Chemicals & Fertilizers Ministry: Gowda assumes charge

Chemicals & Fertilizers Ministry: Gowda assumes charge

Union Minister of Statistics & Programme Implementation D. V. Sadananda Gowda. DH file photo

Union Minister D V Sadananda Gowda on Wednesday assumed additional charge of the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers.

The move was necessitated following the demise of Ananth Kumar on Monday. Gowda is currently the minister for statistics and programme implementation.

Gowda took charge of the ministry in addition to the existing portfolio, an official statement said.

Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilisers Mansukh L Mandaviya and senior officials were present on the occasion said the statement.

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