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Present Council of Ministers of Tamilnadu


Posted Date: 17-May-2011  Last Updated:   Category: General    
Author: Member Level: Gold    Points: 8


In this article, I have mentioned the Council of Ministers with their respective portfolios. I have mentioned the number of Ministers in the present Council of Ministers. I have the ministers holding the key post of Finance,Agriculture,Food and Higher Education.



TamilNadu Council of Ministers 2011

After the AIADMK won the polls comfortably, the Council of Ministers were announced and sworn in on 16.05.2011. This year the number of the Council of Ministers have been increased to 34 while a maximum of 35 ministers can be inducted. None of the members of the alliance parties featured in the Council of ministers. Interestingly only nine of the ministers have featured in the previous list of Council of Ministers during the AIADMK tenure. Three women featured in the list of Council of Ministers.

Recent Update: The list of council of ministers of Tamilnadu has been changed recently. To view the recent changes and updated list visit Latest List of Ministers of Tamilnadu .

List of Council of Ministers of Tamilnadu with their respective portfolios


1. Ms J.Jayalalitha is the Chief Minister . She handles the following departments -Public, Indian Police Service, General Administration, District Revenue Officers, Prevention of Corruption, Home, Indian Forest Service, Indian Administrative Service, Police,.
2. Mr O. Paneerselvam is the Minister for Finance .
3. Mr K.A.Sengotaiyyan is the Minister for Agriculture .
4. Mr Natham R. Vishwanathan is the Minister for Electricity .
5. Mr C.Shanmugavelu is the Minister for Industries.
6. Mr K P Munusamy is the Minister for Municipal Administration and Rural Development.
7. Mr Agri S.S.Krishnamoorthy is the Minister for Food .
8. Mr R.Vaithilingam is the Minister for Housing and Urban Development.
9. Mr P.Palaniyappan is the Minister for Higher Education .
10. Mr C.Karuppasamy is the Minister for Animal Husbandry.
11. Mr C.Ve Shanmugam is the Minister for School Education.
12. Mr K Raju is the Minister for Cooperation.
13. Mr K.T.Pachamal is the Minister for Forests .
14. Mr Edappadi K.Palanisamy is the Minister for Highways and Minor ports.
15. Mr S.P.Shanmuganathan is the Minister for Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments.
16. Mr K.V.Ramalingam is the Minister for Public Works.
17. Mr S.P.Velumani is the Minister for Special Programme Implementation.
18. Mr T.K.M.Chinnayya is the Minister for Backward classes and for Environment.
19. Mr M.C.Sampath is the Minister for Rural Industries.
20. Mr P.Thangamani is the Minister for Revenue.
21. Mr G.Senthamilzhan is the Minister for Information.
22. Mrs S.Gokula Indira is the Minister for Commercial Taxes and Registration.
23. Mrs Selvi Ramajayam is the Minister for Social Welfare.
24. Mr R.B.Udhayakumar is the Minister for Information Technology.
25. Mr B.V.Ramanaa is the Minister for Handlooms and Textiles.
26. Mr N Subramanian is the Minister for Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare.
27. Mr V Senthil Balaji is the Minister for Minister for Transport.
28. Mr K.A Jayapal is the Minister for Fisheries .
29. Mr E. Subaya is the Minister for Law..
30. Mr Budhichandhiran is the Minister for Tourism.
31. Mr S.T Chellapandian is the Minister for Labour.
32. Dr. V.S Vijay is the Minister for Health.
33. Mr N.R Sivapathi is the Minister for Sports and Youth Welfare.
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Responses to "Present Council of Ministers of Tamilnadu"
Author: Mahalakshmi T    18 May 2011Member Level: Gold   Points : 1
Out of the above 34 council of ministers, 25 of them are new faces and many among them are well qualified.


Author: Nirmal    19 May 2011Member Level: Gold   Points : 1
Hello Maha T

I have already mentioned the piece of information in my article.
Thanks for reading.



Author: Nirmal    23 May 2011Member Level: Gold   Points : 1
Recent Announcement is that Mr N.Mariyam Pichai(Minister for Environment) has died in a car accident on 23rd May 2011. So the list will be updated when the new minister for the portfolio is announced.


Author: Nirmal    18 Jun 2011Member Level: Gold   Points : 1
The list has been updated since (T K M Chinnayya ) has been given the additional portfolio of Environment after Mr.Mariam Pichai's death.


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