Pat­naik Takes Oath as CM For Fourth Time

The Economic Times - - Pure Politics -

BHUBANESWAR In the new coun­cil of min­is­ters which took oath on Wed­nes­day in Odisha, Chief Min­is­ter Naveen Pat­naik re­tained the portfolios of Home, Wa­ter Re­sources, Pub­lic Works and Gen­eral Ad­min­is­tra­tion de­part­ments and named Pradip Ku­mar Amat as the new Fi­nance min­is­ter. Amat, speaker of the out­go­ing As­sem­bly, was ear­lier a min­is­ter in-charge of Steel and Mines dur­ing Pat­naik's sec­ond ten­ure be­tween 2004 and 2009. Pat­naik has given sen­si­tive Steel and Mines depart­ment to Pra­fulla Ku­mar Mal­lik.

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