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PORTFOLIOS LIST OUT: Here's The List Of Ministries That Have Been Allotted In The Modi Cabinet 2.0

Written By Navashree Nandini | Mumbai | Published:

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  • Narendra Modi has taken the oath-of-office as the Prime Minister of the country for the second time
  • Here's the list of Ministries that have been allotted in the Modi Cabinet 2.0

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and 58 other ministers were administered the oath-of-office by President Kovind on Thursday in a glittering ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan, after which the ranks of the new inductees - whether they are Cabinet Ministers, Ministers of State (Independent Charge) and Ministers of State - was announced. All eyes, however, are on what portfolios are assigned to the various cabinet inductees.

Here is the Portfolio allocation list of the second consecutive Narendra Modi-led NDA government:

Cabinet Ministers

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi:

    • 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

  • Rajnath Singh: Minister of Defence

  • Amit Shah: Minister of Home Affairs

  • Nitin Gadkari: Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Minister of Water Resources, MSMEs

  • DV Sadananda Gowda: Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers

  • Nirmala Sitharaman: Minister of Finance and Minister of Corporate Affairs

  • Ram Vilas Paswan: Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution

  • Narendra Singh Tomar: Minister of Minister of Rural Development, Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister of Panchayati Raj

  • Ravi Shankar Prasad: Minister of Law and Justice, and Minister of Electronics and Information Technology, Minister of Communications 

  • Harsimrat Kaur Badal: Minister of Food Processing Industries

  • Thaawarchand Gehlot: Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment

  • S Jaishankar: Minister of External Affairs

  • Ramesh Pokhriyal: Minister of HRD

  • Arjun Munda: Minister of Tribal Affairs

  • Smriti Irani: Minister of Women and Child Development, Minister of Textiles 

  • Prakash Javadekar: Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Environment, Forest and Climate change

  • Harsh Vardhan: Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Minister of Science and Technology, Minister of earth Sciences

  • Piyush Goyal : Minister of Railways, Commerce and Industry

  • Dharmendra Pradhan :Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Minister of Steel.

  • Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi: Minister of Minority Affairs.

  • Pralhad Joshi: Minister of Parliamentary Affairs; Minister of Coal; and Minister of Mines.

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

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

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

  • 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.

Ministers of State

1. Faggansingh Kulaste​​​​​​​: Minister of State in the Ministry of Steel.

2. Ashwini Kumar Choubey​​​​​​​: Minister of State in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

3. Arjun Ram Meghwal​​​​​​​: Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises.

4. General (Retd.) V. K. Singh: Minister of State in the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.

5.Krishan Pal: Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.

6. Danve Raosaheb Dadarao​​​​​​​: Minister of State in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution.

7. G. Kishan Reddy: Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs.

8. Parshottam Rupala​​​​​​​: Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.

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 Rural Development.

11. Babul Supriyo​​​​​​​: Minister of State in the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.

12.Sanjeev Kumar Balyan​​​​​​​: Minister of State in the Ministry of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries.

13. Dhotre Sanjay Shamrao​​​​​​​: Minister of State in the Ministry of Human Resource Development; Minister of State in the Ministry of Communications; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.

14. Anurag Singh Thakur​​​​​​​: Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Corporate Affairs.

15. Angadi Suresh Channabasappa​​​​​​​: Minister of State in the Ministry of Railways.

16. Nityanand Rai: Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs.

17. Rattan Lal Kataria​​​​​​​: Minister of State in the Ministry of Jal Shakti; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.

18. V. Muraleedharan​​​​​​​: Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs.

19. Renuka Singh Saruta​​​​​​​: Minister of State in the Ministry of Tribal Affairs.

20. Som Parkash​​​​​​: Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.

21. Rameswar Teli​​​​​​​: Minister of State in the Ministry of Food Processing Industries.

22. Pratap Chandra Sarangi: Minister of State in the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries.

23. Kailash Choudhary​​​​​​​: Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.

24. Debasree Chaudhuri​​​​​​​: Minister of State in the Ministry of Women and Child Development.

READ: Here's the full list of Ministers in the second Narendra Modi-led NDA government who are taking oath with the Prime Minister

Over 8,000 guests including VVIPs, attended the oath-taking ceremony of PM Modi and his council of Ministers held at the forecourt - the stately path between the main gates and the main building - in the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Thursday. 

World leaders, namely - President of Bangladesh - Md. Abdul Hamid, President of Sri Lanka - Maithripala Sirisena, President of the Kyrgyz Republic - Sooronbay Jeenbekov, President of Myanmar - U Win Myint, Prime Minister of Mauritius - Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, Prime Minister of Nepal -  K.P. Sharma Oli, Prime Minister of Bhutan - Dr. Lotay Tshering and Special Envoy of Thailand - Mr. Grisada Boonrach were present for the oath-taking.

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Apart from that, the who's who of the country from sports legends to film personalities attended the ceremony, from Rahul Dravid and Saina Nehwal to Rajinikanth and Shah Rukh Khan. Industry leaders such as Mukesh Ambani, Gautam Adani, and Ratan Tata were also present for the event. Former sprinter P T Usha, cricketers Rahul Dravid, Anil Kumble, Javagal Srinath, Harbhajan Singh, badminton ace Saina Nehwal, badminton coach Pulella Gopichand and gymnast Dipa Karmakar are among the sports personalities who attended the ceremony. 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will get straight to work after his swearing-in, holding a bilateral meeting with the President of Kyrgyzstan at 10:15 PM. Along with that, on Friday, PM Modi is scheduled to hold bilateral talks with the President of Bangladesh Abdul Hamid, President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister of Mauritius Pravind Jugnauth, Prime Minister of Nepal KP Sharma Oli and Prime Minister of Bhutan Lotay Tshering. 

Earlier in the day, PM Modi had paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajgath, to Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the Sadaiv Atal Samadhi and to martyrs at National War Memorial in New Delhi. Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lamba and Vice Chief of Air Force Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria also accompanied him to pay tribute to the fallen heroes. 

 

 

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