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Portfolio allocation in Ashok Gehlot cabinet: All you need to know

CM Gehlot has kept nine departments under him including finance, excise, planning, department of personnel, general administration department, information technology and home.

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December 27, 2018 2:58 pm

Jaipur: The portfolios were allotted to all the newly appointed 23 cabinet ministers’ late night on Wednesday.

CM Gehlot has kept nine departments under him including finance, excise, planning, department of personnel, general administration department, information technology and home.

Deputy CM Sachin Pilot has kept five departments including public works, rural development, Panchayti Raj, Science and Technology and statistics.

Portfolios were distributed after intense discussions in this regard on Tuesday and Wednesday. Chief minister Ashok Gehlot wand deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot met several senior leaders in Jaipur to decide on the portfolios followed by a meeting with Congress President Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi.

Allotted portfolios of cabinet ministers in the Rajasthan government:

  1. BD Kalla: Energy, public health engineering, ground water, art, culture and archeology department.
  2. Shanti Dhariwal: Urban development and housing, law and parliamentary affair department.
  3. Parsadi lal: Industry minister
  4. Ramesh Meena: Food and civil supply department
  5. Pratap Singh Khachariawas: Transport and soldier welfare department
  6. Vishwendra Singh: Tourism and devsthan department.
  7. Raghu Sharma: Medical and health, information and public relations department
  8. Lal Chand Kataria: Agriculture, animal husbandry and fisheries department
  9. Pramod Jain Bhaya: Mines minister
  10. Harish Choudhary: Revenue Department
  11. Master Bhanwarlal Meghwal: Social justice and empowerment minister.
  12. Udailal Aanjana: Cooperative minister, Indira Gandhi canal project department
  13. Saleh Mohammed: Minority affairs and waqf. Department

Allotted portfolios of the ministers of state in the new cabinet

  • Govind Singh Dotasara: MoS education (independent charge), tourism and devsthan.
  • Mamta Bhupesh: Women and child development department (independent charge), minority affairs and waqf.
  • Arjun Bamania: Tribal area development department (independent charge), industry and public enterprises departments.
  • Bhanwar Singh Bhati: Higher education (independent charge) and revenue department
  • Sukhram Vishnoi: Forest (independent charge), environment (independent charge), food and civil supply and consumer affairs department.
  • Ashok Chandana: Youth affairs and sports (independent charge), skill development (independent charge), transport and soldier welfare department
  • Tikaram Jully: Labour (independent charge), industries and boilers inspection (independent charge), cooperatives and Indira Gandhi canal project department.
  • Bhajanlal Jatav: Civil defence (independent charge), agriculture, animal husbandry and fisheries department
  • Rajendra Yadav: State motor garage (independent charge), language department, social justice and empowerment, calamity management and relief department
  • Subhash Garg: Technical education (independent charge), Sanskrit education (independent charge), medical and health, information and public relations department.

First published: December 27, 2018
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