West Bengal, May 10 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee interacts with Assembly Speaker Biman Bandopadhyay and party leaders during the swearing-in ceremony of the new minister of the State, at Raj Bhavan, in Kolkata on Monday.
West Bengal, May 10 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee interacts with Assembly Speaker Biman Bandopadhyay and party leaders during the swearing-in ceremony of the new minister of the State, at Raj Bhavan, in Kolkata on Monday.
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As many as 43 members of the third cabinet of the Mamata Banerjee government were on Monday sworn-in as ministers during a low-key ceremony at the Raj Bhawan. Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar administered the oath of office and secrecy to the ministers.

Three TMC leaders Amit Mitra, Bratya Basu and Rathin Ghosh were sworn-in virtually. Mitra is unwell and both Basu and Ghosh are recuperating from COVID-19.

Other elected legislators like Partha Chatterjee, Subrata Mukherjee, Firhad Hakim, and Sadhan Pande also took oath at the ceremony, where Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was present along with other state government officials.

Those who were sworn-in include 24 cabinet ministers and 10 ministers of state (independent charge).

Here is a full list of ministers and their portfolios:

1. Mamata Banerjee (Chief Minister) - Home & Hill Affairs, Personnel & Administration, Health and Family Welfare, Land and Land Reforms and Refugee and Rehabilitation, Information and Cultural Affairs and North Bengal Development

2. Subrata Mukherjee – Panchayat and Rural Development, Public Enterprises and Industrial Reconstruction

3. Partha Chatterjee – Industry, Commerce and Enterprise, Information Technology and Electronics and Parliamentary Affairs

4. Amit Mitra – Finance, Planning and Statistics, Programme Monitoring

5. Sadhan Pande – Consumer Affairs, SHG and Self Employment

6. Jyoti Priya Mallick – Forest, Non-Conventional and Renewable Energy Sources

7. Bankim Chandra Hazra – Sundarban Affairs

8. Manas Ranjan Bhunia – Water Resources Investigation and Development

9. Saumen Kumar Mahapatra – Irrigation and Waterways

10. Moloy Ghatak – Law, Judicial and Public Works

11. Aroop Biswas – Power, Youth Affairs and Sports

12. Ujjal Biswas – Correctional Administration

13. Arup Roy – Co-operation

14. Rathin Ghosh – Food and Supply

15. Firhad Hakim – Transport, Housing

16. Chandranath Sinha – Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises and Textiles

17. Sobhandeb Chattopadhyay – Agriculture

18. Bratya Basu – School Education, Higher Education

19. Pulak Roy – Public Health Engineering

20. Dr. Shashi Panja – Women and Child Development and Social Welfare

21. Md. Ghulam Rabbani – Minority Affairs and Madrasah Education

22. Biplab Mitra – Agriculture Marketing

23. Javed Ahmed Khan – Disaster Management and Civil Defence

24. Swapan Debnath- Animal Resources Development

25. Siddiqullah Choudhary- Mass Education Extension and Library Services

Ministers of State:

26. Manoj Tiwari – Youth and Sports

27. Dilip Mondal – Transport

28. Akhruzzaman – Power

29. Seuli Saha – Panchayat and Rural Development

30. Srikant Mahato – Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises and Textiles

31. Yeasmin Sabina – Irrigation and Waterways, North Bengal Development

32. Birbaha Hansda – Forests

33. Jyotsna Mandi – Food and Supplies

34. Paresh Chandra Adhikary – School Education

Ministers of State (Independent Charge):

35. Becharam Manna – Labour

36. Subrata Saha – Food Processing Industries and Horticulture

37. Humayun Kabir – Technical Education, Training and Skill Development

38. Akhil Giri – Fisheries

39. Chandrima Bhattacharya- Urban Development & Municipal Affairs; MOS in Health & Family Welfare and Land and Land Reforms and Refugee and Rehabilitation

40. Ratna De Nag – Environment, Science and Technology and bio-Technology

41. Sandhyarani Tudu-Pashimanchal Unnayan Affairs, MoS in Parliamentary Affairs

42. Bulu Chik Baraik – Backward Classes Welfare, Tribal Development

43. Sujit Bose – Fire and Emergency Services

44. Indranil Sen – Tourism and MoS in information and Cultural Affairs

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