Cabinet reshuffle: New Cabinet list

Cabinet reshuffle: New Cabinet list

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New Delhi The Prime Minister has written to the President recommending that the following may be appointed as members of the Union Council of Ministers and has requested that the oath of office and secrecy be administered at 5.00 pm today.

CABINET MINISTERS:
1. Shri V. Kishore Chandra Deo
2. Shri Beni Prasad Verma
3. Shri Dinesh Trivedi
4. Shri Jairam Ramesh

MINISTERS OF STATE (INDEPENDENT CHARGE):
5. Shri Srikant Jena
6. Smt. Jayanthi Natarajan
7. Shri Paban Singh Ghatowar
8. Shri Gurudas Kamat

MINISTERS OF STATE:

9. Shri Sudip Bandyopadhyay
10. Shri Charan Das Mahant
11. Shri Jitendra Singh
12. Shri Milind Deora
13. Shri Rajeev Shukla

The Prime Minister has recommended the portfolios of the newly appointed Ministers may be as below:

CABINET MINISTERS:
Shri V. Kishore Chandra Deo : Tribal Affairs and Panchayati Raj
Shri Beni Prasad Verma: Steel
Shri Dinesh Trivedi: Railways
Shri Jairam Ramesh: Rural Development

MINISTERS OF STATE (INDEPENDENT CHARGE):
Shri Srikant Jena: Statistics and Programme Implementation and Minister of State in the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers
Smt. Jayanthi Natarajan: Environment and Forests
Shri Paban Singh Ghatowar: Development of North Eastern Region
Shri Gurudas Kamat: Drinking Water and Sanitation

MINISTERS OF STATE:
Shri Sudip Bandyopadhyay: Health and Family Welfare
Shri Charan Das Mahant: Agriculture and Food Processing Industries
Shri Jitendra Singh: Home Affairs
Shri Milind Deora: Communications and Information Technology
Shri Rajeev Shukla: Parliamentary Affairs

The Prime Minister has further recommended that the portfolios of the following Ministers may be changed as indicated below:

CABINET MINISTERS:
Shri Vilasrao Deshmukh : Science and Technology and Earth Sciences
Shri M. Veerappa Moily: Corporate Affairs
Shri Anand Sharma: Commerce and Industry; and additional charge of Textiles
Shri Pawan Kumar Bansal: Parliamentary Affairs and additional charge of Water Resources
Shri Salman Khursheed: Law and Justice and additional charge of Minority Affairs

MINISTERS OF STATE:
Shri E. Ahamed: External Affairs and Human Resource Development
Shri V.Narayanasamy: Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions; and Prime Minister's Office
Shri Harish Rawat: Agriculture and Food Processing Industries; and Parliamentary Affairs
Shri Mukul Roy: Shipping
Shri Ashwani Kumar: Planning; Science and Technology and Earth Sciences

The Prime Minister fowarded the resignation letters of the following Ministers in the Union Council of Ministers. The resignations have been accepted.

1. Shri Dayanidhi Maran
2. Shri Murli Deora
3. Shri B.K. Handique
4. Dr. M.S. Gill
5. Shri Kanti Lal Bhuria
6. Shri A. Sai Prathap
7. Shri Arun S. Yadav

(Information courtesy: pmindia.nic.in)
Story First Published: July 12, 2011 08:15 IST

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