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PRESIDENT OF INDIA ALLOCATES PORTFOLIOS OF THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS

Rashtrapati Bhavan : 03.09.2017

The President of India, as advised by the Prime Minister, has directed the allocation of portfolios among the following members of the Union Council of Ministers:-

Shri Narendra Modi

Prime Minister and also in-charge of: Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions;Department of Atomic Energy;Department of Space; andAll important policy issues; andAll other portfolios not allocated to any Minister.

CABINET MINISTERS

1.

Shri Raj Nath Singh

Minister of Home Affairs.

2.

Smt. Sushma Swaraj

Minister of External Affairs.

3.

Shri Arun Jaitley

Minister of Finance; and Minister of Corporate Affairs.

4.

Shri Nitin Jairam Gadkari

Minister of Road Transport and Highways;

Minister of Shipping; and Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.

5.

Shri Suresh Prabhu

Minister of Commerce and Industry.

6.

Shri D.V. Sadananda Gowda

Minister of Statistics and Programme Implementation.

7.

Sushri Uma Bharati

Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation.

8.

Shri Ramvilas Paswan

Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution.

9.

Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi

Minister of Women and Child Development.

10.

Shri Ananthkumar

Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers; and Minister of Parliamentary Affairs.

11.

Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad

Minister of Law and Justice; and Minister of Electronics and Information Technology.

12.

Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda

Minister of Health and Family Welfare.

13.

Shri Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati

Minister of Civil Aviation.

14.

Shri Anant Geete

Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises.

15.

Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal

Minister of Food Processing Industries.

16.

Shri Narendra Singh Tomar

Minister of Rural Development; Minister of Panchayati Raj; andMinister of Mines.

17.

Shri Chaudhary Birender Singh

Minister of Steel.

18.

Shri Jual Oram

Minister of Tribal Affairs.

19.

Shri Radha Mohan Singh

Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.

20.

Shri Thaawar Chand Gehlot

Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment.

21.

Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani

Minister of Textiles; and Minister of Information and Broadcasting.

22.

Dr. Harsh Vardhan

Minister of Science and Technology; Minister of Earth Sciences; andMinister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.

23.

Shri Prakash Javadekar

Minister of Human Resource Development.

24.

Shri Dharmendra Pradhan

Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas; and Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.

25.

Shri Piyush Goyal

Minister of Railways; and Minister of Coal.

26.

Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman

Minister of Defence.

27.

Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Minister of Minority Affairs.

MINISTERS OF STATE (INDEPENDENT CHARGE)

1.

Rao Inderjit Singh

Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Planning; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers.

2.

Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar

Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Labour and Employment.

3.

Shri Shripad Yesso Naik

Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH).

4.

Dr. 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.

Dr. Mahesh Sharma

Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Culture; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.

6.

Shri Giriraj Singh

Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises.

7.

Shri Manoj Sinha

Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Communications; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Railways.

8.

Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

9.

Shri Raj Kumar Singh

Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Power; and Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.

10.

Shri Hardeep Singh Puri

Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.

11.

Shri Alphons Kannanthanam

Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Tourism; and

Minister of State in the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.

MINISTERS OF STATE

1.

Shri Vijay Goel

Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation.

2.

Shri Radhakrishnan P.

Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Shipping.

3.

Shri S.S. Ahluwalia

Minister of State in the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation.

4.

Shri Ramesh Chandappa Jigajinagi

Minister of State in the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation.

5.

Shri Ramdas Athawale

Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.

6.

Shri Vishnu Deo Sai

Minister of State in the Ministry of Steel.

7.

Shri Ram Kripal Yadav

Minister of State in the Ministry of Rural Development.

8.

Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir

Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs.

9.

Shri Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary

Minister of State in the Ministry of Mines; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Coal.

10.

Shri Rajen Gohain

Minister of State in the Ministry of Railways.

11.

General (Retd.) V. K. Singh

Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs.

12.

Shri Parshottam Rupala

Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Panchayati Raj.

13.

Shri Krishan Pal

Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.

14.

Shri Jaswantsinh Sumanbhai Bhabhor

Minister of State in the Ministry of Tribal Affairs.

15.

Shri Shiv Pratap Shukla

Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance.

16.

Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey

Minister of State in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

17.

Shri Sudarshan Bhagat

Minister of State in the Ministry of Tribal Affairs.

18.

Shri Upendra Kushwaha

Minister of State in the Ministry of Human Resource Development.

19.

Shri Kiren Rijiju

Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs.

20.

Dr. Virendra Kumar

Minister of State in the Ministry of Women and Child Development; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Minority Affairs.

21.

Shri Anantkumar Hegde

Minister of State in the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.

22.

Shri M. J. Akbar

Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs.

23.

Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti

Minister of State in the Ministry of Food Processing Industries.

24.

Shri Y. S. Chowdary

Minister of State in the Ministry of Science and Technology; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Earth Sciences.

25.

Shri Jayant Sinha

Minister of State in the Ministry of Civil Aviation.

26.

Shri Babul Supriyo

Minister of State in the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises.

27.

Shri Vijay Sampla

Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.

28.

Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal

Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.

29.

Shri Ajay Tamta

Minister of State in the Ministry of Textiles.

30.

Smt. Krishna Raj

Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.

31.

Shri Mansukh L. Mandaviya

Minister of State in the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways; Minister of State in the Ministry of Shipping; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers.

32.

Smt. Anupriya Patel

Minister of State in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

33.

Shri C.R. Chaudhary

Minister of State in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution; andMinister of State in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.

34.

Shri P.P. Chaudhary

Minister of State in the Ministry of Law and Justice; and

Minister of State in the Ministry of Corporate Affairs. 

35.

Dr. Subhash Ramrao Bhamre

Minister of State in the Ministry of Defence.

36.

Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.

37.

Dr. Satya Pal Singh

Minister of State in the Ministry of Human Resource Development; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.

  

This release issued at 1345 hrs.

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