New Delhi, August 11, 2017: The recent cabinet reshuffles and the appointment of Shri Narendra Singh Tomar as Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs is seen as a welcome move by industry veterans. Real estate industry body, NAREDCO has hailed the appointment of Shri Tomar. Government on Tuesday announced that Shri Tomar will have the additional portfolio of the two ministries along with that of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj. This announcement came after senior BJP leader Shri M Venkaiah Naidu, who is the government’s nominee for the position of Vice-President, resigned from his ministerial responsibilities.
Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Parveen Jain, President, NAREDCO, said, “Real estate industry continues to support the various incentives of the government to boost the growth of the sector. Shri Tomar’s appointment is a step in this direction. We are confident that his appointment will be an advantage to the industry and he will continue to work on the reformist agenda that his predecessors such as Shri M Venkaiah Naidu had initiated.”
Born in June 1957, Shri Tomar is a senior BJP leader and member of Lok Sabha from Gwalior Constituency. Since the government formation in 2014, he has held over various portfolios including the Ministry of Mines, Ministry of Steel and Ministry of Labour and Employment.
Corporate Comm India(CCI Newswire)