Lucknow: In a minor reshuffle, Uttar Pradesh
Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has taken over the charge of 11 new departments.
As per a notification issued here, agriculture, foreign
trade, export and marketing have been taken away from
Agriculture Minister Anand Singh.
Akhilesh has been given additional charge of Food and
Drug Authority, AYUSH, non-conventional energy sources,
infrastructure, coordination, public enterprises, political
pension, language, agriculture, foreign trade, transport and
Mohd Azam Khan, who was initially allocated seven
departments, has been given additional charge of urban
Similarly Revenue Minister Ambika Chaudhary has been given additional charge of public service administration,
whereas Minister of State (independent charge) for small industries Bhagwat Sharan Gangwar has been given additional
charge of export promotion.