Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government has inducted three new cabinet ministers in the council of ministers. The new ministers are Bikram Keshari Arukh, Sudam Marandi and Sarada Nayak.
Governor Professor Ganeshi Lal administered oath of office and secrecy to the new ministers.
Following the oath, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has allocated portfolios to the new ministers. While BK Arukha was allocated Finance Department in the state, Sudam Marndi got the School & Mass Education Department. Sarada Nayak will head the Labour and Employees’ State Insurance Department in Naveen Patnaik’s Government.
Earlier, BK Arukha, Marndi and Nayak had served as ministers in Naveen government.