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Union MoS Kiren Rijiju gets Additional Charge of AYUSH Ministry

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Union Minister Kiren Rijiju assigned additional charge of Ministry of AYUSHOn January 19, 2021 President Ram Nath Kovind, as advised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, temporarily appointed Union Minister of State(MoS)Kiren Rijiju with additional charge of the Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy (AYUSH) following the hospitalisation and treatment of Shripad Yesso Naik.

  • As per the temporary arrangement, Kiren Rijiju will be MoS of AYUSH Ministry.
  • Kiren Rijiju will have this additional charge till Shripad Yesso Naik resumes his work.

Portfolios Held: 

i.Kiren Rijiju is currently serving as MoS (Independent Charge-I/C) of Youth Affairs And Sports and MoS of Minority Affairs.

ii.In addition to being a MoS(I/C) of AYUSH Ministry, Shripad Yesso Naik was also the MoS in the Ministry of Defence.

Recent Related News:

i.Union Minister Piyush Goyal was given additional charge of the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution following the death of Ram Vilas Paswan.

  • Piyush Goyal is currently serving as the Cabinet Minister of Railways and Commerce and Industry

ii.Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar was assigned to the additional charges of the Ministry of Food Processing Industries(MoFPI) following the resignation of Harsimrat Kaur Badal.

  • Narendra Singh Tomar is currently serving as the Union minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj.

Kiren Rijiju– Arunachal West, Arunachal Pradesh
Shripad Yesso Naik– North Goa, Goa