Bommai asks ministers to review COVID-19, flood situations
Bengaluru: In the first Cabinet meeting held after the oath-taking ceremony, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai asked newly inducted ministers to visit constituencies to inspect the flood and covid pandemic situations.
- Each district will get an in-charge minister. The concerned minister will submit a report on the flood and COVID-19 situations.
- The existing covid-19 task force will be re-constituted after the allocation of the portfolios to ministers. Within a day or two, ministers will be allocated portfolios.
- A separate secretariat will be established for the welfare of the ST community.
The chief minister congratulated all ministers and urged them to fulfil people's aspirations and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visions for a stronger country and the state.
Chief Minister has said that his cabinet is comprised of experienced and youngsters to face the challenges in the coming days. Considering the upcoming 2023 Assembly elections, Mr. Bommai has formed the Cabinet by giving lion share to Lingayat, Vokkaliga, and OBC communities.
He has inducted six new faces to the Cabinet. Shankar Patil Munenakoppa, V. Sunil Kumar, Araga Jnanendra, Halappa Achar, B.C. Nagesh and Munirathna Naidu are new ministers in the Cabinet.
Eight ministers from Lingayat community, seven each from Vokkaliga and OBC, three belong to SCs, two Brahmin and one ST and one woman got a place in the Bommai cabinet.