The new cabinet

Following the cabinet reshuffle that seeks to give Prime minister Manmohan Singh's government a more youthful image (See: Youth brigade to the fore in major ministerial reshuffle), the new ministers who were sworn in and administered the oath of secrecy are:

Cabinet ministers:

A K Antony

Minister of defence

Sharad Pawar

Minister of agriculture, Minister of food processing industries

P Chidambaram

Minister of finance
Ghulam Nabi Azad
Minister of health and family welfare
Sushil Kumar Shinde
Minister of home affairs
M Veerappa Moily
Minister of petroleum and natural gas
Dr. Farooq Abdullah
Minister of new and renewable energy
S Jaipal Reddy
Minister of science and technology, Minister of earth sciences
Kamal Nath
Minister of urban development, Minister of parliamentary affairs
Ajit Singh
Minister of civil aviation
Vayalar Ravi
Minister of overseas Indian affairs
Mallikarjun Kharge
Minister of labour and employment
Kapil Sibal
Minister of communications and information technology
Anand Sharma
Minister of commerce and industry, Minister of textiles
C P Joshi
Minister of road transport and highways
Kumari Selja
Minister of social justice and empowerment
G K Vasan
Minister of shipping
Pawan K Bansal
Minister of railways
M K Alagiri
Minister of chemicals and fertilizers
Praful Patel
Minister of heavy industries and public enterprises
Shriprakash Jaiswal
Minister of coal
Salman Khursheed
Minister of external affairs
V Kishore Chandra Deo
Minister of tribal affairs, Minister of panchayati raj
Beni Prasad Verma
Minister of steel
Jairam Ramesh
Minister of rural development
K Rahman Khan
Minister of minority affairs
Dinsha J Patel
Minister of mines
Ajay Maken
Minister of housing and urban poverty alleviation
M M Pallam Raju
Minister of human resource development
Ashwani Kumar
Minister of law and justice
Harish Rawat
Minister of water resources
Chandresh Kumari Katoch
Minister of culture
Ministers of state with independent charge
Krishna Tirath
Minister of state, ministry of women and child development
Prof K V Thomas
Minister of State, ministry of consumer affairs, food and public distribution
Srikant Jena
Minister of state, ministry of statistics and programme implementation and ministry of chemicals and fertilisers
Jayanthi Natrajan
Minister of state, ministry of environment and forests
Paban Singh Ghatowar
Minister of state, ministry of development of north eastern region and ministry of parliamentary affairs
Jyotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia
Minister of state, ministry of power
K H Muniappa
Minister of state, ministry of micro small and medium enterprises
Bharatsinh Solanki
Minister of state, ministry of drinking water and sanitation
Sachin Pilot
Minister of state, ministry of corporate affairs
Jitendra Singh
Minister of state, ministry of youth affairs and sports and ministry of defence
Manish Tewari
Minister of state, ministry of information and broadcasting
Dr K Chiranjeevi
Minister of state, ministry of tourism