new cabinet ministers takes oath of office and secrecy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking greetings from President Ramnath Kovind after sweaaring in as the Prime Minister for the second time.

New Cabinet of Modi Government 2.0 takes oath : Complete list of the new council of Ministers.

New Cabinet Ministers set to take charge.

Narenda Modi sworn in as the next Prime Minister of India and is all set to begin his second term. More the 50 ministers also joined him at the swearing in held at the Rashtrapati Bhawan. The portfolio of the ministers will clear after the first cabinet meeting.

A lot of speculations were made about the composition of the new cabinet of Modi as the huge mandate and allies are hard to satisfy at once. It has been dealt intelligently by the Prime Minister and made a proper distribution of power to the alliance partners.

Many of the old faces disappeared from the new cabinet and new faces introduced as well. Many took oath for the first time as the minister. Narendra Modi has kept his trust on many ministers who were part of his first government. These names include Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari, Sadananda Gowda, Nirmala Sitharaman among others.

The senior leaders like Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley stayed away from the big responsibility on the grounds of ill health.

Here is the complete list of the new council of ministers:

S.No. NAME PORTFOLIO
1 Narendra Modi Prime Minister
2 Amit Shah
Minister of Home Affairs.
3 Rajnath Singh
Minister of Defense.
4 Nitin Gadkari
Minister of Road Transport and Highways; and Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises.
5 Sadananda Gowda
Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers.
6 Nirmala Sitharaman
Minister of Finance; and Minister of Corporate Affairs .
7 Ram Vilas Paswan
Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution.
8 Narendra Singh Tomar
Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare; Minister of Rural Development; and Minister of Panchayati Raj.
9 Ravi Shankar Prasad
Minister of Food Processing Industries.
10 Harsimrat Kaur Badal
Minister of Food Processing Industries.
11 S Jaishankar
Minister of External Affairs.
12 Ramesh Nishank Pokhriyal
Minister of Human Resource Development.
13 Thawar Chand Gahlot
Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment.
14 Arjun Munda
Minister of Tribal Affairs.
15 Smriti Irani
Minister of Women and Child Development; and Minister of Textiles.
16 Harsh Vardhan
Minister of Health and Family Welfare; Minister of Science and Technology; and Minister of Earth Sciences.
17 Prakash Javadekar
Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change; and Minister of Information and Broadcasting.
18 Piyush Goyal
Minister of Railways; and Minister of Commerce and Industry.
19 Dharmendra Pradhan
Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas; and Minister of Steel.
20 Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
Minister of Minority Affairs.
21 Pralhad Joshi
Minister of Parliamentary Affairs; Minister of Coal; and Minister of Mines.
22 Mahendra Nath Pandey
Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.
23 Arvind Sawant
Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprise.
24 Giriraj Singh
Minister of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries.
25 Gajendra Singh Shekhawat
Minister of Jal Shakti.
26 Santosh Gangwar
Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Labour and Employment.
27 Rao Indrajit Singh
Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation; and Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Planning.
28 Shreepad Nayak
Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH); and Minister of State in the Ministry of Defence.
29 Jitendra Singh
Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region; Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office; Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions; Minister of State in the Department of Atomic Energy; and Minister of State in the Department of Space.
30 Kiren Rijiju
Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Minority Affairs.
31 Prahlad Singh Patel
Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Culture; and Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Tourism.
32 RK Singh
Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Power; Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.
33 Hardeep Singh Puri
Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs; Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Civil Aviation; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
34 Mansukh Mandaviya
Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Shipping; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers.
35 Faggan Singh Kulaste MoS ministry of Steel.
36 Ashwini Chaubey
MoS ministry of Health and Family Welfare .
37 Gen (retd) VK Singh
MoS ministry of Road Transport and Highways
38 Kishan Pal Gujjar
MoS ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
39 Danve Raosaheb Dadarao
MoS ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
40 G. Kishan Reddy
MoS ministry of Home Affairs
41 Parshottam Rupala
MoS ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
42 Ramdas Athawale
MoS ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
43 Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti
MoS ministry of Rural Development
44 Babul Supriyo
MoS ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change .
45 Sanjeev Kumar Balyan
MoS ministry of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries
46 Dhotre Sanjay Shamrao
MoS ministry of Human Resource Development;

MoS ministry of Communications; and
MoS ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.
47 Anurag Singh Thakur
MoS ministry of Finance; and
MoS ministry of Corporate Affairs.
48 Angadi Suresh Channabasappa
MoS ministry of Railways.
49 Nityanand Rai
MoS ministry of Home Affairs
50 V Muraleedharan
MoS ministry of Jal Shakti; and
MoS ministry of Social Justice.
51 Renuka Singh Saruta
MoS ministry of Tribal Affairs
52 Som Parkash
MoS ministry of Commerce and Industry
53 Rameswar Teli
MoS ministry of Food Processing Industries
54 Pratap Chandra Sarangi
MoS ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises; and

MoS ministry of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries
55 Kailash Choudhary
MoS ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
56 Debasree Chaudhuri
MoS ministry of Women and Child Development
57 Arjun Ram Meghwal
MoS ministry of Parliamentary Affairs;
MoS ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises.
58 Rattan Lal

MoS ministry of Jal Shakti; and
MoS ministry of Social Justice.

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