PUDUCHERRY: In the allocation of portfolios announced on Friday, Chief Minister V.Vaithilingam will hold five subjects, including Planning and Finance, Electricity and Agriculture.
General Administration and Hindu Religious Institutions also come under him, according to an official release.
Home Minister E. Valsaraj would be looking after nine subjects - Home, Health and Family Welfare, Law, Port, Jail, Industries and Commerce, Science, Technology and Environment, Vigilance and Anti-corruption and Sainik Welfare.
A total of eight portfolios come under Public Works Minister M.O.H.F. Shahjahan. Besides Public Works, he would take care of Information and Technology, Transport, Collegiate Education, Art and Culture, Government Automobile Workshop, Wakf Board and Minority Development.
Minister for Revenue Malladi Krishna Rao would hold Revenue, Excise, Fisheries, Tourism, Civil Aviation and Sports and Youth Affairs.
Social Welfare, Women and Child Welfare, Adi Dravidar Welfare, Backward Classes, Cooperation, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs and Labour and Employment would be looked after by Welfare Minister M.Kandasamy.
Minister for Public Health A.Namassivayam would hold Public Health Division of the PWD, Local Administration, Community Development, District Rural Development Agency, Urban Basic Services, Fire Service, Housing, Town and Country Planning including Planning Authorities, Economics and Statistics and Stationary and Printing.
The Chief Minister would hold all other subjects that were not allocated to any other Minister, the release said.
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