Portfolios Allocated To New Council Of Ministers In Odisha; CM Keeps Home & Finance

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Mohan Charan Majhi allocated the portfolios to his council of ministers on Saturday.

Governor Raghubar Das approved the allotment of departments to the ministers on the advice of the chief minister, an official order issued from Raj Bhavan on the day stated.

The chief minister has kept the Home, Finance, General Administration and Public Grievances, Information and Public Relations, Water Resources and Planning and Convergence departments with himself.

Deputy Chief Minister KV Singhdeo has been given the departments of Energy and Agriculture and Farmers’ Empowerment and Deputy Chief Minister Pravati Parida has been allotted Mission Shakti, Tourism and Women and Child Development.

Cabinet Ministers

Among the Cabinet Ministers, Suresh Pujari has been given the important portfolio of Revenue besides Disaster Management. Following is the list of departments allocate to other ministers:

Rabi Narayan Naik – Rural Development, Panchayati Raj & Drinking Water

Nityananda Gond – School & Mass Education, ST & SC Development, Minorities & Backward Classes Welfare, Social Security & Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities

Krushna Chandra Patra – Food Supplies & Consumer Welfare, Science & Technology

Prithiviraj Harichandan – Law, Works, Excise

Mukesh Mahaling – Health and Family Welfare, Parliamentary Affairs, Electronics & Information Technology

Bibhuti Bhushan Jena – Commerce & Transport, Steel & Mines

Krushna Chandra Mahapatra – Housing & Urban Development, Public Enterprises

Ministers of State (Independent Charge)

Ganesh Ram Singkhuntia – Forest, Environment and Climate Change, Labour & Employees State Insurance

Suryabanshi Suraj – Higher Education, Sports & Youth Services, Odia Language Literature & Culture

Pradeep Bal Samanta – Co-operation, Handlooms, Textiles & Handicrafts

Gokulananda Mallik – Fisheries & Animal Resources Development, Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises Industries

Sampad Chandra Swain – Skill Development & Technical Education

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