Full list of Ministers and their portfolios in Bhupendra Patel Cabinet: Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel today inducted his new council of ministers. The new ministers were administered oath by Gujarat Governor Acharya Devvrat. Patel (59), a first-time MLA from Ahmedabad, took over as the new Gujarat chief minister on Monday after the sudden resignation of Vijay Rupani on Saturday. Patel has inducted 24 ministers in his cabinet including two women. In an unprecedented move, no ministers in the previous cabinet have been retained and an all-new cabinet was sworn in today.
“The new 24-member council of ministers of CM Bhupendra Patel that includes 10 Cabinet Ministers, 5 Ministers of State with Independent Charge and 9 Ministers of State took the oath of office, administered by the Governor Shri Acharya Devvrat, at Raj Bhavan in Gandhinagar today,” said the CMO.
The new 24-member council of ministers of CM Shri @Bhupendrapbjp that includes 10 Cabinet Ministers, 5 Ministers of State with Independent Charge and 9 Ministers of State took the oath of office, administered by the Governor Shri @ADevvrat, at Raj Bhavan in Gandhinagar today. pic.twitter.com/pNpCNcOS6p
— CMO Gujarat (@CMOGuj) September 16, 2021
While there are 10 Cabinet ministers, 14 ministers of state have been inducted into the council of ministers taking the total to 25 including the chief minister.
Check full list of ministers below:
Gujarat: Cabinet Ministers (**portfolios to be updated soon)
Bhupendra Patel – Chief Minister, Home, Urban Development, General Administration, Information and Broadcast, Industries, Mines and Minerals, Capital Projects, Narmada and ports among others
Rajendra Trivedi – Legislative and Parliamentary Affairs, Revenue, Law and Justice
Jitendra Vaghani- Education
Purneshkumar Ishwarlal Modi
Kanubhai Mohanlal Desai – Finance, Energy and Petrochemicals
Gujarat: Ministers of State
Arvindbhai Gordhanbhai Raiyani
Kirti Singh Vaghela
Gajenddra Singh Parmar
Nimaben Bhaveshbhai Acharya has been made Gujarat Assembly Speaker after Rajendra Trivedi resigned from the post and was inducted into the new cabinet.