A day after she was shifted from the key HRD Ministry to Textiles, Smriti Irani on Wednesday said her efforts in the last two years had been to improve the quality of education and thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for giving her the opportunity to serve the country. 

She vowed to strengthen textile and apparel sector as part of her new assignment. 

In Union Cabinet expansion on Tuesday, Irani lost her Human Resources Development Ministry to Prakash Javadekar and was moved to the Textiles Ministry. Santosh Gangwar, Minister of State for Textiles, has been made MoS (Finance). 

Further, she congratulated Gangwar on the initiatives taken by the Textile Ministry. Last month, the government had approved a Rs 6,000-crore package for the textile and apparel sector. 

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