Government of Mizoram
Seal of Mizoram.svg
Seat of GovernmentAizawl
Legislative branch
Assembly
SpeakerLalrinliana Sailo
Deputy SpeakerLalrinawma
Members in Assembly40
Executive branch
GovernorKambhampati Hari Babu
Chief MinisterZoramthanga
Judiciary
High CourtAizawl Bench, Gauhati High Court
Chief JusticeRashmin Manharbhai Chhaya

The Government of Mizoram also known as the State Government of Mizoram, or locally as State Government, is the supreme governing authority of the Indian state of Mizoram and its 11 districts. It consists of an executive, led by the Governor of Mizoram, a judiciary and a legislative branch.

Like other states of India, the head of the state of Mizoram is the Governor, appointed by the President of India on the advice of the Central government. The Chief Minister is the head of the government. Aizawl is the capital of Mizoram, and houses the Mizoram Legislative Assembly and the secretariat. The Guwahati High Court, located in Guwahati, Assam has an Aizawl Bench that exercises the jurisdiction and powers in respect of cases arising in the State of Mizoram.[1]

The present Legislative Assembly of Mizoram is unicameral, consisting of 40 Member of the Legislative Assembly (M.L.A). Its term is 5 years, unless sooner dissolved.[2]

Mizoram Secretariat
Mizoram Secretariat

Council of Ministers

The Chief Minister of Mizoram Zoramthanga took oath of office on December 15, 2018 with the following ministers.[3]

Cabinet Minister

Sl. No Name of Minister/Minister of State Name of Department Allotted
1 Pu Zoramthanga Chief Minister

Finance, Political & Cabinet, Planning & Programme Implementation, General Administration Department, Secretariat Administration Department, Vigilance Department, Public Work Department, Horticulture Department

2 Pu Tawnluia Deputy Chief Minister

Public Health Engineering Department, Urban Development & Poverty Alleviation Department, Animal Husbandry & Veterinary, Personnel & Administrative Reforms

3 Dr R Lalthangliana Health & Family Welfare,

Higher & Technical Education, Commerce & Industry

4 Pu Lalchamliana Home

Taxation Disaster Management & Rehabilitation

5 Pu R Lalzirliana Power & Electricity,

Arts & Culture, Land Resources, Soil & Water Conservation, District Council & Minority Affairs

6 Pu C Lalrinsanga Agriculture Dept,

Irrigation & Water Resources, Co-operation Department

Minister of State

Sl. No Name of Minister/Minister of State Name of Department Allotted
7 Pu K.Lalrinliana

Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, LAD, Fisheries

8 Pu Lalchhandama Ralte School Education, Labour, Employment,

Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Printing & Stationery Department

9 Pu Lalruatkima "Rural Development,

Information & Public Relation, Land Revenue & Settlement Department

10 Dr K Beichhua Social Welfare,

Excise & Narcotics, Sericulture department,

11 Pu TJ. Lalnuntluanga Law & Judicial, Parliamentary Affairs,

Transport, Environment, Forest & Climate Change Department

12 Pu Robert Romawia Royte Sports & Youth Services,

Tourism, Information & Communication Technology

See also

References

  1. ^ "Jurisdiction and Seats of Indian High Courts". Eastern Book Company. Retrieved 12 May 2008.
  2. ^ "Mizoram Legislative Assembly". Legislative Bodies in India. National Informatics Centre, Government of India. Retrieved 10 May 2008.
  3. ^ "Zoramthanga brigade takes oath and forms government in Mizoram". sentinelassam. Retrieved 1 January 2019.