Dr Manmohan Singh’s Cabinet Expansion

On 22nd May 2009 Prime Minister Dr.Manmohan Singh and 19 other Cabinet Ministers were sworn in. The Cabinet will be expanded on 28th May 2009 and the total number of Ministers under the Prime Minister will be 78 as detailed below:-

  • Cabinet Ministers-33
  • Ministers of State with Independent Charge-7
  • Ministers of State-38

The following 14 persons will be sworn in as Cabinet Ministers:-

1. Mr.Virbhadra Singh
2. Mr.Vilasrao Deshmukh
3. Dr. Farooq Abdullah
4. Dayanidhi Maran
5. Mr.A. Raja
6. Mr.Mallikarjun Kharge
7. Kumari Selja
8. Mr.Subodh Kant Sahay
9. Dr. M. S. Gill
10. Mr.G. K. Vasan
11. Mr.Pawan Kumar Bansal
12. Mr.Mukul Wasnik
13. Mr.Kantilal Bhuria
14. Mr.M. K. Azhagiri

The following 7 persons will be sworn in as Ministers of State with Independent Charge:-

1.Mr.Praful Patel
2. Mr.Prithviraj Chauhan
3. Mr.Sriprakash Jaiswal
4. Mr.Salman Khursheed
5. Mr.Dinsha Patel
6. Mr.Jairam Ramesh
7. Smt Krishna Tirath

The following 38 persons will be sworn in as Ministers of State:-

1. Mr.E Ahamed
2. Mr.V Narayanasamy
3. Mr.Srikant Jena
4. Mr.Mullappally Ramachandran
5. Smt D Purandeswari
6. Smt Panabaka Lakshmi
7. Mr.Ajay Maken
8. Mr.K H Muniyappa
9. Mr.Namo Narain Meena
10. Mr.Jyotiraditya Scindia
11. Mr.Jitin Prasad
12. Mr.A Sai Prathap
13. Mr.Gurudas Kamat
14. Mr.M M Pallam Raju
15. Mr.Mahadev Khandela
16. Mr.Harish Rawat
17. Professor K V Thomas
18. Mr.Saugata Ray
19. Mr.Dinesh Trivedi
20. Mr.Sisir Adhikari
21. Mr.Sultan Ahmed
22. Mr.Mukul Roy
23. Mr.Mohan Jatua
24. Mr.S S Palanimanickam
25. MR.D Napoleon
26. Dr. S Jagathrakshakan
27. Mr.S Gandhiselvan
28. Mr.Smt Preneet Kaur
29. Mr.Sachin Pilot
30. Mr.Shashi Tharoor
31. Mr.Bharatsinh Solanki
32. Mr.Tusharbhai Chaudhary
33. Mr.Arun Yadav
34. Mr.Prateek Prakashbapu Patil
35. Mr.R P N Singh
36. Mr.Vincent Pala
37. Mr.Pradeep Jain
38. Ms.Agatha Sangma

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