ramvilas Paswan

Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution

 

11.

Kalraj Mishra

Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

 

12.

Maneka Sanjay Gandhi

Women and Child Development

 

13.

Ananthkumar

Chemicals and Fertilizers

 

14.

Ravi Shankar Prasad

Communications and Information Technology

Law and Justice

 

15.

Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati

 

Civil Aviation

16.

Anant Geete

Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises

 

17.

Harsimrat Kaur Badal

Food Processing Industries

 

18.

Narendra Singh Tomar

Mines

Steel

Labour and Employment

 

19.

Jual Oram

Tribal Affairs

 

20.

Radha Mohan Singh

Agriculture

 

21.

Thaawar Chand Gehlot

Social Justice and Empowerment

 

22.

Smriti Zubin Irani

Human Resource Development

 

23.

Harsh Vardhan

Health and Family Welfare

 

 

 

MINISTERS OF STATE

 

 

1.

General (retd) V.K. Singh

Development of North Eastern Region (Independent Charge)

External Affairs

Overseas Indian Affairs

 

2.

Inderjit Singh Rao

Planning (Independent Charge)

Statistics and Programme Implementation (Independent Charge)

Defence

 

3.

Santosh Kumar Gangwar

Textiles (Independent Charge)

Parliamentary Affairs

Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation

 

4.

Shripad Yesso Naik

Culture (Independent Charge)

Tourism (Independent Charge)

 

5.

Dharmendra Pradhan

Petroleum and Natural Gas (Independent Charge)

 

6.

Sarbananda Sonowal

Skill Development, Entrepreneurship, Youth Affairs and Sports (Independent Charge)

 

7.

Prakash Javadekar

Information and Broadcasting (Independent Charge)

Environment, Forest and Climate Change (Independent Charge)

Parliamentary Affairs

 

8.

Piyush Goyal

Power (Independent  Charge)

Coal (Independent Charge)

New and Renewable Energy (Independent Charge)

 9.

Jitendra Singh

Science and Technology (Independent Charge)

Earth Sciences (Independent Charge)

Prime Minister Office

Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions

Department of Atomic Energy

Department of Space

 

10.

Nirmala Sitharaman

Commerce and Industry (Independent Charge)

Finance

Corporate Affairs

 

11.

G.M. Siddeshwara

Civil Aviation

 

12.

Manoj Sinha

Railways

 

13.

Nihalchand

Chemicals and Fertilizers

 

14.

Upendra Kushwaha

Rural Development

Panchayati Raj

Drinking Water and Sanitation

 

15.

Radhakrishnan P

Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises

 

16.

Kiren Rijiju

Home Affairs

 

17.

Krishan Pal

Road Transport and Highways

Shipping

 

18.

Sanjeev Kumar Balyan

Agriculture

Food Processing Industries

 

19.

Mansukhbhai Dhanjibhai Vasava

 

Tribal Affairs

 

20.

Raosaheb Dadarao Danve

Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution

21.

Vishnu Deo Sai

Mines

Steel

Labour and Employment

 

22.

Sudarshan Bhagat

Social Justice and Empowerment