Union Cabinet reshuffle: Piyush Goyal gets finance ministry; Rajyavardhan Rathore replaces Smriti Irani as I&B minister

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New Delhi: Piyush Goyal gets finance ministry; Rajyavardhan Rathore replaces Smriti Irani as I&B minister in Union Cabinet reshuffle. A Rashtrapati Bhavan communique said that during the indisposition of Arun Jaitley, the portfolio of Finance and Ministry of Corporate Affairs, have been “temporarily” assigned to Goyal.

S S Ahluwalia, who was until recently the Minister of State for Drinking Water & Sanitation, has been assigned the portfolio of Ministry of State in the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology, an official release from the Rashtrapati Bhavan said. “Alphons Kannanthanam, Minister of State be relieved of the charge in the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology,” the release added.

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