Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandviya has been included in the Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs.
The Home, Finance and Defense Ministers are ex-officio members of all committees.
Mandaviya replaced Dr Harsh Vardhan. He is among the seven ministers who got elevated to the Union Cabinet of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 7, 2021.
The Union Ministry of Health and Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers will be clubbed. So, Mandaviya will take charge of the clubbed Ministry. Mandaviya was previously serving as Minister of State for Chemicals and FertiIizers and held independent charge of shipping ministry.