Prafulla Samal is new WCD minister
Samal, who is also in charge of the information and public relations (I&PR) department.
Governor M C Bhandare has approved a recommendation in this regard made by Chief Minister Naveen Patnik. A notification on reallocation of the department has been issued.
"I am happy that the chief minister has considered me worth of handling the WCD department. I will work hard to solve problems in the department and ensure that the women and children get good quality food stuff," Samal told reporters.