HP portfolio allocation: CM Thakur retains Home, Finance

SHIMLA: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur retained key Home and Finance departments with him after the portfolios were alloted today.

Besides Home and Finance, the Chief Minister will also look after the General Administration, Planning and Personnel department and all other departments not alloted to any minister.

Mohinder Singh Thakur has been allocated Irrigation and Public Health, Horticulture and Sainik Welfare departments, while Kishan Kapoor will be in charge of Food and Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs and Election departments.

First-time MLA Suresh Bharadwaj has been given Education (Elementary and Higher), Parliamentary Affairs and Law portfolios.

Anil Sharma, who quit the Congress to join the BJP ahead of the assembly polls, has been allocated Multipurpose Projects and Power and Non-Conventional Energy Sources departments. (AGENCIES)


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