The Modi government on Friday announced the portfolios of the ministers in the cabinet
New Delhi: The Modi government on Friday announced the portfolios of the ministers in the cabinet.
Putting all rumours to rest, the ministries were announced at around 1 PM.
The BJP won 303 seats out of 543 Lok Sabha seats, whereas the Congress managed to win on 52 seats.
Here is the list
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
Nirmala Sitharaman: Minister of Finance and Minister of Corporate Affairs
Smriti Irani: Minister of Women and Child Development and Minister of Textiles
Ramvilas Paswan: Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
DV Sadananda Gowda: Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers
Prakash Javadekar: Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and Minister of Information and Broadcasting
Piyush Goyal: Railways ministry and Commerce and Industry ministry
Narendra Singh Tomar: Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare; Minister of Rural Development; and Minister of Panchayati Raj
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
Thaawar Chand Gehlot: Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment
Subrahmanyam Jaishankar: Minister of External Affairs
Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’: Minister of Human Resource Development
Arjun Munda: Minister of Tribal Affairs
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.
Piyush Goyal: Minister of Railways; and Minister of Commerce and Industry
Dharmendra Pradhan: Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas; and Minister of Steel
Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi: Minister of Minority Affairs
Pralhad Joshi: Minister of Parliamentary Affairs; Minister of Coal; and Minister of Mines
Mahendra Nath Pandey: Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
Arvind Ganpat Sawant: Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprise
Giriraj Singh: Minister of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisherie
Gajendra Singh Shekhawat: Minister of Jal Shakti
More information awaited
Last Updated 1:33 PM IST