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Portfolios allocated to Meghalaya ministers

Press Trust of India  |  Shillong 

Conrad K has distributed portfolios to 11 ministers of the NPP led Democratic Alliance (MDA) government, a senior said today.

kept finance, planning, and personnel, and some other departments to himself, besides those not alloted to others.

"The cabinet had sent the list of portfolios to Raj Bhavan and approved it," the senior told

Former leaders who deserted the party ahead of the February 27 elections were rewarded.

Of them, Prestone Tynsong got roads, parliamentary affairs and labour, while Sniawbhalang Dhar was given transport, industries and community and rural development. Comingone Ymbon was awarded with buildings, government administration department and fisheries, the said.

(NPP) MLA James K was given home, and civil supplies and district council affairs.

BJP's A L Hek was given health, arts and culture and Information and Public Relation, while ministers Metbah Lyngdoh, Lahkmen Rymbui and Kyrmen Shylla were given tourism, border area development and social welfare respectively.

Peoples ministers Banteidor Lyngdoh got agriculture, sports and youth affairs while his party colleague was given urban affairs and


Hills State People's Samlin Lyngdoh was given public health engineering and secretariat administration, the official said.

With a 60-member Assembly, can have 12 ministers including the

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First Published: Thu, March 08 2018. 17:00 IST
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