1. You Are At:
  2. English News
  3. India News
  4. PM Modi forms Cabinet committees to look into unemployment, economic slowdown ahead of Budget 2019

PM Modi forms Cabinet committees to look into unemployment, economic slowdown ahead of Budget 2019

The first Budget of the Modi government 2.0 will be presented on July 5, 2019.

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk
New Delhi Updated on: June 07, 2019 15:03 IST
This is the first time that such committees have been set
Image Source : FILE/PTI

This is the first time that such committees have been set up.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has, in order to tackle the issues of rising unemployment and economic slowdown in the country, constituted two high level Cabinet Committees.

The first Budget of the Modi government 2.0 will be presented on July 5, 2019.

A total of eight Cabinet committees have been constituted -- Appointments Committee of the Cabinet, Cabinet Committee on Accommodation, Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs, Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs, Cabinet Committee on Security, Cabinet Committee on Investment and Growth and Cabinet Committee on Employment and Skill Development.

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs and the Cabinet Committee on Employment and Skill Development will deal are the major two panels. This is the first time that such committees have been set up.

The unemployment rate in 2017-18 was 6.1 per cent, corroborating the leaked report, before the Lok Sabha election, which claimed joblessness was indeed at a 45-year high.

The constitution of the various committees is as follows:

1. Appointments Committee of the Cabinet

  • Prime Minister
  • Amit Shah, Minister of Home Affairs

2. Cabinet Committee on Accommodation

  • Amit Shah, Minister of Home Affairs
  • Nitin Jairam Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways; Minister of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises
  • Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Finance; Minister of Corporate Affairs
  • Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways, Minister of Commerce and Industry

Special Invitees

  • Jitendra Singh, Minister of State(I/C) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region; Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office, Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Minister of State in the Department of Atomic Energy; and Minister of State in the Department of Space
  • Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State(I/C) of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs; Minister of State(I/C) of the Ministry of Civil Aviation; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry

3. Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs

  • Prime Minister
  • Rajnath Singh, Minister of Defence
  • Amit Shah, Minister of Home Affairs
  • Nitin Jairam Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways; Minister of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises
  • DV Sadananda Gowda, Minister of Chemicals and Fertilisers
  • Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Finance; Minister of Corporate Affairs
  • Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, Minister of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare, Minister of Rural Development: and Minister of Panchayati Raj
  • Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Communications and Information Technology; and Minister of Law and Justice
  • Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Minister of Food Processing Industries
  • Subrahamanayam Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs
  • Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways, Minister of Commerce &Industry
  • Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Minister of Steel

4. Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs

  • Amit Shah, Minister of Home Affairs.
  • Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Finance; Minister of Corporate Affairs
  • Ramvilas Paswan, Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
  • Narendra Singh Tomar, Minister of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare, Minister of Rural Development: and Minister of Panchayati Raj
  • Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Communications and Information Technology; and Minister of Law and Justice
  • Thawar Chand Gehlot, Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment
  • Prakash Javadekar, Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change; Minister of Information and Broadcasting
  • Prahlad Joshi, Minister of Parliamentary Affairs; Minister of Coal and Mines

Special Invitees

  • Arjun Ram Meghwal, Minister of State Parliamentary Affairs; Minister of State in the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises
  • V Muraleedharan, Minister of State Parliamentary Affairs; Minister of State in the Ministry of External Affairs

5. Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs

  • Prime Minister
  • Amit Shah, Minister of Home Affairs
  • Shri Nitin Jairam Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways; Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
  • Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Finance; Minister of Corporate Affairs
  • Shri Ramvilas Paswan, Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
  • Narendra Singh Tomar, Minister of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare, Minister of Rural Development: and Minister of Panchayati Raj
  • Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Communications and Information Technology; and Minister of Law and Justice
  • 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,
  • Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways, Minister of Commerce and Industry
  • Arvind Ganpat Sawant, Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprise
  • Prahlad Joshi, Minister of Parliamentary Affairs; Minister of Coal and Mines

 

6. Cabinet Committee on Security

  • Prime Minister
  • Rajnath Singh, Minister of Defence
  • Amit Shah, Minister of Home Affairs
  • Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs
  • Dr Subrahamanayam Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs

 
7. Cabinet Committee on Investment and Growth

  • Prime Minister.
  • Amit Shah, Minister of Home Affairs
  • Shri Nitin Jairam Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
  • Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs
  • Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways and Minister of Commerce and Industry

 
8. Cabinet Committee on Employment and Skill Development

  • Prime Minister
  • Amit Shah, Minister of Home Affairs
  • Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs
  • Narendra Singh Tomar, Minister of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare, Minister of Rural Development: and Minister of Panchayati Raj
  • Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways and Minister of Commerce and Industry
  • Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, Minister of Human Resource Development
  • Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of Petroleum &Natural Gas: and Minister of Steel
  • Dr Mahendra Nath Pandey, Minister of Skill development and Enterpreneurship
  • Santosh Kumar Gangwar, MOS (I/C) Labour and Employment
  • Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (I/C) of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs; Minister of State(I/C) of the Ministry of Civil Aviation; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry

Special Invitees

  • Nitin Jairam Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways; Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
  • Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Minister of Food Processing Industries
  • Smriti Zubin Irani, Minister of Women and Child Development and Textiles
  • Prahlad Singh Patel, Minister of State (I/C) Culture, MOS (I/C) Tourism

Write a comment