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20 More ministers added in Modi Government

New Delhi: Allocation of Portfolios amongst the members of the Council of Ministers The President of India, as advised by the Prime Minister, has directed that the allocation of portfolios amongst the members of the Council of Ministers shall be as below:- Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi: 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. Shri Rajnath Singh: Home Affairs 2. Smt. Sushma Swaraj: External Affairs, Overseas Indian Affairs 3. Shri Arun Jaitley: Finance, Corporate Affairs, Information & Broadcasting 4. Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu: Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Parliamentary Affairs 5. Shri Nitin Jairam Gadkari: Road Transport and Highways, Shipping 6. Shri Manohar Parrikar: Defence 7. Shri Suresh Prabhu: Railways 8. Shri D.V. Sadananda Gowda: Law & Justice 9. Sushri Uma Bharati: Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation 10. Dr. Najma A. Heptulla: Minority Affairs 11. Shri Ramvilas Paswan: Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution 12. Shri Kalraj Mishra: Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises 13. Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi: Women and Child Development 14. Shri Ananthkumar: Chemicals and Fertilizers 15. Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad: Communications and Information Technology 16. Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda: Health & Family Welfare 17. Shri Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati: Civil Aviation 18. Shri Anant Geete: Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises 19. Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal: Food Processing Industries 20. Shri Narendra Singh Tomar: Mines, Steel 21. Shri Chaudhary Birender Singh: Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Drinking Water and Sanitation 22. Shri Jual Oram: Tribal Affairs 23. Shri Radha Mohan Singh: Agriculture 24. Shri Thaawar Chand Gehlot: Social Justice and Empowerment 25. Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani: Human Resource Development 26. Dr. Harsh Vardhan: Science and Technology, Earth Sciences MINISTERS OF STATE 27. General V.K. Singh: Statistics and Programme Implementation (Independent Charge), External Affairs, Overseas Indian Affairs 28. Shri Inderjit Singh Rao: Planning (Independent Charge), Defence 29. Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar: Textiles (Independent Charge) 30. Shri Bandaru Dattatreya: Labour and Employment (Independent Charge) 31. Shri Rajiv Pratap Rudy: Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (Independent Charge), Parliamentary Affairs 32. Shri Shripad Yesso Naik: AAYUSH (Independent Charge), Health & Family Welfare 33. Shri Dharmendra Pradhan: Petroleum and Natural Gas (Independent Charge) 34. Shri Sarbananda Sonowal: Youth Affairs and Sports (Independent Charge) 35. Shri Prakash Javadekar: Environment, Forest and Climate Change (Independent Charge) 36. Shri Piyush Goyal: Power (Independent Charge), Coal (Independent Charge), New and Renewable Energy (Independent Charge) 37. Dr. Jitendra Singh: Development of North Eastern Region (Independent Charge), Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Department of Atomic Energy, Department of Space 38. Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman: Commerce and Industry (Independent Charge) 39. Dr. Mahesh Sharma: Culture (Independent Charge), Tourism (Independent Charge), Civil Aviation 40. Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi: Minority Affairs, Parliamentary Affairs 41. Shri Ram Kripal Yadav: Drinking Water & Sanitation 42. Shri Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary: Home Affairs 43. Shri Sanwar Lal Jat: Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation 44. Shri Mohanbhai Kalyanjibhai Kundariya: Agriculture 45. Shri Giriraj Singh: Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises 46. Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir: Chemicals & Fertilizers 47. Shri G.M. Siddeshwara: Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises 48. Shri Manoj Sinha: Railways 49. Shri Nihalchand: Panchayati Raj 50. Shri Upendra Kushwaha: Human Resource Development 51. Shri Radhakrishnan P.: Road Transport & Highways, Shipping 52. Shri Kiren Rijiju: Home Affairs 53. Shri Krishan Pal: Social Justice & Empowerment 54. Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan: Agriculture 55. Shri Manuskhbhai Dhanjibhai Vasava: Tribal Affairs 56. Shri Raosaheb Dadarao Danve: Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution 57. Shri Vishnu Deo Sai: Mines, Steel 58. Shri Sudarshan Bhagat: Rural Development 59. Prof. (Dr.) Ram Shankar Katheria: Human Resource Development 60. Shri Y.S. Chowdary: Science and Technology, Earth Science 61. Shri Jayant Sinha: Finance 62. Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore: Information & Broadcasting 63. Shri Babul Supria (Babul Supriyo) Baral: Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation 64. Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti: Food Processing Industries 65. Shri Vijay Sampla: Social Justice & Empowerment

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Sanjay Trivedi is honorary editor of Asia Times. He is senior Indian Journalist having vast experience of 25 years. He worked in Janmabhoomi, Vyapar, Divya Bhaskar etc. newspapers and TV9 Channel as well as www.news4education.com. He also served as Media Officer in Gujarat Technological University.

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