Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Council of Ministers

Ending days of suspense, portfolios of ministers in the Narendra Modi cabinet was officially announced on Tuesday.

By Ajith Vijay Kumar | Last Updated: May 27, 2014, 12:01 PM IST

Zee Media Bureau/Ajith Vijay Kumar

New Delhi: Ending days of suspense, portfolios of ministers in the Narendra Modi cabinet was officially announced on Tuesday.

  • Narendra Modi - Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Department of Atomic Energy, Department of Space, All important policy issues and all other portfolios not allocated to any Minister

    List of Ministers and their portfolios:

    Cabinet Ministers

  • Rajnath Singh – Home Affairs
  • Sushma Swaraj – External Affairs, Overseas Indian Affairs
  • Arun Jaitley – Finance, Corporate Affairs, additional charge of Defence
  • M Venkaiah Naidu - Urban Development, Housing, Urban Poverty Alleviation, Parliamentary Affairs
  • Nitin Gadkari – Road Transport and Highways, Shipping
  • DV Sadananda Gowda - Railways
  • Uma Bharati – Water resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation
  • Dr Najma Heptulla – Minority Affairs
  • Gopinath Munde - Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Drinking Water and Sanitation
  • Ramvilas Paswan - Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
  • Kalraj Mishra - Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
  • Maneka Gandhi - Women and Child Development
  • Ananthkumar - Chemicals and Fertilizers
  • Ravi Shankar Prasad - Communications & Information Technology
    Law and Justice

  • Ashok Gajapathi Raju - Civil Aviation
  • Anant Geete - Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises
  • Harsimrat Kaur Badal - Food Processing Industries
  • Narendra Singh Tomar – Mines, Steel, Labour and Employment
  • Jual Oram - Tribal Affairs
  • Radha Mohan Singh - Agriculture
  • Thaawar Chand Gehlot - Social Justice and Empowerment
  • Smriti Irani - Human Resource Development
  • Dr Harsh Vardhan - Health and Family Welfare
    Ministers of State (Independent Charge)

  • General VK Singh - Development of North Eastern Region (Independent Charge), External Affairs, Overseas Indian Affairs
  • Inderjit Singh Rao - Planning (Independent Charge), Statistics and Programme Implementation (Independent Charge), Defence
  • Santosh Gangwar - Textiles (Independent Charge), Parliamentary Affairs, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation
  • Shripad Naik - Culture (Independent Charge), Tourism (Independent Charge)
  • Dharmendra Pradhan - Petroleum and Natural Gas (Independent Charge)
  • Sarbananda Sonowal - Skill Development, Entrepreneurship, Youth Affairs and Sports (Independent Charge)
  • Prakash Javadekar - Information and Broadcasting (Independent Charge), Environment, Forest and Climate Change (Independent Charge), Parliamentary Affairs
  • Piyush Goyal - Power (Independent Charge), Coal (Independent Charge), New and Renewable Energy (Independent Charge)
  • Dr Jitendra Singh - Science and Technology (Independent Charge), Earth Sciences (Independent Charge), Prime Minister Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Department of Atomic Energy, Department of Space
  • Nirmala Sitharaman - Commerce and Industry (Independent Charge), Finance, Corporate Affairs
    Ministers of State

  • GM Siddeshwara - Civil Aviation
  • Manoj Sinha - Railways
  • Nihalchand - Chemicals and Fertilizers
  • Upendra Kushwaha - Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Drinking Water and Sanitation
  • Pon Radhakrishnan - Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises
  • Kiren Rijiju - Home Affairs
  • Krishan Pal - Road Transport and Highways, Shipping
  • Dr. Sanjeev Balyan – Agriculture, Food Processing Industries
  • Mansukhbhai Dhanjibhai Vasava - Tribal Affairs
  • Raosaheb Danve - Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
  • Vishnu Deo Sai – Mines, Steel, Labour and Employment
  • Sudarshan Bhagat - Social Justice and Empowerment