Nripendra Misra and PK Mishra were on Tuesday re-appointed as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Principal Secretary and Additional Principal Secretary and given cabinet minister rank.Also Read - Breaking News Highlights: Mamata to Meet Sonia Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal Tomorrow

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet approved both the appointments with effect from May 31, an order issued by the personnel ministry said. Also Read - Maharashtra Rains: Red Alert for Six Rain-Hit Districts, Extremely Heavy Showers Expected; NDRF Deployed

Their appointments will be co-terminus with the term of the prime minister, it said. Also Read - Maharashtra Rain: 2 Dead in Landslide, PM Modi Reviews Situation With CM Uddhav Thackeray | Top Developments

During the term of their office, they will be assigned the rank of cabinet minister, the ministry said.