Home Minister Amit Shah has allocated work to his two deputies G Kishan Reddy and Nityanand Rai -- that include affairs of Jammu and Kashmir and the Northeast and Centre-state relations, officials said.
While Mr Reddy has been given divisions like Jammu and Kashmir, the Northeast, Union Territories, cyber security and counter-radicalisation, Mr Rai has been allocated Centre-state division, Police-I (that looks after transfer postings of Indian Police Service officers), foreigners divisions and others.
Besides the Intelligence Bureau, Mr Shah will take care of all decisions involving Cabinet matters and President's house.
Mr Shah will also be the final authority to take any decisions in subjects allocated to the two ministers of state in his ministry, a home ministry official said.
This is the first time that both the Northeast and Jammu and Kashmir divisions have been allocated to the same minister of state.
In the previous National Democratic Alliance government, junior minister Kiren Rijiju was in-charge of the Northeast division and his colleague Hansraj G Ahir was looking after counter-radicalisation and Kashmir affairs.
Mr Rijiju is now in charge of the youth affairs and sports ministry, while Mr Ahir had lost his election.
According to the work allocation, Mr Reddy will handle the issues related to freedom fighters, internal security, counter terrorism and counter radicalisation, Left-wing extremism, Jammu and Kashmir, Northeast, police modernisation, cyber security, union territories, women safety and judicial.
Mr Rai will handle affairs related to official language, administration, border management, Centre-state relations, international cooperation disaster management, foreigners and police.
Get Breaking news, live coverage, and Latest News from India and around the world on NDTV.com. Catch all the Live TV action on NDTV 24x7 and NDTV India. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram for latest news and live news updates.