"We will work towards using science for promoting ease of living," said Dr Jitendra Singh while assuming charge as Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Science and Technology.
Speaking to ANI, Dr Singh said, "We will try to fulfill the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi ji and bring ease to the lives of common people."
Dr Singh will also be taking over the portfolio of Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Earth Sciences.
Earlier, Dr Jitendra Singh was the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) in the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region.
A doctor by profession, Dr Singh was re-elected to 17th Lok Sabha in May 2019.
As many as 43 leaders took oath on Wednesday in the first Union Cabinet reshuffle and expansion after Prime Minister Modi returned to power for a second term in May 2019.
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