The President, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, the Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu and the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi with the newly inducted Ministers after a Swearing-in Ceremony, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on September 03, 2017.

President has allocated portfolios to Mins and MoS

DAINIK NATION BUREAU

Following on the advice of prime minister Narendra Modi, President Ramnath Kovind Has allocated portfolios among the following members of union council of ministers on sunday.

 

Dharmendra Pradhan has been given charge of  Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship; Piyush Goyal has been given charge of Railways and Coal; Nirmala Sitharaman has been made Defence Minister, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has been given charge of Minority Affairs;

Raj Kumar Singh has been given Independent Charge of Power, New and Renewable Energy; Hardeep Singh Puri has been given charge Independent Charge of the Housing and Urban Affairs; Alphons Kannanthanam has been given Independent Charge of Tourism,Electronics and Information Technology; Shiv Pratap Shukla has been given charge of Finance; Ashwini Kumar Choubey has been given charge of Health and Family Welfare; Anant kumar Hegde has been given charge of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship; Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has been given charge of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare; Dr. Virendra Kumar has been given charge Women and Child Development and Minority Affairs;

 

 

Prime Minister  Narendra Modi is also in-charge of: Ministry of 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

Raj Nath Singh is union minister for home affairs;  Sushma Swaraj is Minister of External Affairs; Arun Jaitley would look after Finance and Corporate affairs; Nitin Jairam Gadkari would be Minister of Road Transport and Highways; Minister of Shipping and Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation; Suresh Prabhu is incharge of commerce and Industry; DV Sadananda Gowda has been given Statistics and Programme Implementation; Uma Bharti has been given charge of Drinking water and sanitation; Ramvilas Paswan has been given charge of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution; Maneka Sanjay Gandhi has been given charge of Women and Child Development; Ananth Kumar has been given charge of Chemicals & Fertilizers and Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs; Ravi Shankar Prasad is incharge of Law and Justice and Minister of Electronics and Information Technology; Jagat Prakash Nadda would continue as Minister of Health and Family Welfare.

 

Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati is incharge of Civil Aviation, Anant Geete is incharge of Heavy industry and Public enterprises; Harsimrat Kaur Badal is incharge of Food Processing Industries; Narendra Singh Tomar is incharge of Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Mines;

Chaudhary Birender Singh is incharge of Minsiter of Steel, Jual Oram is minister of Tribal Affairs; Radha Mohan Singh is incharge of Agriculture and Farmers welfare; Thaawar Chand Gehlot is Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment; Smriti Zubin Irani is minister of Textiles; and Information and Broadcasting; Dr Harsh Vardhan is Minister of Science and Technology,

Minister of Earth Sciences and Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change; Prakash Javadekar has been given charge of Human Resource Development;

 

 

MINISTERS OF STATE (INDEPENDENT CHARGE)

 

 

 

Rao Inderjit Singh has been given Independent Charge of Planning, Chemicals and Fertilizers;  Santosh Kumar Gangwar has been given Independent Charge of Labour and Employment;  Shripad Yesso Naik has been given Independent Charge of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH);  Dr  Jitendra Singh has been given Independent Charge of Development of North Eastern Region, Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Atomic Energy; and  Department of Space; Dr  Mahesh Sharma has been given Independent Charge of Culture, Environment, Forest and Climate Change; Giriraj Singh has been given Independent Charge of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME); Manoj Sinha has been given Independent Charge of Communications and Railways and Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has been Independent Charge of Youth Affairs and Sports and  Information and Broadcasting.

 

 

MINISTERS OF STATE

 

 

Vijay Goel has been given charge of Parliamentary Affairs, Statistics and Programme Implementation; Radhakrishnan P has been given charge of Finance and Shipping;  SS Ahluwalia has been given charge of Drinking Water and Sanitation; Ramesh Chandappa Jigajinagi has been given charge of Drinking Water and Sanitation; Ramdas Athawale has been given charge of Social Justice and Empowerment; Vishnu Deo Sai has been given charge of Steel; Ram Kripal Yadav has been given charge of Rural Development; Hansraj Gangaram Ahir has been given charge of Home Affairs; Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary has been given charge of Mines and Coal; Rajen Gohain has been given charge of Railways; Gen(Retd.) VK Singh has been given charge of External Affairs; Parshottam Rupala has been given charge of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare and Panchayati Raj; Krishan Pal has been given charge of Social Justice and Empowerment; Jaswantsinh Sumanbhai Bhabhor has been given charge of Tribal Affairs;

Sudarshan Bhagat has been given charge of Tribal Affairs; Upendra Kushwaha has been given charge of Human Resource Development; Kiren Rijiju has been given charge of Home Affairs; MJ  Akbar has been given charge of External Affairs; Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti has been given charge of Food Processing Industries; YS Chowdary has been given charge of Science & Technology and Earth Sciences;  Jayant Sinha has been given charge of Civil Aviation; Babul Supriyo has been given charge of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises.

 

Vijay Sampla has been given charge of Social Justice and Empowerment; Arjun Ram Meghwal has been given charge of Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, Ministry of Water Resources,

River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation; Ajay Tamta has been given charge of Textiles; Krishna Raj has been given charge of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare; Mansukh  L. Mandaviya has been given charge of  Road Transport and Highways; Shipping and Chemicals and Fertilizers.

 

Anupriya Patel has been given charge of  Health and Family Welfare; CR Chaudhary has been given charge of  Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Commerce and Industry; PP Chaudhary has been given charge of Law & Justice and Corporate Affairs; Dr Subhash Ramrao Bhamre has been given charge of Defence.

 

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