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Question asked by Sarathkumar Chandrasekaran in #Coffee Room on May 27, 2014
Sarathkumar Chandrasekaran
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Hi CEans,
Its our duty to know who is who in the new Indian government and here is the new list of Council of Ministers in Modi Cabinet:

Cabinet Ministers
*Narendra Modi: As all of you know he will be the Prime Minister of India but he also holds the following---> Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Gepartment of Atomic Energy, Department of Space.
All important policy issues and all other portfolios not allocated to any Minister.

*Rajnath Singh:Home Minister
*Sushma Swaraj: External Affairs and overseas Indian affairs
*Arun Jaitley: Finance corporate affairs and defence
*M. Venkaiah naidu: Urban development Housing and Urban poverty all
*Nitin Jairam Gadkari: Road transport and highway shipping
*D.V. Sadananda Gowda: Railways
*Uma Bharati: Water resource,river development and ganga rejuvenation
*Dr.Najma A.Heptulla: Minority Affairs
*Gopinathrao Munde: Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Drinking water and sanitation
*Ramvillas Paswan: Consumer affairs, food and public distribution
*Kalraj Mishra: Micro, small and medium enterprises
*Meneka Gandhi: Women and child development
*AnanthKumar: Chemeicals and Fertilizers
*Ravi Shankar Prasad:Communication, information technology and 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 Zubin Irani: Human Resource Development
*Dr.Harsh Vardhan: Health and Family Welfare

Minister of States:
  • General V.K.Singh: Development of north eastern region(Independent Charge) and External affairs overseas Indian affairs.
  • Inderjit Singh Rao: Planning (Independent Charge), Statistics and ProgrammeImplementation (Independent Charge)and defence.
  • Santosh Kumar Gangwar: Textiles (Independent Charge), Parlimentary affairs water resources, river development and Ganga Rejuvenation.
  • Shripad Yesso Naik: Culture (Independent Charge) and Tourism (Independent Charge).
  • Sarnananda Sonowal: Skill development, Enterpreneurship, youth affairs and sports (Independent Charge).
  • Prakash Javadekar: Information and Broadcasting (Independent Charge), Environment, Forest and Climate change (Independent Charge)nad Parlimentary affairs.
  • Piyush Goyal: Power (Independent Charge), Coal (Independent Charge), New and Renewable Energy (Independent Charge).
  • Dr.Jitendra Singh: Science and technology (Independent Charge), earth science (Independent Charge), Prime minister office personnel, Public grievances and pensions, department of atomic energy, department of space.
  • Nirmala Sitharaman: Commerce and Industry (Independent Charge, Finance Corporate affairs
  • G.M. Siddeshwara: Civil Aviation
  • Manoj Sinha: Railways
  • Nishalchand: Chemeicals and fertilizers
  • Upendra Kushwaha: Rural development, Panchayati raj& Drinking water and sanitation.
  • Radhakrishna.P: Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises
  • Kiren Rijiju: Home Affairs
  • Krishnan Pal: Road Transport and Higghways shipping
  • Dr.Sanjeev Kumar Balyan: Agriculture&Food processing industries
  • Mansukhbhai Dhanjibkai Vasava: Tribal Affairs
  • Raosaheb Dadarao Danve: Consumer affairs, food and public distribution
  • Vishnu Deo Sai: Mines, steel & Labour and employment
  • Sudarshan Bhagat: Social justice and Empowerment.
Courtesy: DD news Posted in: #Coffee Room
Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare 路 May 28, 2014
Rank A1 - PRO
Good to see that they've created a new ministry for Ganga Rejunivation. I hope Uma Bharti will do a good job.

By the way, I'm quite impressed to see SIT being formed on the very first day of the cabinet being formed. Looks like we're on to something. I just hope we ultimately get the black money back. 馃榾
Sahithi Pallavi
Sahithi Pallavi 路 May 28, 2014
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Ankita Katdare
Ankita Katdare 路 May 28, 2014
Rank A1 - PRO
Why is there so much commotion over Smriti Irani's qualifications? 馃憥
Kaustubh Katdare
Kaustubh Katdare 路 May 28, 2014
Rank A1 - PRO
We all were born intelligent; education ruined us. 馃様
Sahithi Pallavi
Sahithi Pallavi 路 May 28, 2014
Rank A2 - PRO
opposition is always an opposition. They will find their ways to do their job 馃槰
Sarathkumar Chandrasekaran
Rank A2 - PRO
Oops only four ministers from South India!!!!!
Its very sad and especially no one selected from Kerala ?
Harshad Italiya
Harshad Italiya 路 May 28, 2014
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opposition is always an opposition. They will find their ways to do their job 馃槰
During Vajpayee government Congress Oppose for FDI and now during Congress government BJP did the same. So yeah in India Opposition party actually follows the meaning of the word.
Sarathkumar Chandrasekaran
Rank A2 - PRO
Nirmala Sitharaman - Minister of commerce and Industry indicated that NDA will stick up to the plan of not allowing FDI in MBR(Multi brand retail) as it will affect All traders and farmers. She also added that her important priority is to create jobs for Skilled, semi skilled and unskilled youths.
Former Government UPA has allowed FDI in MBR but holded due to pressure from inside and opposition . Note that UK firm Tesco is the only company to be cleared for investment in India.

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