Gangwar took charge and pledged to work towards promoting Brand India abroad and boosting the country's textile exports.
Talking to reporters, Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution Minister Paswan said the procurement system will be strengthened to ensure that its benefits reach the farmers. Minimum support price and monitoring of prices of essential commodities are the other important issues.
After taking charge, Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal said her mission would be to find new and innovative ways to reduce post-harvest losses.
Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Planning and Statistics and Programme Implementation Inderjit Singh Rao also took charge today.