A day after erstwhile MoS for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar replaced Smriti Irani as the Minister for Human Resources and Development, the former HRD minister took to Twitter to thank Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In a series of tweets, she said that all initiatives of the HRD ministry were aimed at improving the quality of education.
Smriti Irani has also updated her profile on Twitter. Her bio now reads: "Union Minister, Government of India. Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha representing the state of Gujarat."
Irani thanked PM Modi for giving her another opportunity to serve the nation in a new capacity and congratulated her successor in the HRD ministry and former environment and forest minister Prakash Javadekar and wished him well in his new assignment.
Am glad NEP 2016 which has been drafted after exhaustive consultations & right now seeking feedback from citizens will soon be released.— Smriti Z Irani (@smritiirani) July 6, 2016
SWAYAM which allows students to choose subject from 500 online courses & marks a paradigm shift in credit system will be rolled out soon.— Smriti Z Irani (@smritiirani) July 6, 2016
In last 2 years all initiatives of @HRDMinistry have been towards increasing learning outcomes for students & improving quality of education— Smriti Z Irani (@smritiirani) July 6, 2016
Look forward to working with officials at @TexMinIndia for strengthening the very important Textile & Apparel Sector of our country.— Smriti Z Irani (@smritiirani) July 6, 2016
Irani also congratulated former Minister of State for Textiles (Independent Charge) Santosh Gangwar after he was moved to the Ministry of Finance and thanked him for assuring his support.
Prakash Javadekar is set to take up office as the Minister for Human Resource and Development on 7 July.
On 5 July, Prime Minister Narendra Modi radically reshuffled his Council of Ministers in furtherance of his vision of good governance and development while inducting 19 new cabinet ministers.