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Cabinet Reshuffle: New council of ministers of the Manmohan Singh Govt.

Wednesday January 19, 2011 05:52:27 PM, IANS

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New Delhi: The following is the reshuffled council of ministers of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government, headed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, which has three ministers elevated to cabinet rank:

Cabinet Ministers:
1. Praful Patel : Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises

2. Sriprakash Jaiswal : Coal

3. Salman Khursheed : Water Resources and additional charge of Minority Affairs

Minister of State (Independent Charge):

1. Ajay Maken : Youth Affairs and Sports

2. Beni Prasad Verma : Steel

3. K.V. Thomas : Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution


Ministers of State:
1. Ashwani Kumar : Planning and Parliamentary Affairs, Science and Technology, and Earth Sciences

2. K.C. Venugopal : Power


The portfolios of the following ministers may also be changed as indicated below:

Cabinet Ministers:
1. Sharad Pawar : Agriculture and Food Processing Industries

2. Virbhadra Singh : Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

3. Vilasrao Deshmukh : Rural Development and additional charge of Panchayati Raj

4. S. Jaipal Reddy : Petroleum and Natural Gas

5. Kamal Nath : Urban Development

6. Vayalar Ravi : Overseas Indian Affairs and additional charge of Civil Aviation

7. Murli Deora : Corporate Affairs

8. Kapil Sibal : Human Resource Development and additional charge of Communications and Information Technology

9. B.K. Handique : Development of North-Eastern Region

10. C.P. Joshi : Road Transport and Highways

11. Kumari Selja : Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and additional charge of Culture

12. Subodh Kant Sahay : Tourism

13. M.S. Gill : Statistics and Programme Implementation

14. Pawan Kumar Bansal : Parliamentary Affairs and additional charge of Science and Technology and Earth Sciences


Minister of State (Independent Charge):
1. Dinsha Patel : Mines

Ministers of State:
1. E. Ahamed : External Affairs

2. Harish Rawat : Agriculture and Food Processing Industries

3. V. Narayanasamy : Parliamentary Affairs and Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions and Prime Minister's Office

4. Gurudas Kamat : Home Affairs

5. A. Sai Prathap : Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises

6. Bharatsinh Solanki : Railways

7. Jitin Prasada : Road Transport and Highways

8. Mahadev S. Khandela : Tribal Affairs

9. R.P.N. Singh : Petroleum and Natural Gas and Corporate Affairs

10. Tusharbhai Chaudhary : Road Transport and Highways

11. Arun Yadav : Agriculture and Food Processing Industries

12. Pratik Prakashbapu Patil : Coal

13. Vincent Pala : Water Resources and Minority Affairs

 

 

 

 

 

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