- Dravida Munnetra Kazagham (DMK) is the new government to be formed in Tamil Nadu this Friday.
- DMK president M K Stalin’s Cabinet, including many other strong ministers like Duraimurugan shall be ministers for the first time. They will be worn as the state heads on Friday granting respectable portfolios to each of them.
- Governor Banwarilal Purohit has approved the recommendations made by Stalin regarding persons to be appointed as ministers and their portfolios.
- Mr. Stalin, who would assume office as Chief Minister for the first time, shall hold Home and other portfolios including public, general administration, all India services, district revenue officers, special programmed implementation and welfare of differently abled persons.
- Stalin’s son Udhayanidhi’s name doesn’t appear on the list but there would be atleast two women on the list.
- Below listed are the ministers are their respective ministries and the importance of each ministry.
List of portfolios with respect to ministers:
|SL. No.||Name of the Minister||Respective Ministry||Role of Ministry/ Importance|
|M K Stalin||Chief Minister||Public, general administration, IAS, IPS, other all India service, district revenue officers, police, home, special initiatives, special programmed implementation, welfare of differently-abled persons|
|S Duraimurugan||Water Resources||Irrigation projects including small irrigation, legislative assembly, governor and ministry, elections and passports, minerals and mines|
|K N Nehru||Municipal Administration||Municipal administration, urban and water supply|
|I Periasamy||Cooperation||cooperation, statistics and ex-servicemen welfare|
|K Ponmudi||Higher Education||higher education, including technical education, electronics, science and technology|
|E V Velu||Public Works||public works (buildings, highways and minor ports)|
|MRK Panneerselvam||Agriculture and Farmer’s Welfare||agriculture, agricultural engineering, agro-service cooperatives, horticulture, sugarcane excise, sugarcane development and waste land development|
|KKSSR Ramachandran||Revenue and Disaster Management||revenue, district revenue establishment, deputy collectors, disaster management|
|Thangam Thennarasu||Industries||industries, Tamil official language and Tamil culture, archaeology|
|S Raghupathy||Law||law, courts, prisons and prevention of corruption|
|S Muthusamy||Housing and Urban Development||housing, rural housing, town planning projects and housing development, accommodation control, town planning, urban development and Chennai metropolitan development authority|
|K R Periakaruppan||Rural Development||rural development, panchayats and panchayat unions, poverty alleviation programs, rural indebtedness|
|T M Anbarasan||Rural Industries||rural industries, including cottage industries, small industries, slum clearance board|
|M P Saminathan||Information and Publicity||information and publicity, film technology and cinematograph act, newsprint control, stationery and printing, government press|
|P Geetha Jeevan||Social Welfare and Women Empowerment||women and children welfare, including social welfare, orphanages and correctional administration, integrated child development scheme and beggar homes and social reforms and nutritious meal program|
|Anitha S Radhakrishnan||Fisheries, Fishermen Welfare and Animal Husbandry||fisheries and fisheries development corporation and animal husbandry|
|SR Rajakannappan||Transport||transport, nationalised transport and motor vehicles act|
|R Sakkarapani||Food and Civil Supplies||food and civil supplies, consumer protection and price control|
|V Senthilbalaji||Electricity, Prohibition and Excise||electricity, non-conventional energy development, prohibition and excise, molasses|
|R Gandhi||Handlooms and Textiles||handlooms and textiles, khadi and village industries board, boodhan and gramadhan|
|Ma Subramanian||Medical and Family Welfare||health, medical education and family welfare|
|P Moorthy||Minister for Commercial Taxes And Registration||commercial taxes, registration and stamp act, weights and measures, debt relief including legislation on money lending, chits and registration of companies|
|SS Sivasankar||Backward Classes Welfare||backward classes welfare, most backward classes welfare and denotified communities’ welfare|
|PK Sekarbabu||Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments||Hindu religious and charitable endowments|
|Palanivel Thiagarajan||Finance and Human Resources Management||Finance, planning, personnel and administrative reforms, pensions and pension allowances|
|SM Nasar||Milk and Dairy Development||Milk and dairy development|
|Ginjee K S Masthan||Minorities Welfare and Non-Resident Tamils Welfare||Minorities welfare, non-resident Tamils welfare, refugees and evacuees and wakf board|
|Anbil Mahesh Poyyamozhi||School Education||School education|
|Siva V Meyyanathan||Environment, Climate Change and Youth Welfare and Sports Development||Environment and pollution control, youth welfare and sports development|
|C V Ganesan||Labour Welfare and Skill Development||Labour welfare, population, employment and training, census, urban and rural employment|
|T Mano Thangaraj||Information Technology||Information technology|
|M Mathiventhan||Tourism||Tourism and tourism development corporation|
|N Kayalvizhi Selvaraj||Adi Dravidar Welfare||Adi Dravidar welfare, hill tribes and bonded labour welfare|