New Delhi: Shri Raj Kumar Singh took over as new Union Minister of State (IC) in Ministries of Power & New & Renewable Energy here today. Shri Piyush Goyal, New Railways Minister & former Power Minister was present to hand over the charge to Shri Singh .
Speaking to media after assuming his office , Shri Singh said that there is lot of dynamism in the both Power & Renewable Energy Ministries which will be continued. Shri Singh said, that he would meet all standards of performance set by the his predecessor and new Railway Minister Shri Piyush Goyal in the Ministries of Power and Renewable energy . The Country is now energy surplus and that the vision of the Ministries has been defined by his predecessor , Shri Singh added . He assured Shri Goyal that the good work started by him will be completed and the Prime Minister’s vision will be realised.
On the occasion, Shri Goyal said he has inherited the finest team of officers in the Government of India because everybody in the Ministries and PSUs related to it , is charged and emotional.
Shri Goyal said, the officials in Ministries as well as in its PSUs want to cross limitless boundaries. The PSUs are very committed. Talking about Shri Singh, Shri Goyal said that he has always concerned about providing electricity to all homes and under his leadership now the power & New Renewable Energy Ministries will achieve new benchmarks of performance and targets.