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Modi 3.0 Cabinet HIGHLIGHTS | PM Modi's core team members retain Home, Finance, External Affairs and Defence View in Punjabi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi convened the first meeting of his new Cabinet on Monday evening. The newly appointed ministers gathered at the Prime Minister's residence at 7, Lok Kalyan Marg, around 5 pm, just a day after their swearing-in ceremony.

Written by  Shgun S -- June 10th 2024 06:06 PM -- Updated: June 10th 2024 09:15 PM
Modi 3.0 Cabinet HIGHLIGHTS | PM Modi's core team members retain Home, Finance, External Affairs and Defence

Modi 3.0 Cabinet HIGHLIGHTS | PM Modi's core team members retain Home, Finance, External Affairs and Defence

Jun 10, 2024 09:15 PM

'Farmer welfare is priority': Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Shivraj Singh Chouhan


Jun 10, 2024 08:49 PM

Ravneet Singh Bittu's family celebrates

He has been made the Minister of State in the Ministry of Food Processing Industries; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Railways.


Jun 10, 2024 08:47 PM


Jun 10, 2024 08:46 PM

Chirag Paswan on being made the Minister of Food Processing Industries

Jun 10, 2024 08:33 PM

'We will work towards development and bringing change...': Mahanaaryaman Scindia, son of Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia

Jun 10, 2024 08:19 PM

PM Modi calls on ex-President Pratibha Patil, ex-Prime Ministers Manmohan Singh & HD Deve Gowda

PM Modi calls upon former President Pratibha Patil, former Prime Ministers Manmohan Singh and HD Deve Gowda to solicit their blessings as he begins his third term.

Jun 10, 2024 08:09 PM

Ministries/Departments under Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions

Department of Atomic Energy

Department of Space

All important policy issues

All other portfolios not allocated to any Minister

Jun 10, 2024 08:07 PM

Major Ministries Unchanged

Amit Shah - Ministry of Home Affairs

Rajnath Singh - Ministry of Defence 

Nirmala Sitharaman - Ministry of Finance

Ashwini Vaishnaw -  Ministry of Railways

Nitin Gadkari - Ministry of Road Transport and Highways

Subrahmanyam Jaishankar - Ministry of External Affairs

Piyush Goyal - Ministry of Commerce and Industry

Jun 10, 2024 08:03 PM

Modi 3.0: Women at Cabinet Ranks

Union minister Annapurna Devi, OBC leader from Jharkhand, has been allocated Women and Child Development Ministry, which was earlier held by Smriti Zubin Irani

Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman retained Ministry of Finance and has been allocated Ministry of Corporate Affairs.

Jun 10, 2024 07:57 PM

Ravneet Singh Minister is now Minister of State in the Ministry of Food Processing Industries; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Railways.


Jun 10, 2024 07:44 PM

Supense over, portfolios announced officially

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to be in-charge of Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions; Department of Atomic Energy; Department of Space; All important policy issues; and All other portfolios not allocated to any Minister.

Cabinet Ministers

1. Raj Nath Singh - Minister of Defence

2.   Amit Shah - Minister of Home Affairs; and Minister of Cooperation.

3. Nitin Jairam Gadkari - Minister of Road Transport and Highways.

4. Jagat Prakash Nadda - Minister of Health and Family Welfare; and Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers.

5. Shivraj Singh Chouhan - Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare; and Minister of Rural Development.

6. Nirmala Sitharaman - Minister of Finance; and Minister of Corporate Affairs

7. Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar - Minister of External Affairs

8.  Manohar Lal - Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs; and Minister of Power

9. H. D. Kumaraswamy - Minister of Heavy Industries; and Minister of Steel

10. Piyush Goyal - Minister of Commerce and Industry

11. Dharmendra Pradhan - Minister of Education

12. Jitan Ram Manjhi - Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises.

13. Rajiv Ranjan Singh alias Lalan Singh - Minister of Panchayati Raj; and Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying.

14. Sarbananda Sonowal - Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways

15.  Dr. Virendra Kumar - Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment

16.  Kinjarapu Rammohan Naidu - Minister of Civil Aviation

17. Pralhad Joshi - Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution; and Minister of New and Renewable Energy.

18. Jual Oram- Minister of Tribal Affairs.

19. Giriraj Singh- Minister of Textiles.

20. Ashwini Vaishnaw- Minister of Railways; Minister of Information and Broadcasting; and Minister of Electronics and Information Technology.

21. Jyotiraditya M. Scindia- Minister of Communications; and Minister of Development of North Eastern Region.

22. Bhupender Yadav- Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.

23. Gajendra Singh Shekhawat Minister of Culture; and Minister of Tourism.

24. Annpurna Devi- Minister of Women and Child Development

25. Kiren Rijiju- Minister of Parliamentary Affairs; and Minister of Minority Affairs.

26. Hardeep Singh Puri- Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas

27. Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya- Minister of Labour and Employment; and Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports

28. Shri G. Kishan Reddy- Minister of Coal; and Minister of Mines

29. Chirag Paswan- Minister of Food Processing Industries.

30. C R Patil- Minister of Jal Shakti.

 MINISTERS OF STATE (INDEPENDENT CHARGE)

1.    Rao Inderjit Singh - Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation; Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Planning; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Culture.

2.   Dr. Jitendra Singh- Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Science and Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Earth Sciences; Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office; Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions; Minister of State in the Department of Atomic Energy; and Minister of State in the Department of Space.

3.   Arjun Ram Meghwal- Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Law and Justice; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs.

4.  Jadhav Prataprao Ganpatrao- Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Ayush; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

5.  Jayant Chaudhary- Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Education.

MINISTERS OF STATE

1. Jitin Prasada- Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.

2.  Shripad Yesso Naik- Minister of State in the Ministry of Power; and Minister of State in the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.

3.    Pankaj Chaudhary- Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance.

4.    Krishan Pal- Minister of State in the Ministry of Cooperation.

5.  Ramdas Athawale- Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.

6.  Ram Nath Thakur- Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.

7.  Nityanand Rai-  Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs.

8.  Anupriya Patel- Minister of State in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers.

9.    V. Somanna- Minister of State in the Ministry of Jal Shakti; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Railways.

10.  Dr. Chandra Sekhar Pemmasani- Minister of State in the Ministry of Rural Development; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Communications.

11. Prof. S. P. Singh Baghel- Minister of State in the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Panchayati Raj.

12.  Sushri Sobha Karandlaje- Minister of State in the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Labour and Employment.

13.  Kirtivardhan Singh-Minister of State in the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change; and Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs.

14. B. L. Verma- Minister of State in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.

15. Shantanu Thakur- Minister of State in the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways.

16. Suresh Gopi- Minister of State in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Tourism.

17.  Dr. L. Murugan- Minister of State in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs.

18. Ajay Tamta- Minister of State in the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.

19.  Bandi Sanjay Kumar - Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs.

20.   Kamlesh Paswan-Minister of State in the Ministry of Rural Development.

21. Shri Bhagirath Choudhary - Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.

22. Satish Chandra Dubey-Minister of State in the Ministry of Coal; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Mines.

23.   Sanjay Seth-Minister of State in the Ministry of Defence.

24.  Ravneet Singh - Minister of State in the Ministry of Food Processing Industries; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Railways.

25.  Durgadas Uikey-Minister of State in the Ministry of Tribal Affairs.

26. Raksha Nikhil Khadse- Minister of State in the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports.

27. Sukanta Majumdar- Minister of State in the Ministry of Education; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region.

28.  Savitri Thakur-Minister of State in the Ministry of Women and Child Development.

29. Tokhan Sahu-Minister of State in the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.

30.   Raj Bhushan Choudhary - Minister of State in the Ministry of Jal Shakti.

31.  Bhupathi Raju Srinivasa Varma- Minister of State in the Ministry of Heavy Industries; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Steel.

32.   Harsh Malhotra- Minister of State in the Ministry of Corporate Affairs; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.

33. Nimuben Jayantibhai Bambhaniya- Minister of State in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution.

34. Murlidhar Mohol-Minister of State in the Ministry of Cooperation; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Civil Aviation.

35.   Shri George Kurian - Minister of State in the Ministry of Minority Affairs; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying.

36. Pabitra Margherita - Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Textiles.

Jun 10, 2024 07:35 PM

Giriraj Singh will be Textile Minister: Sources


Jun 10, 2024 07:35 PM

Pralhad Joshi will look after Consumers Affairs Ministry: Sources


Jun 10, 2024 07:33 PM

Ravneet Bittu will be Minister of State for Minorities: Sources

Ravneet Singh Bittu will be Minister of State for Minorities, say sources

Jun 10, 2024 07:33 PM

S Jaishankar will be External Affairs Minister: Sources

Senior BJP leader S Jaishankar will retain External Affairs Ministry, say sources

Jun 10, 2024 07:32 PM

Nirmala Sitharaman retains Finance Ministry: Sources

Nirmala Sitharaman to retain Finance Ministry, say sources

Jun 10, 2024 07:31 PM

Rajnath Singh will be Defence Minister, say sources

Rajnath Singh to retain Defence Ministry, say sources

Jun 10, 2024 07:31 PM

JP Nadda will be Health Minister: Sources


Jun 10, 2024 07:28 PM

Amit Shah to be Home Minister: Sources

Senior BJP leader Amit Shah to retain Ministry of Home Affairs: Sources

Jun 10, 2024 07:25 PM

Other allocations as per sources

Shivraj Singh Chauhan gets Agriculture Ministry, Panchayat and Gramin Vikas 

Gajendra Singh Shekhawat:  Culture and Tourism 

Suresh Gopi and Rao Indrajit Singh:-MoS Culture and Tourism

Kiren Rijiju: Parliamentary Affairs Minister

Sarbananda Sonowal: Ports, Shipping and Waterways

Shantanu Thakur: MoS

Chirag Paswan: Sports Ministry

Ashwini Vaishnaw: Railways Ministry

Jun 10, 2024 07:17 PM

Manohar Lal Khattar also gets Housing and Urban Affairs: Sources

Tokhan Sahu will be Minister of State, say sources

Jun 10, 2024 07:13 PM

Sobha Karandlaje to become MoS in the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Ministry


Jun 10, 2024 07:12 PM

Jitan Ram Manjhl gets Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises: Sources


Jun 10, 2024 07:08 PM

Haryana CM Manohar Lal gets power ministry: Sources

In another key allotment, former Haryana CM Manohar Lal has been given power ministry, while Shripad Yesso Naik will be Minister of State

Jun 10, 2024 07:07 PM

Nitin Gadkari retains Road Transport?

If sources are to be believed, Nitin Gadkari retains Road Transport and Highways

Ajay Tamta and Harsh Malhotra are Ministers of State

Jun 10, 2024 06:56 PM

Modi 3.0 Cabinet meeting ends


Jun 10, 2024 06:46 PM

Uddhav camp slams NDA govt over portfolio suspense

“None of the ministers in the cabinet know their responsibility but yet we are being told by media about 2 ‘big’ decisions taken. So basically PM Modi is taking the decision and merely conveying it to the cabinet minus portfolios?” Shiv Sena (UBT) MP Priyanka Chaturvedi said.

Jun 10, 2024 06:34 PM

2009 UPA II Govt Took 16 Hours to Announce Portfolios

In 2009, the Manmohan Singh-led UPA II Government took 16 hours to announce ministries, allocating portfolios to just six ministers after the wait. The oath ceremony for the UPA II Government started at 6.30 pm on May 22, 2009, and the PIB released the portfolio allocations at 10.25 am on May 23, 2009.But still, only six ministers received their portfolios.

Jun 10, 2024 06:32 PM

Record Delay in Announcements Exceeds Previous Longest Wait of 18 Hours

In the last 20 years, the longest wait for portfolio announcements was 18 hours, following the 2019 Lok Sabha election. The oath ceremony in 2019 started at 7 pm on May 30, and the Press Information Bureau (PIB) released the portfolio allocations at 12:59 pm on May 31, resulting in a gap of 17 hours and 59 minutes.

Jun 10, 2024 06:30 PM

Key ministries finalised?

If reports are to be believed, the ministers for the four key ministries have been decided. However, any decision on portfolios of Minister of State is still pending.

Jun 10, 2024 06:27 PM

Why delay in portfolio announcement?

Nearly 24 hours have passed since Narendra Modi was sworn in as Prime Minister for his third consecutive term, along with 71 ministers in his Union Council, but no information has been released regarding the allocation of portfolios yet. However, the first Modi 3.0 Cabinet meeting is underway and it is being expected that key portfolios will be announced.  

It is noteworthy to mention that this delay marks the longest period of speculation as the public waits for the portfolio announcements.

Jun 10, 2024 06:16 PM

Jun 10, 2024 06:13 PM

Govt to provide assistance to construct 3 crore rural, urban houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana

Govt of India is implementing Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana since 2015-16 to provide assistance to the eligible rural and urban households for construction of houses with basic amenities. Under PMAY, total total 4.21 Crore houses have been completed for the eligible poor families under the housing schemes in the last 10 years. 

All the houses constructed under PMAY are provided the other basic amenities such as Household Toilets, LPG connection, Electricity connection, Functional Household Tap Connection etc. through convergence with other schemes of Central Government and State Governments.

It has been decided in the Cabinet meeting today to provide assistance to 3 crore additional rural and urban households for the construction of houses, to meet the housing requirements arising out of the increase in the number of eligible families.

Jun 10, 2024 06:12 PM

Punjab leader Ravneet Singh Bittu part of Modi 3.0

Ravneet Singh Bittu switched over from the Congress to the BJP soon before the 2024 Lok Sabha election and lost in Punjab's Ludhiana.

However, Bittu took oath as a Minister of State in Team Modi 3.0 on Sunday.


Jun 10, 2024 06:08 PM

Modi 3.0 Cabinet includes 2 women at cabinet rank

The 72-member council of ministers in Narendra Modi's third government includes seven women, two of whom hold cabinet positions. This is four less than the outgoing council of ministers.

Nirmala Sitharaman and Annpurna Devi were sworn in as cabinet ministers during a grand ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Jun 10, 2024 06:07 PM

First Cabinet meeting of newly-formed NDA government underway


Modi 3.0 Cabinet LIVE UPDATES: Prime Minister Narendra Modi convened the first meeting of his new Cabinet on Monday evening. The newly appointed ministers gathered at the Prime Minister's residence at 7, Lok Kalyan Marg, around 5 pm, just a day after their swearing-in ceremony.

Council of Ministers: Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah, Nitin Gadkari, JP Nadda, Shivraj Singh Chauhan, Nirmala Sitharaman, S Jaishankar; ML Khattar, HD Kumaraswamy, Piyush Goyal, Dharmendra Pradhan, Jitan Ram Manjhi, Rajeev Ranjan Singh, Sarbananda Sonowal, and Dr. Virendra Kumar, among others, took the oath of office.


Members from allied parties also sworn in:

JD(S) leader H D Kumaraswamy, HAM (Secular) chief Jitan Ram Manjhi, JD(U) leader Rajiv Ranjan Singh 'Lalan', TDP's K Ram Mohan Naidu, and LJP-RV leader Chirag Paswan took oath as Cabinet ministers, with each ally securing one Cabinet berth.

Women in new NDA govt

Seven of the 71 ministers are women. Among them, two are in the top Modi Cabinet.

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