Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Power Minister Piyush Goyal to be elevated to Cabinet rank

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New Delhi: Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Power Minister Piyush Goyal and Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha are seen among the “good performers” in the government likely to be elevated to Cabinet rank. Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Power Minister Piyush Goyal seen as one of the more capable ministers, can be given more responsibility.
Pradhan had a meeting with party chief Amit Shah in the evening. Prime Minister Narendra Modi held discussions with BJP chief Amit Shah late in the evening to give finishing touches to the exercise.
It should be noted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will undertake a revamp of the Union Cabinet tomorrow to fill key vacancies and bring in new faces with a thrust on merit . The swearing-in ceremony has been fixed for 10.30 a.m. at the Rashtrapati Bhawan . Minimum ten new ministers are expected to be sworn in the much-awaited reshuffle of the Modi cabinet will take place on Sunday in which about half-a- dozen ministers are expected to make way for several new faces, including those of the BJP’s allies.

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