Rajasthan cabinet portfolios allocated, Ashok Gehlot keeps home, finance

Gehlot, Pilot

Jaipur, Dec 27: Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh on Thursday allocated portfolios to the Council of Ministers.

According to the statement, the allocation of portfolios took place at 2 a.m.

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot gets key departments including Home, Finance and Personnel with him. While Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot will look after PWD and Rural Development.

Apart from this, General Administration, Information Technology and Telecommunications are also with Gehlot while Science and Technology, and Statistics have been allotted to Pilot.

B.D. Kalla has been given Power, Public Health Engineering, Culture and Archaeology, while Pratap Singh Khachariyawas got two departments — Transportation and Soldiers’ Welfare.

Shanti Dhariwal has been given the Urban Development, Housing and Legal departments.

The Medical and Health, Ayurveda, ESI, Information and Public Relations department goes to Raghu Sharma.

Parsadi Lal was allotted Industries and State Ventures while Master Bhanwarlal has been given Social Justice and Empowerment and Disaster Management.

Lalchand Kataria gets Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries, while Pramod Jain Bhaya has received Mining and the Cow Ministry.

The devolpment took place three days after, 23 ministers (13 cabinet ministers and 10 state minister) took oath in the newly elected Ashok Gehlot-led Rajasthan government.

In the council of ministers, 22 are from the Congress while one is from the Rashtriya Lok Dal.


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