Amit Mitra’s Portfolio Extended In Reshuffling

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Kolkata: Amit Mitra, the minister-in-Charge of departments Industry, Commerce & Enterprise; Finance & Information Technology & Electronics and Micro Small an Medium Enterprises and Textile, has been given another department. He will also have to take charge of the e-governance department.

A reshuffling was done in the state ministerial department. Amit Mitra’s portfolio was extended. Chandrima Bhattacharya was in charge of the e-governance department previously.

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Reshuffling in the state has been done twice recently. At that time, Information and technology department was added to Amit Mitra’s portfolio. E-governance is also connected to that department. According to sources, this is the reason why, Amit Mitra has been given this charge as a coordination between both the departments will be easy.

Chandrima Bhattacharya, apart from health department, will also be in charge of Planning and numerology, land and land reform, refugee relief and rehabilitation and indigenous development departments. She will be the only in-charge of the planning and numerology department.

On the other hand Asima Patra will see planning and programs, development of backward classes, agriculture and fisheries departments.