Bansal given charge of Water Resources ministry

June 14th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS  

Manmohan Singh New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday gave additional charge of the Water Resources ministry to Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, a Rashtrapati Bhawan spokesperson said.
This ministry was earlier held by Meira Kumar, who resigned after being nominated for the Lok Sabha Speaker’s post.

Also, the portfolios of Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Pratik Prakash Patil and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Arun Yadav have been swapped, the spokesperson said.

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