NEW DELHI: Pashu Pati Kumar Paras assumed charge as Union Minister for Food Processing Industries today at Panchsheel Bhawan, New Delhi.
Pushpa Subrahmanyam, Secretary along with senior officials welcomed the Minister. After assuming the charge, Paras met the senior officials of the Ministry and reviewed the schemes of the Ministry. The Minister thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for giving the responsibility of Food Processing Ministry. He said he will put all his efforts to take forward the schemes of the Ministry.
Paras is Member of Parliament from Hajipur, Bihar. He has been 7 time MLA and 1 time MLC in Bihar. He also served as Minister in Bihar.
Prahlad Singh Patel also assumed charge as Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries today at Panchsheel Bhawan, New Delhi. The five-time MP, Patel represents Damoh Lok Sabha Constituency in Madhya Pradesh. He has previously been member of many Parliamentary Committees in the 16th Lok Sabha.