PM Modi urges new cabinet colleagues to work to transform India

, 3:30 PM IST

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday congratulated the 19 new people who have joined his cabinet and urged them to make a positive difference and to work towards achieving the goal of transforming India.
Taking to Twitter shortly after the conclusion of the swearing-in ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhawan here, Modi tweeted, “Congrats to newly sworn-in colleagues. Lets work together to bring a positive difference & for #TransformingIndia.”

Earlier, President Pranab Mukherjee, acting on the advise of Prime Minister MOdi, appointed the following as members of the Council of Ministers:


1.Prakash Javadekar


1. Faggan Singh Kulaste

2. S.S. Ahluwalia

3. Ramesh Chandappa Jigajinagi

4. Vijay Goel

5. Ramdas Athawale

6. Rajen Gohain

7. Anil Madhav Dave

8. Parshottam Rupala

9. M.J. Akbar

10. Arjun Ram Meghwal

11. Jaswantsinh Sumanbhai Bhabhor

12. Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey

13. Ajay Tamta

14. Krishna Raj

15. Mansukh L. Mandaviya

16. Anupriya Patel

17. C.R. Chaudhary

18. P.P. Chaudhary

19. Subhash Ramrao Bhamre (ANI)