Who are the Members of the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs?

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Updated on: November 14th, 2023

Members of the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs include Shri Narendra Modi, Shri Amit Shah, Shri Nitin Jairam Gadkari, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, Shri Raj Nath Singh, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Shri Piyush Goyal, etc. On July 13, 2021, the central government headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi changed the composition of several cabinet committees. This comes after the expansion of the Union Cabinet, which was done on July 7, 2021.

Members of the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs

The addition of over 40 members to the Council of Ministers and the departure of several senior members has resulted in the reorganization of several important cabinet committees. In 2021, the following persons formed the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs:

Composition Name
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi
Minister of Home Affairs and Minister of Cooperation Shri Amit Shah
Minister of Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Jairam Gadkari
Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Shri Narendra Singh Tomar
Minister of External Affairs Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar
Minister of Education; and Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Shri Dharmendra Pradhan
Minister of Defence Shri Raj Nath Singh
Minister of Finance and Minister of Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman
Minister of Commerce and Industry; Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, and Minister of Textiles Shri Piyush Goyal

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs

The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs is headed by Defense Minister Rajnath Singh. Home Minister Amit Shah and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman have been included in the panel along with Kiren Rijiju, Narendra Singh Tomar, Virendra Kumar, Anurag Singh Thakur, Arjun Munda, and others. Ministers of State for Parliamentary Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal and V Muraleedharan sit on the panel as special invitees.

The Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs now includes Environment and Labour Minister Bhupendra Yadav, Ports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, Women Development Minister Smriti Irani, and Rural Development Minister Giriraj Singh (CCPA).

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