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Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde allocates portfolios to his newly appointed ministers in State Cabinet

by Kolkata Today

Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde allocated portfolios to his newly appointed ministers in State Cabinet.

The Chief Minister has kept General Administration, Urban Development, Social Justice and Special Assistance, Relief and Rehabilitation, Irrigation, Environment and Climate Change, Minority Affairs and Waqf portfolios with him.

The all important portfolios of Home, Finance and Planning has been allocated to Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. Apart from this, Law and Justice, Water Resource, Housing, Power and Protocol department have also been allocated to Mr. Fadnavis.

The portfolio allocation has been effected after Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari gave his approval.

The portfolios given to other Ministers are as follows:

Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil (BJP) – Revenue, Animal Husbandry, and Dairy.
Sudhir Mungantiwar (BJP) – Forest, Cultural Affairs, and Fisheries.
Chandrakant Patil (BJP) – Higher and Technical Education, Textile Industry, and Parliamentary Work.
Dr. Vijaykumar Gavit (BJP) – Tribal Development.
Girish Mahajan (BJP) – Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Medical Education, Sports, and Youth Welfare.
Gulabrao Patil (Shiv Sena – Shinde) – Water Supply and Sanitation.
Dada Bhuse (Shiv Sena – Shinde) – Ports and Mining.
Sanjay Rathod (Shiv Sena – Shinde)- Food and Drugs Administration.
Suresh Khade(BJP) – Labour.­
Sandipan Bhumre (Shiv Sena – Shinde) – Employment Guarantee Scheme and Fruits Production.
Uday Samant (Shiv Sena – Shinde) – Industries.
Tanaji Sawant (Shiv Sena – Shinde) – Public Health and Family Welfare.
Ravindra Chavhan (BJP) – Public Works (excluding Public Projects), Food, Civil Supplies, and Consumer Protection.
Abdul Sattar (Shiv Sena – Shinde) – Agriculture
Deepak Kesarkar (Shiv Sena – Shinde) – Education and Marathi Language.
Atul Save (BJP) – Co-Operation, Other Backward Bahujan Welfare.
Shambhuraj Desai (Shiv Sena – Shinde) – State Excise Duty
Mangal Prabhat Lodha (BJP) – Tourism, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Women and Children Development.

The 18 ministers in the ministry include 9 each from the BJP and the Shinde faction of Shiv Sena. Reportedly, the cabinet will be expanded again after the monsoon session of the Maharashtra assembly.



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