Government of Chhattisgarh
The Government of Chhattisgarh also known as the State Government of Chhattisgarh, or locally as State Government, is the supreme governing authority of the Indian state of Chhattisgarh and its 27 districts. It consists of an executive, led by the Governor of Chhattisgarh, a judiciary and a legislative branch.
Like other states in India, the head of state of Chhattisgarh is the Governor, appointed by the President of India on the advice of the Central government. His or her post is largely ceremonial. The Chief Minister is the head of government and is vested with most of the executive powers. Raipur is the capital of Chhattisgarh, and houses the Chhattisgarh Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) and the secretariat. The Chhattisgarh High Court, located Bilaspur, has jurisdiction over the whole state.
The present Legislative Assembly of Chhattisgarh is unicameral, consisting of 91 Members of Legislative Assembly (M.L.A) (90 elected and one nominated). Its term is 5 years, unless sooner dissolved.
List of Chief MinistersEdit
- Ajeet Pramod Kumar Jogi, Indian National Congress Party
- Raman Singh, Bhartiya Janta Party
- Bhupesh Baghel, Indian National Congress
Council of MinistersEdit
|SI No.||Cabinet Ministers||Constituency||Department||Party|
|1.||Bhupesh Baghel, Chief Minister||Patan||Minister of Finance, Mining, General Administration, Energy, Public Relations, Electronics and Information technology. Other departments not allocated to a Minister.||INC|
|2.||T. S. Singh Deo||Ambikapur||Minister of Panchayat and Rural Development, Health and Family Welfare, Medical Education, Planning, Economics and Statistics, 20-point programme and Commercial taxes (GST).||INC|
|3.||Tamradhwaj Sahu||Durg Gramin||Minister of Home, Public Works Department, Jail, Tourism, Dharmsva (religious) and Culture.||INC|
|4.||Mohammad Akbar||Kawardha||Minister of Transport, Forest, Housing, Environment, Food & Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection.||INC|
|5.||Ravindra Choubey||Saja||Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Law and Legal Affairs, Agriculture and Bio-Technology, Animal husbandry, Fisheries and Water Resources.||INC|
|6.||Jai Singh Agrawal||Korba||Minister of Revenue and Disaster management, Rehabilitation, Registrar and Stamp.||INC|
|7.||Umesh Patel||Kharsia||Minister of Higher Education, Technical Education, Skill Development & Janshakti niyojan, Science & technology and Sports and Youth welfare.||INC|
|8.||Anila Bhediya||Daundi Lohara||Minister of Women & Child development and Social Welfare.||INC|
|9.||Kawasi Lakhma||Konta||Minister of Commercial Tax (excise) and Industries.||INC|
|10.||Premsai Singh Tekam||Pratappur||Minister of School Education, Scheduled caste, Scheduled tribe, Other backward classes, Minorities Welfare and Cooperative.||INC|
|11.||Shiv Kumar Daharia||Arang||Minister of Labour, Urban Administration and Development.||INC|
|12.||Amarjeet Singh Bhagat||Sitapur||Minister of Tourism culture, Food, and Consumer Protection.||INC|
|13.||Guru Rudra Kumar||Ahiwara||Minister of Public Health & Engineering and Village Industries.||INC|