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Harsh Vardhan gets additional charge of Environment Ministry

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan was today given additional charge of Environment Ministry, due to sudden demise of Anil Madhav Dave.

President Pranab Mukherjee, as advised by Prime Minister Modi, has directed that Harsh Vardhan, Cabinet Minister shall be assigned the charge of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, in addition to his exiting portfolios, a press release issued by said.


Harsh Vardhan is also the Minister of Earth Sciences.

Environment Minister Dave, 60, died here today.

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