New Delhi: Eight-time Member of Parliament from Bihar and six-time Union Minister Shri Ram Vilas Paswan today officially took charge of the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution for a second consecutive term. Shri Danve Raosaheb Dadarao also took charge as the Minister of State in the Ministry. All senior officials of the Ministry welcomed the Union Minister and the Minister of State and presented them with bouquets.
Addressing media after taking charge, Union Minister Shri Ram Vilas Paswan lauded Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi for his dynamic leadership and said that in 2014, people voted for Prime Minister Modi on the basis of his name and fame but in 2019 people voted for him on the basis of his work. The Union Minister further praised Prime Minister Modi and said he is the best Prime Minister in the world and he has been recognized the world over as a global leader and statesman.
Shri Paswan asserted that the government was confident of winning the elections under the leadership of Prime Minister Modi and that is why a 100 day plan was asked to be formulated by all Ministries. The Secretary, Consumer Affairs, Shri Avinash K Srivastava informed media about the key initiatives that will be undertaken based on the 100 days plan.