GUWAHATI: Cabinet ministers of Himanta Biswa Sarma led NDA government in Assam has been allotted with their respective ministries today after taking the oath of office yesterday in Guwahati.
There are 13 ministers along with CM Himanta Biswa Sarma and their allotted portfolios are as followed-
Chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma – home, personnel, PWD and other departments not allotted to any other minister of his cabinet.
Former BJP state president Ranjeet Kumar Dass – Panchayat and Rural Development, Public Health Engineering, Food and Civil Supplies and Consumer affairs.
Asom Gana Parishad leader Atul Bora – Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary as well as Border Area Development as well as Implemnentation of Assam Accord, Cooperation.
Urkhao Gwra Brahma, only minister from UPPL, was allocated to take of offices of Handloom and Textile, Soil Conservation, welfare pf Plain Tribe and Backward Classes (BTC).
AGP minister Chandra Mohan Patowary to continue with Transport Department as well as Industries and Commerce, Skill Development and Welfare of Minorities.
Parimal Shuklabaidya – Environment and Forests, fisheries, Excise.
Third AGP minister Keshab Mahanta – Health and Family welfare, Science and Technology, Information technology.
Newly selected minister Ranuj Pegu had been given the education department, which was held by Himanta Biswa Sarma earlier, as well as welfare of Plain tribe and Backward Classes (non-BTC).
Dhekiajuli MLA Ashok Singhal – Guwahati Development, Urban Development and Irrigation.
Jogen Mohan – Revenue and Disaster Management, Hills Area Development, Mines and Minerals.
Tinsukia MLA Sanjay Kishan – Welfare of Tea tribes, Labour and Employment.
Newly joined BJP MLA Ajanta Neog was allocated with one of the most important departments viz Finance along with Social Welfare.
Pijush Hazarika received the departments of Water Resources, Information and Public Relations, Parliamentary Affairs.
Bimal Bora got Sports and youth Welfare, Cultural Affairs, Power and Tourism.
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