Goswami takes charge as industries and labour minister

Published: Saturday, February 19, 2011, 0:01 [IST]
 

New Delhi, Feb 18 (PTI) Newly inducted Delhi ministerRamakant Goswami today took charge of industries and labourdepartments.

Goswami, a three-time MLA and a staunch loyalist ofChief Minister Sheila Dikshit, was inducted into the Councilof Ministers in the Cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday.

Goswami, a journalist-turned-politician, said asLabour Minister he would try to ensure that all thejournalists get their salaries as per recommendation of thewage board.

"I was a journalist. I know the difficulties beingfaced by you. I will try to impress upon the media houses topay salary to you as per recommendation of the wage board," hetold reporters.

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