Narendra Modi announces Union Cabinet portfolio

Narendra Modi, who led the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) to a spectacular victory in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, on Thursday took oath as the Prime Minister.

President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath of office and secrecy in Hindi to Modi at a ceremony attended by thousands of people at the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan

Sushma Swaraj, Suresh Prabhu, V.K. Singh, Mahesh Sharma, Jayant Sinha and Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore were among the Union Ministers missing from the dais for ministers to be inducted in the new Modi government.


Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his 57-member council of ministers were sworn in by President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday, Here are the portfolio for Cabinet Minister is:

Modi Cabinet 2.0: List of new Council of Ministers 2019

PortfolioCabinet Ministers
Minister of Home AffairsAmit Shah
Minister of DefenceRajnath Singh
Ministry of Road Transport and HighwaysNitin Gadkari
Minister of Finance and Minister of Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman
Minister of Women and Child Development and Minister of TextileSmriti Irani
Minister of External AffairsS Jaishankar
Minister of Law and Justice, Minister of Communications and Minister of Electronics and Information TechnologyRavi Shankar Prasad
Minister of Chemical and FertilizersD.V. Sadananda Gowda
Minister of Food Processing IndustriesHarsimrat Kaur Badal
Minister of Skill development and EntrepreneurshipMahendra Nath Pandey
Arvind Sawant
Minister of Parliamentary Affairs and Minister of Coal and Minister ofMinesPrahlad Joshi
Minister of Railways and Minister of Commerce and IndustryPiyush Goyal
Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and Minister of Information and BroadcastingPrakash Javadekar
Minister of Minority AffairsMukhtar Abbas Naqvi
Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public DistributionRam Vilas Paswan
Minister of Social Justice and EmpowermentThawar Chand Gehlot
Giriraj Singh
Gajendra Singh Shekhawat
Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare , Minister of Rural Development and Minister of Panchayati RajNarendra Singh Tomar
Arjun Munda
Dr Harshavardhan
Dharmendra Pradhan
Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank