New Delhi : The Central government has made a minor reshuffle in the union cabinet. As the finance minister Arun Jaitley is undergoing Kidney surgery, union Coal and Railways minister Piyush Goel has been additional charge of the finance ministry. He’ll be in charge of the ministry till complete recovery of Mr Jaitley.
On the other hand following the National Award Controversary, Smriti Irani has been removed from the I&B ministry, and union minister Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has been assigned the the independent charge as Minister of State in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
Meanwhile, S.S. Ahluwalia, Minister of State be relieved of the charge of Ministry of Drinking Water & Sanitation and assigned the portfolio of Ministry of State in the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology. Alphons Kannanthanam, Minister of State be relieved of the charge of Minister of State in the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology.