List of Ministers in Dr.Manmohan Singh's Cabinet After Reshuffle in January 2011

Thursday, January 20, 2011

United Progressive Alliance (UPA), under the Chairmanship of the President of the Indian National Congress, Mrs. Sonia Gandhi was re-elected to power in May 2009. Dr.Manmohan Singh formed his ‘Cabinet of Ministers’ which took oath on 22nd/28th May 2009. After 20 months, Dr.Manmohan Singh has made a reshuffle in his cabinet on 19th January 2011. As mentioned by the Prime Minister, it is only a 'minor reshuffle'. Obviously, Dr.Singh is having plans for a 'major reshuffle' after the Budget-Session of the Parliament.

The highlights of the present minor reshuffle in brief are that:-

  • Three new persons have been introduced into the cabinet of Ministers.
  • And five existing ministers have been elevated.
  • And there is some shufflings made in the previous ministers/portfolios.
  • None of the ministers in the previous cabinet has been dropped.
  • The Top 4 Ministers/Portfolios( Finance, Home, External Affairs and Defence) are unchanged
The following is the list of Ministers of the Cabinet of the Union Government of India under Dr.Manmohan Singh:-

Cabinet Ministers:-
Serial No/Name of the Minister/Portfolio

1/Dr.Manmohan Singh/Prime Minister and also In-Charge of the Ministries/Departments viz:
  • Ministry of Personnel,
  • Public Grievances & Pensions,
  • Ministry of Planning,
  • Ministry of Culture,
  • Department of Atomic Energy and
  • Department of Space.
2/Shri Pranab Mukherjee/Finance
3/Shri.Sharad Pawar/Agriculture and Food Processing Industries
4/Shri.A.K.Antony/Defence
5/Shri P.Chidambaram/Home Affairs
6/Km.Mamata Banerjee/Railways
7/Shri S.M.Krishna/External Affairs
8/Shri Virbhadra Singh/Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
9/Shri Vilasrao Deshmukh/Rural Development and additional charge of Panchayati Raj
10/Shri.Ghulam Nabi Azad/Health and Family Welfare
11/Shri Sushil Kumar Shinde/Power
12/Shri M.Veerappa Moily/Law and Justice
13/Dr. Farooq Abdullah/New and Renewable Energy
14/Shri S.Jaipal Reddy/ Petroleum and Natural Gas
15/Shri Kamalnath/Urban Development
16/Shri Vayalar Ravi/Overseas Indian Affairs and additional charge of Civil Aviation
17/Shri Dayanidhi Maran/ Textiles
18/ Shri Murli Deora/Corporate Affairs
19/Smt. Ambika Soni/Information and Broadcasting
20/Shri Mallikarjun Kharge/Labour and Employment
21/Shri Kapil Sibal/Human Resource Development and additional charge of Communications and Information Technology
22/Shri B.K.Handique/ Development of North-Eastern Region
23/ Shri Anand Sharma/Commerce and Industry
24/Shri C.P.Joshi/Road Transport and Highways
25/ Kum. Selja/Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and additional charge of Culture
26/Shri Subodh Kant Sahay/ Tourism
27/ Dr. M.S. Gill/Statistics and Programme Implementation
28/ Shri G.K. Vasan/Shipping
29/ Shri Pawan K. Bansal/Parliamentary Affairs and additional charge of Science and Technology and Earth Sciences
30/ Shri Mukul Wasnik/Social Justice and Empowerment
31/ Shri Kantilal Bhuria/Tribal Affairs
32/ Shri M.K. Alagiri/Chemicals and Fertilizers33/ Shri Sriprakash Jaiswal (Elevated) /Coal 34/ Shri Salman Khursheed(Elevated)/Water Resources and additional charge of Minority Affairs 35/ Shri Praful (Elevated) /Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises

Ministers of State with Independent Charge:-
Serial No./Portfolio/Name of the Minister1/Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution /Professor K.V. Thomas(Elevated)
2/Women and Child Development/Smt. Krishna Tirath
3/Environment and Forests/Shri Jairam Ramesh4/Youth Affairs and Sports/Shri Ajay Maken(Elevated)5/Steel/Shri Beni Prasad Verma(New)
6/Mines/Shri Dinsha Patel

Ministers of State:-
Serial No./Portfolio/Name of the Minister
1/Chemicals and Fertilizers/Shri Srikant Jena
2/External Affairs/Shri E. Ahamed
3/Home Affairs/Shri Mullappally Ramachandran
4/Parliamentary Affairs/ Ministry of Personnel/Public Grievances and Pensions and Prime Minister's Office/Shri V. Narayanasamy
5/Commerce and Industry/Shri Jyotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia
6/Human Resource Development/Smt. D. Purandeswari
7/Railways/ Shri K.H. Muniappa
8/Textiles/Smt. Panabaka Lakshmi
9/Finance/Shri Namo Narain Meena
10/Defence/Shri M.M. Pallam Raju
11/Urban Development/Shri Saugata Ray
12/Finance/Shri S.S. Palanimanickam
13/Road Transport and Highways/Shri Jitin Prasada
14/Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises/Shri A. Sai Prathap
15/External Affairs/Smt. Preneet Kaur
16/Home Affairs/ Shri Gurudas Kamat
17/Agriculture and Ministry of Food Processing Industries/Shri Harish Rawat
18/Railways/Shri Bharatsinh Solanki
19/Tribal Affairs/Shri Mahadev S. Khandela
20/Health and Family Welfare/Shri Dinesh Trivedi
21/Rural Development/Shri Sisir Adhikari
22/Tourism/Shri Sultan Ahmed
23/Shipping/Shri Mukul Roy
24/Information and Broadcasting/Shri Choudhury Mohan Jatua
25/Social Justice and Empowerment/Shri D. Napoleon
26/Information and Broadcasting/Dr. S. Jagathrakshakan
27/Health and Family Welfare/Shri S. Gandhiselvan
28/Road Transport and Highways/Shri Tusharbhai Chaudhary
29/Communications and Information Technology/Shri Sachin Pilot
30/Agriculture and Ministry of Food Processing Industries/ Shri Arun Yadav
31/Coal/Shri Pratik Prakashbapu Patil
32/Petroleum and Natural Gas/Corporate Affairs/Shri R.P.N. Singh
33/Water Resources/Minority Affairs/Shri Vincent Pala
34/Rural Development/Shri Pradeep Jain
35/Rural Development/ Ms. Agatha Sangma36/Planning/Parliamentary Affairs/Science and Technology and Ministry of Earth Sciences/Shri Ashwani Kumar(New)37/Power/Shri K.C. Venugopal(New)


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