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List of Ministers of India - Narendra Modi's Cabinet 2017

The 16th Lok Sabha of India came into being on 26th May, 2014 with the oath-taking ceremony of the India's 15th Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with other ministers. Modi combined some departments which work in close tandem by bringing them under one ministry, thus reducing the size of the cabinet considerably.

On July 5, 2016, the Modi government effected its first cabinet reshuffle since coming to power in 2014. Smriti Irani and Babul Supriyo were shifted to Textiles and Heavy Industries ministries respectively. Minorities Affairs Minister Najma Heptullah had to pave way for her deputy Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi. Venkaiah Naidu was handed over Information & Broadcasting Ministry by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. Heavy Industries minister G.M. Siddheshawara has been axed.

Here is a list of portfolios of Cabinet Ministers, Minister of State with independent charges and State Minister:

Union Council of Ministers
Prime Minister
Prime Minister and also in-charge of:
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and
Pensions;Department of Atomic Energy;
Department of Space; and
All important policy issues; and
All other portfolios not allocated to any Minister.
Shri Narendra Modi
Cabinet Ministers
Sr. No. Ministers Name
1 Ministry of Home Affairs Shri Raj Nath Singh
2Ministry of External AffairsSmt. Sushma Swaraj
3Ministry of Commerce and Industry,
Ministry of Civil Aviation
Shri Suresh Prabhu
4Ministry of Finance,
Ministry of Corporate Affairs
Shri Arun Jaitley
5Ministry of Road Transport and Highways,
Ministry of Shipping,
Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation
Shri Nitin Jairam Gadkari
6Ministry of Statistics and Programme ImplementationShri D.V. Sadananda Gowda
7Ministry of Drinking Water & SanitationSushri Uma Bharati
8Ministry of Science and Technology
Ministry of Earth Sciences
Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
Dr. Harsh Vardhan
9Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public DistributionShri Ramvilas Paswan
10Ministry of Women and Child DevelopmentSmt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi
11Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers
Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs
Shri Ananthkumar
12Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
Ministry of Law and Justice
Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad
13Ministry of Health and Family WelfareShri Jagat Prakash Nadda
14Ministry of SteelShri Chaudhary Birender Singh
15Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public EnterprisesShri Anant Geete
16Ministry of Food Processing IndustriesSmt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal
17Ministry of Rural Development,
Ministry of Panchayati Raj,
Ministry of Mines
Shri Narendra Singh Tomar
18Ministry of Tribal AffairsShri Jual Oram
19Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers WelfareShri Radha Mohan Singh
20Ministry of TextilesSmt. Smriti Zubin Irani
21Ministry of Social Justice and EmpowermentShri Thaawar Chand Gehlot
22Ministry of Human Resource DevelopmentShri Prakash Javadekar
23Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas,
Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
Shri Dharmendra Pradhan
24Ministry of Coal,Ministry of Railways
Shri Piyush Goyal
25Ministry of DefenceSmt. Nirmala Sitharaman
26Ministry of Minority AffairsShri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
Ministers of State (Independent Charge)
1Ministry of PlanningShri Inderjit Singh Rao
2Ministry of Labour and EmploymentShri Santosh Kumar Gangwar
3Department of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH)Shri Shripad Yesso Naik
4Ministry of Development of North Eastern RegionDr. Jitendra Singh
5Ministry of CultureDr. Mahesh Sharma
6Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium EnterprisesShri Giriraj Singh
7Ministry of CommunicationsShri Manoj Sinha
8Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports,
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
9Ministry of Power,Ministry of New and Renewable Energy
Shri Raj Kumar Singh
10Ministry of Housing and Urban AffairsShri Hardeep Singh Puri
11Ministry of TourismShri Alphons Kannanthanam
Ministers of State
1Ministry of External AffairsGeneral (Retd.) V.K. Singh
2Ministry of Chemicals and FertilizersShri Inderjit Singh Rao
3Department of Atomic Energy,
Department of Space
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions,Prime Minister's Office
Dr. Jitendra Singh
4Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate ChangeDr. Mahesh Sharma
5Ministry of Rural DevelopmentShri Ram Kripal Yadav
6Ministry of Mines,
Ministry of Coal
Shri Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary
7Ministry of Electronics and Information TechnologyShri S.S. Ahluwalia
8Ministry of Home AffairsShri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir
9Ministry of RailwaysShri Manoj Sinha
10Ministry of Law and Justice,
Ministry of Corporate Affairs
Shri P.P. Chaudhary
11Ministry of Human Resource DevelopmentShri Upendra Kushwaha
12Ministry of Shipping,
Ministry of Finance
Shri Radhakrishnan P
13Ministry of Home AffairsShri Kiren Rijiju
14Ministry of Social Justice and EmpowermentShri Krishan Pal
15Ministry of Social Justice and EmpowermentShri Vijay Sampla
16Ministry of SteelShri Vishnu Deo Sai
17Ministry of Tribal AffairsShri Sudarshan Bhagat
18Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs,
Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation
Shri Vijay Goel
19Ministry of Civil AviationShri Jayant Sinha
20Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public EnterprisesShri Babul Supria (Babul Supriyo) Baral
21Ministry of Food Processing IndustriesSadhvi Niranjan Jyoti
22Ministry of Social Justice and EmpowermentShri Ramdas Athawale
23Ministry of Drinking Water & SanitationShri Ramesh Chandappa Jigajinagi
24Ministry of RailwaysShri Rajen Gohain
25Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare,
Ministry of Panchayati Raj
Shri Parshottam Rupala
26Ministry of External Affairs-
27Ministry of Tribal AffairsShri Jaswantsinh Sumanbhai Bhabhor
28Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs,
Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation
Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal
29Ministry of Road Transport and Highways,
Ministry of Shipping,
Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers
Shri Mansukh L. Mandaviya
30Ministry of Health and Family WelfareSmt. Anupriya Patel
31Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution,
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Shri C.R. Chaudhary
32Ministry of DefenceDr. Subhash Ramrao Bhamre
33Ministry of TextilesShri Ajay Tamta
34Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers WelfareSmt. Krishna Raj
35Ministry of FinanceShri Shiv Pratap Shukla
36Ministry of Health and Family WelfareShri Ashwini Kumar Choubey
37Ministry of Women and Child Development,
Ministry of Minority Affairs
Dr. Virendra Kumar
38Ministry of Skill Development and EntrepreneurshipShri Anantkumar Hegde
39Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers WelfareShri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat
40Ministry of Human Resource Development,
Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation
Dr. Satya Pal Singh

Last Updated on : September 6, 2018

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