First expansion of Shinde-Fadnavis government on August 5, 8 ministers of BJP and 7 ministers of Shinde faction will take oath

Mumbai: The first expansion of the government of Eknath Shinde and Devendra Fadnavis in Maharashtra will take place on August 5. During this, a total of 8 MLAs of BJP will take oath as ministers. At the same time, 7 MLAs of Eknath Shinde faction will also hold ministerial posts in the government. Preparations have also started in Raj Bhavan regarding the cabinet expansion of Maharashtra Government.

Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde on Tuesday said that the state may not have a full cabinet but the government is working efficiently. He also promised to expand the cabinet soon. At present, Shinde and Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis are the only two members in the state cabinet. Both took oath on June 30. When Shinde was asked about the cabinet expansion, he told reporters that we will soon expand our cabinet. Even though there is no full cabinet, the government is working efficiently. We have taken many such decisions which are people-oriented.

Eknath Shinde government issued 751 government orders in a month
Since Eknath Shinde became the chief minister on June 30, the Maharashtra government has issued 751 government orders and more than 100 of these orders pertain to the health department alone. These orders are available on the official website of the government. A government order is essentially an approval order in which the release of funds for developmental works is approved.

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Shinde government issued 751 government orders in a month
In June this year, after the Shivsena revolt, the Maha Vikas Aghadi government led by party chief Uddhav Thackeray had issued 182 government orders within four days. Most of these orders were related to release of funds amounting to thousands of crores for various development related works. However, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which was in opposition at that time, had objected to it. But now the Shinde-led government has issued 751 government orders in a month. In this government, senior BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis is the Deputy Chief Minister. At present, Shinde and Fadnavis are the only two members in the Maharashtra cabinet.

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