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Panabaaka Lakshmi assumes charge as Minister of State for Textiles

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Smt. Panabaka Lakshmi taking over the charge of the Minister of State for Textiles, in New Delhi on May 30, 2009.
Smt. Panabaaka Lakshmi assumed charge as the Union Minister of State for Textiles, on May 30, 2009. She was the Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare in the previous Government. She was welcomed by the Secretary, Smt. Rita Menon and other senior officials of the Textile Ministry.

In her interaction with media persons, just after assuming the charge, Smt. Panabaaka Lakshmi expressed confidence in the new UPA Government headed by the Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh. She said that the interests of the weavers of the Handicrafts and Handloom sector are on the top priority of the Government. They would be protected by introducing various Schemes for their welfare.

A Post-graduate in Public Administration, Smt. P. Lakshmi has been elected for the fourth time (1996, 1998, 2004 and 2009) in Lok Sabha from Andhra Pradesh.

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