SME Times is powered by   
Search News
Just in:   • Adani Group to invest Rs 57,575 crore in Odisha  • 'Dollar Distancing' finally happening? Time for India to pitch Rupee as credible alternative: SBI Ecowrap  • 49% Indian startups now from tier 2, 3 cities: Jitendra Singh  • 'India ranks 3rd in global startup ecosystem & number of unicorns'  • LinkedIn lays off entire global events marketing team: Report 
Last updated: 27 Sep, 2014  

nirmala-sitharaman-thmb.jpg Kalraj Mishra gets MSME ministry, Nirmala Sitharaman commerce

kalraj-mishra-swearing-in.jpg
   Top Stories
» 49% Indian startups now from tier 2, 3 cities: Jitendra Singh
» 'India ranks 3rd in global startup ecosystem & number of unicorns'
» Tripura exported over 9K tonnes of pineapples in 2 years
» CPI inflation eases to 6.71% in July, IIP falls to 12.3%
» Rupee depreciates 12 paise to close at 79.64 against US dollar
Saurabh Gupta | 27 May, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday allocated portfolios to his ministers, giving charge of Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to Kalraj Mishra as Cabinet Minister and Commerce and Industry (Independent Charge), Finance, Corporate Affairs to Nirmala Sitharaman as Minister of State.

71-year-old Mishra, a veteran of Uttar Pradesh politics, is making his ministerial debut at the Centre.
He contested the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections from Deoria and defeated his nearest BSP rival by a margin of 2.65 lakh votes.

He was elected to the Rajya Sabha on three occasions - first in 1980, then 1986 and later in August 2001.

Born in Ghazipur District of Uttar Pradesh. He obtained his M.A. degree from Kashi Vidyapeeth, Varanasi. He joined politics and held many party positions at state and national level. In the 2012 assembly elections, Mishra was elected from the Lucknow East seat.

While the 59-year-old, Tamil Nadu born, Nirmala Sitharaman is not a member of either Lok Sabha or Rajya Sabha presently, she is likely to be nominated to the Upper House by BJP. She is a BJP spokesperson and also a former member of National Commission for Women.

PM has allocated portfolios to his ministers, giving charge of finance and defence to Arun Jaitley and making Sushma Swaraj the new external affairs minister.

BJP president Rajnath Singh was made the home minister, according to a Rashtrapati Bhavan communique.

Modi and his ministerial colleagues were sworn-in at an impressive ceremony Monday evening.

SEE ALSO
 
Print the Page Add to Favorite
 
Share this on :
 

Please comment on this story:
 
Subject :
Message:
(Maximum 1500 characters)  Characters left 1500
Your name:
 

Corruption in Intellectual Property Appellate Board, Chennai
Subhash jain | Thu Jun 5 11:16:24 2014
It is to be noted that huge / unexpected corruption are in the board, the Intellectual Property Appellate Board, office at Chennai under the ministry, the department of Industries policy and promotion in which DIPP office senior officer are also involved. In my point of view the said board is the most corrupt board in our India to which necessary steps is to be taken against Ms. S. Usha Vice Chairman of the saidboard.


 
  Customs Exchange Rates
Currency Import Export
US Dollar
66.20
64.50
UK Pound
87.50
84.65
Euro
78.25
75.65
Japanese Yen 58.85 56.85
As on 13 Aug, 2022
  Daily Poll
COVID-19 has directly affected your business
 Yes
 No
 Can't say
  Commented Stories
» GIC Re's revenue from obligatory cession threatened(1)
 
 
About Us  |   Advertise with Us  
  Useful Links  |   Terms and Conditions  |   Disclaimer  |   Contact Us  
Follow Us : Facebook Twitter