Punjab : Newly sworn in Union minister for Food Processing Harsimrat Kaur Badal today thanked the almighty as well as the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for reposing faith in her and giving her such an important assignment.
In a statement after being sworn in at the Rashtrapati Bhawan forecourt here this evening, Mrs Badal said she was overwhelmed by the occasion and prayed to the almighty to give her the strength to do justice to her new responsibility.
The new Union minister said she on her part would do her utmost to give her best. “I believe in giving 100 per cent to everything I do and I assure the people that I will work as much as possible to make a meaningful and positive contribution to the Food Processing ministry”.
Mrs Badal used the occasion to express her sense of gratitude to the Prime Minister for giving an opportunity to a representative of Punjab to lead the Food Processing ministry. “I am confident this decision will give a boost to Agri processing in Punjab as well as the entire country”.
The newly sworn in minister also took the opportunity to take the blessings of Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal and SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal. “I look forward to taking guidance from Mr Parkash Singh Badal on ways to add value to the agriculture produce of farmers across the country”, she added.