Fourth Rio ministry

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This is a list of minister from Neiphiu Rio fourth cabinet starting from December 2013. Neiphiu Rio is the leader of Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party was sworn in the Chief Ministers of Nagaland on 8 March 2018. The ministry had 12 Cabinet ministers including the Chief Minister. The following is the list of ministers of his ministry.[1][2][3][4][5]

Fourth Rio ministry
Ministry of Nagaland
The Chief Minister of Nagaland, Shri Neiphiu Rio addressing at the inauguration of the World Bamboo Day function, at Kisama Heritage Village, in Kohima, Nagaland on September 18, 2010.jpg
Date formedMarch 2018
People and organisations
Head of stateGovernor
Head of governmentNeiphiu Rio
No. of ministers12
Member partiesNDPP
Status in legislatureCoalition
Opposition partyNPF
Opposition leaderT. R. Zeliang
Legislature term(s)5 years
PredecessorT. R. Zeliang ministry

In the current government, 5 incumbents including the Chief Minister belongs to the NDPP, while 6 ministers including the Deputy Chief Minister belongs to the BJP. 1 minister is an Independent MLA.

Council of MinistersEdit

Colour key for parties
SI No. Cabinet Ministers Constituency Department Party
1. Neiphiu Rio
Chief Minister
Northern Angami-II
  • Finance.
  • Administrative and Personnel Reforms.
  • Policy issues.
  • Other departments not allocated to a Minister.
2. Y Patton
Deputy Chief Minister
  • Home.
  • National Highways.
3. Pangyu Phom Longleng
  • Health and Family welfare.
4. P. Paiwang Konyak Tizit
  • Transport.
  • Civil Aviation & Railways.
  • Land resources.
5. Jacob Zhimomi Ghaspani-I
  • Public health engineering.
6. Kashiho Sangtham Seyochung Sitimi
  • Soil & Water conservation.
  • Women & Child development.
7. Temjen Imma Along Alongtaki
  • Higher education.
  • Technical education.
8. Neiba Kronu Pfutsero
  • Planning & Co-ordination.
  • Land revenue.
9. Metsubo Jamir Mokokchung Town
  • Urban development.
  • Municipal affairs.
10. G. Kaito Aye Satakha
  • Agriculture.
  • Cooperative.
11. Tongpang Ozukum Angetyongpang
  • Public Works Department.

Former MinistersEdit

SI No. Cabinet Ministers Constituency Department Party Term Reason
1. C. M. Chang Noksen
  • Parliamentary Affairs.
  • Forest.
  • Environment.
  • Climate change.
NDPP March 2018-October 2020 Death

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Ghose, Dipankar (9 March 2018). "Nagaland: Neiphiu Rio takes CM oath, cabinet moves to rename Indira stadium". The Indian Express. Retrieved 25 August 2018.
  2. ^ "All About Neiphiu Rio, Nagaland's Chief Minister For Fourth Term". NDTV. 8 March 2018. Retrieved 25 August 2018.
  3. ^ Neiphiu Rio takes oath as Nagaland CM
  4. ^ Senior politician Neiphiu Rio back as Nagaland CM
  5. ^ Neiphiu Rio, a man born to rule