New Delhi, Oct 6 (PTI) Union Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh was discharged from AIIMS today after a week-long treatment at the hospital here. Also Read - Swanky Makeover: Railway Ministry Shares Glimpses of Futuristic New Delhi Railway Station | See Photos

“I have been discharged from the hospital and have started expediting the work in my department,” the steel minister told PTI. Also Read - Delhi Airport's Terminal 3 Introduces New Passenger Tracking System

The minister who was suffering from prostate and urinary infection was admitted to AIIMS last Thursday, a ministry official said. Also Read - Why Kejriwal's Plan to Allow Hi-tech Industry is Good for Delhi

According to the official, the minister was undergoing check-ups at both All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital in the last two to three months.

Singh is holding the steel portfolio since July, 2016.

Prior to this, he was Union Minister of Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water & Sanitation since November, 2014.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.