Modi reorganises Cabinet Committees

New Delhi, Jul 13 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reorganised the Cabinet Committees by including new ministers, as per a notification issued by Cabinet Secretariat.

The development comes against the backdrop of a massive Cabinet rejig by Mr Modi last week.

According to the notification on Monday, Minister of Textile Arjun Munda, Dr Virendra Kumar, Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment, Kiren Rijiju, Minister of Law and Justice and Anurag Thakur, Minister of Information and Broadcasting, have found a place in Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs.

Smriti Irani, Minister of Women and Child Development, Sarbananda Sonowal, Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways; Mansukh Mandaviya, Minister of Health and Family Welfare; Bhupender Yadav, Minister of Labour and Employment, have been included in Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs.

Cabinet Committee on Investment and Growth will also have Narayan Tatu Rane, Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Minister of Civil Aviation and Ashwini Vaishnaw, Minister of Railways.

Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of Education; Mr Vaishnaw, Minister of Railways and Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs Bhupender Yadav, Minister of Labour and Employment, are now a part of the Cabinet Committee on Employment and Skill Development.

Mr Modi, however, kept the composition of the Cabinet Committee on Security and Appointments Committee of the Cabinet unchanged.

The cabinet committees come under the Union Cabinet to discuss, debate and take decisions on certain issues including security, appointments, economy and parliamentary affairs.

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