NEW DELHI: Raj Kumar Singh assumed charge as Cabinet Minister in the Ministry of Power and Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.
Expressing gratitude to the Prime Minister for giving the responsibility,Singh said that the Prime Minister has shown great confidence and we will live upto that.
In his brief interaction with media after assuming charge, Singh further added that we have achieved targets of electrification set by the Prime Minister well before the schedule and will strive to ensure that the benefits of the power and energy sector reach the common man.
He was greeted at the office by senior officers on this occasion.
Besides him, Krishan Pal Gurjar took over as the Minister of State in the Ministry of Power here today in the presence of Singh , Cabinet Minister for Power and New and Renewable Energy.
He was greeted at the office at Shram Shakti Bhawan by Shri Alok Kumar Secretary, Ministry of Power and other senior officers on this occasion as well as CMDs of the CPSUs under Ministry of Power.