Full list of new Cabinet
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has carried out a long awaited Cabinet reshuffle, even though his first Cabinet was only formed in May this year after the general election.
The Prime minister has taken on a number of portfolios including 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.
Arun Jaitley, who had acted as Finance and Defence Minister, is now the Minister of Finance, Corporate Affairs, Information & Broadcasting. Manohar Parrikar, a former metallurgical engineer and Chief Minister of Goa until yesterday, is now the Minister of defence.
There are 26 Cabinet Ministers and 38 Ministers of State in the new government.
You can read the full list of Cabinet and State Ministers here.
The full list of Cabinet Ministers as published on the Press Information Bureau of India website is as follows:
|Narendra Modi||Prime Minister|
|Rajnath Singh||Minister of Home Affairs|
|Sushma Swaraj||Minister of External Affairs, Overseas Indian Affairs|
|Arun Jaitley||Minister of Finance, Corporate Affairs, Information & Broadcasting|
|M. Venkaiah Naidu||Minister of Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation|
|and Parliamentary Affairs|
|Nitin Jairam Gadkari||Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Shipping|
|Manohar Parrikar||Minister of Defence|
|Suresh Prabhu||Minister of Railways|
|D.V. Sadananda Gowda||Minister of Law & Justice|
|Sushri Uma Bharati||Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation|
|Dr. Najma A. Heptulla||Minister of Minority Affairs|
|Ramvilas Paswan||Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution|
|Kalraj Mishra||Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises|
|Maneka Sanjay Gandhi||Minister of Women and Child Development|
|Ananth Kumar||Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers|
|Ravi Shankar Prasad||Minister of Communications and Information Technology|
|Jagat Prakash Nadda||Minister of Health & Family Welfare|
|Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati||Minister of Civil Aviation|
|Anant Geete||Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises|
|Harsimrat Kaur Badal||Minister of Food Processing Industries|
|Narendra Singh Tomar||Minister of Mines, Steel|
|Chaudhary Birender Singh||Minister of Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Drinking Water and Sanitation|
|Jual Oram||Minister of Tribal Affairs|
|Radha Mohan Singh||Minister of Agriculture|
|Thaawar Chand Gehlot||Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment|
|Smriti Zubin Irani||Minister of Human Resource Development|
|Dr. Harsh Vardhan||Minister of Science and Technology, Earth Sciences|