CM Tirath Singh Rawat has given new responsibility to Lok CM Rawat to his ministers. (File)
Uttarakhand Politics: Just before Holi, Rawat government has made ministers in charge of all 13 districts. These will work as a co-ordination between the officials and the public about the plans of the state and central government.
These ministers got charge of these districts
Irrigation and Tourism Minister Satpal Maharaj to Udham Singh Nagar, Urban Development Minister Bansidhar Bhagat to Dehradun, Forest Minister Harak Singh Rawat to Almora, Drinking Water Minister Bishan Singh Chufal to Pauri, Transport Minister Yashpal Arya to Haridwar, Education and Sports Minister Arvind Pandey to Pithoragarh. And Bageshwar, Agriculture Minister Subodh Uniyal has been made in-charge of Nainital, Military Welfare Minister Ganesh Joshi in Uttarkashi, Minister of State Dhan Singh Rawat in Chamoli and Rudraprayag, Women Development Minister Rekha Arya in Champawat and Sugarcane Minister Swami Yatishwaranand in Tehri district.
The ministers in charge will be electoral tyrants The eight cabinet and one state minister in charge of the minister in charge before the 2022 election will not only have the responsibility of making the development work of the government accessible to the people but also during the elections, their role will also be important for the assembly seats in the districts. Because in the weak state of development works, it will have to bear the brunt as the results of the election of 2022.
The minister in charge was not serious in the Trivandra government
Previous CM Trivendra Singh Rawat also arranged for ministers in charge in the districts. But most of the ministers in charge were not serious about this. Once after the meeting, the minister in charge used to avoid going to the districts, the result of which came in the form of arbitrariness of the officials.