Karnataka State and Politics
Karnataka state cabinet expansion by five new ministers
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In the first round of swearing held on 8th August, 21 ministers took the oath lead by Chief Minister D.V.Sadananda Gowda. Here in this article you can find the details of 5 new ministers along with portfolios of the 21 ministers.
The second round of including new ministers ended up with lot of force by Reddy brothers leading to a fix which got concluded in adding only five new ministers to the cabinet.
Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda's total cabinet ministers is 26 members as on 11th August 2011.
The new five ministers who were MLA's are:-
1. Anand Asnotikar from Karwar
2. Balachandra Jarkiholi from Arabhavi, Belgaum
3. Raju Gowda ka Narasimha naik from Surpura
4. C.P.Yogeshwar from Channapatna
5. Varthur Prakash from Kolar
These five ministers were sworn-in on 11th August 2011 at Raj Bhavan as informed by BJP State president K.S. Eshwarappa.
Portfolios of the 21 ministers are:-
1. Portfolios of CM. D.V. Sadananda Gowda :
e)Mines and Geology
f) Forests and Minority welfare.
2. Portfolios of V.S.Acharya:
b)Muzrai and Information technology
3. Portfolios of Shobha Karandlaje:
b) Food and Civil supplies
c) Consumer Affairs
3. Portfolios of M.P.Renukacharya: Excise
4. Portfolios of Basavaraj Bommai: Major and medium irrigation
5. Portfolios of C.M.Udasai: Public works
6. Portfolios of Murugesh Nirani: Large and medium scale industries
7. Portfolios of C.C.Patil: Women and child development
8. Portfolios of Umesh Katti: Agriculture
9. Portfolios of Laxman Savadi: Co-operation
10.Portfolios of Revu Naik Belamagi: Animal husbandry
11.Portfolios of Krishna Palemar: Environment, ports and fisheries, Science and technology
12.Portfolios of V. Somanna: Housing
13 Portfolios of Jagadish Shettar: Rural development and Panchayat Raj
14. Portfolios of Govind Karjola: Minor irrigation, Kannada and culture, Textiles
15.Portfolios of S.A. Ramdas:
16. Portfolios of A. Narayanaswamy: Social welfare and prisons
17.Portfolios of R. Ashok: Home and transport
18. Portfolios of B.N.Bachegowda: Labour and sericulture
19. Portfolios of Vishweshwara Hegde Kageri: Primary and secondary education
20. Portfolios of S.A. Ravindranath: Horticulture and sugar
21. Portfolios of S.Suresh Kumar:
d)Bangalore water supply and sewerage board
Note: The portfolios are subject to changes from time to time.
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