Modi’s Expanded Cabinet: Educational Qualifications of the New Ministers

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Published: July 8,2021 03:00 PM
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From IIT alumni to foreign university graduates and MBAs to PhD holders in military science, PM Modi’s new Cabinet is a well-educated one

July 8, 2021: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s new Cabinet is an eclectic mix of distinguished and well educated people including the likes of Ashwini Vaishnaw who did his MBA from Pennsylvania and MTech from IIT Kanpur and Jyotiraditya Schindia who did his graduation from Havard and MBA from Stanford. The PM’s Cabinet has several PhD holders including SP Singh Bahgel who has a PhD in Military Science , MBAs, law graduates and doctors.





Here is a list of the educational qualifications of all the newly inducted ministers:



 



1.            Ashwini Vaishnaw - Rajya Sabha MP from Odisha. MBA from University of Pennsylvania and did MTech from IIT Kanpur. Before entering the world of politics, Ashwini Vaishnaw was an IAS officer with huge administrative experience.



 



2.            Jyotiraditya Scindia - Member of Rajya Sabha. BA from Harvard and MBA from Stanford.



 



3.            Anupriya Patel - MP from Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh. She has done MBA from Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University, Kanpur.



4.            Virendra Kumar - MP from Tikamgarh in Madhya Pradesh. He has a PhD in Child Labour from Dr. Harisingh Gour University.



5.            SP Singh Baghel - Member of Parliament from Agra. He has done his PhD in Military Science from Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Agra. Apart from this, he has also done LLB, MA and Msc.



6.            Rajkumar Ranjan Singh - Lok Sabha MP from Manipur. He has done PhD in Geography from Guwahati University.



7.            L Murugan- President of Tamil Nadu BJP. Has PhD from Madras University.



8.            Mahendra Munjapara - Lok Sabha MP from Gujarat. He has done MD in General Medicine from Gujarat University.



9.            Subhash Sarkar - MP from West Bengal. He has done MBBS from Calcutta University.



10.          Bhagwat Karad - Rajya Sabha MP from Maharashtra. He has many degrees like MBBS and MS.



11.          Bharati Pawar - Lok Sabha MP from Maharashtra. She has MBBS degree.



12.          SP Singh Baghel - Member of Parliament from Agra. He has done his PhD in Military Science from Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Agra. Apart from this, he has also done LLB, MA and Msc.



13.          Annapurna Devi - MP from Kodarma, Jharkhand. She has done MA from Ranchi University.



14.          BL Verma - Rajya Sabha MP from Uttar Pradesh. MA from Sampurnanand Sanskrit University, Varanasi.



15.          Shobha Karandlaje - MP from Chikmagalur. She has done MA from Mangalore University.



16.          RP Singh - Rajya Sabha MP. MA in International Relations from JNU. He was a UP cadre IAS officer before joining politics.



17.          Sarbananda Sonowal - Former CM of Assam. He has done LLB from Dibrugarh University.



18.          Bhupendra Yadav - Rajya Sabha MP from Rajasthan. Has done LLB from Government College, Ajmer.



19.          SP Singh Baghel - Member of Parliament from Agra. He has done his PhD in Military Science from Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Agra. Apart from this, he has also done LLB, MA and Msc.



20.          Bhanu Pratap Singh Verma - Lok Sabha MP from Jalaun. He has done LLB from Bundelkhand University.



21.          Meenakshi Lekhi - Lok Sabha MP from New Delhi. Has done LLB from Delhi University.



22.          Ajay Bhatt - MP from Nainital in Uttarakhand. He has done LLB from Kumaun University.



23.          Ajay Kumar - MP from Kheri, Uttar Pradesh. He has done LLB from Kanpur University.



24.          Pashupati Kumar Paras - MP from Hajipur. He has done BEd from Bhagalpur University.



25.          Pankaj Choudhary- MP from Maharajganj in Uttar Pradesh. Graduated from Gorakhpur University.



26.          Rajeev Chandrasekhar - Rajya Sabha MP from Karnataka. Studied Advanced Management from Harvard University.



27.          Darshana Jardosh - Lok Sabha MP from Surat. Has done BCom.



28.          A Narayanaswamy- MP from Chitradurga, Karnataka. He has done BA from Government Art College.



29.          Kaushal Kishore - MP from Mohan Lalganj, Uttar Pradesh. Has done Bsc.



30.          Dev Singh Chauhan - MP from Kheda, Gujarat. Has Diploma in Electric Engineering.



31.          Kapil Patil - MP from Bhiwadi, Maharashtra. He has done BA from Mumbai University.



32.          Pratima Bhowmik - Member of Parliament from Tripura West. Has a degree in BioScience from Tripura University.



33.          Bishweswar Tudu - Lok Sabha MP from Odisha. Diploma in Electronics Engineering.



34.          Shantanu Thakur - Lok Sabha MP from West Bengal. He has done BA from Karnataka Open University.



35.          Nisith Pramanik - Member of Parliament from Cooch Behar, West Bengal. Has done BCA.



36.           Bhagwanth Khuba - Lok Sabha MP from Karnataka. He has done BTech in Mechanical Engineering.