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Cabinet Ministers of India 2021: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet reshuffled on 7 July 2021 for the first time since May 2019. Ahead of the mega reshuffle, a phone call led to the resignation of 12 Ministers from the Modi Cabinet. Check the complete list of Ministers who been inducted into the new Modi Cabinet along with their portfolios, the ministers who have resigned from their post ahead of the mega cabinet reshuffle, and what does the ADR report says about the new Cabinet Ministers 2021.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi reshuffled his cabinet on 7 July 2021 for the first time since May 2019, bringing in some fresh faces and accommodating allies of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA). 

A total of 43 MPs took oath as Ministers in Rashtrapati Bhavan today including Narayan Rane, Sarbananda Sonowal, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Ajay Bhatt, Bhupender Yadav, Shobha Karandlaje, Sunita Duggal, Meenakshi Lekhi, among others.

Seven Ministers of State were promoted including Anurag Thakur, G Kishan Reddy, Paroshottam Rupala, Kiren Rijiju, Hardeep Singh Puri, Mansukh Mandaviya and Raj Kumar Singh.

Ahead of the mega reshuffle, a phone call led to the resignation of 12 Ministers from the Modi Cabinet. Check the complete list of Cabinet Ministers who been inducted into the new Modi Cabinet along with their portfolios and the ministers who have resigned from their post ahead of the mega cabinet reshuffle.

Prime Minister Modi congratulated his colleagues who took the oath and wished them luck for their ministerial tenure. He also advised his ministers to be punctual and let work do all the talking. 

List of Cabinet Ministers of India 2021

S.N.

Name

Ministry

1. 

 

 

 

 

Shri Narendra Modi

 

Prime Minister

1. Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances, and Pensions

2. Department of Space

3. Department of Atomic Energy

4. All important policy issues and all other portfolios not allocated to any Minister

 

 

Cabinet Ministers

2. 

Shri Amit Shah

  1. Ministry of Home Affairs
  2. Ministry of Cooperation

3. 

Shri Rajnath Singh

Ministry of Defence

4. 

Shri Nitin Jairam Gadkari

 

1. Ministry of Road Transport and Highways

5. 

Shri Narayan Tatu Rane Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

6. 

Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman

1. Ministry of Finance

2. Ministry of Corporate Affairs

7. 

Shri Narendra Singh Tomar

 

1. Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare

8. 

Shri Sarbanada Sonowal

 

 

  1. Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways
  2. Ministry of AYUSH

9.

Dr. Virendra Kumar

Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

10.

Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar

Ministry of External Affairs

11.

Shri Ramchandra Prasad Ministry of Steel

12.

Shri Arjun Munda

Ministry of Tribal Affairs

13.

Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani

1. Ministry of Women and Child Development

14.

Mansukh Mandaviya

1. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

2. Ministry of Chemical Fertilizers

15.

Shri Ashwini Vaishnav

 

1. Ministry of Railways

2. Ministry of Communications

3. Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

16.

Shri Piyush Goyal

 

1. Ministry of Textiles

2. Ministry of Commerce and Industry

3. Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution

17.

Shri Dharmendra Pradhan

 

  1. Ministry of Education
  2. Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

18.

Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Ministry of Minority Affairs

19.

Shri Pralhad Joshi

 

1. Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs

2. Ministry of Coal

3. Ministry of Mines

20.

Shri Jyotiraditya M. Scindia

Ministry of Civil Aviation

21.

Shri Giriraj Singh

  1. Ministry of Rural Development
  2. Ministry of Panchayati Raj

22.

Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

Ministry of Jal Shakti

23.

Shri Pashu Pati Kumar Paras 

Ministry of Food Processing Industries

24.

Shri Kiren Rijiju

Ministry of Law and Justice

25.

Shri Raj Kumar Singh

1. Ministry of Power

2. Ministry of New and Renewable Energy

26.

Shri Hardeep Singh Puri

  1. Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
  2. Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

27.

Shri Bhupender Yadav 

  1. Ministry or Environment, Forest and Climate Chane
  2. Ministry of Labour and Employment

28.

Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey

Ministry of Heavy Industries

29.

Shri Parshottam Rupala

Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying

30.

Shri G. Kishan Reddy

  1. Ministry of Culture
  2. Ministry of Tourism
  3. Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region

31. 

Shri Anurag Singh Thakur

1.Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

2. Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports

Ministers of State (Independent Charge)

1.

Shri Rao Inderjit Singh

1. Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation

2. Ministry of Planning

3. Ministry of State in the Ministry of Corporate Affairs

2.

Dr. Jitendra Singh

  1. Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Science and Technology
  2. Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Earth Sciences
  3. Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office
  4. Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
  5. Minister of State in the Department of Atomic Energy
  6. Minister of State in the Department of Space

Ministers of State

1.

Shri Shripad Yesso Naik

  1. Minister of State in the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways
  2. Minister of State in the Ministry of Tourism

2.

Shri Faggansingh Kulaste

1. Minister of State in the Ministry of Steel

2. Minister of State in the Ministry of Rural Development

3.

Shri Prahalad Singh Patel

  1. Minister of State in the Ministry of Jal Shakti
  2. Minister of State in the Ministry of Food Processing Industries

4.

Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey

1. Minister of State in the Ministry of ConsumerAffairs, Food and Public Distribution

2. Minister of State in the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

5.

Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal

1. Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs

2. Minister of State in the Ministry of Culture

6.

General (Retd.) V. K. Singh

1. Minister of State in the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways

2. Minister of State in the Ministry of Civil Aviation

7.

Shri Krishan Pal

1. Minister of State in the Ministry of Power

2. Minister of State in the Ministry of Heavy Industries

8. Shri Danve Raosaheb Dadarao

1. Minister of State in the Ministry of Railways

2. Minister of State in the Ministry of Coal

3. Minister of State in the Ministry of Mines

9. Shri Ramdas Athawale Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
10. Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti

1. Minister of State in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution

2. Minister of State in the Ministry of Rural Development

11. Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan Minister of State in the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying
12. Shri Nityanand Rai Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs
13. Shri Pankaj Choudhary Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance
14. Smt. Anupriya Singh Patel Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry
15. Prof. S. P. Singh Baghel Minister of State in the Ministry of Law andJustice
16. Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar

1. Minister of State in the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

2. Minister of State in the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

17. Sushri Shobha Karandlaje Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
18. Shri Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma Minister of State in the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
19. Smt. Darshana Vikram Jardosh

1. Minister of State in the Ministry of Textiles

2. Minister of State in the Ministry of Railways

20. Shri V. Muraleedharan

1. Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs

2. Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs

21. Smt. Meenakshi Lekhi

1. Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs

2. Minister of State in the Ministry of Culture

22. Shri Som Parkash Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry
23. Smt. Renuka Singh Saruta Minister of State in the Ministry of Tribal Affairs
24. Shri Rameswar Teli

1. Minister of State in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas

2. Minister of State in the Ministry of Labour and Employment

25. Shri Kailash Choudhary Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
26. Smt. Annapurna Devi Minister of State in the Ministry of Education
27. Shri A. Narayanaswamy Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
28. Shri Kaushal Kishore Minister of State in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
29. Shri Ajay Bhatt

1. Minister of State in the Ministry of Defence

2. Minister of State in the Ministry of Tourism

30. Shri B. L. Verma

1. Minister of State in the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region

2. Minister of State in the Ministry of Cooperation

31. Shri Ajay Kumar Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs
32. Shri Devusinh Chauhan Minister of State in the Ministry of Communications
33. Shri Bhagwanth Khuba

1. Minister of State in the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy

2. Minister of State in the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers

34. Shri Kapil Moreshwar Patil Minister of State in the Ministry of Panchayati Raj
35. Sushri Pratima Bhoumik Minister of State in the Ministry of SocialJustice and Empowerment
36. Dr. Subhas Sarkar Minister of State in the Ministry of Education
37. Dr. Bhagwat Kishanrao Karad Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance
38. Dr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh 

1. Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs

2. Minister of State in the Ministry of Education

39. Dr. Bharati Pravin Pawar Minister of State in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
40. Shri Bishweswar Tudu

1. Minister of State in the Ministry of Tribal Affairs

2. Minister of State in the Ministry of Jal Shakti

41. Shri Shantanu Thakur Minister of State in the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways
42. Dr. Munjapara Mahendrabhai

1. Minister of State in the Ministry of Women and Child Development

2. Minister of State in the Ministry of AYUSH

43. Shri John Barla Minister of State in the Ministry of Minority Affairs
44. Dr. L. Murugan

1. Minister of State in the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying

2. Minister of State in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

45. Shri Nisith Pramanik

1. Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs

2. Minister of State in the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports

List of Ministers who sworn in at the Rashtrapati Bhavan

1- Narayan Rane  (Cabinet Minister)

2- Sarbananda Sonowal  (Cabinet Minister)

3- Dr. Virendra Kumar  (Cabinet Minister)

4- Jyotiraditya Scindia  (Cabinet Minister)

5- Ram Chandra Prasad (Cabinet Minister)

6- Ashwini Vaishnav  (Cabinet Minister)

7- Pashu Pati Kumar  (Cabinet Minister)

8- Kiren Rijiju (Cabinet Minister)

9- Raj Kumar Singh (Cabinet Minister)

10- Hardeep Singh Puri  (Cabinet Minister)

11- Mansukh Mandaviya  (Cabinet Minister)

12- Bhupender Yadav  (Cabinet Minister)

13- Parshottam Khodabhai Rupala (Cabinet Minister)

14- G Kishen Reddy (Cabinet Minister)

15- Anurag Thakur (Cabinet Minister)

16- Pankaj Choudhary (Minister of State)

17- Anupriya Singh Patel (Minister of State)

18- Satya Pal Singh Baghel (Minister of State)

19- Rajeev Chandrasekhar (Minister of State)

20- Shobha Karandlaje (Minister of State)

21- Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma (Minister of State)

22- Darshana Vikram Jardosh (Minister of State)

23- Meenakshi Lekhi (Minister of State)

24- Annapurna Devi (Minister of State)

25- A Narayanaswamy (Minister of State)

26- Kaushal Kishore (Minister of State)

27- Ajay Bhatt (Minister of State)

28- BL Verma (Minister of State)

29- Ajay Kumar (Minister of State)

30- Chauhan Devusinh (Minister of State)

31- Bhagwanth Khuba (Minister of State)

32- Kapil Moreshwar Patil (Minister of State)

33- Pratima Bhoumik (Minister of State)

34- Subhas Sarkar (Minister of State)

35- Bhagwat Kishanrao Karad (Minister of State)

36- Rajkumar Ranjan Singh (Minister of State)

37- Dr. Bharati Pravin Pawar (Minister of State)

38- Bishweswar Tudu (Minister of State)

39- Shantanu Thakur (Minister of State)

40- Dr. Munjapara Mahendrabhai (Minister of State)

41- John Barla (Minister of State)

42- Dr L Murugan (Minister of State)

43- Nisith Pramanik (Minister of State)

Ahead of Prime Minister Modi's mega cabinet reshuffle, several ministers including Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar, Minister for Law and Electronics and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad and Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar have resigned from the Union Cabinet. 

Prime Minister Modi's government created a new 'Ministry of Cooperation' to provide more heft to the cooperative movement in the country.

List of Ministers who have resigned in 2021

1- Harsh Vardhan
2- Babul Supriyo
3- Ashwini Kumar Choubey
4- Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank
5- Santosh Gangwar
6- Sanjay Dhotre
7- Debasree Chaudhuri
8- Rattan Lal Kataria
9- Sadananda Gowda
10- Thawar Chand Gehlot
11- Ravi Shankar Prasad
12- Prakash Javadekar

The speculation about a cabinet reshuffle was triggered by meetings between Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief Jagat Prakash Nadda on 6 July 2021. 

The reshuffling is done keeping in view the next year’s elections in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Goa, Manipur and Gujarat. It also aims to strike a social balance with special emphasis on OBC, Dalit communities, Women members, and young leaders. 

Need for PM Modi's new Cabinet Ministers

In order to live up to the hopes and aspirations of 130 crore Indians and an eye on poll-bound states, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reshuffled the Cabinet. As per the sources, the agenda of the Modi administration is to ensure last-mile delivery for which the government requires fresh energy. 

Cabinet Ministers of India 2021: Youngest Cabinet Ever!

Shocking resignations, surprise additions and an eye on poll-bound states, Prime Minister Modi is all set to fuel the engine of growth with his youngest cabinet ever. Of the new ministers, the youngest is 35 years while the eldest is 69 years old. 

With the youngest cabinet ever, Prime Minister will take on the challenges of unemployment, lack of skills and the next wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Cabinet Ministers of India 2021: Representation of Communities

As reiterated by Prime Minister Modi on several occasions 'Sabka Sath, Sabka Vikas', the new cabinet is a mix of regional and geographical variations, experience, gender and communities, along with record representation for SCs, STs and OBCs.

Leader of House in Rajya Sabha

Union Minister Piyush Goyal named the Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha. He succeeded senior BJP leader Thawarchand Gehlot as the Leader of the House who was recently appointed as the Governor of Karnataka.

What does the ADR report say about new Cabinet Ministers 2021?

The findings of the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) report are as follows:

1- Criminal Cases: 33 Ministers have criminal cases against them. Of these, 24 Ministers have serious criminal cases against them such as murder, attempt to murder and robbery. 

2- Millionaire Ministers: At least 90% of members in the new Cabinet are millionaires. This means that 70 out of 78 Ministers have declared total assets amounting to over Rs 1 crore.

3- High Asset Ministers: Four Ministres have declared assets worth more than Rs. 50 crore. These are, Jyotiraditya Scindia (over Rs 379 crore), Piyush Goyal (over Rs 95 crore), Narayan Rane (over Rs 87 crore), and Rajeev Chandrasekhar (over Rs 64 crore). 

4- Low Asset Ministers: The Cabinet Ministers who have the least amount of assets-- Pratima Bhoumik (around Rs 6 lakh), John Barla (around Rs 14 lakh), Kailash Choudhary (around Rs 24 lakh), Bishweswar Tudu (around Rs 27 lakh), and V Muraleedharan (around Rs 27 lakh).

5- Educational Qualification: Out of 78 Ministers, 9 ministers have a doctorate, 17 Ministers are graduates and professional graduates, 2 Ministers have only passed their Class VIII exams, 3 Ministers have passed Class X exams and 7 Ministers have passed Class XII exams.

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FAQ

Which Ministries are held by Prime Minister Modi?

Prime Minister Modi is in-charge of the following Ministries: 1. Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances, and Pensions 2. Department of Space 3. Department of Atomic Energy 4. All important policy issues and all other portfolios not allocated to any Minister

Council of Ministres are divided into how many categories?

The Council of Ministers consists of four categories of Ministers: 1- Cabinet Minister 2- Minister of State (Independent Charge) 3- Minister of State 4- Deputy Minister

Who is the longest-serving head of elected governments among all the Indian Prime Ministers?

Narendra Modi is the longest-serving head of elected governments among all the Indian Prime Ministers.

How many Ministers are there in the new Modi Cabinet?

Narendra Modi's new Cabinet comprises 31 cabinet Ministers, 45 Ministers of State, and 2 Ministers of State (Independent Charge).
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