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Government of India
President's Secretariat
28-October-2012 13:30 IST
Press Communique
RASHTRAPATI BHAVAN

 

            The President of India, as advised by the Prime Minister, appointed and administered the Oaths of Office and Secrecy to the following members of the Union Council of Ministers:-

 

CABINET MINISTERS

 

1.

Shri K. Rahman Khan

2.

Shri Dinsha J. Patel

3.

Shri Ajay Maken

4.

Shri M.M. Pallam Raju

5.

Shri Ashwani Kumar

6.

Shri Harish Rawat

7.

Smt. Chandresh Kumari Katoch

 

MINISTERS OF STATE (INDEPENDENT CHARGE)

1.

Shri Manish Tewari

2.

Dr. K. Chiranjeevi

 

MINISTERS OF STATE

1.

Dr. Shashi Tharoor

2.

Shri Kodikunnil Suresh

3.

Shri Tariq Anwar

4.

Shri Kotla Jaya Surya Prakash Reddy

5.

Smt. Ranee Narah

6.

Shri Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

7.

Shri A.H. Khan Choudhury

8.

Shri Sarvey Sathyanarayana

9.

Shri Ninong Ering

 

 

 

 

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10.

Smt. Deepa Dasmunsi

11.

Shri Porika Balram Naik

12.

Dr.(Smt.) Kruparani Killi

13.

Shri Lalchand Kataria

 

 

            Further, as advised by the Prime Minister, the President directed the following allocation of portfolios among the newly appointed Ministers shall be as below:

 

CABINET MINISTERS

1.

Shri K. Rahman Khan

Minority Affairs

2.

Shri Dinsha J. Patel

Mines

3.

Shri Ajay Maken

Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation

4.

Shri M.M. Pallam Raju

Human Resource Development

5.

Shri Ashwani Kumar

Law & Justice

6.

Shri Harish Rawat

Water Resources

7.

Smt. Chandresh Kumari Katoch

Culture

 

MINISTERS OF STATE (INDEPENDENT CHARGE)

1.

Shri Manish Tewari

Information & Broadcasting

2.

Dr. K. Chiranjeevi

Tourism

 

….3/-


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MINISTERS OF STATE

1.

Dr. Shashi Tharoor

Human Resource Development

2.

Shri Kodikunnil Suresh

Labour & Employment

3.

Shri Tariq Anwar

Agriculture & Food Processing Industries

4.

Shri K. J. Surya Prakash        Reddy

Railways

5.

Smt. Ranee Narah

Tribal Affairs

6.

Shri Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Railways

7.

Shri A.H. Khan Choudhury

Health & Family Welfare

8.

Shri Sarvey Sathyanarayana

Road Transport & Highways

9.

Shri Ninong Ering

Minority Affairs

10.

Smt. Deepa Dasmunsi

Urban Development

11.

Shri Porika Balram Naik

Social Justice & Empowerment

12.

Dr.(Smt.) Kruparani Killi

Communications & Information Technology

13.

Shri Lalchand Kataria

Defence

 

            The President further directed, as advised by the Prime Minister, that the portfolios of the following Ministers shall be changed as indicated below:

 

CABINET MINISTERS

 

1.

Shri M. Veerappa Moily

Petroleum & Natural Gas

2.

Shri S. Jaipal Reddy

Science & Technology and Earth Sciences

3.

Shri Kamal Nath

Urban Development & Parliamentary Affairs

 

 

 

 

…4/-

 

 

 

 

 

 

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4.

Shri Vayalar Ravi

Overseas Indian Affairs

5.

Shri Kapil Sibal

Communications & Information Technology

6.

Shri C.P. Joshi

Road Transport & Highways

7.

Kumari Selja

Social Justice & Empowerment

8.

Shri Pawan Kumar Bansal

Railways

9.

Shri Salman Khursheed

External Affairs

10.

Shri Jairam Ramesh

Rural Development

 

 

MINISTERS OF STATE (INDEPENDENT CHARGE)

 

1.

Shri Jyotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia

Power

2.

Shri K.H. Muniappa

Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises

3.

Shri Bharatsinh Madhavsinh Solanki

Drinking Water & Sanitation

4.

Shri Sachin Pilot

Corporate Affairs

5.

Shri Jitendra Singh

Youth Affairs & Sports

 

MINISTERS OF STATE

 

1.

Shri E. Ahamed

External Affairs

2.

Smt. D. Purandeswari

Commerce & Industry

 

3.

Shri Jitin Prasada

Defence & Human Resource Development

4.

Dr. S. Jagathrakshakan

New & Renewable Energy

5.

Shri R.P.N. Singh

Home

6.

Shri K.C. Venugopal

Civil Aviation

7.

Shri Rajeev Shukla

Parliamentary Affairs & Planning.

 

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