Cabinet reshuffle: Portfolios of Modi’s ministers
Smriti Irani was removed as the HRD minister following a cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday, with Prakash Javadekar being given the post.
Irani has been given the textiles ministry.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi rejigged his council of ministers on Tuesday, inducting 19 new ministers in an exercise aimed both at pleasing voters in states headed for elections next year as well as speeding up efforts to boost economic growth. He also dropped five ministers.
Below are the portfolios of the Union Council of Ministers:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi: Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Department of Atomic Energy, Department of Space, All important policy issues, and All other portfolios not allocated to any Minister