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Modi cabinet at a glance

Update : 26 May 2014, 02:56 PM

Narendra Modi, India's 15th prime minister, is heading a 45-member Union Council of Ministers. The newly sworn-in cabinet with ministers and state ministers took oath at the Rashtrapati Bhaban, the residence of the president, in Delhi Monday evening.

Prime Minister 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.   CABINET MINISTERS   1. Rajnath Singh: Home Affairs   2. Sushma Swaraj: External Affairs, Overseas Indian Affairs   3. Arun Jaitley: Finance, Corporate Affairs, Defence   4. M Venkaiah Naidu: Urban Development Housing, Urban Poverty Alleviation, Parliamentary Affairs   5. Nitin Gadkari: Road Transport, Highways Shipping   6. D V Sadananda Gowda: Railways

7. Uma Bharti: Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation   8. Dr Najma A Heptulla: Minority Affairs     9. Gopinath Munde: Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Drinking Water and Sanitation      10. Ram Vilas Paswan: Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution      11. Kalraj Mishra: Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises      12. Maneka Gandhi: Women and Child Development      13. Ananth Kumar: Chemicals and Fertilizers      14. Ravi Shankar Prasad: Communications and Information Technology, Law and Justice      15. Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati: Civil Aviation     16. Anant Geete: Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises      17. Harsimrat Kaur Badal: Food Processing Industries      18. Narendra Singh Tomar: Mines Steel Labour and Employment      19. Jual Oram: Tribal Affairs      20. Radha Mohan Singh: Agriculture      21. Thaawar Chand Gehlot: Social Justice and Empowerment      22. Smriti Irani: Human Resource Development      23. Dr Harsh Vardhan: Health and Family Welfare      MINISTERS OF STATE   1. General VK Singh: Development of North Eastern Region (Independent Charge), External Affairs, Overseas Indian Affairs   2. Inderjit Singh Rao: Planning (Independent Charge), Statistics and Programme Implementation (Independent Charge), Defence   3. Santosh Kumar Gangwar: Textiles (Independent Charge), Parliamentary Affairs, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation   4. Shripad Yesso Naik: Culture (Independent Charge), Tourism (Independent Charge)   5. Dharmendra Pradhan: Petroleum and Natural Gas (Independent Charge)                      6. Sarbananda Sonowal: Skill Development, Entrepreneurship, Youth Affairs and Sports (Independent Charge)   7. Prakash Javadekar: Information and Broadcasting (Independent Charge) Environment, Forest and Climate Change, (Independent Charge) Parliamentary Affairs   8. Piyush Goyal: Power (Independent Charge), Coal (Independent Charge), New and Renewable Energy (Independent Charge)                      9. 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   10. Nirmala Sitharaman: Commerce and Industry (Independent Charge), Finance Corporate Affairs   11. GM Siddeshwara: Civil Aviation   12. Manoj Sinha: Railways   13. Nihalchand: Chemicals and Fertilizers   14. Upendra Kushwaha: Rural Development Panchayati Raj Drinking Water and Sanitation   15. Radhakrishnan P: Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises   16. Kiren Rijiju: Home Affairs   17. Krishan Pal: Road Transport and Highways Shipping   18. Dr Sanjeev Kumar Balyan: Agriculture, Food Processing Industries   19. Mansukhbhai Dhanjibhai Vasava: Tribal Affairs

20. Raosaheb Dadarao Danve: Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution

21. Vishnu Deo Sai: Mines, Steel, Labour and Employment   22. Sudarshan Bhagat: Social Justice and Empowerment

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