Modi's cabinet ministers, here's how much they are worth

On Sunday, Narendra Modi reshuffled his council of ministers where he brought in a few new faces and retained a few old ones. Of the new faces which joined the cabinet, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was given one of the most important ministry of Defence. Ravi Shankar Prasad, on 26 May 2014, took oath as a Union Minister and was alloted the portflios of Law and Justice, and Communications & Information Technology. These ministers have had a long political career and on the way they have earned their due. Here's a list of how much Modi's new ministers are worth.

FP Staff November 10, 2014 18:11:56 IST
Modi's cabinet ministers, here's how much they are worth

On Sunday, Narendra Modi reshuffled his council of ministers where he brought in a few new faces and retained a few old ones. Of the new faces which joined the cabinet, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was given one of the most important ministry of Defence. Ravi Shankar Prasad, on 26 May 2014, took oath as a Union Minister and was alloted the portflios of Law and Justice, and Communications & Information Technology.

These ministers have had a long political career and on the way they have earned their due. Here's a list of how much Modi's new ministers are worth.

Ravi Shankar Prasad, Ministry of Communications and Information

Modis cabinet ministers heres how much they are worth

Ravi Shankar Prasad. IBNlive

Topping the list of one of the richest cabinet members is Ravi Shankar Prasad with assets declared more than Rs 13 crores. According to myneta.info, this includes his total income, movable and immovable assets. He is also one of the few ministers who do not have any liabilities listed.

Assets:Rs 13,26,36,425
Liabilities:Nil

Smriti Zubin Irani, Human Resource Development

Modis cabinet ministers heres how much they are worth

Smriti Irani. IBNlive

The second on the list is HRD minister Smriti Irani with Rs 9 crore plus assets declared. On 26 May 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi appointed her as the Minister of Human Resource Development in his cabinet. At 38, she is the youngest member of the cabinet. As listed in myneta.info, she has declared liabilities of Rs 1.75 lakhs.

Assets:Rs 9,32,03,768
Liabilities:Rs 1,75,70,000

Choudhary Birender Singh, Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Drinking Water and Sanitation

Modis cabinet ministers heres how much they are worth

Choudhary Birender Singh. PTI

The HRD minister is followed by the Rural Development minister, Choudhary Birendra Singh with declared assets around Rs 6 crore, according to his last files affidavit in myneta.info. Singh a powerful leader from Haryana is the Grandson of great peasant leader Sir Chhotu Ram. He has listed his liabilities at low of around Rs 27,000.

Assets:Rs 6,43,09,210
Liabilities:Rs 27,75,000

Sadananda Gowda, Law and Justice

Modis cabinet ministers heres how much they are worth

Sadanand Gowda. IBNlive

The former railway minister has declared his net assets over Rs 5 crore. According to his affidavit at myneta.info, his total liabilities stands at around Rs 1.5 lakhs.
Assets:Rs 5,69,49,359
Liabilities:Rs 1,45,70,119

Manohar Parrikar, Defence

Modis cabinet ministers heres how much they are worth

Manohar Parrikar. PTI

The former Goa chief, has officially listen his total assets and income at about Rs 3 crore. Parrikar publicly accepted his reluctance to leave Goa and move to Delhi. But PM Modi had high regard for Parrikar's abilities and persuaded him to join the Central Government. His liabilities stand at Rs 43 lakhs, as listed in his affidavit in myneta.info.

Assets:Rs3,40,44,829
Liabilities:Rs43,82,874

Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Science and Technology, Earth Sciences

Modis cabinet ministers heres how much they are worth

Dr. Harsh Vardhan. IBNlive

Former Health minister has listed his total income and assets at just about Rs 3 crore. According to his affidavit,, his liabilities are just at rs 20,000. Compared to the other cabinet ministers, that's almost lowest liabilities anyone of them have.

Assets:Rs 2,80,27,597
Liabilities:Rs 19,48,403

Jagat Prakash Nadda, Health and Family Welfare

Modis cabinet ministers heres how much they are worth

Jagat Nadda. PTI

One of the lowest assets declared is by the Jagat Nadda, the new Health minister at Rs 1.8 crore. He also has the lowest liabilities listed as compared to the other council of ministers, according to the myneta.info details.

Assets:Rs 1,86,81,071
Liabilities:Rs 14,66,668

Suresh Prabhu, Railways

Modis cabinet ministers heres how much they are worth

Suresh Prabhu. PTI

The lowest assets declared is by the railway minister, which is less that Rs 1.5 crore. The chartered accountant by profession and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India has listed his liabilities at Rs 48,0000 in his last filed affidavit.

Assets:Rs 1,46,50,806
Liabilities:Rs 48,74,508

Updated Date:

Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Get technology news, gadgets reviews & ratings. Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison.

also read

Narendra Modi suggests developing COVID-19 vaccine distribution system on lines of holding elections
India

Narendra Modi suggests developing COVID-19 vaccine distribution system on lines of holding elections

Stressing on speedy access to vaccines for citizens once ready, the prime minister also directed to involve all levels of governments and citizen groups in the distribution process

Three COVID-19 reinfection cases identified, says ICMR; two in Mumbai and one in Ahmedabad
India

Three COVID-19 reinfection cases identified, says ICMR; two in Mumbai and one in Ahmedabad

The ICMR chief on Tuesday said that India is taking 100 days as the cut-off period in the identification of reinfection of novel coronavirus cases

Bihar polls: Narendra Modi to address 12 rallies from 23 Oct; Sasaram, Gaya and Bhagalpur among first stops
Politics

Bihar polls: Narendra Modi to address 12 rallies from 23 Oct; Sasaram, Gaya and Bhagalpur among first stops

Bihar will vote for the 243-member Assembly in three phases — 28 October, 3 November and 7 November. Counting will be held on 10 November