New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) K.J. Alphons on Monday took charge as Minister of State for Electronics and IT.

He assumed charge at the Ministry of Electronics and IT here.

Earlier in the day, he also took charge as Minister of State for Tourism.

Alphons was inducted into the union Council of Ministers in the reshuffle-cum-expansion effected by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday.

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