Jagdish Shettar Minister of Large & Medium Scale Industries, Govt of Karnataka has been appointed as minister in charge of Belagavi district along with his home district Hubbali-Dharwad.
CM BS Yeddyurappa today (Monday) appointed district minister in charge. Yeddyurappa has kept the charge of the Bangalore city responsible for the fierce rivalry to no one.
District-in-charge ministers have to chair review meetings of departments in their respective districts. Review meetings are normally held once in three months. Implementing and overseeing the progress of various government schemes and programmes are also the responsibility of the district incharge ministers.