12: 59 p.m.: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited the newly inducted ministers for tea at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday.
12: 40 p.m.: Minister of State for Culture and State, Mahesh Sharma, welcomed the new appointees on Tuesday.
"I look forward to welcome new colleagues.Our Govt. shall strengthen from Experience, Expertise and Energy [sic]," he tweeted.
"I congratulate and welcome all my colleagues joining the Council of Ministers," tweeted External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj as she was unable to attend the ceremony.
12: 38 p.m.: "PM Modi & Amit Shah have given responsibility to new ppl,I welcome them," Ram Shankar Katheria, who was dropped from the Cabinet, was quoted as saying by ANI.
12: 23 p.m.: "Success for me means people must experience change," Prime Minister Narendra Modi was quoted as saying by the Economic Times.
"We will show same speed & focus in constructing toilets & airports, in promoting welfare of fishermen & promoting maritime economy [sic]," he said.
12: 18 p.m.: No big names have been reportedly dropped from the existing cabinet. Five junior ministers -- Nihal Chand, Ram Shankar Katheria, Sanwar Lal Jat, Mansukhbhai D Vasva and MK Kundariya -- were dropped.
12: 16 p.m.: Among the 19 ministers, five are SCs, two are STs, two are minorities and another two are women leaders.
11: 43 a.m.: The swearing in ceremony for new cabinet ministers ends.
11: 41 a.m.: Vijay Goel and SS Ahluwalia were also sworn in on Tuesday.
11: 39 a.m.: Subhash Bhamre, from Maharashtra, was sworn in as minister of state.
11: 36 a.m.: PP Chaudhary, a BJP MP from Rajasthan, took oath.
11: 34 a.m.: CR Chaudhary, BJP MP from Rajasthan, was sworn into the Union Cabinet.
11.33 a.m.: Anupriya Patel, an MP from Uttar Pradesh, took oath.
11: 31 a.m.: Mansukh Mandaviya sworn in as minister of state.
11: 29 a.m.: Jaswant Sinh Bhaobar was sworn in on Tuesday. Mahendra Nath Pandey was sworn in as minister. Ajay Tamta was sworn in as minister of state.
11: 23 a.m : Parshottam Rupala, Rajya Sabha MP, was sworn in. MJ Akbar, Rajya Sabha MP, was sworn in as minister of state. Arjun Ram Meghwal, the chief Whip, was also sworn in.
Prakash Javadekar was promoted to the position of Cabinet minister on Tuesday, during the second Cabinet reshuffle during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's tenure.
At least 19 new ministers are expected to be sworn in at the Darbar Hall around 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 5. The cabinet reshuffle will be an expansion and not a change, keeping Budget 2016 in focus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told reporters.
Among the new ministers selected are PP Chaudhary, Subhash Ram Rao, MJ Akbar, Arjun Ram Meghwal and Anil Madhav Dave. The list of newly selected ministers also reportedly include Aswantsinh Bhabhor and Faggan Singh Kulaste, both from the Scheduled Tribe, and Ajay Tamta, Ramdas Athalwale, Arjun Ram Meghwal, Ramesh Jigajinagi and Krishna Raj, all from the Scheduled Caste.
The fresh selections are reportedly to bring about a greater balance in terms of representation to the minority section of the population.
Four top ministries — defence, home, finance and external affairs — will reportedly see no change. However, Arun Jaitley might be resigning from his position as the Information and Broadcast minister as the prime minister wants to reduce his workload. Jaitley currently holds the positions of finance minister, minister of corporate affairs and minister of information and broadcasting.
The new ministers are unlikely to be given Cabinet positions, but will instead be given the position of junior minister or Minister of State, with some of them getting Independent charges.