Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K Sangma has reshuffled portfolios among his ministers with his elder brother, James K Sangma losing food and civil supplies to deputy chief minister Prestone Tynsong.
Hamletson Dohling has lost the urban affairs department and the portfolio has been allotted to Sniawbhalang Dhar.
Deputy chief minister Tynsong now holds PWD (roads), animal husbandry and veterinary department, cooperation, besides food and civil supplies.
Social welfare minister Kyrmen Shylla has been given the additional charge of the excise department.
Home minister Lahkmen Rymbui, who looks after education, has been entrusted to look after the district council affairs while James K Sangma will continue to hold power, taxation, law, forest and environment and information & public relations departments.
The two new ministers, Renikton Lyngdoh Tongkhar got PHE, legal metrology and SAD, while Dasakhiatbha Lamare was given PWD (Buildings) Fisheries and GAD.
AL Hek will continue to look after the health and family welfare, arts and culture and the portfolios of other ministers like Banteidor Lyngdoh and Brolding Nongsiej did not change.