Modi cabinet reshuffle: What ministries the new joinees got

PM Modi today inducted 19 new faces, including BJP leaders MJ Akbar and Vijay Goel, while elevating Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar in the second expansion of his government ahead of political battles in Uttar Pradesh.

By: Express Web Desk | Updated: July 6, 2016 1:32 pm
modi cabinet reshuffle, modi cabinet expansion, cabinet expansion, cabinet reshuffle The President, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, the Vice President, Shri M. Hamid Ansari and the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi with the newly inducted Ministers after a Swearing-in Ceremony, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on July 05, 2016.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inducted 19 new faces, including BJP leaders SS Ahluwalia, MJ Akbar and Vijay Goel, while elevating Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar in the second expansion of his government ahead of political battles in Uttar Pradesh and other states.

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Here are the ministries of the new joinees:

Mahendra Nath Pandey – Human Resource Development

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

Anupriya Patel – Health & Family Welfare

Arjun Ram Meghwal – Finance | Corporate Affairs

Faggan Singh Kulaste – Health & Family Welfare

Sumanbhai Bhabhor – Tribal Affairs

Krishna Raj – Women & Child Development

Mansukh L Mandaviya – Road Transport & Highways, Shipping, Chemicals & Fertilizers

MJ Akbar – External Affairs

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PP Chaudhary – Law & Justice Electronics & Information Technology

Parshottam Rupala – Agriculture & Farmers Welfare | Panchayati Raj

Rajen Gohain – Railways

Ramdas Athawale – Social Justice & Empowerment

Ramesh Chandappa Jigajinagi – Drinking Water & Sanitation

Surendrajeet Singh Ahluwalia – Agriculture & Farmers Welfare | Parliamentary Affairs

Subhash Ramrao Bhamre – Defence

Vijay Goel – Youth Affairs and Sports (Independent Charge) | Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation

Ajay Tamta – Textiles

CR Chaudhary – Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution

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