Babul Supriyo today took charge as Minister of State for Heavy Industry & Public Enterprises here in New Delhi. He first called on the senior Minister Shri Anant G. Geete and sought his guidance. Shri Anant Geete expressed the hope that Shri Babul Supriyo being a young, energetic and enthusiastic person will strengthen his hands in achieving the developmental targets envisioned by the Prime Minister. Speaking to the media persons after assuming office, Shri Babul Supriyo said that he will strive to live up to the ‘performance doctrine’ of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. The Minister observed that he expects new horizons and challenges in the M/o Heavy Industry & Public Enterprises in the direction of making India a manufacturing hub.
On being asked about his contribution to the state of West Bengal as a union minister Shri Babul Supriyo said that in the company of Shri Anant Geete ji it will be a fine opportunity for the overall development of country as a whole. He said a lot needs to be done for his home state and he will also try to work for the strengthening Public Sector Enterprises in West Bengal.Born on December 15, 1970, Shri Supriyo hails from Uttarapara in Hooghly district of West Bengal. Elected to the Lok Sabha for the first time from Asansol, Shri Baral holds B.Com(Hons) degree from Calcutta University. He worked for a multinational bank before deciding to pursue his passion.