Zeliang allocates portfolios to ministers, advisors, parl secy

first_imgKohima, Jul 27 (PTI) Nagaland Chief Minister T R Zeliang has allocated portfolios to 11 cabinet ministers, nine advisors with the rank of cabinet minister and 26 parliamentary secretaries.Zeliang, who was appointed the chief minister on July 19, has kept with himself the portfolios of Finance, Personnel and Administrative Reforms and any portfolio not allocated to any minister.Zeliang had won the trust vote in the Assembly on July 21 and had first expanded his ministry by inducting 10 ministers on July 22 and on July 24 inducted one more minister.On July 25 Zeliang had appointed nine advisors with cabinet minister rank and 26 parliamentary secretaries.The portfolios of new ministers were announced last mid-night.Y Patton has been given the crucial Home department, while G Kaito Aye will be in charge of the National Highways and Political Affairs department, Imkong L Imchen is the new Health and Family Welfare minister.Tokheho Yepthomi has got the School Education and Parliamentary Affairs department, Kipili Sangtam is the new Power minister while Neikiesalie Nicky Kire has got Roads and Bridges department.E E Pangteang has got the Rural Development department, Imtilemba Sangtam is the new Cooperation, Relief and Rehabilitation department and MARCOFED.Kejong Chang is the new Horticulture, Dobashi and Gaon Burah minister, while Neiba Kronu Environment has got charge of Forest and Climate Change, Mmhonlumo Kikon is the Geology & Mining and Border Affairs minister.The portfolios of the Advisors with cabinet minister rank are Noke Wangnao ? PHE, S I Jamir ? Urban Development, T M Lotha ? Treasuries & Accounts and LM&CP, Pukhayi ? Soil & Water Conservation and NSDMA, S Pangnyu Phom ? DUDA and NEPED, C M Chang ? Planning & Coordination, Nuklutoshi ? Food & Civil Supplies, Deo Nukhu ? Higher Education and NBHM and Naiba Konyak ? State Lottery and NBDA.advertisementThe departments of parliamentary secretaries are – C Apok Jamir ? Tourism, Pohwang ? NRLM & Evaluation, Benjongliba Aier ? CAWD & Taxes, Paiwang Konyak ? Transport and Civil Aviation, Merentoshi R Jamir ? Social Welfare, Hukavi Zhimomi ? Jails, Science & Technology and NKVIB, Shetoyi ? Fisheries and Printing & Stationery.B S Nganlang ? Land Resources Development & Excise, N. Thomas Lotha ? Technical Education, Imtikumzuk ? Information & Public Relations and SIRD, Zhaleo Rio ? Municipal Affairs, Longrineken ? Information Technology & Communication and Development Authority of Nagaland (DAN).L Khumo ? Land Revenue, VG and Women Resources Development, Levi Rengma – Housing Picto Shohe ? Justice & Law, Amenba Yaden ? Industries & Commerce and NIDC, Y.M. Yolow ? Agriculture, Toyang Changkong Chang ? NRE and Fire & Emergency Services, S Chuba Longkumer ? Veterinary & Animal Husbandry, Eshak Konyak ? Art & Culture, Vikho-o Yhosu ? Mechanical Engineering & NSMDC, Khekaho Assumi ? Youth Resources & Sports and Music Task Force.Tovihoto Ayemi ? Irrigation & Flood Control, Namri Nchang ? Sericulture and Home Guards & Civil Defence, Kropol Vitsu ? Economics & Statistics and SCERT, Neiphrezo Keditsu ? Labour & Employment (including Skill Development). PTI NBS RG PSlast_img

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