1st Cabinet Meeting of Sarbananda Sonowal Led Ministry, Portfolios Allocated.
Guwahati, Assam [May 2016]
Meanwhile, in an important development the Cabinet in its first
meeting decided to close all check gates operating in the state to
put an end to check gate corruption. Decision was also taken to end
the process of oral test for the appointment of Fourth Grade employees.
Decision was also taken to limit size of Chief Minister's convoy.
Here is the full list of portfolios allocated to the ministers-
Sarbananda Sonowal (CHIEF MINISTER) : Home, Political, general administration, border development
Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma : Finance, Planning and Development, Health, Education, Tourism and Guwahati Development
Atul Bora : Agriculture and Town development
Pramila Rani Brahma : Forest, Soil Conservation
Keshab Mahanta : Water resources
Parimal Suklabaidya : PWD, Fisheries and Excise
Ranjit Dutta : Irrigation and Handloom-Textiles
Chandramohan Patowary- Industries and Transport
Rihon Daimari : PHE, Food and Civil Supplies
Naba Doley (Independent Charge) : Panchayat and Rural development, Sports
Pallab Lochan Das (Independent Charge) : - Labour and Employment, Tea tribe welfare and Revenue
by VOA team