Arunachal CM Pema Khandu Allocates Portfolios To His Ministers
Itanagar: Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Saturday allocated the portfolios to his council of ministers who, sworn in on May 29 as Cabinet Ministers, an official notification said here.
While Khandu himself kept the important PWD department besides other departments not allotted to any ministers, Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein got Finance and Investment besides Power and Non-conventional Energy Resources.
While senior Cabinet Minister Wangki Lowang has been allocated the Public Health Engineering and Water Supply besides Department of Tirap, Changlang and Longding (DoTCL), another senior minister Honchun Ngandam got the Rural Works department. Kamlung Mossang has been allocated the Urban Development, Municipal Administration & Government Estates departments besides Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs.
While former Health Minister Alo Libang retained the Health & Family Welfare portfolio in addition to Social Welfare, Women and Child Development, Social Justice and Empowerment besides Tribal Affairs. Bamang Felix who hold the RWD department in the previous government, has been allocated the important portfolio of Home and Inter State Border Affairs besides, Rural Development & Panchayati Raj and Parliamentary Affairs. While former Deputy Speaker Tumke Bagra got the departments of Industries, Skill Development, Textile & Handicraft and Trade & Commerce, Tage Taki, a first-time minister, has been allocated the portfolios of Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry & Veterinary, Dairy Development and Fisheries.
Another first-time minister Mama Natung got the important department of Water Resources, Sports & Youth Affairs. Two newcomers Nakap Nalo (Nacho constituency) and Taba Tedir (Yachuli) were also inducted in the council of ministers. While Nalo got the Transport, Tourism and Civil Aviation departments, Tedir has been allocated the Education, Cultural Affairs and department of Indigenous Affairs.
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