Smriti Irani takes charge as the Minister of Women and Child Development

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New Delhi: Smriti Irani is greeted as she takes charge as Minister of Women and Child Development at her office, in New Delhi, Monday, June 03, 2019. (PTI Photo)

New Delhi: Smriti Irani is greeted as she takes charge as Minister of Women and Child Development at her office, in New Delhi, Monday, June 03, 2019. (PTI Photo)

Smriti Irani on Monday took charge as the Union Women and Child Development Minister.

She was welcomed by senior officials of the ministry and Minister of State in the WCD Ministry Debashree Chaudhuri.

Soon after assuming charge, Irani held a meeting with all senior officials of the ministry.

The Amethi MP has retained the charge of Textiles Ministry, a portfolio she held during the first term of the PM Narendra Modi government.

She had met her predecessor Maneka Gandhi on Saturday to discuss important issues in the ministry and the way forward in tackling them.

(PTI)