Dharmendra Gets Additional Charge Of Skill Development Ministry


New Delhi: Dharmendra Pradhan who was holding the Petroleum and Natural Gas portfolio as Minister of State(Independent Charge) was elevated along with Nirmala Sitharaman, Piyush Goyal and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi to the Cabinet rank today in a major rejig of the Narendra Modi government which saw induction of nine new faces.

The Rajya Sabha MP from Bihar, Dharmendra retained his portfolio in the Cabinet.

However, the BJP leader was given the additional charge of Skill Development Ministry which was earlier held by Rajiv Pratap Ruddy who has been dropped from the Cabinet.


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