New Delhi, Jan 19 (Agencies): Disappointing those looking forward to younger faces in the Union Cabinet as well as implementation of ‘one-man-one-portfolio’ policy of Sonia Gandhi, PM Manmohan Singh on Wednesday reshuffled his council of ministers.

President Pratibha Patil administered the oath of office to the ministers.

Cabinet Ministers:

Praful Patel : Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises
Sriprakash Jaiswal : Coal
Salman Khursheed : Water Resources and additional charge of Minority Affairs

Minister of State (Independent Charge):

Ajay Maken : Youth Affairs and Sports
Beni Prasad Verma : Steel
KV Thomas : Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution

Ministers of State:

Ashwani Kumar : Planning and Parliamentary Affairs, Science and Technology, and Earth Sciences
K.C. Venugopal : Power

Cabinet Ministers:

Sharad Pawar : Agriculture and Food Processing Industries
Virbhadra Singh : Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
Vilasrao Deshmukh : Rural Development and additional charge of Panchayati Raj
S Jaipal Reddy : Petroleum and Natural Gas
Kamal Nath : Urban Development
Vayalar Ravi : Overseas Indian Affairs and additional charge of Civil Aviation
Murli Deora : Corporate Affairs
Kapil Sibal : Human Resource Development and additional charge of Communications and Information Technology
BK Handique : Development of North-Eastern Region
CP Joshi : Road Transport and Highways
Kumari Selja : Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and additional charge of Culture
Subodh Kant Sahay : Tourism
MS Gill : Statistics and Programme Implementation
Pawan Kumar Bansal : Parliamentary Affairs and additional charge of Science and Technology and Earth Sciences


Minister of State (Independent Charge):

Dinsha Patel : Mines

Ministers of State:

E Ahamed : External Affairs
Harish Rawat : Agriculture and Food Processing Industries
V Narayanasamy : Parliamentary Affairs and Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions and Prime Minister's Office
Gurudas Kamat : Home Affairs
A Sai Prathap : Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises
Bharatsinh Solanki : Railways
Jitin Prasada : Road Transport and Highways
Mahadev S. Khandela : Tribal Affairs
RPN Singh : Petroleum and Natural Gas and Corporate Affairs
Tusharbhai Chaudhary : Road Transport and Highways
Arun Yadav : Agriculture and Food Processing Industries
Pratik Prakashbapu Patil : Coal
Vincent Pala : Water Resources and Minority

Another cabinet expansion after budget

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said he planned another expansion of the cabinet after the budget session of parliament this year.
Describing Wednesday's reshuffle effected by him as "minor", Singh indicated that the next cabinet expansion can be expected in about three months from now, sometime in April.

"This is a minor reshuffle. There will be an expansion of the cabinet after the budget session (of parliament)," he said in an interaction with reporters after the swearing-in of three new ministers in his government.