Cabinet Meeting: After the cabinet expansion and reshuffle, now the government has called a cabinet meeting at five o’clock in the evening. Apart from this, there will also be a meeting of the Council of Ministers at seven in the evening. Sources gave this information. Today the cabinet of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been expanded and reshuffled. 36 new faces have joined in this, while seven current ministers of state have also been promoted.
43 ministers took oath today
43 leaders took oath as ministers in the swearing-in program that started at 6 pm on Wednesday. In this, 15 leaders took oath as cabinet and 28 as ministers of state. Seven women were involved in this. Three leaders from BJP’s allies were administered the oath of ministers.
division of departments
After the cabinet expansion and reshuffle, now the division of departments has started. Home Minister Amit Shah has also been entrusted with the responsibility of the Ministry of Cooperation. Apart from him, Mansukh Mandaviya, who took oath today, has been made Health Minister. While PM Modi himself will handle the Ministry of Science and Technology.
Double responsibility to Mansukh Mandaviya
Let us tell you that Mansukh Mandaviya has been given additional charge of the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers along with the Ministry of Health. The special thing is that now 30 cabinet ministers will handle 53 ministries. That is, two ministries will be assigned to many ministers.
PM Modi Cabinet Expansion: 12 ministers including Ravi Shankar Prasad, Harsh Vardhan, Prakash Javadekar and Ramesh Pokhriyal have been discharged