While Chavda was given a cabinet berth, BJP MLAs Yogesh Patel and Dharmendrasinh Jadeja, a former Congressman, took oath as ministers of state.
Chavda is a four-time MLA from Manavadar constituency and a prominent leader of OBC Ahir community.
Patel represents Manjalpur constituency in Vadodara district and Jadeja Jamnagar West seat. Jadeja had crossed over to BJP ahead of 2017 Assembly elections.
Until now, Forest and Environment Minister Ganpat Vasva was holding the charge of Tourism ministry while Fisheries department was handled by minister Purshottam Solanki, who has been unwell.
Patel is made the MoS for Narmada and Urban Housing Development, and Jadeja the MoS for Food and Civil Supplies.
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