The authorities has reconstituted the highly effective cupboard committees beneath which Union ministers Smriti Irani, Bhupender Yadav and Sarbananda Sonowal have been made a part of the all-important Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Union ministers Virendra Kumar, Kiren Rijiju and Anurag Singh Thakur have been included within the rejigged Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs headed by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, in response to a notification issued by the Cabinet Secretariate final evening.
However, there was no change within the composition of the nation’s highest determination making physique on safety affairs — the Cabinet Committee on Security — and the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet, which takes name on all essential appointments within the authorities within the rank of Joint Secretary and above.
The members of the Cabinet Committee on Security are the Prime Minister, the Defence Minister, Home Minister Amit Shah, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar.
The two-member Appointments Committee of the Cabinet includes the Prime Minister and the Home Minister.
The new members of the Cabinet Committee on Investment and Growth headed by the PM are Union Minister Narayan Rane, Jyotiraditya Scindia and Ashwini Vaishnaw.
The Cabinet Committee on Employment and Skill Development, headed by the PM, has new members in Union ministers Ashwini Vaishnaw, Bhupender Yadav, Ramchandra Prasad Singh and G. Kishan Reddy.