Third Jayalalithaa ministry

As O. Panneerselvam who was Chief Minister from 2 March 2002 resigned, Governor appointed J. Jayalalithaa as the Chief Minister to head the New Government and appointed 26 more ministers on the same day. It was her return to power as she had resigned the post earliar on 21 September 2001.[1][2][3][4]

Third Jayalalithaa ministry
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13th Ministry of Tamil Nadu
Date formed2 March 2002
Date dissolved12 May 2006
People and organisations
Head of stateGovernor P. S. Ramamohan Rao
Head of governmentJ. Jayalalithaa
Member partiesAIADMK
Status in legislatureMajority
Opposition partyDMK
Opposition leaderK. Anbazhagan
History
Election(s)2001
Legislature term(s)5 Years
PredecessorFirst Panneerselvam ministry
SuccessorFifth Karunanidhi ministry

Cabinet ministersEdit

S.no Name Designation Portfolios Party
Chief Minister
1. J. Jayalalithaa Chief Minister
  • Public
  • Home
  • Police
  • Indian Administrative Service
  • Indian Police Service
  • other All India Services
  • General Administration
  • District Revenue Officers
AIADMK
Cabinet Ministers
2. O. Panneerselvam Minister for Public Works, Prohibition and Excise and Revenue
  • Public Works
  • Highways
  • Irrigation including Minor Irrigation
  • Prohibition & Excise
  • Molasses
  • Prevention of Corruption and Prisons *Revenue
  • District Revenue Establishment
  • Deputy Collectors
  • Registration, Stamp Act
  • Stationery & Printing
  • Government Press
  • Bhoodhan & Gramdhan
  • Passports
AIADMK
3. 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
4. D. Jayakumar Minister for Law and Information Technology
  • Law and Courts
  • Information Technology
5. Pollachi V. Jayaraman Minister for Food and Co-operation
  • Food
  • Civil Supplies
  • Consumer Protection
  • Price Control
  • Co-operation
  • Statistics
6. P.C. Ramasamy Minister for Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments
  • Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments
7. P. Vijayalakshmi Palanisamy 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
8. N. Thalavaisundaram Minister for Health
  • Health
  • Medical Education
  • Family Welfare.
9. B. Valarmathi Minister for Rural Industries
  • Rural Industries including Cottage Industries
  • Small Scale Industries
  • Khadi & Village Industries Board
10. C. Karuppasamy Minister for Adi Dravidar Welfare
  • Adi Dravidar Welfare
  • Hill Tribes
  • Bonded Labour
  • Welfare of Ex-Servicemen
11. R. Viswanathan Minister for Transport and Electricity
  • Transport
  • Nationalised Transport
  • Motor Vehicles Act
  • Ports
  • Electricity
  • Non-Conventional Energy Development
12. Nainar Nagenthran Minister for Industries
  • Industries
  • Iron and Steel Control
  • Mines and Minerals
  • Electronics
13. K. Pandurangan Minister for Agriculture
  • Agriculture
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agro Service Co-operatives
  • Horticulture
  • Sugarcane Cess and Sugarcane *Development
14. S. M. Velusamy Minister for Backward Classes
  • Backward Classes
  • Most Backward Classes and Denotified Communities
15. P. V. Damodaran Minister for Animal Husbandry
  • Animal Husbandry
16. R. Vaithilingam Minister for Forests and Environment
  • Forests
  • Environment
  • Pollution Control
17. Anitha R. Radhakrishnan Minister for Housing and Urban Development
  • Housing
  • Housing Development
  • Town Planning
  • Slum Clearance
  • Accommodation Control
  • Urban Development and CMDA
18. C. V. Shanmugam Minister for Education, Commercial Taxes, Sports and Youth Welfare
  • Education
  • Technical Education
  • Science and Technology
  • Archaeology
  • Tamil Development and Tamil Culture
  • Indians Overseas
  • Refugees and Evacuees
  • Commercial Taxes
  • Sports and Youth Welfare
19. S. Ramachandran[disambiguation needed] Minister for Dairy Development
  • Milk and Dairy Development
20. V. Somasundaram Minister for Handlooms and Textiles
  • Handlooms and Textiles
21. M. Radakrishnan Minister for Fisheries
  • Fisheries
22. A. Miller Minister for Tourism
  • Tourism
  • Tourism Development Corporation
23. P. Annavi Minister for Labour
  • Labour
  • Employment and Training
  • Urban and Rural Employment
  • Census
  • Wakfs
24. K. P. Anbalagan Minister for Information, Publicity and Local Administration
  • Information and Publicity
  • Film Technology and Cinematograph Act *Newsprint Control
  • Municipal Administration
  • Rural Development
  • Panchayats and Panchayat Unions
  • Poverty Alleviation Programmes
  • Rural Indebtedness
  • Urban and Rural Water Supply

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jayalalithaa, The five oaths of (23 May 2016). "The five oaths of Jayalalithaa". The Hindu. Retrieved 23 May 2021.
  2. ^ 26 ministers sworn in, Jayalalithaa (2 March 2002). "Jayalalithaa, 26 ministers sworn in". reddif.com. Retrieved 23 May 2021.
  3. ^ Biography, Jayalalithaa Jayaram. "Jayalalithaa Jayaram Biography". elections.in. Retrieved 23 May 2021.
  4. ^ Chronology of events, Jaya's return as CM (6 December 2016). "Jaya's return as CM: Chronology of events". Mathrubhumi.com. Retrieved 23 May 2021.

Further readingEdit