The portfolios of Narendra Modi's cabinet ministers were officially announced on Tuesday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi - Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Department of Atomic Energy, Department of Space.
Rajnath Singh: Home Ministery
Arun Jaitley: Finance, Defence and Corporate Affairs
Sushma Swaraj: Ministry of External Affairs
Nitin Gadkari - Surface transport ministry and Shipping ministry
Uma Bharati: Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation
Ravi Shankar Prasad: Communications and Information Technology, Law and Justice
DV Sadananda Gowda: Railways
M Venkaiah Naidu: Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Parliamentary Affairs
Maneka Sanjay Gandhi: Women and Child Development
Ananth Kumar: Chemicals and Fertilizers
Smriti Zubin Irani: Human Resource Development
Radha Mohan Singh: Agriculture
Gopinathrao Munde: Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Drinking Water and Sanitation
Dr. Najma A. Heptulla: Minority Affairs
Kalraj Mishra: Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
Ram Vilas Paswan: Food and Civil Supplies ministry
Harsh Vardhan: Health and Family Welfare
Harsimrat Kaur Badal: Food Processing Industries
Jual Oram: Tribal Affairs
Anant Gangaram Geete : Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises
Narendra Singh Tomar: Mines, Steel, Labour and Employment
Ashok Gajapathi Raju: Civil Aviation
Thawarchand Gehlot: Social Justice and Empowerment
Minister of State
Sanjeev Kumar Balyan: Agriculture, Food Processing Industries
Upendra Khuswaha: Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Drinking Water and Sanitation
Raosaheb Dadarao Danve: Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
Kiren Rijiju: Home Affairs
Sudarshan Bhagat: Social Justice and Empowerment
Krishan Pal: Road Transport and Highways, Shipping
Manoj Sinha: Railways
Nihalchand: Chemicals and fertilizers
GM Siddeshwara: Civil Aviation
Pon. Radhakrishnan: Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises
Vishnu Deo Sai: Mines, Steel, Labour and Employment
Mansukhbhai Dhanjibhai Vasava: Tribal Affairs
Minister of State with Independent Charge
Nirmala Sitharaman: Commerce and Industry (Independent Charge)
General VK Singh: Development of North Eastern Region (Independent Charge), External Affairs, Overseas Indian Affairs
Inderjit Singh Rao: Planning (Independent Charge), Statistics and Programme Implementation (Independent Charge), Defence
Shripad Yesso Naik: Culture (Independent Charge), Tourism (Independent Charge)
Dharmendra Pradhan: Petroleum and Natural Gas (Independent Charge)
Piyush Goyal- Power (Independent Charge), Coal (Independent Charge), New and Renewable Energy (Independent Charge)
Prakash Javadekar-Information and Broadcasting (Independent Charge)
Sarbananda Sonowal: Skill Development, Entrepreneurship, Youth Affairs and Sports (Independent Charge)
Dr. Jitendra Singh-Science and Technology (Independent Charge)
Santosh Kumar Gangwar: Textiles (Independent Charge), Parliamentary Affairs, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation
Narendra Modi along with his cabinet ministers took oath in a grand ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday evening. Several VVIP guests including SAARC leaders, Indian politicians, industrialists and celebrities attended the ceremony.
Soon after Modi was sworn in as the Prime Minister of India, the official website of India published a letter from him.
My dear fellow Indians and citizens of the world,
A very warm welcome to the official website of the Prime Minister of India.
On 16th May 2014 the people of India gave their verdict. They delivered a mandate for development, good governance and stability. As we devote ourselves to take India's development journey to newer heights, we seek your support, blessings and active participation. Together we will script a glorious future for India. Let us together dream of a strong, developed and inclusive India that actively engages with the global community to strengthen the cause of world peace and development.
I envision this website as a very important medium of direct communication between us. I am a firm believer in the power of technology and social media to communicate with people across the world. I hope this platform creates opportunities to listen, learn and share one's views.
Through this website you will also get all the latest information about my speeches, schedules, foreign visits and lot more. I will also keep informing you about innovative initiatives undertaken by the Government of India.
Cabinet Meeting on Tuesday
A day after taking oath as the 15th Prime Minister of, Modi officially arrived at the south block and took charge at the Prime Minister's office. He will be holding his first meeting with his cabinet ministers today.
Issues related to bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh is expected to be discussed in the cabinet meeting, sources told Deccan Chronicle.
Modi to Meet SAARC Leaders
The Prime Minister will meet his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif and other SAARC leaders on Tuesday. Modi will reportedly hold a series of bilateral meetings with the SAARC leaders, who arrived in India to attend his swearing-in ceremony.