Alphons Kannanthanam appointed as the new Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism

In  the big reshuffle of his Council of Ministers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appointed many new ministers, changed  the portfolios  of many ministers and  some of the ministers have been promoted to cabinet rank.  A retired 1979-batch IAS officer of  Kerala cadre and a member of the BJP’s National Executive, Alphons Kannanthanam has been appointed the new Minister of State (Independent charge) for Tourism, replacing Dr. Mahesh Sharma, who will continue to be minister of State (Independent charge) for Culture. Kannanthanam, who belongs to Kerala came into the limelight in the 1990s for his encroachment-clearing drive. He was then the commissioner of the Delhi Development Authority. Kannanthanam has been also appointed as the Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology . As he is not the member of any house of the Parliament, he will have to get elected to either house of the Parliament within six months as required by the Constitution.

About author

TnH Global
TnH Global 4081 posts

Our platform is the most comprehensive, current and accurate content destination for tourism that also offers the opportunity to connect and network with quality buyers and sellers.

Name: TnH Global              Email:

You might also like

Slider 0 Comments

Vikalp ‘Alternative Train Accommodation Scheme’ to Launch on April 1

From April 1, waitlisted passengers can avail the opportunity of travelling in premier trains like Rajdhani or Shatabdi even if they have booked tickets in other mail or express trains

TAT announces its plans to bring in the 37th edition of ‘Thailand Tourism Festival 2017’

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) announces the 37th edition of Thailand’s largest domestic tourism fair- the Thailand Tourism Festival (TTF), which will be held at Bangkok’s Lumpini Park. TTF

Slider 0 Comments

Time Design’s Dynamic Package booking engine connects with Sabre’s SynXis Central Reservation System

Hotels are now able to offer travel packages, combining hotel reservations with airline tickets, to global travelers on their official websites Time Design, a Global Dynamic Package Solution company announced


No Comments Yet!

You can be first to comment this post!

Leave a Reply