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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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