The allocation of portfolios has finally come about in Chhattisgarh.
As per the order issued, CM Bhupesh Baghel has retained the portfolios of finance, General Administration Department, Energy, Mining as well as Department of Public Relations as also Electronics and Information Technology.
TS Singhdeo has been allocated portfolios including Panchayat and Rural Department, Medical Education, Health and Family Welfare, Commercial Tax (GST).
Tamradhwaj Sahu, another senior ranking Minister, will oversee charge of Public Works Department, Home, Jail and Religious Endowments and Tourism as well as Culture.
While Ravindra Choubey has been allocated legislative affairs, legal apart from agriculture and biotechnology, animal husbandy, fisheries and water resources departments, Mohammed Akbar will be Minister for Housing and Environment as well as forest, food and civil supplies.
Kharasia MLA and Minister, Umesh Patel will be looking after responsibilities of higher and technical education, skill development as well as science and technology apart from sports and youth affairs.
Jai Singh Agrawal will be Minister for Revenue and Disaster Management in addition to Rehabilitation, Registration and Stamps.
The lone woman Minister is Anila Bhedia who will be looking after the women and child development as well as social welfare departments.
Dr Shiv Daharia will be Minister for Urban Administration and Labour departments while Rudra Guru will be Minister for PHE and Rural Industries departments.
Prem Sai Singh will be Minister for school education, welfare of scheduled castes, scheduled tribes and other backward castes apart from minorities and cooperatives department as well.
Konta MLA and now a Minister, Kawasi Lakhma has been allocated portfolio of Industries and Commercial Tax (Excise).>