Diverse Duties, One Vision: Lalduhoma's Cabinet Sets Sail for Mizoram's Future

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Friday, December 08, 2023
Diverse Duties, One Vision: Lalduhoma's Cabinet Sets Sail for Mizoram's Future
Political Landscape Transformed as Lalduhoma Takes Helm in Mizoram
Aizawl, Mizoram - 8 December, 23: In a historic political shift on December 8, 2023, Mizoram witnessed the swearing-in of Lalduhoma, leader of the Zoram People's Movement (ZPM), as the new Chief Minister. This marked a significant departure from the enduring influence of the Mizo National Front (MNF) and the Congress party in the state's governance.

The ZPM, a relatively young political entity formed in 2019, achieved a remarkable victory in the Mizoram Assembly elections, securing 27 out of the 40 available seats. This unexpected triumph reshaped the political landscape, ending the long-standing dominance of traditional parties.

New Leadership Structure:

The newly appointed Chief Minister, Lalduhoma, will be at the forefront, overseeing key departments such as the Finance Department, Planning & Programme Implementation Department, Vigilance Department, General Administration Department, Political & Cabinet Department, and Law & Judicial Department.

Other notable ministers and their allocated portfolios include:
1. K. Sapdanga: Home Department, Urban Development & Poverty Alleviation Department, Department of Personnel & Administrative Reforms, Disaster Management & Rehabilitation Department.
2. Vanlalhlana: Public Works Department, Transport Department, Parliamentary Affairs Department.
3. C. Lalsawivunga: Local Administration Department, District Council and Minority Affairs Department, Art & Culture Department, Animal Husbandry & Veterinary Department.
4. Lalthansanga: Environment, Forests & Climate Change Department, Sericulture Department, Fisheries Department, Land Resources, Soil & Water Conservation Department.
5. Dr. Vaulalthlaua: School Education Department, Higher & Technical Education Department, Taxation Department, Information & Public Relations Department, Information & Communication Technology Department.
6. P.C. Vanlalruata: Agriculture Department, Irrigation & Water Resources Department, Cooperation Department.
7. Lalrinpuii: Health and Family Welfare Department, Social Welfare, Tribal Affairs, Women & Child Development Department, Tourism Department.
8. F. Rodingliana (Minister of State): Power & Electricity Department, Commerce & Industries Department, Printing & Stationery Department.
9. B. Lalchhanzova (Minister of State): Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Department, Land Revenue & Settlement Department.
10. Prof. Lalnilawma (Minister of State): Rural Development Department, Horticulture Department, Public Health Engineering Department.
11. Lalngbinglova Hmar (Minister of State): Labour, Employment Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Department, Sports & Youth Services Department, Excise & Narcotics Department.

The diverse portfolios showcase the comprehensive approach the new government aims to take in addressing the multifaceted challenges faced by Mizoram.

This transformative political development signals a promising era for Mizoram, with the ZPM leadership poised to bring fresh perspectives and strategies to the forefront. The distribution of responsibilities among ministers reflects a commitment to holistic development, setting the stage for a dynamic and proactive administration.