CM Yogi Adityanath allots UP cabinet portfolios: Full list of ministers

23 March 2017, 02:58 PM

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday allotted Cabinet portfolios giving the charge of Public Welfare Department to Keshav Prasad Maurya and Minority Affairs to Mohsin Raza, sources said. While Rita Bahuguna Joshi has given Secondary Education, Dinesh Sharma has got Higher Education, according to sources.

The BJP's hardline Hindutva mascot Yogi Adityanath on Sunday took over as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh with the promise of working for all sections of the society without any discrimination.

He heads a 47-member Council of Ministers, including two deputy CMs, which was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor Ram Naik at a grand 90-minute ceremony.

Here is the list of UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's key Cabinet ministers:

Yogi Adityanath keeps finance, personnel

Suresh Rana: Sugarcane development and sugar mills

Keshav Prasad Maurya: Public Works, Food Processing, Entertainment Tax and Public Enterprises Department

Surya Pratap Shahi: Agriculture

Siddharth Nath Singh: Health

Mohsin Raza: Minority Affairs

Chetan Chauhan: Sports and Youth Welfare, Commercial Education, Skill development

Dinesh Sharma:  Higher and Secondary Education, Science and Technology, Electronics and IT departments.

Swati Singh: NRI, Flood Control, Agriculture Export, Women, Child and Family Welfare (MoS)

Rita Bahuguna Joshi: Women, Child and family welfare, Tourism

Swami Prasad Maurya: Cooperative Department

Jai Prakash Singh: Excise

Shrikant Shama: Energy

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Here is the full list:

First Published: Wednesday, March 22, 2017 05:23 PM
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