Published On: Wed, Jul 6th, 2016

Arjun Ram Meghwal takes over as New Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs

Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal interacting with the media after taking charge as Minister of State for Finance, in New Delhi on July 06, 2016.

Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal interacting with the media after taking charge as Minister of State for Finance, in New Delhi on July 06, 2016.

New Delhi: Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal took over as the new Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs here today. Shri Meghwal, a retired IAS Officer from Rajasthan, was the Chief Whip of the BJP Parliamentary Party in Lok Sabha.

Shri Meghwal, born on 20th December, 1953, is a Post-Graduate in Political Science. He is a Law Graduate and has also done MBA from University of Philippines. Shri Meghwal has been Member of various Parliamentary Committees and was awarded the Best Parliamentarian Award in 2013.

Speaking on the occasion, Shri Meghwal said that the benefit of economic development must reach the last mile. He said that the Government will strive to ensure that the benefits of PMJDY, Mudra and other Social Security Schemes should reach the common man.

Shri Meghwal said despite world economy slowing down, India still manage to grow at 7.6 per cent. He said that the Government’s priorities include to speed-up the process of economic growth and make all out efforts to achieve the goal of development so that poor and vulnerable sections of our society are benefitted.

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