Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday allocated the portfolios to the ministers of his new Cabinet.

While many of the ministers in the Cabinet of his second term have been dropped by Modi, the ministries of several others have been reshuffled.

From Northeast India, Modi inducted three new ministers in his Cabinet.

The three new ministers inducted into his Cabinet include former Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Tripura MP Pratima Bhoumik and Manipur MP Dr Rajkumar Ranjan Singh.

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While Union minister Rameswar Teli from Assam has retained his berth in Modi ministry, Union minister of state (independent charge) Kiren Rijiju has been promoted to the Cabinet rank.

Sarbananda Sonowal, who served as MoS for sports from 2014-2016 in the first term of Modi ministry, has been allocated the Cabinet portfolios of ports, shipping, waterway and AYUSH while Kiren Rijiju has been made law & justice minister.

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Inner Manipur MP Dr Rajkumar Ranjan Singh has been made minister of state for external affairs and education while West Tripura MP Pratima Bhoumik has been made MoS for social justice and empowerment.

Union minister of state Rameswar Teli has been allocated petroleum & natural gas and labour & employment.

Prime Minister Modi keeps with him Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions; Department of Atomic Energy; Department of Space; All important policy issues; and all other portfolios not allocated to any Minister.

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The President of India, as advised by the Prime Minister, has directed the allocation of portfolios among the following members of the Council of Ministers :

Cabinet Ministers:

Raj Nath Singh – Minister of Defence

Amit Shah – Minister of Home Affairs; and Minister of Cooperation

Nitin Jairam Gadkari –  Minister of Road Transport and Highways

Nirmala Sitharaman –  Minister of Finance; and Minister of Corporate Affairs

Narendra Singh Tomar –  Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar –  Minister of External Affairs

Arjun Munda –  Minister of Tribal Affairs

Smriti Zubin Irani –  Minister of Women and Child Development

Piyush Goyal –  Minister of Commerce and Industry; Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution; and Minister of Textiles

Dharmendra Pradhan –  Minister of Education; and Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

Pralhad Joshi –  Minister of Parliamentary Affairs; Minister of Coal; and Minister of Mines

Narayan Tatu Rane –  Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

Sarbananda Sonowal – Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways; and Minister of AYUSH

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi – Minister of Minority Affairs

Dr. Virendra Kumar –  Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment

Giriraj Singh –  Minister of Rural Development; and Minister of Panchayati Raj

Jyotiraditya M. Scindia –  Minister of Civil Aviation

Ramchandra Prasad Singh –  Minister of Steel –

Ashwini Vaishnaw –  Minister of Railways; Minister of Communications; and Minister of Electronics and Information Technology

Pashu Pati Kumar Paras –  Minister of Food Processing Industries

Gajendra Singh Shekhawat –  Minister of Jal Shakti

Kiren Rijiju –  Minister of Law and Justice

Raj Kumar Singh – Minister of Power; and Minister of New and Renewable Energy

Hardeep Singh Puri – Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas; and Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs

Mansukh Mandaviya –  Minister of Health and Family Welfare; and Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers

Bhupender Yadav – Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change; and Minister of Labour and Employment

Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey – Minister of Heavy Industries

Parshottam Rupala –  Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying

G. Kishan Reddy –  Minister of Culture; Minister of Tourism; and Minister of Development of North Eastern Region

Anurag Singh Thakur –  Minister of Information and Broadcasting; and Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports

MINISTERS OF STATE (INDEPENDENT CHARGE)

Rao Inderjit Singh –  Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation; Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Planning; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Corporate Affairs

Dr. Jitendra Singh –  Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Science and Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Earth Sciences; 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

MINISTERS OF STATE

Shripad Yesso Naik – Minister of State in the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Tourism

Faggansingh Kulaste –  Minister of State in the Ministry of Steel; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Rural Development

Prahalad Singh Patel –  Minister of State in the Ministry of Jal Shakti; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Food Processing Industries

Ashwini Kumar Choubey –  Minister of State in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

Arjun Ram Meghwal –  Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Culture

General (Retd.) V. K. Singh – Minister of State in the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Civil Aviation

Krishan Pal –  Minister of State in the Ministry of Power; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Heavy Industries;

Danve Raosaheb Dadarao – Minister of State in the Ministry of Railways; Minister of State in the Ministry of Coal; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Mines

Ramdas Athawale –  Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti –  Minister of State in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Rural Development

Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan – Minister of State in the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying

Nityanand Rai –  Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs

Pankaj Chaowdhary – Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance

Anupriya Singh Patel –  Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry

Prof. S. P. Singh Baghel –  Minister of State in the Ministry of Law and Justice

Rajeev Chandrasekhar –  Minister of State in the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

Sushri Shobha Karandlaje –  Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma –  Minister of State in the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

Darshana Vikram Jardosh –  Minister of State in the Ministry of Textiles; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Railways

V. Muraleedharan –  Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs

Meenakashi Lekhi –  Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Culture

Som Parkash – Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry

Renuka Singh Saruta –  Minister of State in the Ministry of Tribal Affairs

Rameswar Teli-  Minister of State in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Labour and Employment

Kailash Choudhary –  Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

Annpurna Devi –  Minister of State in the Ministry of Education

A. Narayanaswamy –  Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

Kaushal Kishore –  Minister of State in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

Ajay Bhatt –  Minister of State in the Ministry of Defence; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Tourism

B. L. Verma –  Minister of State in the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Cooperation

Ajay Kumar –  Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs

Devusinh Chauhan –  Minister of State in the Ministry of Communications

Bhagwanth Khuba –  Minister of State in the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers

Kapil Moreshwar Patil –  Minister of State in the Ministry of Panchayati Raj

Pratima Bhoumik –  Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

Dr. Subhas Sarkar – Minister of State in the Ministry of Education

Dr. Bhagwat Kishanrao Karad – Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance

Dr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh –  Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Education

Dr. Bharati Pravin Pawar –  Minister of State in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Bishweswar Tudu –  Minister of State in the Ministry of Tribal Affairs; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Jal Shakti

Shantanu Thakur – Minister of State in the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways

Dr. Munjapara Mahendrabhai –  Minister of State in the Ministry of Women and Child Development; and Minister of State in the Ministry of AYUSH

John Barla –  Minister of State in the Ministry of Minority Affairs

Dr. L. Murugan –  Minister of State in the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

Nisith Pramanik –  Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports

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