Aizawl: Ruling Congress legislator Lt
Colonel Z S Zuala, who was sworn-in as a Parliamentary Secretary in Mizoram was allotted portfolio today and he would assist two cabinet ministers - J H Rothuama and H Rohluna.
According to the notification issued by the state government said that Zuala would assist Rothuama, minister for Excise and Narcotics, Revenue and Land Settlement and Cooperation departments while he would also assist Rohluna, the minister for food, civil supplies and consumer affairs and Environment and Forests.
Parliamentary Secretaries were placed at the rank of ministers of states in their functions and salaries and other perks while government files were routed through them before being put up to the ministers.
Zuala was appointed six months after the demise of Chawngtinthanga, parliamentary secretary for Education and Law and Judicial departments assisting minister Lalsawta.