Union Government ministries of India: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Arun Jaitley head of newly constituted Group of Ministers (GoM) on stressed power assets

Published: December 15, 2018

The Union government has constituted a Group of Ministers (GoM) headed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to examine the specific recommendations of High Level Empowered Committee (HLEC) constituted to address the issue of stressed power projects and forward their comments for consideration by the Union Cabinet. The panel, headed by Cabinet Secretary P K Sinha, ..


Rajyavardhan Rathore takes charge as new Minister of Information and Broadcasting (I&B)

Published: May 15, 2018

In a Cabinet reshuffle, Col Rajyavardhan Rathore has taken charge as the new Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting (I&B) on May 15, 2018. He replaced Smriti Irani. Mrs Irani will now only hold the portfolio of Minister of Textiles. A communique from the office of President Ram Nath Kovind said, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal ..


Raj Kumar Singh appointed as new Union Minister of State (IC) in Ministries of Power & New & Renewable Energy

Published: September 5, 2017

Raj Kumar Singh has recently take charge as new Union Minister of State (IC) in Ministries of Power & New & Renewable Energy after latest reshuffle in the Union Cabinet on September 3, 2017. He succeeded Piyush Goyal, who is now Cabinet Minister for Railways. Singh is the Member of Parliament (MP) from Arrah Lok ..


Dharmendra Pradhan appointed as new Union Minister of Skill Development

Published: September 4, 2017

Dharmendra Pradhan, the Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas, has been promoted as Cabinet Minister and got additional charge of Union Ministry of Skill Development after latest Union cabinet reshuffle on September 3, 2017. In the latest reshuffle, four Union ministers were promoted to Cabinet rank and nine new Ministers of state were inducted ..