R K Singh takes over as new Power & New Renewable Energy Minister
Raj Kumar (R K) Singh took over as new Union Minister of State (IC) in Ministries of Power & New & Renewable Energy. Piyush Goyal, New Railways Minister & former Power Minister were present to hand over the charge to Singh.
Singh said that there is lot of dynamism in the both Power & Renewable Energy Ministries which will be continued. He said that he would meet all standards of performance set by the predecessor and new Railway Minister, 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, he further added. He assured Goyal that the good work started by him will be completed and the Prime Minister's vision will be realised.
On the occasion, 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.
Goyal said the officials in Ministries as well as in its PSUs want to cross limitless boundaries. The PSUs are very committed. Talking about Singh, 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.