Cabinet reshuffle : India reshuffle the Union cabinet l New cabinet ministers and their departments

There is a quick Minor cabinet shuffle took place in Loksabha and Indian CM. Manmohan Singh made announcement about Union Cabinet reshuffle on wednesday 19, january 2011. K.C. Venugopal found a place in the union ministry by taking charge of Power Ministry. Find all the new lists of ministers and their departments.

Union Cabinet reshuffled: New lists of cabinet ministers and their departments

venuPrime 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

  1. Kamal Nath – Urban Development
  2. Veerappa Moily – Law and Justice
  3. Sharad Pawar - Consumer Affairs and Food and Civil Supplies portfolio,
  4. Agriculture Ministry. Food Processing Industries
  5. AK Antony - Defence
  6. P Chidambaram - Home Affairs
  7. Mamata Banerjee - Railways
  8. SM Krishna - External Affairs
  9. Virbhadra Singh - Steel
  10. Vilasrao Deshmukh - Rural Development, Panchayati Raj
  11. Ghulam Nabi Azad - Health and Family Welfare
  12. Sushil Kumar Shinde - Power
  13. Farooq Abdullah - New and Renewable Energy
  14. S Jaipal Reddy - Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister
  15. Vayalar Ravi - Overseas Indian Affairs
  16. Dayanidhi Maran - Textiles
  17. Murli Deora - Corporate Affairs
  18. Ambika Soni - Information and Broadcasting
  19. Mallikarjun Kharge - Labour and Employment
  20. Kapil Sibal - Human Resource Development, Science and Technology,Earth
  21. Science, Communications and Information Technology
  22. Praful Patel – Heavy Industries
  23. BK Handique - Mines, Development of North Eastern Region
  24. Anand Sharma - Commerce and Industry
  25. CP Joshi - Road Transport and Highways
  26. Kumari Selja - Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Tourism
  27. Subodh Kant Sahay - Tourism
  28. GK Vasan - Shipping
  29. Pawan K Bansal - Consumer Affairs, Food and PDS
  30. Mukul Wasnik - Social Justice and Empowerment
  31. Kantilal Bhuria - Tribal Affairs
  32. MK Alagiri -Chemicals and Fertilizers
  33. Ajay Maken - Youth Affairs and Sports
  34. MS Gill – Satistics and Program Implementation
  35. Salman Khursheed- Water and Minority Affairs
  36. Vayalar Ravi -Overseas Indian Affairs, Civil Aviation
  37. K G Thomas- Consumer Affairs, Food
  38. Beni Prasad Verma – Steel

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