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Day after being moved to textile min, Smriti Irani tweets about HRD's feats, thanks PM Modi

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 6 July 2016, 14:36 IST

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.

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.

First published: 6 July 2016, 14:36 IST
 
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