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Arunachal CM distributes portfolios to ministers


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Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki on Wednesday distributed portfolios among the newly inducted cabinet ministers in his 12-member council of ministers. Tuki also distributed the portfolios among 23 Parliamentary secretaries who were appointed on Tuesday.

The cabinet ministers sworn in on November 16, official sources said. The chief minister kept Home portfolio with him including IPR and Hydropower besides other departments not allocated to others.

Sitting Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) minister Chowna Mein, a close aide of Tuki got Finance, Planning and PWD portfolios, while Tanga Byaling is the new Power (Electrical) and Rural Development Minister.

The other portfolios include; Setong Sena (Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandary and Dairy Development), Bosiram Siram retained the Education department besides Library, Science & Technology and Parliamentary Affairs), Atum Welly also retained the Health & Family Welfare department in addition to Economics & Statistics, Legal Meteorology and Consumer Affairs) and Pema Khandu got Rural Works Department while retaining the Tourism department.

Former minister Newlai Tingkhatra was allocated Water Resources Department in addition to Social Welfare, Women and Child Development. Out of the four newcomers, former Deputy Speaker Tapang Taloh got the Industry, Textile and Handloom & Handicraft department, while Rajesh Tacho was allocated the portfolios of Urban Development, Housing, Town Planning and Fisheries and Kamlung Mosang is the new minister of Geology & Mining, Art & Culture and Food & Civil Supply. Jarkar Gamlin, elder brother of former chief minister Jarbom Gamlin, got Transport, state transport service and cooperation departments. (PTI)


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