The much awaited Cabinet reshuffle by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has finally took place. After a long assessment some important changes has been made by PM Modi in his cabinet.
The changes includes introduction of 19 new ministers, dropping of 5 ministers and some promotions. Here, we are notifying the major changes made by PM Modi according to his assessment.
Major Changes in Modi Cabinet
Smriti Irani was ruled out of the high-profile Human Resource Development Ministry (HRD Ministry). She was given the charge of the Textile Ministry.
As she has been removed from the position of HRD Minister, it was said to be the biggest lose for her after the reshuffle.
Prakash Javdekar has been changed from his position as Environment Minister to Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister.
The Environment Ministry has been charged to Anil Dave.
The four important portfolios – Coal, Power, Mining and Renewable Energy has been given to Piyush Goyal.
This resulted in his emergence as the biggest gainer in the Cabinet reshuffle.
Given below are the present portfolios of the Union Council of Ministers after the changes made in the Modi Cabinet: –
Cabinet Ministers of India
|Narendra Modi||Prime MinisterPersonnel, Public Grievances and Pensions,
Department of Atomic Energy Department of Space,
All important policy issues and all other portfolios not allocated to any Minister.
|Rajnath Singh||Home Affairs|
|Sushma Swaraj||External Affairs|
|Arun Jaitley||Finance and Corporate Affairs|
|M. Venkaiah Naidu||Information & Broadcasting, Urban Development, Housing & Urban,
|Nitin Jairam Gadkari||Road Transport and Highways, Shipping|
|D. V. Sadananda Gowda||Statistics & Programme Implementation|
|Uma Bharti||Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation|
|Dr. Nazma A. Heptulla||Minority Affairs|
|Ramvilas Paswan||Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution|
|Kalraj Mishra||Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises|
|Maneka Sanjay Gandhi||Women & Child Development|
|Ananthkumar||Parliamentary Affairs, Chemicals & Fertilisers|
|Ravi Shankar Prasad||Law & Justice, Electronics & Information Technology|
|Jagat Prakash Nadda||Health & Family Welfare|
|Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati||Civil Aviation|
|Anant Geete||Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises|
|Harsimrat Kaur Badal||Food Processing Industries|
|Narendra Singh Tomar||Rural Development, Panchayati Raj,
Drinking Water & Sanitation
|Choudhary Birendra Singh||Steel|
|Jual Oram||Tribal Affairs|
|Radha Mohan Singh||Agriculture & Farmers Welfare|
|Thaawar Chand Gehlot||Social Justice and Empowerment|
|Smriti Zubin Irani||Textiles|
|Dr. Harsh Vardhan||Science & Technology, Earth Sciences|
|Prakash Javdekar||Human Resource Development|
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Ministers of States of India
|Ministers of State||Portfolios|
|General (Retd) V. K. Singh||Development of North Eastern Region (Independent Charge),External Affairs,
Overseas Indian Affairs
|Rao Inderjit Singh||Planning (Independent Charge)Urban Development
Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation
|Bandaru Dattatreya||Labour & Employment (Independent Charge)|
|Rajiv Pratap Rudy||Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (Independent Charge)|
|Vijay Goel||Youth Affairs and Sports (Independent Charge)Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation|
|Shripad Yesso Naik||AAYUSH (Independent Charge)|
|Dharmendra Pradhan||Petroleum and Natural Gas (Independent Charge)|
|Piyush Goyal||Power (Independent Charge)Coal (Independent Charge)
New and Renewable Energy (Independent Charge)
Mines (Independent Charge)
|Dr. Jitendra Singh||Development of North Eastern Region (Independent Charge)Prime Minister’s Office
Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Atomic Energy
Department of Space
|Nirmala Sitharaman||Commerce and Industry (Independent Charge)|
|Dr. Mahesh Sharma||Culture (Independent Charge)Tourism (Independent Charge)|
|Manoj Sinha||Communications (Independent Charge)Railways|
|Anil Madhav Dave||Environment, Forest and Climate Change (Independent Charge)|
|Santosh Kumar Gangwar||Finance|
|Faggan Singh Kulaste||Health & Family Welfare|
|Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi||Minority AffairsParliamentary Affairs|
|S. S. Ahluwalia||Agriculture & Farmers WelfareParliamentary Affairs|
|Ramdas Athawale||Social Justice & Empowerment|
|Ram Kripal Yadav||Rural Development|
|Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary||Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises|
|Giriraj Singh||Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises|
|Hansraj Gangaram Ahir||Home Affairs|
|G. M. Siddeshwara||Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises|
|Ramesh Chandappa Jigajinagi||Drinking Water & Sanitation|
|Parshottam Rupala||Agriculture & Farmers WelfarePanchayati Raj|
|M. J. Akbar||External Affairs|
|Upendra Kushwaha||Human Resources Development|
|Radhakrishnan P||Road Transport & HighwaysShipping|
|Kiren Rijiju||Home Affairs|
|Krishan Pal||Social Justice & Empowerment|
|Jasvantsinh Sumanbhai Bhabhor||Tribal Affairs|
|Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan||Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation|
|Vishnu Deo Sai||Steel|
|Sudarshan Bhagat||Agriculture and Farmers Welfare|
|Y. S. Chowdary||Science & TechnologyEarth Science|
|Jayant Sinha||Civil Aviation|
|Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore||Information & Broadcasting|
|Babul Supriyo||Urban DevelopmentHousing & Urban Poverty Alleviation|
|Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti||Food Processing Industries|
|Vijay Sampla||Social Justice & Empowerment|
|Arjun Ram Meghwal||FinanceCorporate Affairs|
|Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey||Human Resource Development|
|Krishna Raj||Women & Child Development|
|Mansukh L. Mandaviya||Road Transport & Highways, Shipping,
Chemicals & Fertilizers
|Anupriya Patel||Health & Family Welfare|
|C. R. Chaudhary||Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution|
|P. P. Chaudhary||Law & JusticeElectronics & Information Technology|
|Dr. Subhash Ramrao Bhamre||Defence|
Important points to look upon:
The decision was taken by PM Modi after a two-month long assessment process.
The two-month long assessment given importance to performance, delivery, and ability of ministers to work as a team without creating controversies for the government.
PM took final calls after the evaluation done by his trusted aides in Government and Party.
PM was satisfied with the work of infrastructure ministries of road transport, power and coal.
PM Modi will reward ministers with a Cabinet berth or newer roles, who delivered results in the last two 2 years.
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