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Punjab Cabinet Expansion: Chief Minister Allots Portfolios To Ministers

MLA Anmol Gagan Mann was allotted Tourism and Cultural Affairs.


Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann on Tuesday allotted portfolios to the 5 newly inducted ministers a day after the primary cupboard growth of his over three-month-old authorities.

The chief minister additionally gave up a few of the key departments, together with agriculture he held earlier and allotted them to another ministers.

Among the many newly inducted ministers, Chetan Singh Jauramajra has bought the important thing Well being division whereas Aman Arora has been given Housing and City Growth.

Anmol Gagan Mann was allotted Tourism and Cultural Affairs.

In a tweet, chief minister Bhagnant Mann shared details about the portfolios allotted to the ministers.

5 AAP MLAs had been inducted as ministers within the Punjab authorities on Monday as Mr Mann expanded his cupboard.

It was the primary cupboard growth of the Mann-led authorities after the AAP got here to energy within the state following the meeting elections earlier this yr.

In response to the portfolios allotted, Arora bought Data and Public Relations, New and Renewable Power Assets, and Housing and City Growth departments.

Dr Inderbir Singh Nijjar will deal with Native Authorities, Parliamentary Affairs, Land Conservation and Water, and Administrative Reforms departments.

Fauja Singh would be the minister for Freedom Fighters, Defence Providers Welfare, Meals Processing and Horticulture.

Jauramajra has been given Well being and Household Welfare, and Medical Schooling and Analysis departments.

Anmol Gagan Mann, who’s the second lady to be inducted as cupboard minister within the Mann-led authorities, would be the minister for Tourism and Tradition Affairs, Funding Promotion, Labour and Elimination of Grievances.

The portfolios given up by the chief minister embrace Agriculture, Horticulture, Housing and City Growth, Parliamentary Affairs, Data and Public Relations, and New and Renewable Power Sources.

After Well being Minister Vijay Singla was sacked from the state cupboard over graft prices, well being and medical schooling departments had been dealt with by the chief minister.

Within the allocation of portfolios, Minister Harjot Bains has been given college schooling division as properly, which was earlier dealt with by Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer.

Mr Bains, who gave up Tourism and Cultural Affairs division, may even deal with the Water Assets division, earlier held by Bram Shanker Jimpa.

Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal, who holds portfolios of Rural Growth and NRI Affairs, will now additionally deal with Agriculture.

Cooperation division which was earlier held by Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema will now be with the CM.

Amongst different ministers, Cheema retains Finance and Excise and Taxation, Dr Baljit Kaur Social Justice, Empowerment and Minorities, Social Safety, Ladies and Little one Growth departments, Energy division will proceed to be with Harbhajan Singh, Meals, Civil Provides and Shopper Affairs, and Forests and Wildlife will stay with Lal Chand, Sports activities and Youth Affairs and Larger Schooling will stay with Gurmeet Singh Meet Hayer.

Likewise, Laljit Bhullar has retained Transport division whereas Bram Shanker Jimpa has retained Income, Rehabilitation and Catastrophe Administration and Water Provide and Sanitation departments.

Harjot Bains retains Mines and Geology, and Jails departments.

With the induction of 5 extra ministers on Monday, the power of the state cupboard has climbed to fifteen, together with the chief minister.

After the AAP fashioned the federal government, 10 MLAs, together with eight first-timers, had been inducted as ministers in March.

Nevertheless in Could, Well being Minister Vijay Singla was sacked from the state cupboard over graft prices, taking the power of ministers to 9 within the cupboard.

There are 18 berths within the cupboard, together with the chief minister.

The Aam Aadmi Celebration had got here to energy in Punjab by bagging 92 seats out of a complete of 117. 

(Aside from the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV workers and is revealed from a syndicated feed.)

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