New Cabinet allotment under third NDA triumph, 18th Lok Sabha session commences

Narendra Modi, the leader of the BJP, was sworn in as the Prime Minister of India for the third consecutive term.

New Cabinet allotment under third NDA triumph, 18th Lok Sabha session commences

The President of India, as advised by the Prime Minister, has directed the allocation of portfolios among the 72 cabinet members of the Union Council of Ministers:-

Narendra Modi, the leader of the BJP, was sworn in as the Prime Minister of India for the third consecutive term, a historic moment that makes him only the second Prime Minister after Jawaharlal Nehru to serve three consecutive terms.

The oath-taking ceremony was conducted at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi, marking the end of the 17th Lok Sabha session and paving the way for the 18th Lok Sabha. President Droupadi Murmu administered the oath of office to the 72 Cabinet ministers and Ministers of State.

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Prime Minister

Shri Narendra Modi

 

Prime Minister and 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.

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New Cabinet List-

1.    

Shri Raj Nath Singh

Minister of Defence.

2.    

Shri Amit Shah

Minister of Home Affairs; and

Minister of Cooperation.

3.    

Shri Nitin Jairam Gadkari

Minister of Road Transport and Highways.

4.    

Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda

Minister of Health and Family Welfare; and

Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers.

5.    

Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare; and

Minister of Rural Development.

6.    

Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman

Minister of Finance; and

Minister of Corporate Affairs.

7.    

Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar

Minister of External Affairs.

8.    

Shri Manohar Lal

Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs; and

Minister of Power.

9.    

Shri H. D. Kumaraswamy

Minister of Heavy Industries; and

Minister of Steel.

10.         

Shri Piyush Goyal

Minister of Commerce and Industry.

11.         

Shri Dharmendra Pradhan

Minister of Education.

12.         

Shri Jitan Ram Manjhi

Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises.

13.         

Shri Rajiv Ranjan Singh alias Lalan Singh

Minister of Panchayati Raj; and

Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying.

14.         

Shri Sarbananda Sonowal

Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways.

15.         

Dr. Virendra Kumar

Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment.

16.         

Shri Kinjarapu Rammohan Naidu

Minister of Civil Aviation.

17.         

Shri Pralhad Joshi

Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution; and

Minister of New and Renewable Energy.

18.         

Shri Jual Oram

Minister of Tribal Affairs.

19.         

Shri Giriraj Singh

Minister of Textiles.

20.         

Shri Ashwini Vaishnaw

Minister of Railways;

Minister of Information and Broadcasting; and

Minister of Electronics and Information Technology.

21.         

Shri Jyotiraditya M. Scindia

Minister of Communications; and

Minister of Development of North Eastern Region.

22.         

Shri Bhupender Yadav

Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.

23.         

Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

Minister of Culture; and

Minister of Tourism.

24.         

Smt. Annpurna Devi

Minister of Women and Child Development

25.         

Shri Kiren Rijiju

Minister of Parliamentary Affairs; and

Minister of Minority Affairs.

26.         

Shri Hardeep Singh Puri

Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas

27.         

Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya

Minister of Labour and Employment; and

Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports.

28.         

Shri G. Kishan Reddy

Minister of Coal; and

Minister of Mines.

29.         

Shri Chirag Paswan

Minister of Food Processing Industries.

30.         

Shri C R Patil

Minister of Jal Shakti.

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