Union Minister Piyush Goyal will take charge of the Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ministry following the death of Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan. Piyush Goyal is handling the Ministry of Railways along with the Ministry of Industry and Commerce at present. Ram Vilas Paswan, who was handling Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ministry passed away on October 8 and will be cremated on October 10.
The Standing Committee on Labour in Lok Sabha has expressed concern about the progress made by Central government's "One Nation One Ration Card" scheme and "Affordable Rental Housing Complex (ARHC)" scheme. Out of 81 crore ration card holders, only 2000 benefited, a member of the committee told PTI. He further stated that the ARHC scheme didn't gain a lot of ground as Punjab was the only state that served a… read-more
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