Shah new Home Minister, Rajnath gets Defence Ministry, Sitharaman is Finance Minister; S Jaishankar gets MEA: Complete LIST here

Narendra Modi was on Thursday sworn in as the Prime Minister for a second term helming a 58-member ministry with BJP chief Amit Shah making his debut at the Centre and former foreign secretary S Jaishankar emerging as a surprise pick while party veteran Sushma Swaraj was among the outgoing ministers who found no place.

Amit Shah new Home Minister, Rajnath Singh gets Defence Ministry, Nirmala Sitharaman is Finance Minister; S Jaishankar gets MEA: Complete LIST here
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By: ABP News Bureau
Updated: 31 May 2019 04:48 PM
New Delhi: In Modi 2.0 Cabinet, Amit Shah has been appointed as the Home Minister. Rajnath Singh will now take over the Defence Ministry and Nitin Gadkari will be Minister of Road Transport and Highways. Smriti Irani will take charge as Minister for Women and Child Development. S Jaishankar to be new External Affairs minister. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will retain DoPT, Atomic Energy as well as all important policy issues and portfolios not allocated. Modi was sworn in on Thursday as prime minister for a second term, helming a 58-member team of ministers, including him and BJP president Amit Shah who makes his debut in the Central government. A new Ministry of Jal Shakti has been created and Gajendra Singh Shekhawat will be its minister. Kiren Rijiju today has been appointed as the new Sports Minister who will replace Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore. Pralhad Joshi will be new Parliamentary Affairs Minister and will also get Coal and Mines. Prakash Javadekar gets Information and Broadcasting as well as Environment.



 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 - Complete list below: 

  • Narendra Modi:  Prime Minister and also 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

  • Rajnath Singh:  Minister of Defence

  • Amit Shah:  Minister of Home Affairs

  • Nitin Gadkari:  Minister of Road Transport and Highways; and Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

  • DV Sadananda Gowda: Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers

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

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

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

  • Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’: Minister of Human Resource Development

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

  • Harsimrat Kaur Badal: Minister of Food Processing Industries

  • Piyush Goyal:  Minister of Railways; and Minister of Commerce and Industry

  • Thaawar Chand Gehlot:  Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment

  • Subrahmanyam Jaishankar:  Minister of External Affairs

  • Arjun Munda: Minister of Tribal Affairs

  • Smriti Zubin Irani:  Minister of Women and Child Development; and Minister of Textiles

  • Harsh Vardhan: Minister of Health and Family Welfare; Minister of Science and Technology; and Minister of Earth Sciences

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

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

  • Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi:  Minister of Minority Affairs

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

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

  • Mahendra Nath Pandey: Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

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

  • Gajendra Singh Shekhawat: Minister of Jal Shakti


Ministers of State (Independent Charge)

  • Santosh Kumar Gangwar:  Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Labour and Employment

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Mansukh L Mandaviya: Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Shipping; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers

  • 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

  • Prahalad Singh Patel: Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Culture; and Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Tourism

  • 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


Ministers of State

  • Faggansingh Kulaste:  Minister of State in the Ministry of Steel

  • Ashwini Kumar Choubey:  Minister of State in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

  • 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

  • General (Retd) VK Singh: Minister of State in the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways

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

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

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

  • Anurag Singh Thakur: Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Corporate Affairs

  • Parshottam Rupala: Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

  • Ramdas Athawale:  Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

  • Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti:  Minister of State in the Ministry of Rural Development

  • V Muraleedharan:  Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs

  • Babul Supriyo:  Minister of State in the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

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

  • 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

  • Angadi Suresh Channabasappa:  Minister of State in the Ministry of Railways

  • Nityanand Rai - Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs

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

  • Renuka Singh Saruta: Minister of State in the Ministry of Tribal Affairs

  • Som Parkash:  Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry

  • Rameswar Teli:  Minister of State in the Ministry of Food Processing Industries

  • 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

  • Kailash Choudhary:  Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

  • Debasree Chaudhuri: Minister of State in the Ministry of Women and Child Development

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