Central Government reconstitutes eight key cabinet committees

On June 6, 2019, Under the Transaction of Business Rules, the Central Government has reconstituted eight key Cabinet Committees. These include -Appointments Committee, Committees on Accommodation, Economic Affairs, Parliamentary Affairs, Political Affairs, Security, Investment and Growth and Cabinet Committee on Employment and Skill Development. Among the 8 committees, 2 are newly formed which are Cabinet Committee on Investment and Growth and Cabinet Committee on Employment & Skill Development and both will be headed by PM Narendra Modi.

Eight key cabinet committeesKey points:

  • Appointments Committee (ACC) of the Cabinet has Prime Minister. Shri Narendra Modi and Shri Amit Shah, Minister of Home Affairs. It will be headed by PM Narendra Modi.
  • Cabinet Committee on Accommodation will have Shri Amit Shah (Minister of Home Affairs), Nitin Jairam Gadkari(Minister of Road Transport and Highways; Minister of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises.) Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, (Minister of Finance; Minister of Corporate Affairs) and Shri Piyush Goyal, (Minister of Railways, Minister of Commerce &Industry). It will be headed by Amit Shah. The Special Invitees are Jitendra Singh and Hardeep Singh Puri.
  • Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) will have Prime Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh, Minister of Defence Shri Amit Shah, Minister of Home Affairs Shri Nitin Jairam Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways; Minister of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises Shri D.V.Sadananda Gowda, Minister of Chemicals & Fertilizers Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Finance; Minister of Corporate Affairs Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, Minister of Agriculture &Farmer Welfare, Minister of Rural Development: and Minister of Panchayati Raj. Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Communications and Information Technology; and Minister of Law and Justice. Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Minister of Food Processing Industries. Dr. Subrahamanayam Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways, Minister of Commerce &Industry Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Minister of Steel. It will be headed by PM Narendra Modi.
  • Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs will have Shri Raj Nath Singh, Minister of Defence,Shri Amit Shah, Minister of Home Affairs. Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Finance; Minister of Corporate Affairs; Shri Ramvilas Paswan, Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution; Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, Minister of Agriculture &Farmer Welfare, Minister of Rural Development, and Minister of Panchayati Raj; Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Communications and Information Technology and Minister of Law and Justice; Shri Thawar Chand Gehlot, Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment; Shri Prakash Javadekar, Minister of Environment, Forest & Climate Change; Minister of Information & Broadcasting; Shri Prahlad Joshi, Minister of Parliamentary Affairs and Minister of Coal and Mines. It will be headed by Rajnath Singh. The Special Invitees are Arjun Ram Meghwal and V Muraleedharan.
  • Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs will have Prime Minister; Shri Amit Shah, Minister of Home Affairs; Shri Nitin Jairam Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises; Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Finance, Minister of Corporate Affairs; Shri Ramvilas Paswan, Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution; Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, Minister of Agriculture &Farmer Welfare, Minister of Rural Development and Minister of Panchayati Raj; Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Communications and Information Technology, and Minister of Law and Justice; Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Minister of Food Processing Industries; Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Minister of Health & Family Welfare, Minister of Science & Technology, and Minister of Earth Sciences; Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways, Minister of Commerce &Industry; Shri Arvind Ganpat Sawant, Minister of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprise; Shri Prahlad Joshi, Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Minister of Coal and Mines. It will be headed by PM Narendra Modi.
  • Cabinet Committee on Security has Prime Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh, Minister of Defence, Shri Amit Shah, Minister of Home Affairs, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs. Dr. Subrahamanayam Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs. It will be headed by PM Narendra Modi.
  • Cabinet Committee on Investment and Growth will have Prime Minister, Shri Amit Shah, Minister of Home Affairs. Shri Nitin Jairam Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Minister of Micro. Small and Medium Enterprises Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs. Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways & Minister of Commerce & Industry.It will be headed by PM Narendra Modi.
  • Cabinet Committee on Employment & Skill Development will have Prime Minister. Shri Amit Shah, Minister of Home Affairs. Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, Minister of Agriculture &Farmer Welfare, Minister of Rural Development: and Minister of Panchayati Raj. Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways & Minister of Commerce & Industry Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, Minister of Human Resource Development Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of Petroleum &Natural Gas: and Minister of Steel Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey, Minister of Skill development & Enterpreneurship Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar, MOS(I/C)Labour & Employment Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State(I/C) of the Ministry of Housing &Urban Affairs; Minister of State(I/C) of the Ministry of Civil Aviation; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. It will be headed by PM Narendra Modi.The Special Invitees are Nitin Gadkari, Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Smriti Irani, Prahlad Singh Patel