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Cabinet Ministers of India 2019 [FULL LIST]

Cabinet Ministers of India 2019

The swearing-in ceremony of the PM of India – Mr. Narendra Modi was held on Thursday, May 30, 2019, whereas the government of India announced the names of Cabinet Ministers of India 2019 on Friday, May 31, 2019. Students, who are preparing for competitive exams like Bank PO, SSC CPO, SSC CGL, or Defence, can check out the complete list of Cabinet Ministers of India 2019 here in order to increase their knowledge in Current Affairs & General Knowledge.

Here is the updated list of Cabinet Ministers of India 2019:

S.NoName of MinisterPortfolio
1.Narendra ModiPrime Minister, Ministry of Personnel,

Public Grievance of Pensions;

Department of Atomic Energy;

Department of Space;

All important policy issues; and

All other portfolios not allocated to any Minister

2.Shri Raj Nath SinghMinister of Defence
3.Shri Amit ShahMinister of Home Affairs
4.Shri Nitin Jairam GadkariMinister of Road Transport and Highways; and Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
5.Shri D.V. Sadananda GowdaMinister of Chemicals and Fertilizers
6.Smt. Nirmala SitharamanMinister of Finance; and Minister of Corporate Affairs
7.Shri Ramvilas PaswanMinister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
8.Shri Narendra Singh TomarMinister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare; Minister of Rural Development; and Minister of Panchayati Raj
9.Shri Ravi Shankar PrasadMinister of Law and Justice; Minister of Communications; and Minister of Electronics and Information Technology
10.Smt. Harsimrat Kaur BadalMinister of Food Processing Industries
11.Shri Thaawar Chand GehlotMinister of Social Justice and Empowerment
12.Dr. Subrahmanyam JaishankarMinister of External Affairs
13.Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’Minister of Human Resource Development
14.Shri Arjun MundaMinister of Tribal Affairs
15.Smt. Smriti Zubin IraniMinister of Women and Child Development; and Minister of Textiles
16.Dr. Harsh VardhanMinister of Health and Family Welfare; Minister of Science and Technology; and Minister of Earth Sciences
17.Shri Prakash JavadekarMinister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change; and Minister of Information and Broadcasting
18.Shri Piyush GoyalMinister of Railways; and Minister of Commerce and Industry
19.Shri Dharmendra PradhanMinister of Petroleum and Natural Gas; and Minister of Steel
20.Shri Mukhtar Abbas NaqviMinister of Minority Affairs
21.Shri Pralhad JoshiMinister of Parliamentary Affairs; Minister of Coal; and Minister of Mines
22.Dr. Mahendra Nath PandeyMinister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
23.Shri Arvind Ganpat SawantMinister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprise
24.Shri Giriraj SinghMinister of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries
25.Shri Gajendra Singh ShekhawatMinister of Jal Shakti


PM Modi’s cabinet is quite smaller in size as compared to Manmohan Singh’s 77. Modi’s council of ministers includes 66 ministers which include 28 cabinet ministers, the PM, 39 Ministers of State and Minister of State. The top members of the cabinet ministers are Rajnath Singh, Sushma Swaraj, and Arun Jaitley. According to the list of Cabinet Ministers of India 2014, Rajnath Singh has got Home Ministry, Sushma Swaraj has been handed External Affairs Ministry, and Finance and Corporate Affairs has been handed to Arun Jaitley.

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