Modi's Cabinet Reshuffle 2021 Live: Scindia Gets Aviation, Puri Gets Petroleum, Urban Development

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi & Home Minister Amit Shah Arrive For An Event After The Victory In 2019 General Elections (Photographer: T. Narayan/Bloomberg)

Modi's Cabinet Reshuffle 2021 Live: Scindia Gets Aviation, Puri Gets Petroleum, Urban Development

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new-look council of ministers has been unveiled with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party accommodating newer leaders and allies from various states.

Prominent BJP leaders like Jyotiraditya Scindia, Sarbananda Sonowal and Narayan Rane have all been appointed as part of Modi's new cabinet. Seven other ministers in Modi government including Hardeep Singh Puri, Anurag Thakur and Kiren Rijiju have been elevated to the union cabinet as well.

Here's how the new Union Cabinet looks:

Piyush Goyal

  • Minister of Commerce and Industry

  • Minister of Consumer Affairs

  • Minister of Textiles

Dharmendra Pradhan

  • Minister of Education

  • Minister of SKill Development and Entrepreneurship

Narayan Tatu Rane

  • Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

Sarbananda Sonowal

  • Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways

  • Minister of AYUSH

Ashwini Vaishnaw

  • Minister of Railways

  • Minister of Communications

  • Minister of Electronics and Information Technology

Jyotiraditya M. Scindia

  • Minister of Civil Aviation

Mansukh Mandaviya

  • Minister of Health and Family Welfare

  • Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers

Hardeep Singh Puri

  • Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas

  • Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs

Ramchandra Prasad Singh

  • Minister of Steel

Virendra Kumar

  • Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment

Pashu Pati Kumar Paras

  • Minister of Food Processing Industries

Anurag Singh Thakur

  • Minister of Information and Broadcasting

  • Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports

Kiren Rijiju

  • Minister of Law and Justice

Parshottam Rupala

  • Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying

Raj Kumar Singh

  • Minister of Power

  • Minister of New and Renewable Energy

Bhupender Yadav

  • Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

  • Minister of Labour and Employment

Mahendra Nath Pandey

  • Minister of Heavy Industries

G. Kishan Reddy

  • Minister of Culture

  • Minister of Tourism

  • Minister of Development of North Eastern Region

Amit Shah

  • Minister of Home Affairs

  • Minister of Cooperation

Rajnath Singh

  • Minister of Defence

Nitin Gadkari

  • Minister of Road Transport and Highways

Nirmala Sitharaman

  • Minister of Finance

  • Minister of Corporate Affairs

Narendra Singh Tomar

  • Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

S. Jaishankar

  • Minister of External Affairs

Arjun Munda

  • Minister of Tribal Affairs

Smiriti Irani

  • Minister of Women and Child Development

Pralhad Joshi

  • Minister of Parliamentary Affairs

  • Minister of Coal

  • Minister of Mines

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

  • Minister of Minority Affairs

Giriraj Singh

  • Minister of Rural Development

  • Minister of Panchayati Raj

Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

  • Minister of Jal Shakti

Watch the swearing-in ceremony and track all updates about the reshuffle here...

Modi Reshuffles Portfolios For Ministers Of State

Besides a major cabinet reshuffle, the Modi administration will also see new faces introduced as Ministers of State.

Minister of State (Independent Charge)

Rao Inderjit Singh

  • Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation Ministry of Planning

  • MoS in the Ministry of CorporateAffairs

Jitendra Singh

  • Ministry of Science and Technology

  • Ministry of Earth Sciences

  • MoS in the Prime Minister’s Office

  • MoS in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions

  • MoS in the Department of Atomic Energy

  • MoS in the Department of Space

Minister of State

Shripad Yesso Naik

  • MoS in the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways

  • MoS in the Ministry of Tourism

Faggansingh Kulaste

  • MoS in the Ministry of Steel

  • MoS in the Ministry of Rural Development

Prahalad Singh Patel

  • MoS in the Ministry of Jal Shakti

  • MoS in the Ministry of Food Processing Industries

Ashwini Kumar Choubey

  • MoS in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution

  • MoS in the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

Arjun Ram Meghwal

  • MoS in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs

  • MoS in the Ministry of Culture

V. K. Singh

  • MoS in the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways

  • MoS in the Ministry of Civil Aviation

Krishan Pal

  • MoS in the Ministry of Power

  • MoS in the Ministry of Heavy Industries

Danve Raosaheb Dadarao

  • MoS in the Ministry of Railways

  • MoS in the Ministry of Coal

  • MoS in the Ministry of Mines

Ramdas Athawale

  • MoS in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti

  • MoS in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs

  • MoS in the Ministry of Rural Development

Sanjeev Kumar Balyan

  • MoS in the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying

Nityanand Rai

  • MoS in the Ministry of Home Affairs

Pankaj Chowdhary

  • MoS in the Ministry of Finance

Anupriya Singh Patel

  • MoS in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry

S. P. Singh Baghel

  • MoS in the Ministry of Law and Justice

Rajeev Chandrasekhar

  • MoS in the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

  • MoS in the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

Sushri Shobha Karandlaje

  • MoS in the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma

  • MoS in the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

Darshana Vikram Jardosh

  • MoS in the Ministry of Textiles

  • MoS in the Ministry of Railways

V. Muraleedharan

  • MoS in the Ministry of External Affairs

  • MoS in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs

Meenakashi Lekhi

  • MoS in the Ministry of External Affairs

  • MoS in the Ministry of Culture

Som Parkash

  • MoS in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry

Renuka Singh Saruta

  • MoS in the Ministry of Tribal Affairs

Rameswar Teli

  • MoS in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas

  • MoS in the Ministry of Labour and Employment

Kailash Choudhary

  • MoS in the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

Annpurna Devi

  • MoS in the Ministry of Education

Narayanaswamy

  • MoS in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

Kaushal Kishore

  • MoS in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

Ajay Bhatt

  • MoS in the Ministry of Defence

  • MoS in the Ministry of Tourism

L. Verma

  • MoS in the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region

  • MoS in the Ministry of Cooperation

Ajay Kumar

  • MoS in the Ministry of Home Affairs

Devusinh Chauhan

  • MoS in the Ministry of Communications

Bhagwanth Khuba

  • MoS in the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy

  • MoS in the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers

Kapil Moreshwar Patil

  • MoS in the Ministry of Panchayati Raj

Sushri Pratima Bhoumik

  • MoS in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

Subhas Sarkar

  • MoS in the Ministry of Education

Bhagwat Kishanrao Karad

  • MoS in the Ministry of Finance

Rajkumar Ranjan Singh

  • MoS in the Ministry of External Affairs

  • MoS in the Ministry of Education

Bharati Pravin Pawar

  • MoS in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Bishweswar Tudu

  • MoS in the Ministry of Tribal Affairs

  • MoS in the Ministry of Jal Shakti

Shantanu Thakur

  • MoS in the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways

Munjapara Mahendrabhai

  • MoS in the Ministry of Women and Child Development

  • MoS in the Ministry of AYUSH

John Barla

  • MoS in the Ministry of Minority Affairs

L. Murugan

  • MoS in the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying

  • MoS in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

Nisith Pramanik

  • MoS in the Ministry of Home Affairs

  • MoS in the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports

Modi's Ministers Get New Portfolios: ANI

According to news agency ANI, a number of portfolios in the Union Cabinet have been reshuffled.

  • Hardeep Puri gets Ministry of Urban Development, Housing Ministry clubbed With Petroleum Ministry.

  • Piyush Goyal to get Ministry of Textile and Ministry of Consumer Welfare along with existing Ministry of Commerce.

  • Ashwini Vaishnaw to be Minister of Railways and Minister of IT and Communication.

  • Anurag Thakur to be Information & Broadcast Minister, along with Minister of Sports.

  • Amit Shah to monitor newly formed Ministry of Co-operation.

  • Narendra Modi to monitor Ministry of Science & Technology.

Source: ANI

Modi Congratulates New Ministers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated his new-look Council of Ministers. "We will continue working to fulfil aspirations of the people and build a strong and prosperous India," he said in a tweet with a picture along with the new ministers.

<div class="paragraphs"><p>Source: Narendra Modi Twitter</p></div>

Source: Narendra Modi Twitter

Multiple Ministers Resign Ahead Of Cabinet Reshuffle

Ahead of the reshuffle, a number of ministers have tendered their resignations. The Rashtrapati Bhavan, in a statement, said the President has accepted their resignation.

Here are the ministers who have resigned:

  • Ravi Shankar Prasad (Minister of Law and Justice; Minister of Electronics and IT)

  • Harsh Vardhan (Minister of Health and Family Welfare)

  • D.V. Sadananda Gowda (Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers)

  • Thaawarchand Gehlot (Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment)

  • Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ (Minister of Education)

  • Prakash Javadekar (Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change; Minister of Information and Broadcasting; Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises)

  • Santosh Kumar Gangwar (Ministry of Labour and Employment)

  • Babul Supriyo (Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change)

  • Dhotre Sanjay Shamrao (Minister of State for Education)

  • Rattan Lal Kataria (Minister of State for Jal Shakti and Social Justice & Empowerment)

  • Pratap Chandra Sarangi ( Minister of State for Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries and MSMEs)

  • Debasree Chaudhuri (Minister of State for Woman and Child Development)

Modi's Cabinet Reshuffle 2021 Live: Scindia Gets Aviation, Puri Gets Petroleum, Urban Development

43 Leaders Expected To Take Oath Today

Forty three leaders are expected to be sworn in as the Modi administration plans a cabinet expansion, according to ANI.

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