Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Panabaka Lakshmi has been given additional charge as Minister of State of Textiles.
A statement issued by Rashtrapati Bhavan said: "The President of India, as advised by the Prime Minister, has directed that the portfolio of Smt. Panabaka Lakshmi, Minister of State in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas shall be re-allocated as Minister of State in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Minister of State in the Ministry of Textiles."
Panabaka Lakshmi, 54, is a member of the 15th Lok Sabha. She represents the Bapatla constituency of Andhra Pradesh and is a member of the Indian National Congress. (ANI)