Patna, November 17
Portfolios were allocated among members of the Nitish Kumar Cabinet in Bihar on Tuesday with the CM retaining key departments like home.
Other portfolios remaining with the CM are general administration, cabinet secretariat and election, besides “any other department not allocated”, according to a notification issued by Raj Bhavan. Deputy CM Tarkishore Prasad was given finance, commercial tax, environment, forestry and information technology (IT), all of which were held by his predecessor Sushil Kumar Modi.
Renu Devi, second deputy CM, will be handling panchayati raj, other backward classes, extremely backward classes and industries. — PTI