Bhubaneswar: Naveen Patnaik and his 20-member Council of Minister were sworn-in to the office by Odisha Governor Prof Ganeshi Lal at a spectacular commemoration at the IDCO Exhibition Grounds here on Wednesday.
Here is the list of the Ministers and their Portfolios:
Chief Minister: Naveen Patnaik. -- Home, General Administration & Public Grievance and any other Department specifically not assigned.
- Niranjan Pujari. -- Finance, Excise.
- Bikram Keshari Arukha. -- Forest & Environment, Parliamentary Affairs.
- Prafulla Kumar Mallik. -- Steel & Mines, Works.
- Ranendra Pratap Swain. -- Food Supplies & Consumer Welfare, Co-operation.
- Padmanabha Behera. -- Planning & Convergence, Commerce & Transport.
- Pratap Jena. -- Panchayati Raj & Drinking Water, Law, Housing & Urban Development.
- Arun Kumar Sahoo. -- Agriculture & Farmers’ Empowerment, Fisheries & Animal Resources Development, Higher Education.
- Sudam Marndi. -- Revenue & Disaster Management
- Susanta Singh. -- Rural Development, Labour & Employees’ State Insurance.
- Naba Kisore Das. -- Health & Family Welfare.
- Tukuni Sahu. -- Women & Child Development and Mission Shakti.
Ministers of State (Independent Charge):
- Jagannath Sarka. -- S.T. & S.C. Development, Minorities & Backward Classes Welfare.
- Dibya Shankar Mishra. -- Energy; Industries; Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises.
- Ashok Chandra Panda. -- Science & Technology, Public Enterprises, Social Security & Empowerment of Persons with Disability.
- Samir Ranjan Das. -- School & Mass Education.
- Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi. -- Tourism; Odia Language, Literature & Culture.
- Premananda Nayak. -- Skill Development & Technical Education.
- Raghunandan Das. -- Water Resources, Information & Public Relations.
- Padmini Dian. -- Handlooms, Textiles & Handicrafts.
- Tusharkanti Behera. -- Electronics & Information Technology, Sports & Youth Services.
Minister of State:
Dibya Shankar Mishra. -- Home.