Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant retained home, finance and all other portfolios held by his predecessor Manohar Parrikar as he Friday allotted departments to his Cabinet colleagues, three days after taking charge. Sawant, who has two deputies, distributed portfolios to all the 11 ministers who were sworn-in along with him in the wee hours of Tuesday.
All these ministers were members of the Cabinet led by Parrikar, who died Sunday last. A notification issued Friday stated all the ministers will retain portfolios which they held under Parrikar’s chief ministership.
This means Sawant has also kept with himself all the portfolios which were earlier with Parrikar. These included departments like home, finance, personnel, vigilance and general administration, among others.
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