Union Minister Shri Kiren Rijiju took charge of the Ministry of Earth Sciences this morning and thanked Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi for assigning a very important Ministry to him which he says, will play a very important role in the 2047 Vision of a Developed India.
Speaking to the media after taking charge, Shri Kiren Rijiju said, his priority will be to execute the Deep Ocean Mission, a flagship scheme of the Prime Minister for the exploration of polymetallic nodules containing rich minerals.
The Minister said, he will see that each decision of the Ministry will have some bearing on the common man, as he always believed in making things simple and accessible.
The Minister says, in the coming days, he will work out to Re-calibrate the entire “Weather Forecast System”
Shri Kiren Rijiju also presided over a brief presentation by Senior officials of the Ministry including IMD and announced that in the coming days, he will work out to Re-calibrate the entire “Weather Forecast System”.
The Minister also added that since his school days, he had a deep interest in Google Earth, Climatology, Oceanography and Cartography and he will enjoy working in his new Avtar.
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