Jitendra Singh assumes charge as Minister of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions

Jitendra Singh assumes charge as Minister of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions

New Delhi, June 11: Jitendra Singh assumed charge as Minister of State for the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances, and Pensions for the third consecutive term Tuesday in North Block.

After taking charge, Singh said, “The last 10 years have witnessed a series of revolutionary governance reforms happening under the leadership of PM Modi, and these will continue during this term.”

Singh thanked PM Modi for reposing faith in him once again and giving him this responsibility for the third consecutive term. He has held this portfolio since 2014.

Singh is a Member of Parliament from the Udhampur Lok Sabha Constituency, an official statement by the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, said.

Addressing the media after taking charge, Singh said reforms would continue till Mission Viksit Bharat is attained and this would be a continuation of work that had been done over the last decade.

Singh, while highlighting the achievements of DoPT, said that governance reforms in the last 10 years under the guidance of PM Modi were path breaking and inspired by the spirit of Minimum Government and Maximum Governance, increasing citizen centricity to bring ease of living to every citizen of the country.

He also highlighted reforms such as pensions for widowed and divorced daughters, reforms in rules and regulations in the working of various government departments, discarding the interview process for selection, providing level playing field to aspirants from remote areas and doing away with age old rules and regulations.

Singh added that administrative reforms and the landmark Karmayogi Mission are some of the revolutionary reforms taken during last two terms. He categorically mentioned that CPGRAMS is a role model for public grievance redressal across the world.

V. Srinivas, Secretary, Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances, along with S. Radha Chauhan, Secretary, Department of Personnel and Training, and other senior officials were present while the union minister assumed charge.


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