List of new ministers inducted in the UPA Cabinet

A new set of Cabinet ministers were sworn in on Monday evening at the Rashtrapati Bhawan. This is possibly the last reshuffle before the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

Mallikarjun Kharge was made the Railways Minister as eight more were inducted with veterans Sis Ram Ola and Oscar Fernandes making a comeback.

- Sis Ram Ola gets Labour and Employment portfolio
- Oscar Fernandes gets Road and Highways Ministry
-Dr Girija Vyas gets Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Ministry
- Dr Kavuru Sambasiva Rao gets Textiles Ministry

- Dr EM Sudarsana Natchiappan gets Commerce and Industries Ministry
- Among new Ministers of State, Manikrao Gavit gets Social Justice and Empowerment
- Santosh Chowdhury gets Health and Family Welfare
- JD Seelam becomes Ministers of State Finance.

The expansion-cum-reshuffle of the Council of Ministers has been necessitated by the exit of ministers from DMK as well as resignation of Pawan Kumar Bansal, Ashwani Kumar, Ajay Maken and CP Joshi.


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