Himachal CM allots portfolios to 7 new Ministers
CM Sukhu keeps 5 key departments with him
Shimla: Himachal Pradesh Chief minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu on Wednesday allotted portfolios to his newly inducted Minister a notification issued late evening said.
The Chief Minister had kept with himself portfolios of Finance, General Administration, Home, Planning, Personnel and all other departments are not allotted to any other Minister. Deputy Chief minister Mukesh Agnihotri would continue to hold Jal Shakti Vibhag, Transport, Language, Arts and Culture. Dr. (Col.). Dhani Ram Shandil as Health Minister with portfolios of Health and Family Welfare Minister, Soical Justice and empowerment, Labour and employment. Chander Kumar -Agriculture Minister with portfolios of Animal Husbandary, Harshwardhan Chauhan- Industry Minister with Parliamentary affairs and Ayush portfolios. Jagat Singh Negi Horticulture Minister having Revenue and Tribal Development.
Rohit Thakur as Education Minister with portfolios of Higher and Elementary, Vocational and Technical Education and Industrial training, Anirudh Singh as Rural development and Panchayat Raj. Vikramaditya Singh as PWD minister with PWD and Youth and Sports portfolios. Three more berths are vacant and key portfolios like Urban Development and TCP, Forest and Tourism etc are yet to be allotted likely to be with CM till next Cabinet expansion. (UNI)