Punjab cabinet portfolios: Capt Amarinder keeps Home, Sidhu gets local govt

Punjab governor VP Singh Badnore on Thursday allotted portfolios to newly-inducted ministers on advice and recommendation of newly-inducted Punjab chief minister, Captain Amarinder Singh.

assembly elections Updated: Mar 16, 2017 16:59 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
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Punjab governor VP Singh Badnore on Thursday allotted portfolios to newly-inducted ministers on advice and recommendation of newly-inducted Punjab chief minister, Captain Amarinder Singh. (HT Photo)

Punjab governor VP Singh Badnore on Thursday allotted portfolios to newly-inducted ministers on advice and recommendation of newly-inducted Punjab chief minister, Captain Amarinder Singh. Here are the departments and ministers:

Capt Amarinder: General administration, personnel, home affairs and justice, vigilance and all other departments not assigned to any other minister

Brahm Mohindra: Health, family welfare, research, medical education and parliamentary affairs

Navjot Singh Sidhu: Local government, tourism and cultural affairs, archives and museums.

Manpreet Singh Badal: Finance, planning and employment generation.

Sadhu Singh Dharamsot: Forests, printing and stationery, welfare of SCs & BCs

Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa: Rural development, panchayats, water supply and sanitation.

Rana Gurjit Singh: Irrigation and power

Charanjit Singh Channi: Technical education and industrial training

Aruna Chaudhary (minister of state with independent charge): Higher education, school education

Razia Sultana (minister of state with independent charge): PWD (B&R), social development of women and children

First Published: Mar 16, 2017 16:54 IST