Bhubaneswar: After success in Bijepur election, ministers Prafulla Mallick and Niranjan Pujari were allotted two significant additional portfolios .
In a minor reshuffle in Odisha ministry, the ministers Mallick and Pujari were allotted two significant additional portfolios, held by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik till today.
Patnaik left two portfolios — Water Resources and Public Works — and allotted these to Niranjan Pujari and Prafulla Mallick respectively in the reshuffle.
Similarly, Health & Family welfare Minister Pratap Jena was allotted I&PR department and Minister Susanta Singh was given the charge of Energy along with Labour and Employment department. Ananta Das was given additional charge of Industry along with Higher Education.