Dharmendra Pradhan retains Petroleum Ministry, gets additional charge of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship

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New Delhi: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan retains Petroleum Ministry, get most important new Skill Development Ministry charge.

CabinetReshuffle Will work to realise PM Modi’s vision of NewIndia, says Dharmendra Pradhan. Minister Pradhan said this after being elevated to cabinet rank.

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Pradhan along with three other Ministers of State holding independent charge — Nirmala Sitharaman, Piyush Goyal and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi — were promoted to the cabinet rank in a reshuffle and expansion of the council of ministers.

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

Shri 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.
Shri Raj Nath Singh
Minister of Home Affairs.
2.
Smt. Sushma Swaraj
Minister of External Affairs.
3.
Shri Arun Jaitley
Minister of Finance; and
Minister of Corporate Affairs.
4.
Shri Nitin Jairam Gadkari
Minister of Road Transport and Highways;
Minister of Shipping; and
Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.
5.
Shri Suresh Prabhu
Minister of Commerce and Industry.
6.
Shri D.V. Sadananda Gowda
Minister of Statistics and Programme Implementation.
7.
Sushri Uma Bharati
Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation.
8.
Shri Ramvilas Paswan
Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution.
9.
Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi
Minister of Women and Child Development.
10.
Shri Ananthkumar
Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers; and
Minister of

Parliamentary Affairs.
11.
Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad
Minister of Law and Justice; and
Minister of Electronics and Information Technology.
12.
Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda
Minister of Health and Family Welfare.
13.
Shri Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati
Minister of Civil Aviation.
14.
Shri Anant Geete
Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises.
15.
Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal
Minister of Food Processing Industries.
16.
Shri Narendra Singh Tomar
Minister of Rural Development;
Minister of Panchayati Raj; and
Minister of Mines.
17.
Shri Chaudhary Birender Singh
Minister of Steel.
18.
Shri Jual Oram
Minister of Tribal Affairs.
19.
Shri Radha Mohan Singh
Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.
20.
Shri Thaawar Chand Gehlot
Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment.
21.
Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani
Minister of Textiles; and
Minister of Information and Broadcasting.
22.
Dr. Harsh Vardhan
Minister of Science and Technology;
Minister of Earth Sciences; and
Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.
23.
Shri Prakash Javadekar
Minister of Human Resource Development.
24.
Shri Dharmendra Pradhan
Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas; and
Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship.
25.
Shri Piyush Goyal
Minister of Railways; and
Minister of Coal.
26.
Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman
Minister of Defence.
27.
Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
Minister of Minority Affairs.

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