The Bharatiya Janata Party-led alliance formed the government in Assam for the second term after its victory in the Assam Assembly Elections 2021. Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma was appointed as the new Chief Minister of the state, and he is the 15th Chief Minister of Assam. The fourteen-member council of ministers and chief minister Dr. Sarma was sworn in on May 10. Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi administered the oath of office to the chief minister and ministers. The chief minister distributed portfolios among ministers the day after taking the oath. Below are the details of the departments entrusted to the Chief Minister as well as the newly appointed Ministers:
Council of Ministers and Departments:
Himanta Biswa Sarma (Chief Minister): Home, Personnel, PWD, and any other department not allocated to any other minister.
Ranjeet Kr Dass: Panchayat & Rural Development, Public Health Engineering, Food & Civil Supplies, and Consumer Affairs.
Atul Bora: Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry & Veterinary, Border Area Development, and Assam Accord Implementation.
Urkhao Gwra Brahma: Handloom & Textile, Soil Conservation, Welfare of Plain Tribe & Backward Classes (BTC).
Chandra Mohan Patowary: Transport, Industries & Commerce, Skill Development and Welfare of Minorities.
Parimal Shuklabaidya: Environment & Forests, Excise, and Fisheries.
Keshab Mahanta: Health & Family Welfare, Science & Technology, and Information Technology.
Dr. Ranuj Pegu: Education, Welfare of Plain Tribe & Backward Classes (non-BTC).
Ashok Singhal: Guwahati Development, Urban Development, and Irrigation departments.
Jogen Mohan: Revenue & Disaster Management, Hills Area Development and Mines & Minerals.
Sanjay Kishan: Welfare of Tea Tribes, Labour & Employment.
Ajanta Neog: Social Welfare and Finance.
Pijush Hazarika: Water Resources, Information & Public Relations and Parliamentary Affairs.
Bimal Bora: Sports & Youth Welfare, Cultural Affairs, Power and Tourism department.