Cabinet Ministers of India 2019 – Full List of PM Narendra Modi’s Ministers with their Portfolios 

FPJ Web DeskUpdated:Monday, June 03, 2019, 07:45 PM IST
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Newly sworn-in Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (2R) and cabinet ministers stand with President of India Ram Nath Kovind (C) after taking the oath of office at the President house in New Delhi on May 30, 2019. - India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi was sworn in Thursday in front of cheering supporters ahead of unveiling a drastically revamped Hindu nationalist government for his historic second term. Modi was the first of more than 50 cabinet ministers and deputy ministers to take the oath of office at the presidential palace in front of 8,000 people including South Asian leaders, Bollywood stars and leading political figures. (Photo by PRAKASH SINGH / AFP) |

BJP President Amit Shah will be the new Home Minister in the Narendra Modi government while Rajnath Singh will be the new Defence Minister and Nirmala Sitharaman the Finance Minister. Former foreign secretary S Jaishankar will be the new External Affairs Minister while Smriti Irani has been given charge of Women and Child Development Ministry in addition to Ministry of Textiles she already had in the earlier government.

Also read: Narendra Modi Cabinet 2.0: Who’s in, who’s out; first timers and notable omissions

Under the portfolios officially released today, Piyush Goyal gets to retain the Railways portfolio and has also been given Commerce and Industry which was held by Suresh Prabhu, who has been dropped.  Prakash Javadekar, who was the Human Resource Development minister, gets to retain the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and will be the new Minister of Information and Broadcasting.

Also read: PM Narendra Modi’s 2.0 Cabinet: Uttar Pradesh gets maximum berths, followed by Maharashtra, Bihar

Here is the full list of Cabinet ministers along with their portfolios. 

Rajnath Singh: Defence Minister

Amit Shah: Home Minister

Nirmala Sitharaman: Minister of Finance, Minister of Corporate Affairs 

S Jaishankar: External Affairs Minister

Nitin Gadkari: Minister of Road Transport and Highways and Minister of Micro, small and Medium Enterprises.

Sadananda Gowda: Minister of Chemicals and Fertilisers

Ramvilas Paswan: Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution

Ravi Shankar Prasad: Minister of Law and Justice, Minister of Communications, and Minister of Electronics and Information Technology

Harsimrat Kaur Badal: Minister of Food Processing Industries

Thaawar Chand Gehlot: Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment

Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank: Minister of Human Resource Development

Arjun Munda: Minister of Tribal Affairs

Smriti Irani: Minister of Women and Child Development and Minister of Textiles

Dr Harshwardhan: Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Minister of Science and technology, Minister of Earth Sciences

Prakash Javadekar: Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, and Minister of Information and Broadcasting

Piyush Goyal: Minister of Railways, and Minister of Commerce and Industry

Dharmendra Pradhan: Minister of petroleum and natural gas, Minister of Steel

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi: Minister of Minority Affairs

Prahlad Joshi: Minister of Parliamentary affairs, Minister of Coal and Mines

Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey: Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.

Santosh Kumar Gangwar: Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Labour and Employment

Rao Inderjit Singh: Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, and Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Ministry of Planning

Shripad Yesso Naik: Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministy of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy (AYUSH), and Minister of State in the Ministry of Defence.

Dr. Jitendra Singh: Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region, Minister of State in PMO, 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.

Kiren Rijiju: Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, and Minister of State in the Ministry of Minority Affairs

Prahalad Singh Patel: Minister of State (Independent Charge) the Ministry of Culture, and Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Tourism

Faggansingh Kulaste: MoS (Ministry of Steel)

Ashwini Kumar: MoS (Ministry of Health and Fmaily Welfare

Arjun Ram Meghwal: MoS in Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs, and MoS in Ministry of Heavy industries and Public Enterprises

General V K Singh: MoS in Ministry of Road, Transport and Highways

Krishan Pal: MoS in Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

Danve Raosaheb Dadarao: MoS in Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution

G Krishan Reddy: MoS in Ministry of Home Affairs

Parshottam Rupata: MoS in Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

Ramdas Athawale: MoS in Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti: MoS in Ministry of Rural Development

Babul Surpiyo: MoS in Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

Sanjeev Kumar Balyan: MoS in Ministry of Animal Husbandary, Dairying and Fisheries

Dhotre Shamrao: Mos in Ministry of Human Resource Development, Mos in Ministry of Communication and MoS in Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

Anurag Singh Thakur: MoS in Ministry of Finance, Mos in Ministry of Corporate Affairs

Angadi Suresh Channabasappa: MoS in Ministry of Home Affairs

Nityanand Rai: Mos in Ministry of Home Affairs

Rattan Lal Kataria: Mos in Ministry of Jal Shakti, Mos in Social Justice and Empowerment

V. Muraleedharan: Mos in External Affairs, MoS in Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs

Renuka Singh Saruta: MoS in Ministry of Tribal Affairs

Som Parkash: Mos in Ministry of Commerce and Industry

Rameshwar Teli: MoS in Ministry of Food Processing Industries

Pratab Chandra Sarangi: MoS in Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, and MoS in Ministry of Animal Husbandary, Dairying and Fisheries

Kailash Choudhary: MoS in Ministry of Agricultue and Farmers Welfare

Sushri Debasree Chaudhary: MoS in Ministry of Women and Child Development

With inputs from PTI

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