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List of new council of ministers of the Union Cabinet

Last updated: 19 January, 2011
New Delhi, Jan 19 (PTI)

Following are the changes in council of ministers of the Union Cabinet:

New Cabinet Ministers

Praful Patel †† ††† †: Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises
Shriprakash Jaiswal †† †: Coal
Salman Khursheed †† †: Water Resources with additional charge of Minority Affairs

New Ministers of State (Independent Charge)

Ajay Maken †† ††† †: Youth Affairs and Sports
Beni Prasad Verma †† †: Steel
K V Thomas †† ††† †: Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution

New Ministers of State

Ashwani Kumar †† ††† †: Planning and Parliamentary Affairs and Science and Technology and Earth Sciences
K C Venugopal †† ††† †: Power


Portfolios of the following Ministers have also been changed:

Cabinet Ministers

Shri Sharad Pawar†† †: Agriculture and Food Processing Industries

Virbhadra Singh †† †: Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

Vilasrao Deshmukh †† †: Rural Development with additional charge of Panchayati Raj
S Jaipal Reddy †† ††† †: Petroleum and Natural Gas
Kamal Nath †† ††† †: Urban Development
Vayalar Ravi †† ††† †: Overseas Indian Affairs with additional charge of Civil Aviation
Murli Deora †† ††† †: Corporate Affairs
Kapil Sibal †† ††† †: Human Resource Development with additional charge of Communications and Information Technology
B K Handique †† ††† †: Development of North-Eastern Region
C P Joshi †† ††† †: Road Transport and Highways
Kumari Selja †† ††† †: Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation with additional charge of Culture
Subodh Kant Sahay †† †: Tourism
M S Gill †† ††† †: Statistics and Programme Implementation
Pawan Kumar Bansal†† †: Parliamentary Affairs with additional charge of Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Ministers of State (Independent Charge)
Dinsha Patel†† † †† †: Mines

Ministers of State

E Ahamed †† ††† †: External Affairs
Harish Rawat †† ††† †: Agriculture and Food Processing Industries
V Narayanasamy †† †: Parliamentary Affairs and Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions and Prime

Minister's Office
Gurudas Kamat †† ††† †: Home Affairs
A Sai Prathap †† ††† †: Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises
Bharatsinh Solanki †† †: Railways
Jitin Prasada †† ††† †: Road Transport and Highways
Mahadev S Khandela †† †: Tribal Affairs
R P N Singh †† ††† †: Petroleum and Natural Gas and Corporate Affairs
Tusharbhai Chaudhary †† †: Road Transport and Highways
Arun Yadav †† ††† †: Agriculture and Food Processing Industries
Pratik Prakashbapu Patil : Coal
Vincent Pala †† ††† †: Water Resources and Minority Affairs


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