August 13, 2022

Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia assumes further cost of Metal Ministry |

Union Minister Jyotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia on Thursday assumed the extra cost of the Metal Ministry.

Scindia is presently answerable for the Civil Aviation Ministry. The 51-year previous BJP chief, who represents Madhya Pradesh within the Rajya Sabha, is the third metal minister within the present Modi authorities.

Earlier than taking his seat, he took off his footwear and positioned an idol of Lord Ganesha on the desk of his workplace in Udyog Bhawan right here.

In a tweet Scindia stated “As per the instructions of the Prime Minister I’m assuming the cost as Minister of Metal. I’ll strive my greatest to discharge this new duty with the blessings of all nicely wishers.”

“Took the extra cost from @RCP_Singh Ji of Union Metal Ministry. I’ll do my greatest to satisfy the aspirations of the nation by discharging this duty given by the highest management to the fullest potential,” he stated in one other tweet.

He took cost within the presence of Metal Secretary Sanjay Kumar Singh and different senior ministry officers.

On his first day as Metal Minister, Scindia will take back-to-back conferences with ministry officers and departments. Apart from, he’ll maintain conferences of all metal PSUs together with their heads, an official stated.

He succeeds Ram Chandra Prasad Singh who resigned from the put up on Wednesday, a day earlier than the completion of his Rajya Sabha time period.

Singh, a former bureaucrat and Rajya Sabha Member, final yr on July 8, had changed Dharmendra Pradhan, who was allotted the ministry of schooling together with the ministry of ability improvement and entrepreneurship in a Cupboard reshuffle.

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On the advise of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday directed Scindia to be assigned the cost of the Ministry of Metal along with his present portfolio, in keeping with an official assertion.

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