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.No||Name of Minister||Portfolio|
|1.||Narendra Modi||Prime 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 Singh||Minister of Defence|
|3.||Shri Amit Shah||Minister of Home Affairs|
|4.||Shri Nitin Jairam Gadkari||Minister of Road Transport and Highways; and Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises|
|5.||Shri D.V. Sadananda Gowda||Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers|
|6.||Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman||Minister of Finance; and Minister of Corporate Affairs|
|7.||Shri Ramvilas Paswan||Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution|
|8.||Shri Narendra Singh Tomar||Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare; Minister of Rural Development; and Minister of Panchayati Raj|
|9.||Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad||Minister of Law and Justice; Minister of Communications; and Minister of Electronics and Information Technology|
|10.||Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal||Minister of Food Processing Industries|
|11.||Shri Thaawar Chand Gehlot||Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment|
|12.||Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar||Minister of External Affairs|
|13.||Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’||Minister of Human Resource Development|
|14.||Shri Arjun Munda||Minister of Tribal Affairs|
|15.||Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani||Minister of Women and Child Development; and Minister of Textiles|
|16.||Dr. Harsh Vardhan||Minister of Health and Family Welfare; Minister of Science and Technology; and Minister of Earth Sciences|
|17.||Shri Prakash Javadekar||Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change; and Minister of Information and Broadcasting|
|18.||Shri Piyush Goyal||Minister of Railways; and Minister of Commerce and Industry|
|19.||Shri Dharmendra Pradhan||Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas; and Minister of Steel|
|20.||Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi||Minister of Minority Affairs|
|21.||Shri Pralhad Joshi||Minister of Parliamentary Affairs; Minister of Coal; and Minister of Mines|
|22.||Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey||Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship|
|23.||Shri Arvind Ganpat Sawant||Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprise|
|24.||Shri Giriraj Singh||Minister of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries|
|25.||Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat||Minister 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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