Maharashtra Governor approved the allocation of portfolios as proposed by CM Uddhav Thackeray

Mumbai: Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari has approved the allocation of portfolios as proposed by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray will hold the charge of Ministry of General Administration, Information &Technology, Information and Public Relations, Law and Judiciary and other departments which have not been allocated to any other minister.

Nationalist Congress Party’s leader Ajit Pawar, who is the deputy chief minister, has been allocated the finance and planning portfolio, while Shiv Sena MLA Aaditya Thackeray will be in charge of Tourism and Environment ministry.

Ministry of Industry and Mining and Ministry of Marathi language has been allocated to veteran Shiv Sena leader and Uddhav’s close aide Subhash Desai. Home Ministry has been allocated to Anil Deshmukh and Eknath Shinde will look after the Urban Development Ministry.

Maharashtra Congress president Balasaheb Thorat has been allocated Revenue Ministry and former chief minister Ashok Chavan will take charge as PWD Minister. Another Congress leader Nitin Raut has been allocated Power Ministry.

NCP MLAs Jayant Patil, Chhagan Bhujbal, Dilip Walse Patil and Dhananjay Munde have been allotted irrigation, food and civil supplies, excise and social justice departments, respectively. NCP leaders Nawab Malik and Jitendra Awhad were given the charge of Minority and Housing Development respectively.

Ajit Pawar: Finance and Planning

Aaditya Thackeray: Tourism, Environment and Protocol

Balasaheb Thorat: Revenue

Anil Deshmukh: Home

Nawab Malik: Minority Affairs

Jayant Patil: Irrigation
Eknath Shinde: Urban Development

Ashok Chavan: Public Works Department

Yashomati Thakur: Women and Child Development

Shankarrao Gadakh: Water conservation and Soil

Chhagan Bhujbal: Food and Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection

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