Nitish Kumar expands his cabinet

26 including 12 from BJP and 1 from LJP take oath as ministers

BJP's Dr. Prem Kumar taking oath as Cabinet Minister in Patna today

 

The two-day old NDA government in Bihar under Nitish Kumar had its first Cabinet expansion. 26 members took oath as ministers at Raj Bhavan in Patna on Saturday, July 29, 2017.

The BJP’s Mangal Pandey could not take oath as he could not reach on time to Patna. Opposition members from Rashtriya Janata Dal and Congress were conspicuous by their absence.

Following is the complete list of Bihar ministers after today’s cabinet expansion:

Janata Dal(United)       Bharatiya Janata Party    Lok Janshakti Party	
 Nitish Kumar                 Sushil Kumar Modi     Pashupati Paras
 Manju Verma                  Dr. Prem Kumar
 Maheshwar Hazari             Vijay Kumar Sinha
 Shailesh Kumar               Vinod Narayan Jha
 Jay Kumar Singh              Pramod Kumar
 Krishna Nandan Prasad Verma  Nand Kishore Yadav
 Shrawan Kumar                Ram Narayan Mandal
 Bijendra Prasad Yadav        Suresh Kumar Sharma
 Rajiv Ranjan Singh           Ramesh Rishidev
 Khurshid alias Firoz Ahmed   Vinod Kumar Singh
 Kapil Dev Kamat              Krishna Kumar Rishi
 Dinesh Chandra Yadav         Rana Randhir Singh
 Madan Sahni                  Brij Kishore Bind
 Santosh Kumar Nirala


Portfolios of Bihar Ministers

JD(U) Ministers


Nitish Kumar: Chief Minister, Home, Vigilance, General Administration

Manju Verma: Social Welfare

Krishna Nandan Prasad Verma: Education

Shailesh Kumar: Rural Work Development

Jay Kumar Singh: Dept of Industries, Science & Technology

Krishnandan Verma: Education

Shrawan Kumar: Parliamentary Affairs, Rural Development

Bijendra Prasad Yadav: Power, Excise & Prohibition

Rajiv Ranjan Singh: Water Resources Department, Planning & Development

Khurshid alias Firoz Ahmad: Minority Welfare, Sugarcane Development

Kapil Dev Kamat: Panchayati Raj

Dinesh Chandra Yadav: Minor Irrigation, Disaster Management

Madan Sahni: Food & Consumer Protection

Santosh Kumar Nirala: Transport

BJP Ministers


Sushil Kumar Modi: Deputy CM, Finance, Commerce, Forest, IT

Dr.Prem Kumar: Agriculture

Nand Kishore Yadav: Public Works Department

Ram Narayan Mandal: Revenue and Land Reforms

Pramod Kumar: Tourism

Maheshwar Hazari: Building Construction

Vinod Narayan Jha: Public Health Engineering

Suresh Kumar Sharma: Urban Development Department

Vijay Kumar Sinha: Labour Department

Rana Randhir Singh: Cooperative Department

Vinod Kumar Singh: Mines Department

Krishna Kumar Rishi: Youth, Art and Culture

Brij Kishore Bind: Backward and EBC Welfare

LJP Minister


Pashupati Paras: Animal and Fish Resources

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1 Comment on Nitish Kumar expands his cabinet

  1. pran mohan // July 30, 2017 at 1:39 pm // Reply

    Very informative.He has tried to cover all section of people along with BJP. Best of luck.

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