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Union Council of Ministers

President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the newly inducted Ministers after a swearing-in ceremony, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on September 3, 2017.
President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the newly inducted Ministers after a swearing-in ceremony, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on September 3, 2017.
The following is the composition of the Union Council of Ministers as on September 3, 2017 after Prime Minister Narendra Modi carried out a major expansion and reshuffle of his Ministry:
 
Narendra Modi: Prime Minister and also in-charge of: Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions; Department of Atomic Energy; Department of Space; and
All important policy issues; and all other portfolios not allocated to any Minister.
 
CABINET MINISTERS
 
1.   Raj Nath Singh: Minister of Home                                                                                                                  Affairs.
2.   Sushma Swaraj: Minister of External Affairs.
3.   Arun Jaitley: Minister of Finance; and Minister of Corporate Affairs.
4.   Nitin Jairam Gadkari: Minister of Road Transport and Highways; Minister of                                                        Shipping; and Minister of Water Resources, River                                                              Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.
5.   Suresh Prabhu: Minister of Commerce and Industry.
6.   D.V. Sadananda Gowda: Minister of Statistics and Programme Implementation.
7.   Uma Bharati: Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation.
8.   Ramvilas Paswan: Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution.
9.   Maneka Sanjay Gandhi: Minister of Women and Child Development.
10. Ananthkumar: Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers; and Minister of Parliamentary                                   Affairs.
11.  Ravi Shankar Prasad: Minister of Law and Justice; and Minister of Electronics and                                              Information Technology.
12. Jagat Prakash Nadda: Minister of Health and Family Welfare.
13.  Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati: Minister of Civil Aviation.
14.  Anant Geete: Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises.
15.  Harsimrat Kaur Badal: Minister of Food Processing Industries.
16.  Narendra Singh Tomar: Minister of Rural Development; Minister of Panchayati Raj;                                                and Minister of Mines.
17.  Chaudhary Birender Singh: Minister of Steel.
18.  Jual Oram: Minister of Tribal Affairs.
19.  Radha Mohan Singh: Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.
20.  Thaawar Chand Gehlot: Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment.
21.  Smriti Zubin Irani: Minister of Textiles; and Minister of Information and Broadcasting.
22.  Harsh Vardhan: Minister of Science and Technology; Minister of Earth Sciences;                                        and Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.
23.  Prakash Javadekar: Minister of Human Resource Development.
24.  Dharmendra Pradhan: Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas; and Minister of Skill                                               Development and Entrepreneurship.
25.  Piyush Goyal: Minister of Railways; and Minister of Coal.
26.  Nirmala Sitharaman: Minister of Defence.
27.  Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi: Minister of Minority Affairs.
 
MINISTERS OF STATE (INDEPENDENT CHARGE)
 
1.   Rao Inderjit Singh: Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of                                                    Planning; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Chemicals and                                        Fertilizers.
2.   Santosh Kumar Gangwar: Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of                                                    Labour and Employment.
3.   Shripad Yesso Naik: Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of                                                     Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and                                                         Homoeopathy (AYUSH).
4.  Jitendra Singh: Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of                                                   Development of North Eastern Region; Minister of State in the Prime                               Minister’s Office; Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public                               Grievances and Pensions; Minister of State in the Department of                                        Atomic Energy; and Minister of State in the Department of Space.
5.  Mahesh Sharma: Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Culture;                                       and Minister of State in the Ministry of Environment, Forest and                                         Climate Change.
6. Giriraj Singh: Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Micro, Small                               and Medium Enterprises.
7. Manoj Sinha: Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of                                                   Communications; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Railways.
8. Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore: Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the                                                                     Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports; and Minister                                                               of State in the Ministry of Information and                                                                           Broadcasting.
9. Raj Kumar Singh: Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Power;                                      and Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of New                                    and Renewable Energy.
10. Hardeep Singh Puri: Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of                                                   Housing and Urban Affairs.
11.  Alphons Kannanthanam: Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of                                                    Tourism; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Electronics                                                and Information Technology.
 
MINISTERS OF STATE
 
1. Vijay Goel: Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs; and Minister of                           State in the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation.
2.  Radhakrishnan P.: Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance; and Minister of State                                       in the Ministry of Shipping.
3.  S.S. Ahluwalia: Minister of State in the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation.
4.  Ramesh Chandappa Jigajinagi: Minister of State in the Ministry of Drinking Water and                                                         Sanitation.
5.  Ramdas Athawale: Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Justice and                                                          Empowerment.
6. Vishnu Deo Sai: Minister of State in the Ministry of Steel.
7.  Ram Kripal Yadav: Minister of State in the Ministry of Rural Development.
8.  Hansraj Gangaram Ahir: Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs.
9.  Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary: Minister of State in the Ministry of Mines; and
                                                        Minister of State in the Ministry of Coal.
10. Rajen Gohain: Minister of State in the Ministry of Railways.
11. General (Retd.) V. K. Singh: Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs.
12. Parshottam Rupala: Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers                                                Welfare; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Panchayati Raj.
13. Krishan Pal: Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
14.  Jaswantsinh Sumanbhai Bhabhor: Minister of State in the Ministry of Tribal Affairs.
15. Shiv Pratap Shukla: Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance.
16.  Ashwini Kumar Choubey: Minister of State in the Ministry of Health and Family                                                         Welfare.
17.  Sudarshan Bhagat: Minister of State in the Ministry of Tribal Affairs.
18.  Upendra Kushwaha: Minister of State in the Ministry of Human Resource                                                           Development.
19.  Kiren Rijiju: Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs.
 20. Virendra Kumar: Minister of State in the Ministry of Women and Child Development;                                   and Minister of State in the Ministry of Minority Affairs.
21.  Anantkumar Hegde: Minister of State in the Ministry of Skill Development and                                                   Entrepreneurship.
22.  M. J. Akbar: Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs.
23.  Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti: Minister of State in the Ministry of Food Processing                                                            Industries.
24.  Y. S. Chowdary: Minister of State in the Ministry of Science and Technology; and
                                 Minister of State in the Ministry of Earth Sciences.
25.  Jayant Sinha: Minister of State in the Ministry of Civil Aviation.
26.  Babul Supriyo: Minister of State in the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public                                          Enterprises.
27.  Vijay Sampla: Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
28.  Arjun Ram Meghwal: Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs; and
                                         Minister of State in the Ministry of Water Resources, River
                                         Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.
29.  Ajay Tamta: Minister of State in the Ministry of Textiles.
30.  Krishna Raj: Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.
31.  Mansukh  L. Mandaviya: Minister of State in the Ministry of Road Transport and                                                      Highways; Minister of State in the Ministry of Shipping; and
                                               Minister of State in the Ministry of Chemicals and                                                              Fertilizers.
32. Anupriya Patel: Minister of State in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
33. C.R. Chaudhary: Minister of State in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
34.  P.P. Chaudhary: Minister of State in the Ministry of Law and Justice; and Minister of                                  State in the Ministry of Corporate Affairs.
35.  Subhash Ramrao Bhamre: Minister of State in the Ministry of Defence.
36.  Gajendra Singh Shekhawat: Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and                                                              Farmers Welfare.
37.   Satya Pal Singh: Minister of State in the Ministry of Human Resource                                                           Development; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Water                                               Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.
 
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