SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday allotted portfolios to the newly inducted ministers.
An order, issued today, said that BJP leader and Deputy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta has been given the portfolio of Industries and Transport. Other BJP leaders, Sat Sharma Housing and Urban Development, Devinder Kumar Manyal Health and Medical Education, Rajeev Jasrotia Forest, Ecology and Environment, and Sunil Sharma Power Development Department.
PDP leader Abdul Rehman Veeri has given the Rural Development and Panchayati Raj portfolio. Other PDP leaders, Ghulam Nabi Lone got Revenue, Mohammad Khalil Band got Agriculture Production, Syed Basharat who was already holding the Horticulture was given an additional portfolio of Parliamentary affairs Law and Justice.
Altaf Bukhari of PDP got Finance, and Labour and Employment and Floriculture, Chowdhay Zulfikar Ali, also of PDP, got School Education, Haj and Auqaf and Tribal affairs, Imran Raza Ansari Higher Education, Information Technology andTechnical Education, Mohammad Ashraf Mir got Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs.
Naeem Akhter got Public works and Culture, Javaid Mustafa Mir who was given the portfolios of Disaster Management, Relief and Rehabilitation, and Reconstruction.
BJP leader Shakti Raj, who was sworn in as Minister of State (MoS), got Rural Development, Agriculture Production, Youth Service and Sports, Tribal Affairs,Education, Technical Education,Tourism and R&B, while Ajay Nanda got Finance and Planning, Information Technology, Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution, Relief and Rehabilitation and Labour and employment, Horticulture, Floriculture and Parks, Food Supplies and Consumer Affairs.
PDP leader Zahoor Ahmed Mir got Forest, Ecology and Environment, Animal and Sheep Husbandry, Cooperative and Fisheries, Transport and PHE and Irrigation and Flood Control.