ITANAGAR, June 3 � Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki has on Tuesday allocated the portfolios among his nine-member ministerial colleagues two days after their induction into the council of ministers, on Sunday last.
Tuki entrusted the senior most Minister Tanga Byaling with Home (excluding Vigilance), Power (Electrical) & Non-Conventional Energy Resources departments.
While Chowna Mein got the Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Husbandry & Dairy Development portfolios, Kalikho Pul was given Social Justice Empowerment & Tribal Affairs, Women & Child development, Health & Family Welfare and Parliamentary Affairs. Kamlung Mossang was provided with Food & Civil Supplies, Geology & Mines and Water Resources Department.
While Tapang Taloh got Education, Libraries, Textiles, Handloom & Handicrafts portfolios, Pema Khandu, son of former chief minister Dorjee Khandu, was entrusted with Tourism, Urban Development, Town Planning, Housing and Municipal Affairs and Art & Culture portfolios.
The first-timer Takam Pario was appointed as the Minister of Public Health Engineering & Water Supply, while former minister Gojen Gadi was given the Public Works Department and Kumar Waii got Rural Works Department.
The departments not assigned to any of the ministers have been kept with the chief minister himself.