Government of Tripura

The Government of Tripura also known as the State Government of Tripura, or locally as State Government, is the supreme governing authority of the Indian state of Tripura and its 8 districts. It consists of an executive, led by the Governor of Tripura, a judiciary and a legislative branch.

Government of Tripura
Seal of Tripura.svg
Seat of GovernmentAgartala
Executive
GovernorShree Ramesh Bais
Chief MinisterBiplab Kumar Deb
Deputy Chief MinisterJishnu Deb Burman
Chief SecretaryShri Lalit Kumar Gupta [1]
Legislature
Assembly
SpeakerRebati Mohan Das
Members in Assembly60
Judiciary
High CourtTripura High Court
Chief JusticeJustice Akil Abdulhamid Kureshi

Like other states in India, the head of state of Tripura 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. Agartala is the capital of Tripura, and houses the Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) and the secretariat. The Tripura High Court, located in Agartala, Tripura exercises the jurisdiction and powers in respect of cases arising in the State of Tripura.[2]

The present Legislative Assembly of Tripura is unicameral, consisting of 60 Member of the Legislative Assembly (M.L.A). Its term is 5 years, unless sooner dissolved.[3]

Council of MinistersEdit

Sl. No. Name Ministries[4]
1 Shri Biplab Kumar Deb
  • Minister for Home
  • PWD (excluding DWS)
  • Industry & Commerce (excluding IT)
  • UDD
  • General Administration
  • Labour
  • Information & Cultural Affairs
  • All Policies and any other Department(s) which are not allocated to any Minister
2

Shri Jishnu Deb burman

  • Minister for Finance
  • Power
  • Rural Development (including Panchayat)
  • Planning and Coordination (including Statistics)
3 Shri Narendra Chandra Debbarma
  • Minister for Revenue
  • Fisheries
4

Shri Ratan Lal Nath

  • Minister for Education (School & Higher)
  • Law (including Parliamentary Affairs)
  • Welfare of Others Backward Communities
  • Welfare of Minorities
5 Shri Sudip Roy Barman
  • Minister for Health & Family Welfare
  • Science & Technology
  • Environment
  • Industry & Commerce (IT)
  • PWD (DWS)
6

Shri Pranajit Singha Roy

  • Minister for Agriculture
  • Transport
  • Tourism
7 Shri Mevar Kumar Jamatia
  • Minister for Tribal Welfare
  • Forest
8 Shri Manoj Kanti Deb
  • Minister for Sports & Youth Affairs
  • Food
  • Civil Supplies
  • Consumer Affairs
9 Smt Santana Chakma
  • Minister for Social Welfare
  • Social Education
  • Animal Resource Development

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://tripura.gov.in/government/keycontact/434
  2. ^ "Jurisdiction and Seats of Indian High Courts". Eastern Book Company. Retrieved 12 May 2008.
  3. ^ "Tripura Legislative Assembly". Legislative Bodies in India. National Informatics Centre, Government of India. Retrieved 10 May 2008.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 8 September 2014. Retrieved 8 September 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)