UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Allocates Portfolios To Newly Inducted Ministers

, 9:44 AM IST

LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday allocated portfolios to newly-inducted ministers with Balram Yadav being again given the charge of Secondary Education department on his comeback.

Narai Rai has been given Science and Technology department, an official release issued in Lucknow said.

Ravidas Malhotra was given Mother and Child Welfare department while Sharda Pratap Shukla was allocated Higher Education department, it added.

Besides them, Akhilesh Yadav also gave additional charge of some departments currently with him to some ministers.

Sports and Youth Welfare Minister Ram Karan Arya has been given additional charge of Excise department while Textile Minister Mehboob Ali has been given additional charge of Professional Education and Skill development departments.

On the proposal of the Chief Minister, Governor Ram Naik has alloted these portfolios.

Akhilesh Yadav had reshuffled his cabinet on June 27 for the seventh time before the Assembly polls scheduled in 2017.