Major Cabinet Reshuffle in Central Government – Seven New Cabinet Minister Sworn in with other MOS.
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has reshuffled his Cabinet in a bid to overhaul his government’s image ahead of General Elections in 2014.
New Cabinet Ministers:
- Mallikarjun Kharge: New Railway Minsiter
- Mr. Oscar Fernandes – Road and Highways Minister
- Ms. Girija Vyas – New Housing, Urban Development and Poverty Alleviation Minister.
- Mr. K.S. Rao – New Textiles Minister
- Mr. SiS Ram Ola – New Labour and Employment Minister.
Ministers of state:
- EMS Natchiyappan takes oath as MoS commerce and industry
- J D Seelam becomes MoS finance
- Manikrao Gavit gets social justice and empowerment
- Santosh Chowdhury gets health & family welfare