Piyush Goyal to Take Over Finance Ministry, Smriti Irani Moved Out of I&B

In the Cabinet rejig, Piyush Goyal to take additional charge as Finance Minister until Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is under treatment. Smriti Irani to handle only the Ministry of Textiles and Rajvardhan Rathore has been given the charge of Information and Broadcasting Ministry.

Here’s how the Cabinet looks after the rejig:
  1. Piyush Goyal — Finance Ministry,
  2. Smriti Irani — Textiles Ministry,
  3. Rajvardhan Rathore — Information and Broadcasting Ministry,
  4. SS Ahluwalia — Electronics Ministry,
  5. KJ Alphons — Tourism Ministry.