Manohar Parrikar gets defence, Suresh Prabhu is the new Railway Minister
New Delhi: Portfolios have been allocated to the newly appointed ministers of the Narendra Modi cabinet.
According to a press communique issued by the Rashtrapati Bhawan, Manohar Parrikar will be the new Defence Minister while Suresh Prabhu has been given Railway ministry.
Ch. Birender Singh has been given rural development ministry while J P Nadda will be the new minister for Health and Family welfare.
Ram Kripal Yadav who has been inducted as a Minister of State has been given the ministry of drinking water and sanitation while Giriraj Singh, another Mos, has been given the ministry of the micro,medium and small enterprises.
Here goes the revised list of ministers allocated to the newly appointed ministers:
Manohar Parrikar - Defence
Suresh Prabhu - Railways
Chaudhary Birender Singh - Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Drinking Water and Sanitation
Jagat Prakash Nadda - Health & Family Welfare
Ministers of State (Independent Charge) :
Bandaru Dattatreya - Labour and Employment
Rajiv Pratap Rudy - Skill Development & Entrepreneurship
Dr. Mahesh Sharma - Culture & Tourism
Minister of State:
Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi - Minority Affairs, Parliamentary Affairs
Ram Kripal Yadav - Drinking Water & Sanitation
Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary - Home Affairs
Sanwar Lal Jat - Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation
Mohanbhai Kundariya - Agriculture
Giriraj Singh - Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises
Hansraj Gangaram Ahir - Chemicals & Fertilizers
Prof. (Dr.) Ram Shankar Katheria - Human Resource Development
Y.S. Chowdary - Science and Technology, Earth Science
Jayant Sinha - Finance
Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore - Information & Broadcasting
Babul Supriyo - Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation
Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti - Food Processing Industries
Vijay Sampla - Social Justice & Empowerment