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Modi 3.0 Unveils First Initiatives, Education Ministry & Ministers’ Qualifications Revealed

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Modi 3.0 Unveils First Initiatives, Education Ministry & Ministers’ Qualifications Revealed


With Modi 3.0’s commencement, many ministers retained their portfolio while some even got an update. The government structure of ministers is filled with elected members of NDA who will henceforth take charge of their respective duties.

What are PM Modi-led Government’s Initial Decisions?
As Prime Minister Narendra Modi commences his third consecutive term, the initial decisions of his government highlight the priority of farmer welfare and address housing needs across rural and urban India.

PM Kisan Nidhi Scheme
PM Modi’s first official move after assuming office is the authorization of the 17th installment of the PM Kisan Nidhi scheme. This decision benefits 9.3 crore farmers, with an allocation of approximately Rs 20,000 crores. According to India TV, he affirms, “Our government is fully committed to Kisan Kalyan, and it is fitting that the first file signed on taking charge is related to farmer welfare. We want to keep working even more for the farmers and the agriculture sector in the times to come.”

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana
On Monday evening, PM Modi holds the inaugural meeting of his new Cabinet, where it is decided to extend assistance to an additional 3 crore rural and urban households for the construction of houses under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY).

Educational Ministry & Return of Dharmendra Pradhan
Dharmendra Pradhan’s retention as the Minister of Education shows the government’s trust in him to steer the education policies of the nation. According to the Indian Express, the ministry under Mr. Pradhan is divided into two sub-categories: the Department of School Education and Literacy, and the Department of Higher Education. The first takes care of policies and matters of school-level education, whereas the latter is concerned with university-level education and scholarships.

Dharmendra Pradhan tweets on Monday, “Grateful to Hon. PM @narendramodi ji for reassigning me the role of Minister of Education in Modi 3.0. A vibrant knowledge vertical will be one of the strongest pillars of Viksit Bharat. Under PM Modi’s guidance, @EduMinOfIndia will continue to redefine and transform the education landscape for empowering India’s population, establishing India as a knowledge economy of the 21st century, and achieving the goal of Shikshit and Viksit Bharat.”

Who are Other Council Ministers?

Name Ministry/Office Educational Qualification
Amit Shah Ministry of Home Affairs Bio-chemistry from CU Shah Science College in Ahmedabad
Rajnath Singh Ministry of Defence  Masters in physics from Gorakhpur University
Dr. S Jaishankar Ministry of Foreign Affairs Graduate of St. Stephen’s College at D; Masters in Political Science; M. Phil and Phd in International Relations from JNU
Nitin Gadkari Ministry of Road Transport and Highways  M. Com., L.L.B from University of Nagpur
Nirmala Sitharaman Ministry of Finance M.A. (Economics); M.Phil at Seethalakshmi Ramaswamy College, Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu & JNU
Manohar Lal Khattar Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs and Ministry of Power  Diploma in Journalism from Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan
H D Kumaraswamy Ministry of Steel and Ministry of Heavy Industries  B.Sc.
Hardeep Puri Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas  BA (Hons) History; MA(History)
The List continues and the information was extracted from various government websites 



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