List of Ministers in Narendra Modi’s NDA-Cabinet- Sworn in on 26 May 2014

(Update As on 03rd June 2014:Union Minister For Rural Development Mr. Gopinath Munde Passed away due to a fatal road accident on 03 06 2014 at Delhi)

Narendra Modi was sworn in as the 14th Prime Minister of India on 26th May 2014 at 06 00 pm at the ‘open forecourt’ of Rashtrapati Bhavan, Newdelhi.

Narender Damodhardas Modi

The swearing in ceremony of Narendra Modi was attended by about 4000 persons including the following Indian and Foreign Dignitaries:

Mrs Sonia Gandhi, the President of the ‘United Progressive Alliance’/The ‘Indian National Congress

UPA Chairman Sonia Gandhi

Mr Rahul Gandhi, The Vice President of the Indian National Congress

Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi

Mrs Pratibha Patil, the former President of India

Pratibha Patil

Mr. Hamid Ansari, the Vice President of India

Hamid Ansari

Dr. Manmohan Singh,the outgoing Prime Minister of India who had held the post for 10 years- 2 consecutive terms

Dr Manmohan Singh

Former UnionMinister Mr.P.Chidambaram

P Chidambaram

Former Union Minister Sharad Pawar,

Sharad Pawar

Former Union Minister Praful Patel

Praful Patel

Dr APJ Abudl Kalam, the former President of India

APJ Abdul Kalam

Ms Meira Kumar, the former Speaker of Lok Sabha

Meira Kumar

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, the founder and the Spiritual Guru of the ‘Art of Living’

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Mr Mukesh Ambani& Mrs Nita Ambani

Mukesh Ambani and Nita Ambani

Mr Uddhv Thackeray, the Chief of the ‘Shiv Sena’ party

Uddham Thackeray

Ms Hemamalini, Bollywood Actress/Member of Parliament of Mathura Constituency

Hemamalini

Mr Omar Abdullah, the Chief Minister of Jammu&Kashmir

Omar Abdullah

Navin Ramgoolam, the Prime Minister of Mauritius

Navin Ramgoolam PM of Mauritius

Mr Nawaz Shariff, the President of Pakistan

Nawaz Sharif President of Pakistan

Mr.Jitan Ram Manjhi, Chief Minister of Bihar

Jitan Ram Manjhi CM of Bihar

Mr.Sushil Koirala, the Prime Minister of Nepal

Sushil Koirala PM of Nepal

Mr.Tshering Tobgay, the Prime Minister of Bhutan

Tshering Tobgay PM of Bhutan

Mr. Mahinda Rajapaksa, the President of Sri Lanka

Mahinda Rajapaksa President of Srilanka

Ms.Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury, The Speaker of Bangladesh

Ms Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury Speaker of Bangladesh

Mr. Hamid Karzai, the President of Afghanistan

Hamid Karzai President of Afghanistan

Leaders from SAARC Nations

The swearing in ceremony of Narendra Modi and a team of ministers started exactly at 06 00 pm with the “National Anthem”.

The ceremony ended exactly at 07 30 pm as scheduled, with the ‘National Anthem’.

Pranab Mukherjee, the President of India administered and governed the ‘oath of office’ and the ‘oath of Secrecy’ to Narendra Damodhardas Modi/Narendra Modi as the Prime Minister of India. Narendra Modi took the oaths in Hindi and in the name of God

Narendra Modi Taking Oath of Office and Oath of Secrecy

After Narendra Modi was sworn in as the Prime Minister of India, Ministers in his Cabinet ( 23 Cabinet Ministers, 10 Ministers of State with Independent Charge and 12 Ministers of State – a total of 45 Ministers, were sworn in.

The portfolios allocated to the ministers are as given below. 

Narendra Modi will be the Prime Minister  and he will look after the following portfolios:

  • Personnel, 
  • Public-Grievances, 
  • Pensions,
  • The Department of Atomic Energy and 
  • The Department of Space.

Also, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in charge of the Ministries/Departments not specifically allocated to any of the ministers.

List of 23 Cabinet Ministers:

S.No./Name of The Minister/Portfolio

1.    Mr.Rajnath Singh/Home Affairs

Rajnath Singh

2.    Ms Sushma Shivraj/Externer Affairs & Overseas Indian  Affairs (The First Woman Minister to hold the portfolio)

Sushma Shivraj

3.    Mr.Arun Jaitly/Finance, Corporate Affairs and Defence

Arun Jaitley

4.    Mr.M Venkaiah Naidu/Urban Development Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation & Parliamentary Affairs

Venkaiah Naidu

5.    Mr. Nitin Jayram Gadkari/Road Transport and Highways,  Shipping

Nitin Gadkari

6.    Mr. D.V.Sadananda Gowda/Railways

7.    Ms Uma Bharti/: Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation

8.    Dr Mrs Najma Akbarin Heptulla/ Minority Affairs

9. Mr.Gopinath Panduranga Munde/Rural Development, Panchayat Raj, Drinking Water&Sanitation
 (Unfortunately on 03rd June 2014, within 8 days of taking over as a Cabinet Minister, Mr.Gopinath Munde met with a fatal  ‘Road Accident’, while going to the Delhi-Airport in his car,  for his  flight to Mumbai, when his car had an head on collision with an ‘Indica’. 

Mr.Gopinath Munde was taken to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences/AIIMS for treatment and he expired  due to  a massive heart attack following the serious internal injuries to the head and chest sustained in the road  accident.

Our hearty condolences to the grieved and shocked family members of Mr.Gopinath Munde and the ruling party-BJP. )

10.    Ramvilas Paswan/Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution

11.    Kalraj Mishra/ Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

12.    Mrs Menaka Gandhi /Women and Child Development

13.    Mr.Ananth Kumar/Chemicals and Fertilizers

14.    Mr.Ravi Shankar Prasad/Communications and Information Technology & Law and Justice

15.    Mr.Ashok Gajapathi Raju (TDP)/Civil Aviation

16.    Ananth Geete (Shiv Sena)/: Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises

17.    Ms Harsimrat Kaur Badal (SAD)/Food Processing Industries

18.    Mr.Narendra Singh Tomar of Madhya Pradesh/Mines & Steel,  Labour& Employment

19.    Mr.Jual Oram of Odisha/Tribal Affairs

20.    Mr.Radha Mohan Singh/Agriculture

21.    Mr.Thawar Chand Gehlot/Social Justice and Empowerment

22.    Ms. Smriti Irani (38 years old-the youngest in Narendra Modi’s Cabinet)/Human Resource Development

23.    Dr Harshvardhan/Health and Family Welfare

List of 10 Ministers of State with Independent Charge:

S.No./Name of the Minister/Portfolio


1. Gen.(Rtd) .V.K.Singh-The  Former Army Chief Gen. (Retd.)/
Development of North Eastern Region (Independent Charge) &
MoS for-External Affairs and Overseas Indian Affairs

2. Mr.Inderjit Singh Rao/
Planning (Independent Charge), Statistics and Programme Implementation (Independent Charge) &
MoS for Defence

3. Mr.Santhosh Kumar Gangwar/Textiles (Independent Charge) &
MoS for  Parliamentary Affairs Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation

4. Mr.Shripad Naik/Culture (Independent Charge) & Tourism (Independent Charge)

5. Mr Dharmendra Pradhan/
Petroleum and Natural Gas (Independent Charge)


6. Mr.Sarbananda Sonowal/
Skill Development, Entrepreneurship, Youth Affairs and Sports (Independent Charge)

7. Mr. Prakash Javadekar/
 Information and Broadcasting (Independent Charge), Environment, Forest and Climate Change (Independent Charge) &
MoS for Parliamentary Affairs

8. Mr.Piyush Goel/Power (Independent Charge), Coal (Independent Charge) & New and Renewable Energy (Independent Charge)

9. Mr.Jitendra Singh/
Science and Technology (Independent Charge), Earth Sciences (Independent Charge) &
MoS for Prime Minister Office Personnel, Public Grievances &; Pensions Department and Atomic Energy and Department of Space

10.Ms. Nirmala Seetharaman/
Commerce and Industry (Independent Charge) &
MoS for Finance and  Corporate Affairs

List of 12 Ministers of State:

S.No./Name of the Minister/Portfolio

1.    Mr.G.M. Sidheswara/Civil Aviation

2.    Mr. Manoj Sinha/Railways

3.    Mr.Nihal Chand/Chemicals and Fertilizers

4.    Mr.Upendra Kushwaha//Rural Development, Panchayati Raj & Drinking Water and Sanitation

5.    Mr.Pon Radhakrishnan (The Lone BJP MP from Tamilnadu)/Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises

6.    Mr.Kiran Rijiju,  MP from Arunachal West/Home Affairs

7.    Mr.Krishan Pal Kujar/Road Transport and Highways, Shipping

8.    Dr.Sanjiv Kumar Baliyan/Agriculture & Food Processing Industries

9.    Mr.Mansukhbhai  D Vasava/Tribal Affairs

Mansukhbhai D Vasava

10.    Rao Saheb Dhadha Rao Danve/Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution

Raosaheb Dhadharao Danve

11.    Mr.Vishnu Deo Sai/Mines, Steel & Labour and Employment

Vishnu Deo Sai

12.    Mr. Sudarshan Bhagat/Social Justice and Empowerment

Sudarshan Bhagat

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