First Panneerselvam ministry

After the resignation of J. Jayalalithaa as Chief Minister. The Governor appointed O. Panneerselvam as the Chief Minister and 23 more Ministers on the 21st September 2001.[1][2][3][4] He resigned as Jayalalithaa returned to power

First Panneerselvam ministry
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12th Ministry of Tamil Nadu
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Date formed21 September 2001
Date dissolved2 March 2002
People and organisations
Head of stateGovernor C. Rangarajan (Additional Charge)
Head of governmentJ. Jayalalithaa
Member partiesAIADMK
Status in legislature Majority
Opposition partyDMK
Opposition leaderK. Anbazhagan
History
Election(s)2001
Legislature term(s)5 Years
PredecessorSecond Jayalalithaa ministry
SuccessorThird Jayalalithaa ministry

Cabinet ministersEdit

S.no Name Designation Portfolios Party
Chief Minister
1. O. Panneerselvam Chief Minister
  • Public
  • Indian Administrative Service
  • Indian Police Service
  • other All India Services
  • General Administration
  • District Revenue Officers
  • Home
  • Police
  • Prohibition & Excise
  • Molasses
  • Prevention of Corruption and Prisons * Revenue
  • District Revenue Establishment
  • Deputy Collectors
  • Registration, Stamp Act
  • Stationery & Printing
  • Government Press
  • Bhoodhan & Gramdhan
AIADMK
Cabinet Ministers
2. C. Ponnaiyan Minister for Finance
  • Finance
  • Planning
  • Legislative Assembly and Elections
  • Legislation
  • Weights and Measures
  • Debt Relief including Legislation on *money lending
  • Chits
  • Registration of Companies
AIADMK
3. Dr. M. Thambi Durai Minister for Education
  • Education
  • Technical Education
  • Science and Technology
  • Archaeology
  • Tamil Development and Tamil Culture
  • Indians Overseas
  • Refugees and Evacuees
4. D. Jayakumar Minister for Law and Electricity
  • Electricity
  • Non-Conventional Energy Development
5. P.C. Ramasamy Minister for Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments
  • Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments
6. S. Semmalai Minister for Health
  • Health
  • Medical Education
  • Family Welfare
7. C. Durairaj Minister for Local Administration
  • Municipal Administration
  • Rural Development
  • Panchayats and Panchayat Unions
  • Poverty Alleviation Programmes
  • Rural Indebtedness
  • Urban and Rural Water Supply
8. A. Anwer Rhazza Minister for Labour
  • Labour
  • Employment and Training
  • Urban and Rural Employment
  • Census
  • Wakfs
9. K. Pandurangan Minister for Industries
  • Industries
  • Iron and Steel Control
  • Mines and Minerals
  • Electronics
10. P. Dhanabal Minister for Food and Co-operation
  • Food
  • Civil Supplies
  • Consumer Protection
  • Price Control
  • Co-operation
  • Statistics
11. N. Thalavaisundaram Minister for Public Works
  • Public Works
  • Highways
  • Irrigation Including Minor Irrigation
12. S.S. Thirunavukkarasu Minister for Information & Publicity and Forests and Environment
  • Information and Publicity
  • Forests
  • Environment
  • Pollution Control
13. R. Jeevanantham Minister for Agriculture
  • Agriculture
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agro Service Co-operatives
  • Horticulture
  • Sugarcane Cess and Sugarcane Development
14. R. Sarojaa Minister for Tourism
  • Tourism
  • Tourism Development Corporation
15. B. Valarmathi Minister for Social Welfare
  • Social Welfare including Women’s and Children’s Welfare
  • Nutritious Noon Meal
  • Welfare of the Disabled
  • Beggar Homes
  • Orphanages and Correctional Administration
16. V. Subramanian Minister for Adi Dravidar Welfare
  • Adi Dravidar Welfare
  • Hill Tribes
  • Bonded Labour
  • Welfare of Ex-Servicemen
17. S.P. Shanmuganathan Minister for Handlooms and Textiles
  • Handlooms and Textiles
18. K.P. Raajendra Prasad Minister for Fisheries
  • Fisheries
  • Animal Husbandry
19. R. Vaithilingam Minister for Rural Industries
  • Rural Industries including Cottage Industries
  • Small Scale Industries
  • Khadi & Village Industries Board
20. C. Shanmugavelu Minister for Dairy Development
  • Milk and Dairy Development
21. C. V. Shanmugam Minister for Commercial Taxes
  • Commercial Taxes
22. S.M. Velusamy Minister for Housing and Urban Development
  • Housing
  • Housing Development
  • Town Planning
  • Slum Clearance
  • Accommodation Control
  • Urban Development and CMDA
11. Nainar Nagenthran Minister for Transport
  • Transport
  • Nationalised Transport
  • Motor Vehicles Act
  • Ports
24. Valarmathi Jebaraj Minister for Backward Classes
  • Backward Classes
  • Most Backward Classes and Denotified Communities

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Biography, O. Panneerselvam. "O. Panneerselvam Biography". elections.in. Retrieved 23 May 2021.
  2. ^ chief minister J Jayalalithaa resigns, Tamil Nadu (21 September 2001). "Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa resigns". ZEENEWS. Retrieved 23 May 2021.
  3. ^ resigns after court order, Jayalalithaa (21 September 2001). "Jayalalithaa resigns after court order". BBC News.
  4. ^ Has Done Its Duty, The Law (21 September 2001). "The Law Has Done Its Duty". Outlook. Retrieved 23 May 2021.

Further readingEdit