Tripura’s new CM Manik Saha allocates portfolio, keeps home, health for himself

Allocating the portfolio, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Saha retained important departments like home and health as per a notification. Saha also holds IT and general administration. According to a notification issued on Wednesday, Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Dev Verma will maintain finance, power, rural development, planning and coordination, science, technology and environment.

Ratan Lal Nath will continue his existing responsibilities – education, law and parliamentary affairs. NC Debavarma of IPFT will continue as Minister of Revenue and Forests.

Pranjit Singh Roy will be in charge of transport, agriculture and farmer welfare and tourism. Manoj Kanti Dev has been given the responsibility of food and civic supply and urban development.

Santana Chakma has been made the new Minister of Industry and Commerce, besides she will be in charge of social welfare and social education.

Ram Prasad Paul was assigned two more divisions – OBC Welfare and Minority Welfare, Prisons and Fire Services and Emergency Services.

Bhagwan Das SC will remain as the Minister of Welfare, Animal Resources and Labor.

Sushant Chowdhury retains his old portfolios – Information and Culture, Youth and Sports and Drinking Water and Sanitation.

Ram Pad Jamatia was allotted tribal welfare and weaving, and handicrafts and silk farming.

Prem Kumar Rayang has been made the Minister of Fisheries and Cooperatives.

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