Bhopal — Former Bhopal mayor Umashankar Gupta emerged as the biggest gainer when the Madhya Pradesh government announced portfolios assigned to the newly-appointed ministers late on Sunday. As per the new draw Gupta has been entrusted with the Home Department.
Portfolios held by various cabinet ministers are:
Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan: General Administration, Narmada Valley Development and Aviation departments.
Babulal Gaur: Urban Administration and Development, Bhopal Gas Tragedy Relief and Rehabilitation.
Raghawji: Finance, Planning, Economics and Statistics, 20-Point Implementation and Commercial Taxes.
Jayant Mallaiya: Water Resources, Housing and Environment
Kailash Vijayvargiya: Commerce & Industries, Employment, Information Technology, Science and Technology, Public Undertakings, Horticulture, Food Processing and Rural Industries departments.
Gopal Bhargav: Social Welfare, Panchayat and Rural Development.
Anoop Mishra: Public Health and Family Welfare, Ayush, Medical Education, Public Grievances, Bio Diversity/Bio Technology
Jagdeesh Devda: Transport, Jail
Laxmikant Sharma: Public Relations, Culture, Religious Trusts and Endowments, Higher Education and Technical Education.
Nagendra Singh Nagaud: PWD.
Archana Chitnis: School Education
Jagannath Singh: Labour
Ramkrishna Kusmariya: Farmer welfare and Agriculture Development
Gaurishankar Bisen: Public Health Engineering and Cooperatives.
Tukojirao Puar: Tourism, Sports and Youth Welfare.
Sartaj Singh: Forests.
Narottam Mishra: Parliamentary Affairs, Law and Legal Affairs.
Kunwar Vijay Shah: Tribal and Scheduled Caste Welfare.
Ajay Vishnoi: Animal Husbandry, Fisheries, Backward Classes and Minorities Welfare.
Karan Singh Verma: Revenue, Relief and Rehabilitation.
Umashankar Gupta: Home.
The Ministers of State (Independent Charge) are:
Paras Jain: Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection
Ranjana Baghel: Woman & Child Development
Rajendra Shukla: Energy, Mineral Resources
The other State Ministers are:
Narayan Singh Kushwaha: Forest, Jail and Home
Kanhaiyalal Agrawal: General Administration, Narmada Valley Development, Aviation
Harishankar Khatik: Tribal and Scheduled Caste Welfare
Devisingh Sayam: Panchayat and Rural Development
Brijendra Pratap Singh: Farmer Welfare & Agriculture
Jaisingh Marawi: Forest, Revenue
Nanabhau Mohod: School Education
Mahendra Hardia: Public Health and Family Welfare, Ayush, Medical Education, Technical Education & Training.
Manohar Untwal: Urban Administration and Development