Government reconstitutes Cabinet Committees

New Delhi, June 19 : The Government has reconstituted six committees of the cabinet i.e. Appointments Committee of the Cabinet, Cabinet Committee on Accommodation, Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs, Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs and Cabinet Committee on Security. The members according to an official statement are as follows:

1.Appointments Committee of the Cabinet

Composition

Prime Minister.

Minister of Home Affairs.

2.Cabinet Committee on Accommodation.

Composition

Raj Nath Singh, Minister of Home Affairs.

Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance; Minister of Corporate Affairs; and Minister of Defence.

M. Venkaiah Naidu, Minister of Urban Development; Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation; and Minister of Parliamentary Affairs.

Nitin Jairam Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways; Minister of Shipping; Minister of Rural Development; Minister of Panchayati Raj; and Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation.

3. Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs.

Composition

Prime Minister.

Raj Nath Singh, Minister of Home Affairs.

Sushma Swaraj, Minister of External Affairs; and Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs.

Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance; Minister of Corporate Affairs; and Minister of Defence.

M. Venkaiah Naidu, Minister of Urban Development; Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation; and Minister of Parliamentary Affairs.

Nitin Jairam Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways; Minister of Shipping; Minister of Rural Development; Minister of Panchayati Raj; and Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation.

D.V. Sadananda Gowda, Minister of Railways.

Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Communications and Information Technology; and Minister of Law and Justice.

Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati, Minister of Civil Aviation.

Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Minister of Food Processing Industries.

Radha Mohan Singh, Minister of Agriculture.

Special Invitees

Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.

Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Power; Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Coal and Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.

Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry; Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance and Minister of State in the Ministry of Corporate Affairs.

4. Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs.

Composition

Raj Nath Singh, Minister of Home Affairs.

Sushma Swaraj, Minister of External Affairs; and Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs.

Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance; Minister of Corporate Affairs and Minister of Defence.

M. Venkaiah Naidu, Minister of Urban Development; Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Minister of Parliamentary Affairs.

Dr. Najma A. Heptulla, Minister of Minority Affairs.

Ramvilas Paswan, Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution.

Ananthkumar, Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers.

Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Communications and Information Technology; and Minister of Law and Justice.

 

Special Invitees

Smriti Zubin Irani, Minister of Human Resource Development.

Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Textiles; Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs and Minister of State in the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.

Prakash Javadekar, Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting; Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs.

5. Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs.

Composition

Prime Minister.

Raj Nath Singh, Minister of Home Affairs.

Sushma Swaraj, Minister of External Affairs; and Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs.

Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance; Minister of Corporate Affairs; and Minister of Defence.

M. Venkaiah Naidu, Minister of Urban Development; Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation; and Minister of Parliamentary Affairs.

Nitin Jairam Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways; Minister of Shipping; Minister of Rural Development; Minister of Panchayati Raj; and Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation.

Ramvilas Paswan, Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution.

Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Communications and Information Technology; and Minister of Law and Justice.

Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati, Minister of Civil Aviation.

Anant Geete, Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises. Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Minister of Food Processing Industries.

6. Cabinet Committee on Security.

Composition

Prime Minister.

Raj Nath Singh, Minister of Home Affairs.

Sushma Swaraj, Minister of External Affairs; and Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs.

Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance; Minister of Corporate Affairs; and Minister of Defence.