Portfolios of Manmohan Singh cabinet announced

May 28th, 2009 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS  

Manmohan Singh New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The UPA government Thursday evening announced the portfolios of the 73 ministers. Among the prominent cabinet ministers, Farooq Abdullah is the minister of New and Renewable Energy, while M. Veerappa Moily is the Law Minister, and Ambika Soni is the new Information and Broadcasting Minister.
Kapil Sibal is the Human Resource Development Minister, Anand Sharma is the Commerce and Industry Minister while Shashi Tharoor is Minister of State for External Affairs.

CABINET MINISTERS

1. Shri Virbhadra Singh Minister of Steel

2. Shri Vilasrao Deshmukh Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises

3. Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad Minister of Health and Family Welfare

4. Shri Sushil Kumar Shinde Minister of Power

5. Shri M. Veerappa Moily Minister of Law and Justice

6. Dr. Farooq Abdullah Minister of New and Renewable Energy

7. Shri S. Jaipal Reddy Minister of Urban Development

8. Shri Kamal Nath Minister of Road Transport and Highways

9. Shri Vayalar Ravi Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs

10. Smt. Meira Kumar Minister of Water Resources

11. Shri Dayanidhi Maran Minister of Textiles

12. Shri A. Raja Minister of Communications and Information

Technology

13. Shri Murli Deora Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas

14. Smt. Ambika Soni Minister of Information and Broadcasting

15. Shri Mallikarjun Kharge Minister of Labour and Employment

16. Shri Kapil Sibal Minister of Human Resource Development

17. Shri B.K. Handique Minister of Mines and Minister of Development of

North Eastern Region

18. Shri Anand Sharma Minister of Commerce and Industry

19. Shri C.P. Joshi Minister of Rural Development and Minister of

Panchayati Raj

20. Kum. Selja Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation

and Minister of Tourism

21. Shri Subodh Kant Sahay Minister of Food Processing Industries

22. Dr. M.S. Gill Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports

23. Shri G.K. Vasan Minister of Shipping

24. Shri Pawan K. Bansal Minister of Parliamentary Affairs

25. Shri Mukul Wasnik Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment

26. Shri Kantilal Bhuria Minister of Tribal Affairs

27. Shri M.K. Alagiri Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers

MINISTERS OF STATE (INDEPENDENT CHARGE)

1. Shri Praful Patel Minister of State (Independent Charge) of

Ministry of Civil Aviation

2. Shri Prithviraj Chavan Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Ministry

of Science and Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Ministry of Earth

Sciences and Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office; Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions and Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs

3. Shri Sriprakash Jaiswal Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the

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

4. Shri Salman Khursheed Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the

Ministry of Corporate Affairs and Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Minority Affairs

5. Shri Dinsha J. Patel Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the

Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

6. Smt. Krishna Tirath Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the

Ministry of Women and Child Development

7. Shri Jairam Ramesh Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the

Ministry of Environment and Forests

MINISTERS OF STATE

1. Shri Srikant Jena Minister of State in the Ministry of Chemicals

and Fertilizers

2. Shri E. Ahamed Minister of State in the Ministry of Railways

3. Shri Mullappally Ramachandran Minister of State in the Ministry of Home

Affairs

4. Shri V. Narayansamy Minister of State in the Ministry of Planning

and Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs

5. Shri Jyotiraditya Scindia Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce and

Industry

6. Smt. D.Purandeswari Minister of State in the Ministry of Human

Resource Development

7. Shri K.H. Muniyappa Minister of State in the Ministry of Railways

8. Shri Ajay Maken Minister of State in the Ministry of Home

Affairs

9. Smt. Panabaka Lakshmi Minister of State in the Ministry of Textiles

10. Shri Namo Narain Meena Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance

11. Shri M.M. Pallam Raju Minister of State in the Ministry of Defence

12. Shri Saugata Ray Minister of State in the Ministry of Urban

Development

13. Shri S.S. Palanimanickam Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance

14. Shri Jitin Prasad Minister of State in the Ministry of Petroleum and

Natural Gas

15. Shri A. Sai Prathap Minister of State in the Ministry of Steel

16. Smt. Preneet Kaur Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs

17. Shri Gurdas Kamat Minister of State in the Ministry of

Communications and Information Technology

18. Shri Harish Rawat Minister of State in the Ministry of Labour and

Employment

19. Prof. K.V. Thomas Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture

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

20. Shri Bharatsinh Solanki Minister of State in the Ministry of Power

21. Shri Mahadev S. Khandela Minister of State in the Ministry of Road

Transport and Highways

22. Shri Dinesh Trivedi Minister of State in the Ministry of Health and

Family Welfare

23. Shri Sisir Adhikari Minister of State in the Ministry of Rural

Development

24. Shri Sultan Ahmed Minister of State in the Ministry of Tourism

25. Shri Mukul Roy Minister of State in the Ministry of Shipping

26. Shri Mohan Jatua Minister of State in the Ministry of Information

and Broadcasting

27. Shri D. Napoleon Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Justice

and Empowerment

28. Dr. S. Jagathrakshakan Minister of State in the Ministry of Information and

Broadcasting

29. Shri S. Gandhiselvan Minister of State in the Ministry of Health and

Family Welfare

30. Shri Tusharbhai Chaudhary Minister of State in the Ministry of Tribal Affairs

31. Shri Sachin Pilot Minister of State in the Ministry of

Communications and Information Technology

32. Shri Arun Yadav Minister of State in the Ministry of Youth Affairs

and Sports

33. Shri Pratik Prakashbapu Patil Minister of State in the Ministry of Heavy

Industries and Public Enterprises

34. Shri R.P.N. Singh Minister of State in the Ministry of Road

Transport and Highways

35. Shri Shashi Tharoor Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs

36. Shri Vincent Pala Minister of State in the Ministry of Water

Resources

37. Shri Pradeep Jain Minister of State in the Ministry of Rural

Development

38. Ms. Agatha Sangma Minister of State in the Ministry of Rural

Development

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