Gujarat portfolios: CM Bhupendra Patel keeps urban development | Full list here - Hindustan Times
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Gujarat portfolios: CM Bhupendra Patel keeps urban development | Full list here

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Dec 12, 2022 09:03 PM IST

Full list of Gujarat portfolios: Bhupendra Patel has kept his existing portfolio of urban development, urban housing development, road & building, mining, tourism, port and information broadcasting.

Gujarat chief minister Bhupendra Patel has kept his existing portfolio of urban development, urban housing development, road and building, mining, tourism, port and information broadcasting, while Harsh Sanghavi kept his post as the state's home minister. The portfolios of the ministers in the Gujarat government were announced on Monday, hours after Patel took oath for his second term, along with 16 other MLAs, in a grand swearing-in ceremony at the new Secretariat in Gandhinagar.

Swearing-in ceremony of Gujarat Chief Minister, in Gujarat (ANI Photo)(ANI/PIB)
Swearing-in ceremony of Gujarat Chief Minister, in Gujarat (ANI Photo)(ANI/PIB)

Full list of Gujarat ministers who took oath today

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Sanghavi was also allotted youth and cultural activities and the transport department. Kanu Desai has been appointed finance, energy and petrochemicals minister. Balvantsinh Rajput was allotted portfolios of industries, small and medium-scale industries, Raghavji Patel got agriculture, fisheries, animal husbandry and rural development; and Mulubhai Bera got forest and environment, and climate change.

Full list of Gujarat ministers and their portfolios:

Cabinet minister namePortfolio
Kanubhai DesaiFinance, Energy & Petrochemicals
Balwantsinh RajputIndustries, MSMEs, Civil Aviation, Labour
Kuvarjibhai BavaliyaWater and irrigation, Civil Supplies
Rushikesh PatelHealth & Family Welfare, Law
Raghavji PatelAgriculture and Animal Husbandry, Rural Development
Bhanuben BabariWomen and child development, Social Justice
Mulubhai BeraTourism, Culture, Climate Change
Dr Kuber DindorTribal development, Primary education
Minister of state namePortfolio
Harsh SanghaviHome, Sports and Youth Acitivities, NGOs, NRI
Mukeshbhai Zinabhai PatelForest and environment, Climate change, Water
Kuvarjibhai Narshibhai HalpatiTribal development, Labour
Jagdish VishwakarmaCooperation, Salt, Protocol
Bachubhai KhabadPanchayat, Farming
Parshottam SolankiFisheries
Bhikubhai Chatursinh ParmarFood and civil supplies, social justice
Praful PanseriaParliamentary affairs, Primary, secondary and higher education

Patel was administered the oath as the 18th chief minister of Gujarat by Governor Acharya Devvrat. He took oath in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union ministers Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, chief ministers of BJP-ruled states and several other important dignitaries.

Patel won his first election in 2017 from Ghatlodia, where he won by a massive margin again this time. He was selected as chief minister in September last year, replacing Vijay Rupani as the BJP sought to ward off anti-incumbency in the prime minister's home state.

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