Union Cabinet reshuffled: New lists of cabinet ministers and their departments
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh made the declaration about Union Cabinet reshuffle which raised too much conjecture in the nation recently. Venugopal is the only new minister who has got the power of minister after the cabinet reshuffle. There are another two changes of Beni Prasad Verma and Ashwani Kumar who have got the selection along with Venugopal into the Union government.
New quick incumbents in Union Cabinet
Vayalar Ravi, Overseas Indian Affairs Minister has got an extra charge of Civil Aviation while Praful Patel has been moved from Civil Aviation to the Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Ministry. Ashwani Kumar will handle the Planning and Parliamentary Affairs and Science and Technology and Earth Sciences. Sharad Pawar, present agriculture Minister has got an additional charge of the Consumer Affairs and Food, Civil Supplies portfolio and Food Processing Industries.
Jaipal Reddy who is the current Urban Development Minister has been moved to Petroleum and Natural Gas Ministry. Kapil Sibal retained his department Telecom and HRD.
Virbhadra Singh gets the new department of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises by removing from Steel Ministry. Vilasrao Deshmukh has been lost his current department and he has got the new charge of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises to Rural Development and Panchayati Raj too.
Sports and Youth Affairs Ministry has gone from the hands of M S Gill to Ajay Maken and Gill takes over the charge of Statistics and Programme Implementation.
B K Handique has missed the Mines portfolio, he will looks after only the Development of North Eastern Region portfolio.
C P Joshi has been handed over his present department of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Ministry to Vilasrao Deshmukh and takes over the Road Transport and Highways Ministry. Kumari Selja gets additional charge of Culture in the place of Tourism portfolio and looks after current department of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation portfolio.
List of New Cabinet Ministers and their departments in the Union Assembly
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