Expansion of Council of Ministers and changes in portfolios

Smriti Irani addressing the media persons, on taking charge as the Union Textiles Minister Today.
Smriti Irani addressing the media persons, on taking charge as the Union Textiles Minister Today.

New Delhi: Further to the expansion of Council of Ministers and changes in portfolios effected yesterday, 20 Ministers today assumed office. Details are as under:

Cabinet Ministers:

M. Venkaiah Naidu, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting

Ananth Kumar, Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs

Ravi Shankar Prasad, Ministry of Law & Justice

Narendra Singh Tomar, Ministry of Rural Development Ministry

Smriti Zubin Irani, Ministry of Textiles

Ministers of State:

Vijay Goel, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports (Independent Charge)

Piyush Goyal, Ministry of Mines (Independent Charge)

Anil Madhav Dave, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (Independent Charge)

Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Ministry of Finance

Faggan Singh Kulaste, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare

S.S. Ahluwalia, Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs

Ramdas Athawale, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

Rajen Gohain, Ministry of Railways

Jayant Sinha, Ministry of Civil Aviation

Arjun Ram Meghwal, Ministry of Finance and Corporate Affairs

Mahendra Nath Pandey, Ministry of Human Resource Development

Ajay Tamta, Ministry of Textiles

Anupriya Patel, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare

C.R. Chaudhary, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution

P.P. Chaudhary, Ministry of Law & Justice

Smriti Zubin Irani is New Textiles Minister and Prakash Javadekar is new HRD Minister.

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