Smt Smriti Irani

Smt Smriti Irani

Hon Minister, GoI, India

Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani is currently the youngest minister in the cabinet of Shri Narendra Modi. She is also the  first woman to hold office as the Union Minister for Human Resource Development and Union Minister of Textiles. She is also the youngest woman to be nominated to the Rajya Sabha. 

Smt. Irani was appointed as the Textile Minister in the year 2016, taking over from Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar.She has held the position of the Union Minister of textiles since 2016 and retained the portfolio in the new cabinet post the 2019 elections. Her contribution to the sector has also been appreciated by the textile council TEXPROCIL. Various industry bodies such as the Clothing Manufacturers Association of India, Indian Texpreneurs Federation (ITF), hailed her re-appointment as the Union Minister for Textiles.