Newly appointed Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday acknowledged her new job as a big responsibility, saying that she has to prove and perform to satisfy the goals which are expected from her. She said she will take charge on September 6.
“Have to prove and perform to satisfy the goals which are expected of me. In all probability, it (taking charge) will be on Sept 6,” Sitharaman said.
Sitharaman also highlighted the importance of women empowerment in the Modi cabinet.
While talking to ANI, Sitharaman said that the most important thing is that there are two women-She and Sushma Swaraj- in the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS).
Have to prove & perform to satisfy the goals which are expected of me. In all probability, it(taking charge) will be on Sept 6: N Sitharaman pic.twitter.com/17EjjA1UQz— ANI (@ANI) September 3, 2017
Sitharaman will now be a member of the crucial CabinetCommittee on Security whose members include the prime minister, home minister, external affairs minister and the finance minister.