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Modi Govt 2.0 Cabinet Expansion : All Ministers List

Modi Govt 2.0 Cabinet Expansion : Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s cabinet has expanded on 07 July 2021. The swearing-in program of 43 new ministers has been completed. During this, 15 cabinet ministers and 28 ministers of state took oath of office. Former Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Madhya Pradesh Rajya Sabha MP Jyotiraditya Scindia and LJP leader Pashupati Paras have been made ministers.

In the cabinet expansion, 7 ministers were promoted while 36 new faces were included in the cabinet. At the same time, many leaders including Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Prakash Javadekar and Ravi Shankar Prasad had resigned from the ministerial post before the swearing-in ceremony. Let us tell you that after the completion of two years of the second term of the Modi government, for the first time there has been a change in the cabinet.

With the massive reshuffle in the Union Cabinet, a lot of changes have also been made in the portfolios of the ministers. However, the portfolios of most of the big ministers have remained the same. There has been no change in the portfolios of ministers like Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah, Nitin Gadkari, S. Jaishkar, Nirmala Sitharaman, Arjun Munda, Smriti Irani.

Cabinet Minister List

Amit Shah: Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Cooperation

Nitin Gadkari: Ministry of Road, Transport and Highways

Nirmala Sitharaman: Ministry of Finance, Corporate Affairs

Narendra Singh Tomar – Ministry of Agriculture

S Jaishankar- Ministry of External Affairs

Arjun Munda- Tribal Affairs

Smriti Irani – Ministry of Women and Child Development, Swachh Bharat Mission

Piyush Goyal – Ministry of Commerce, Food Distribution, Textiles

Dharmendra Pradhan – Ministry of Education and Skill Development

Prahlad Joshi – Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, also Coal and Mines

Narayan Rane – Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

Sarbananda Sonowal: Ministry of AYUSH, also matters of North-East

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi – Ministry of Minority Affairs

Virendra Kumar – Social Justice

Giriraj Singh: Ministry of Rural Development

Jyotiraditya Scindia: Ministry of Civil Aviation

Ramchandra Prasad Singh – Steel

Ashwini Vaishnav – Ministry of Communications with Railways, IT

Pashupati Paras: Ministry of Food Processing

Gajendra Singh Shekhawat – Ministry of Jal Shakti

Kiren Rijiju: Ministry of Culture

Rajkumar Singh – Energy

Hardeep Singh Puri – Ministry of Petroleum

Mansukh Mandaviya – Health Minister

Bhupendra Yadav: Ministry of Labor

Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey – Heavy Industries

Purushottam Rupala: Ministry of Dairying and Fisheries

G Kishan Reddy – Culture, Tourism, North East Region

Anurag Thakur: Information Broadcasting, Sports and Youth

Minister of State Independent Charge
Rao Inderjit Singh, Planning, Corporate

Dr. Jitendra Singh Science & Technology, Earth Sciences

Minister of State List

Shripad Yesso Nayak – Shipping, Shipping & Tourism

Faggan Singh Kulaste – Steel, Rural Development

Prahlad Singh Patel – Jal Shakti, Food Processing

Ashwini Kumar Choubey – Consumer, Environment, Forest and Climate Change

Arjun Meghwal – Parliamentary Affairs, Culture

VK Singh – Road Transport & Highways, Civil Aviation

Krishna Pal – Energy, Heavy Industries

Danve Raosaheb Dadarao – Railway, Coal and Mines

Ramdas Athawale – Social Justice

Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti – Consumer Affairs, Rural Development

Sanjeev Balyan – Fisheries, Animal Husbandry, Dairy

Pankaj Choudhary – Finance

Anupriya Patel – Commerce & Industry

SP Singh Baghel – Law and Justice

Rajeev Chandrashekhar – Skill Development, Information Technology

Shobha Karandlje – Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

Bhanu Pratap Verma – Short, Medium

Darshana Zardosh – Textiles, Railway

V Muraleedharan – External Affairs, Parliamentary Affairs

Meenakshi Lekhi – Foreign Culture

Som Prakash – Commerce & Industry

Renuka Singh – Tribal Affairs

Background 

Narendra Modi started his second term as Prime Minister in May 2019 with 57 ministers. After this, Prime Minister Modi has expanded for the first time in the Union Council of Ministers. According to the rules, the Union Council of Ministers can have a maximum of 81 members. Uttar Pradesh has got a big share in the cabinet expansion.