The Puducherry government on Sunday, July 11, disclosed the list of portfolios allocated to the ministers in the cabinet. Nearly two weeks after the ministers were sworn in, a list containing their portfolios was handed over by Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy to Lt Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan today.
The chief minister met the Lt Governor at her office and handed over the list of portfolios for the ministers in the AINRC-BJP coalition cabinet.
CM N Rangasamy hold 13 portfolios, including Health and Family Welfare, Hindu Religious Institutions and Wakf Board. Here is a complete look at the portfolios allocated to the 6 ministers in the cabinet.
Thiru N. Rangasamy, Chief Minister
Confidential and Cabinet Department
Revenue and Excise
Health and Family Welfare
Hindu Religious Institutions
Science, Technology and Environment
Town and Country Planning
Information and Publicity
Other subjects which are not allocated to any other Ministers
A. Namassivayam, Home Minister
Industries and Commerce
Education including Collegiate Education
Sports and Youth Affairs
Lakshminarayanan, Public Works Minister
Tourism and Civil Aviation
Fisheries and Fishermen Welfare
Stationery and Printing
C. Djeacoumar, Agriculture Minister
Animal Husbandry and Animal Welfare
Forest and Wild Life
Backward Class Welfare
Women and Child Development
Chandira Priyanga, Transport Minister
Adi Dravidar Welfare
Labour and Employment
Art and Culture
Economics and Statistics.
A.K. SAI J. Saravanan Kumar, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister
Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs
Urban Basic Services
A Namassivayam, K Lakshminarayanan, C Djeacoumar, Chandira Priyanga and A K Sai J Saravana Kumar were sworn in as Ministers.
Lakshminarayanan, Djeacoumar and Priyanga represent lead partner AINRC, while Namassivayam and Saravana Kumar are from its ally BJP. This is the first time the BJP is part of a Ministry in the Union Territory.