PM Narendra Modi’s 2017 Union Ministerial Reshuffle
In recent reshuffle, nine new members were inducted into Council of Ministers of NDA Government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. And four senior ministers were elevated to the cabinet rank. The aim of reshuffle was to reinforce passion, professional, proficiency and political acumen in Government.
- Four Cabinet Ministers are
1. Nirmala Sitharaman: Defence Ministry.
2. Piyush Goyal: Railway Ministry.
3. Dharmendra Pradhan: Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Ministry.
4. Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi: Minority Affairs Ministry.
- Nine New Ministers are
1. Shiv Pratap Shukla: MoS Finance Ministry.
2. Hardeep Singh Puri: Minister of State (Independent Charge) Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.
3. Anantkumar Hegde: MoS in Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
4. Satya Pal Singh: MoS Human Resource Development and MoS Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.
5. Raj Kumar Singh: MoS (Independent Charge) of Ministry of Power; and MoS (Independent Charge) of Ministry of New and Renewable Energy
6. Alphons Kannanthanam: MoS (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Tourism; and MoS in Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.
7. Virendra Kumar: MoS in Ministry of Women and Child Development; and MoS in Ministry of Minority Affairs