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Javadekar takes HRD Ministry’s charge

He was shifted to the ministry after Tuesday's cabinet reshuffle by the prime minister

Policy Pulse
Publish Date: Jul 7 2016 2:36PM | Updated Date: Jul 7 2016 2:36PM

Javadekar takes HRD Ministry’s charge

 After Smriti Irani got removed from the post of Hmuan Resource Development (HRD) Minister, Javadekar, on Thursday took the charge of HRD ministry and replaced Smriti who has been given the charge of Textiles Ministry.

 
Before this, Javadekar served as Minister of State and noticeably is the only state minister who has been promoted to the cabinet rank.
 
The minister has been given the post as a result of major cabinet reshuffle by Prime Minster Narendra Modi that took place on Tuesday.
 
Nevertheless, the minister has assured of converting all the challenges into opportunities. Also, he said that the ministry will co-operate with all the states.
 
Javedakar has also assured of reporting out good work and not to get involved in any controversy.
 
Interestingly, former HRD minister Smriri has always been into one or other controversy.
 
Asked about new education policies, he said that he will only comment after holding meeting the ministry officials and understanding the work.