Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi took over as Union Minister of Minority Affairs Cabinet rank here today. Speaking on the occasion, Naqvi said that “3E”- Education, Employment and Empowerment is our focus during last three year and Ministry of Minority Affairs will ensure socio-economic-educational progress of all the Minorities. The Minister emphasized that the Government is committed to empowerment of Minorities with dignity.
Naqvi said that all the schemes of Minority Affairs have been implemented effectively on ground level. He said that our commitment is “inclusive growth and atmosphere of trust”.
Dr. Virendra Kumar also assumed the charge of Minister of State for Minority Affairs in the presence of Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Union Minister of Minority Affairs. Speaking on this occasion Dr. Virendra Kumar said that the skill development of minority communities will be our priority.
Dr. Virendra Kumar is the member of Lok Sabha from Tikamgarh (Madhya Pradesh). He is 6th time Lok Sabha member (represented Sagar constituency for 11th, 12th, 13th & 14th Lok Sabha & Tikamgarh Constituency for 15th & 16th Lok Sabha).
Dr. Kumar was born on 27th February 1954 and is Post Graduate in Economics and PhD in Child Labour from Dr. Hari Singh Gour University, Sagar.