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List of New Cabinet Ministers of India: In India, the Council of Ministers has executive authority which is made up of senior ministers who are divided into Cabinet Ministers, Ministers of State, and Union Ministers of State (Independent Charge). Any competitive exam preparation, whether it is UPSC, SSC, Bank, RRB, or other Government examinations, is incomplete without a thorough understanding of Cabinet Ministers in order to ace the general awareness section. In most competitive examinations, at least 1-2 questions on Indian Cabinet Ministers or Union Ministers, in general, will be asked.

The overall strength of the Council of Ministers cannot exceed 15% of the total number of Lok Sabha MPs, according to the Indian Constitution. The 17th Lok Sabha currently has 543 members, hence the Council of Ministers cannot have more than 81 members.

List of new cabinet ministers of India and their portfolios

The Prime Minister of India, Narender Modi is currently responsible for the following portfolios that include the following

  1. Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
  2. Department of Atomic Energy
  3. Department of Space
Cabinet MinisterPortfolios
Shri Rajnath SinghMinistry of Defence
Shri Amit ShahMinistry of Home AffairsMinistry of Cooperation
Shri Nitin Jairam GadkariMinistry of Road Transport and Highways
Smt Nirmala SitharamanMinistry of FinanceMinistry of Corporate Affairs
Shri Narender Singh TomarMinistry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare
Dr Subhramanyam JaishankarMinistry of External Affairs
Shri Arjun MundaMinistry of Tribal Affairs
Smt Smriti Zubin IraniMinistry of Women and Child Development
Shri Piyush GoyalMinistry of Commerce and IndustryMinistry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ministry of Textiles
Shri Dharmendra PrasadMinistry of Education Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
Shri Pralhad JoshiMinistry of Parliamentary AffairsMinistry of CoalMinistry of Mines
Shri Narayan Tatu RaneMinistry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
Shri Sarbananda SonowalMinistry of Ayurveda, Yoga, and Naturopathy, Unani, and Homeopathy (AYUSH)
Shri Mukhtar Abbas NaqviMinistry of Minority Affairs
Shri Virendra KumarMinistry of Social Justice and Empowerment
Shri Giriraj SinghMinistry of Panchayati Raj Ministry of Rural Development
Shri Jyotiraditya M. ScindiaMinistry of Civil Aviation
Shri Ramchandra Prasad SinghMinistry of Steel
Shri Ashvini VaishnawMinistry of RailwayMinistry of CommunicationsMinistry of Electronics and Information Technology
Shri Pashu Pati Kumar ParasMinistry of Food Processing Industries
Shri Gajendra Singh ShekhawatMinistry of Jal Shakti
Shri Kiren RijijuMinistry of Law and Justice
Shri Raj Kumar SinghMinistry of PowerMinistry of New and Renewable Energy
Shri Hardeep Singh PuriMinistry of Petroleum and Natural GasMinistry of Housing and Urban Affairs
Shri Mansukh N. MandaviyaMinistry of Health and Famil WelfareMinistry of Chemicals and Fertilizers
Shri Bhupender YadavMinistry of Environment, Forest and Climate ChangeMinistry of Labour and Employment
Dr Mahendranath PandeyMinistry of Heavy Industries
Shri Parshottam RupalaMinistry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandaries and Dairy
Shri G. Kishan ReddyMinistry of CultureMinistry of Tourism Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region
Shri Anurag Singh ThakurMinistry of Information and BroadcastingMinistry of Youth Affairs and Sports

Ministers of State (Independent Charge)

Shri Rao Inderjit SinghMinistry of Planning Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation
Dr Jitendra SinghMinistry of Science and TechnologyMinistry of Earth Sciences

Ministers of State

Shri Rao Inderjit SinghMinistry of Corporate Affairs
Dr Jitendra SinghMinistry of Personnel, Public Grievances and PensionDept. of Atomic EnergyDept. of SpacePrime Minister’s Office 
Shri Sripad Yesso NaikMinistry of Tourism
Shri Fagansingh KulasteMinistry of SteelMinistry of Rural Development
Shri Pralhad Singh PatelMinistry of Jal ShaktiMinistry of Food Processing Industries
Shri Ashwini Kumar ChoubeyMinistry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
Shri Arjun Ram MeghwalMinistry of CultureMinistry of Parliamentary Affairs
General Rtd VK SinghMinistry of Civil AviationMinistry of Road Transport and Highway 
Shri Kishan PalMinistry of PowerMinistry of Heavy Industries
Shri Danve Raosaheb DadaraoMinistry of RailwaysMinistry of CoalMinistry of Mines
Shri Ramdas AthawaleMinistry of Social Justice and Empowerment
Sadhvi Niranjan JyotiMinistry of Rural DevelopmentMinistry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
Shri Sanjeev Kumar BalyanMinistry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandries and Dairy
Shri Nityanand RaiMinistry of Home Affairs
Shri Pankaj ChowdhuryMinistry of Finance
Smt Anupriya Singh PatelMinistry of Commerce and Industry
Prof. SP Singh BaghelMinistry of Law and Justice
Shree Rajeev ChandrashekharMinistry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology 
Sushri Sobha KarandlajeMinistry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare
Shri Bhanupratap Singh VermaMinistry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
Smt Darshana Vikram JardoshMinistry of TextilesMinistry of Railways
Shri V. MuraleedharanMinistry of External AffairsMinistry of Parliamentary Affairs
Smt Meenakshi LekhiMinistry of External AffairsMinistry of Culture
Shri Som PrakashMinistry of Commerce and Industry
Smt Renuka Singh SarotaMinistry of Tribal Affairs
Shri Rameshwar TeliMinistry of Petroleum and Natural GasMinistry of Labour and Employment
Shri Kailash ChaudharyMinistry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
Smt Annapurna DeviMinistry of Education
Shri A. Narayanswammy Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
Shri Kaushal KishoreMinistry of Housing and Urban Affairs
Shri Ajay BhattMinistry of DefenceMinistry of Tourism
Shri BL VermaMinistry of CooperationMinistry of Development of North Eastern Region
Shri Ajay KumarMinistry of Home Affairs
Shri Devusinh ChauhanMinistry of Communication
Shri Bhagwanth KhubaMinistry of New and Renewable EnergyMinistry of Chemical and Fertilizers
Shri Kapil Moreshwar PatilMinistry of Panchayati Raj
Sushri Pratima BhaumikMinistry of Social Justice and Empowerment
Dr Subhas SarkarMinistry of Education
Dr Bhagwad Kishanrao KaradMinistry of Finance
Dr Rajkumar Ranjan SinghMinistry of External AffairsMinistry of Education
Dr Bharati Pravin PawarMinistry of Health and Family Welfare
Shri Bishweswar TuduMinistry of Tribal Affairs Ministry of Jal Shakti
Shri Shantanu ThakurMinistry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways
Dr Munjapura MahendrabhaiMinistry of Women and Child DevelopmentMinistry of Ayurveda, Unani and Homeopathy (AYUSH)
Shri John BarlaMinistry of Minority Affairs
Dr L MuruganMinistry of Information and BroadcastMinistry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandries and Dairy
Shri Nisith PramanikMinistry of Home AffairsMinistry of Youth Affiars and Sports

List of new Cabinet Ministers of India – FAQs

How many cabinet ministers are there in India?

There are 31 cabinet ministers including the Prime Minister of India. 

How many ministers can be appointed to the cabinet?

The total number of Ministers, including the Prime Minister, in the Council of Ministers, shall not exceed fifteen per cent. of the total number of members of the House of the People. 

How many ministers of state are there in India in 2022?

There are 30 ministers of state in India. 

Who is the Education Minister of India?

Shri Dharmendra Pradhan is the Education Minister of India.

Who is the current Finance Minister of India?

The current Finance Minister of India is Nirmala Sitharaman.

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  1. Good article on Cabinet Ministers of India. Thanks for sharing the updated list.

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