Newcomers get important portfolios in Yogi cabinet 2.0

New faces, the maximum of who joined the BJP these days, had been given vital portfolios in the second period of the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh.

The portfolio allocation has amazed many BJP leaders who experience that the leadership has shown “accept as true with” in new faces instead of vintage celebration fingers.


Celebration sources said the concept behind giving critical portfolios to new faces was to send a message that no publish or reputation is everlasting and therefore overall performance might be taken into consideration as the top precedence.


While Keshav Prasad Maurya, who was misplaced in the meeting polls from Sirathu, has been retained as deputy chief minister, he has not been given the massive Public Works Department (PWD) that he held in the closing cupboard. As an alternative, the PWD portfolio has long passed to Jitin Prasada, who end the Congress to sign up for the BJP ahead of the polls. Prasada turned into a minister in the Congress-led UPA government in the Centre.

In assessment, Maurya’s colleague — Brajesh Pathak — who has been multiplied to the Deputy CM’s publish has been allocated 4 tremendous departments – scientific and fitness, own family Welfare, Maternal, and Child Welfare in addition to medical schooling.

Every other ministry that has gained prominence following the pandemic is urban employment and poverty alleviation, which has been given to every other newcomer AK Sharma. With revel in coping with infrastructure initiatives as an IAS officer, the former Gujarat-cadre officer is expected to not just bring his understanding but additionally act as a hyperlink between the Centre and the state as those ministries require coordination for principal finances.

Additionally, the big MSME Ministry has been given to Rakesh Sachan, who joined the BJP simply earlier than the polls. Sachan has formerly been with the Samajwadi celebration and Congress. In the first term of the Adityanath government, the MSME Ministry changed into Sidharth Nath Singh, who has been dropped this time. Sachan has also been allotted Khadi, handloom, and fabric departments.

Some other BJP leaders considered a “non-cadre” – Nand Gopal Nandi, has been given Infrastructure and business development branch, Export merchandising, funding promotion as well as NRI Ministry. The portfolio was earlier with senior party chief Satish Mahana within the preceding cupboard.

Jaiveer Singh, also considered a “non-cadre” party leader, has been given the lots sizeable Tourism and tradition department, which has a giant duty to speed up projects, especially in the development of infrastructure around the religious cities of Ayodhya, Mathura, Kashi, and Prayagraj.

Further, amongst mos (unbiased fee), the best sales producing ministry — Excise & Prohibition — has been given to former SP chief Nitin Agrawal, who later joined BJP.

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