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Nirmala Sitharaman takes charge as the Union Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs

Nirmala Sitharaman takes charge as the Union Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 31 May 2019, 11:45 am

New delhi, May 31 (IBNS): Nirmala Sitharaman assumed charge as the Union Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs here on Friday. 

She was greeted at the office in North Block by Minister of State for Finance & Corporate Affairs designate, Anurag Singh Thakur, Finance SecretarySubhash Chandra Garg and other Secretaries of the Ministry.

Sitharaman is the first woman appointed as the full-time Union Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs.

After assuming the charge, the Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs was briefed on the key initiatives and policy issues by the Secretaries of the different departments of the Ministry of Finance & Corporate Affairs and was apprised of the ongoing issues and the forthcoming challenges facing the Indian economy among others.