Council of Ministers of Tamil Nadu and their Portfolios, party and constituency.


The Government of Tamil Nadu consists of 29 cabinet ministers.. The Cabinet of the state of Tamil Nadu forms the executive branch of the Government of Tamil Nadu. The Tamil Nadu Vidhan Sabha (Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly) consists of 234 members (MLA), and these members are elected for five years. All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) formed the Government under the leadership of J. Jayalalithaa. All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam leader J. Jayalalithaa took charge as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on 16 May 2011 along with other ministers. Later O. Panneerselvam took charge as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on 29 September 2014, after J. Jayalalithaa resigned from the CM post. Again J. Jayalalithaa took oath as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on 23 May 2015.

There are two types of the minister in state government, which is determined by the position or grade. The superior or primary being Cabinet Ministers "Cabinet Minister" and the junior or secondary being "minister of State".

The following is a list of the ministers (state cabinet) in the Tamil Nadu Government. The list contains ministers and their Portfolios, political party, constituency.

Cabinet ministers of Tamil Nadu.

Cabinet Minister is the main in-charge of a ministry. A cabinet minister may also hold additional charges of other Ministries if no other cabinet ministers are appointed to take charge of that ministries. All Cabinet members are mandated by the constitution to be members of the Vidhan Sabha of Tamil Nadu. cabinet ministers of Tamil Nadu and their ministry are listed below.

Cabinet Ministers of Tamil Nadu
No Minister Name Ministries / Portfolios Political Party Constituency
Selvi J Jayalalithaa
  1. Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu
  2. Public
  3. Indian Administrative
    Service
  4. Home
  5. Indian Forest Service
  6. General Administration
  7. District Revenue Officers
  8. Police
  9. Indian Police Service
AIADMKDr. Radhakrishnan Nagar
2 O. Panneerselvam
  1. Finance
  2. Planning
  3. Legislative Assembly
  4. Elections & Passports
  5. Public Works
  6. Irrigationincluding Minor Irrigation & Programme Works
AIADMKBodinayakanur
3 Natham R. Viswanathan
  1. Electricity
  2. Non-Conventional Energy Development
  3. Prohibition & Excise
  4. Molasses
AIADMKNatham
4 R. Vaithilingam
  1. Housing
  2. Rural Housing & Housing Development
  3. Slum Clearance Board & Accommodation Control
  4. Town Planning
  5. Urban Development
  6. Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority
  7. Agriculture
  8. Agricultural Engineering
  9. Agro Service Cooperatives
  10. Horticulture
  11. Sugarcane Cess
  12. Sugarcane Development & Waste Land Development
AIADMKOrathanadu
5 Edappadi K. Palaniswami
  1. Highways & Minor Ports
AIADMKEdappadi
6 P. MOHAN
  1. Rural Industries including cottage Industries & Small Industries
  2. Labour
  3. Population
  4. Employment & Training
  5. Newsprint Control
  6. Census & Urban & Rural Employment.
AIADMKSankarapuram
7 Tmt B. VALARMATHI
  1. Social Welfare including Women's & Children's Welfare
  2. Orphanages & Correctional Administration
  3. Integrated Child Development & Beggar Homes
  4. Welfare of the Differently abled
  5. Social Reforms & Nutritious Noon Meal Programme
AIADMKThousand Lights
8 P. Palaniappan
  1. Higher Education & Technical Education
  2. Electronics
  3. Science & Technology
AIADMKPappireddippatti
9 Sellur K. Raju
  1. Co-operation
  2. Statistics & Ex-Servicemen Welfare
AIADMKMadurai West
10 R. KAMARAJ
  1. Food
  2. Civil Supplies
  3. Consumer Protection & Price Control
  4. Hindu Religious & Charitable Endowments (HR & CE)
AIADMKNannilam
11 P. Thangamani
  1. Industries
  2. Steel Control
  3. Mines & Minerals
  4. Special Initiatives
  5. Transport
  6. Nationalised Transport
  7. Motor Vechicles Act
AIADMKKumarapalayam
12 M.C. Sampath
  1. Commercial Taxes & Registration & Stamp Act
AIADMKCuddalore
13 S.P. Velumani
  1. Municipal Administration
  2. Rural Development
  3. Panchayats & Panchayat Unions
  4. Poverty Alleviation Programmes
  5. Rural Indebtedness
  6. Urban & Rural Water Supply
  7. Law
  8. Courts & Prisons
  9. Personnel & Administrative Reforms & Prevention of Corruption
AIADMKThondamuthur
14 T.K.M. Chinnayya
  1. Animal Husbandry
AIADMKTambaram
15 Tmt.S. Gokula Indira
  1. Handlooms & Textiles
AIADMKAnna Nagar
16 Dr S. SUNDARARAJ
  1. Youth Welfare & Sports Development
AIADMKParamakudi (SC)
17 S.P. Shunmuganathan
  1. Tourism
  2. Tourism Development
AIADMKSrivaikuntam
18 N. Subramanian
  1. Adi Dravidar Welfare & Welfare of Hill Tribes & Bonded Labour
AIADMKGandharvakottai (SC)
19 K.A. Jayapal
  1. Fisheries & Fisheries Development
AIADMKNagapattinam
20 Mukkur N. Subramanian
  1. Information Technology
AIADMKCheyyar
21 R.B. Udhaya Kumar
  1. Revenue
  2. District Revenue Establishment
  3. Deputy Collectors
  4. Weights & Measures
  5. Debt Relief including Legislation on Money lending
  6. Chits
  7. Registration of Companies
AIADMKSattur
22 K.T. RAJENTHRA BHALAJI
  1. Information & Publicity
  2. Film Technology & Cinematograph Act
  3. Stationery & Printing & Government Press
  4. Implementation of Special Programme including Implemenation of the Election Manifesto
AIADMKSivakasi
23 B.V. Ramanaa
  1. Milk & Dairy Development
AIADMKThiruvallur
24 K. C. VEERAMANI
  1. School Education & Archaeology
  2. Tamil Official Language & Tamil Culture
AIADMKJolarpet
25 M.S.M. ANANDAN
  1. Forests
AIADMKTiruppur (North)
26 Thoppu N.D. VENKATACHALAM
  1. Environment & Pollution Control
AIADMKPerundurai
27 T.P POONACHI
  1. Khadi & Village Industries Board
  2. Bhoodhan & Gramadhan
AIADMKManachanallur
28 S. ABDUL RAHIM
  1. Backward Classes
  2. Most Backward Classes & Denotified Communities
  3. Overseas Indians
  4. Refugees & Evacuees & Minorities Welfare including Wakf
AIADMKAvadi
29 Dr.C. VIJAYA BASKAR
  1. Health
  2. Medical Education & Family Welfare
AIADMKViralimalai


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