Banjar MLA Khimi Ram took oath at the Raj Bhawan Shimla . His portfolio will be announced later .
Most Shanta Kumar loyalists were absent at the oath ceremony including local MLA Suresh Bharadwaj .
Dhumal dismissed media speculations of inducting two chief parliamentary secretaries (CPS) .
The post of a minister was lying vacant in the Dhumal cabinet after J.P.Nadda was appointed national general secretary of the BJP .