Rio keeps finance; Patton gets Home
Dimapur, March 12: Five days after the swearing in ceremony and on the eve of the first session of the first session of the thirteenth Nagaland Legislative Assembly, Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio has allocated portfolios to his Deputy Chief Minister and his ten Cabinet Ministers.
As is the tradition in recent years, the Chief Minister kept the Finance and Department of Personnel & Administrative Reforms with him, while his Deputy CM, Y Patton was given charge of Home and National Highways.
Planning & Coordination portfolio was given to Neiba Kronu, while S Pangnyu Phom got Health & Family Welfare. First timer Metsubo Jamir got the important portfolio of Urban Development and Municipal Affairs, while Tongpang Ozukum got Public Works Department. Another first timer, Kashiho Sangtam was given charge of Soil & Water Copnservation, Women & Child Development.
(Page News Service)