Jagat Prakash Nadda Takes Charge as Health and Family Welfare Minister


GG News Bureau
New Delhi, 11th June. 
Jagat Prakash Nadda took charge as Union Minister, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, here on Tuesday.

Prataprao Jadhav and Anupriya Patel, Ministers of State (MoHFW), were also present during the occasion.

J P Nadda entered politics in 1975. During the Lok Sabha Polls in 1989, he was assigned a major responsibility as election in-charge of the BJP’s youth wing.

Later, he fought Assembly elections from his home state Himachal Pradesh and won three times. He has been a Cabinet Minister in Himachal Pradesh and has also shouldered the responsibilities of BJP National General Secretary and Member Secretary of the BJP Parliamentary Board.

He held the position of Union Health Minister from November 2014 to May 2019.

After taking charge, J P Nadda interacted with senior officials of the Union Health Ministry and was briefed about the ongoing projects.

The Union Minister was received by senior officials of the ministry, including Apurva Chandra, Union Health Secretary, and Roli Singh, Additional Secretary (Health).

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