Team Modi: who does what in the new Cabinet

Narendra Modi assumed office as India's 15th Prime Minister on Tuesday morning and announced the much speculated portfolios for the Cabinet and the Ministers of State (MoS) who took oath at a grand ceremony on Monday. Here is a list of who does what in the new council of ministers.

PM Narendra Modi: 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

Here is what Team Modi looks like:

Cabinet Ministers

Ministers of State (Independent Charge)

  •  Gen VK Singh - Development of North Eastern Region (Independent Charge), External Affairs, Overseas Indian Affairs

  •  Inderjit Singh Rao - Planning (Independent Charge), Statistics and Programme Implementation (Independent Charge), Defence

  •  Santosh Kumar Gangwar - Textiles (Independent Charge), Parliamentary Affairs, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation

  •  Shripad Yesso Naik - Culture (Independent Charge), Tourism (Independent Charge)

  •  Dharmendra Pradhan - Petroleum and Natural Gas (Independent Charge)

  •  Sarbananda Sonowal - Skill Development, Entrepreneurship, Youth Affairs and Sports (Independent Charge)

  •  Prakash Javadekar - Information and Broadcasting (Independent Charge), Environment, Forest and Climate Change (Independent Charge), Parliamentary Affairs

  •  Piyush Goyal - Power (Independent  Charge), Coal (Independent Charge), New and Renewable Energy (Independent Charge)

  •  Jitendra Singh - Science and Technology (Independent Charge), Earth Sciences (Independent Charge), Prime Minister Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Department of Atomic Energy, Department of Space

  •  Nirmala Sitharaman - Commerce and Industry (Independent Charge), Finance, Corporate Affairs

Ministers of State

  •  GM Siddeshwara - Civil Aviation

  •  Manoj Sinha - Railways

  •  Nihal Chand - Chemicals and Fertilizers

  •  Upendra Kushwaha - Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Drinking Water and Sanitation

  •  Radhakrishnan P - Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises

  •  Kiren Rijiju - Home Affairs

  •  Krishan Pal - Road Transport and Highways, Shipping

  •  Sanjeev Kumar Balyan - Agriculture, Food Processing Industries

  •  Mansukhbhai Dhanjibhai Vasava - Tribal Affairs

  •  Raosaheb Dadarao Danve - Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution

  •  Vishnu Deo Sai - Mines, Steel, Labour and Employment

  •  Sudarshan Bhagat - Social Justice and Empowerment


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