Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah, Nitin Gadkari and Nirmala Sitharaman during the swearing-in ceremony at Rashtrapathi Bhavan in New Delhi on 30 May | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint
Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah, Nitin Gadkari and Nirmala Sitharaman during the swearing-in ceremony at Rashtrapathi Bhavan in New Delhi on 30 May | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint
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New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government Friday announced the list of portfolios, a day after the council of ministers was sworn in.

First-time minister Amit Shah takes over the home portfolio from Rajnath Singh while Nirmala Sitharaman has been made finance minister.

Here is the full list of ministers and their portfolios:

Narendra Modi
Prime Minister
In-charge of 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

Cabinet Ministers

1. Rajnath Singh
Minister of Defence

2. Amit Shah
Minister of Home Affairs


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3. Nitin Gadkari
Minister of Road Transport and Highways; and
Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

4. D.V. Sadananda Gowda
Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers

5. Nirmala Sitharaman
Minister of Finance; and
Minister of Corporate Affairs

6. Ramvilas Paswan
Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution

7. Narendra Singh Tomar
Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare;
Minister of Rural Development; and
Minister of Panchayati Raj

8. Ravi Shankar Prasad
Minister of Law and Justice;
Minister of Communications; and
Minister of Electronics and Information Technology

9. Harsimrat Kaur Badal
Minister of Food Processing Industries

10. Thaawar Chand Gehlot
Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment

11. S. Jaishankar
Minister of External Affairs


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12. Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’
Minister of Human Resource Development

13. Arjun Munda
Minister of Tribal Affairs.

14. Smriti Irani
Minister of Women and Child Development; and Minister of Textiles

15. Dr. Harsh Vardhan
Minister of Health and Family Welfare;
Minister of Science and Technology; and
Minister of Earth Sciences

16. Prakash Javadekar
Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change; and
Minister of Information and Broadcasting

17. Piyush Goyal
Minister of Railways; and
Minister of Commerce and Industry


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18. Dharmendra Pradhan
Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas; and
Minister of Steel

19. Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
Minister of Minority Affairs

20. Pralhad Joshi
Minister of Parliamentary Affairs;
Minister of Coal; and
Minister of Mines

21. Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey
Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

22. Arvind Ganpat Sawant
Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprise

23. Giriraj Singh
Minister of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries

24. Gajendra Singh Shekhawat
Minister of Jal Shakti


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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. 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. 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


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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 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. Sushri Debasree Chaudhuri
Minister of State in the Ministry of Women and Child Development


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  1. The rise, rise and rise of Ms Nirmala Sitharaman. The first woman to smash the glass ceilings in Defence and Finance, preceded in both, briefly, by Durga as Prime Minister.

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