Nara Lokesh To Hold Portfolis Of The Panchayat Raj, IT, Rural DevelopmentApril 03, 2017 19:35
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu's son Nara Lokesh, who was introduced into the State Cabinet yesterday, will hold the portfolios of Panchayat Raj, Rural Development, and Information Technology.
Naidu allocated portfolios to all the 11 ministers, sworn yesterday, in the first expansion.
Chandrababu distributed the portfolios, which he had been holding since 2014, and also the portfolios of five ministers dropped from cabinet on Sunday.
Earlier, before Lokesh, Panchayat Raj was so far held by Ayyannapatrudu.
Lokesh, who was elected to the state legislative council last month, is a first-time minister. He is also the General Secretary of the ruling Telugu Desam Party (TDP).
The Cabinet rejig triggered disagreement in the party, with one of the dropped, ministers, resigning from assembly, and a senior party leader quit the party post on being denied the cabinet berth.
Few other Ministers, who were not introduced, openly expressed their unhappiness. Naidu, further warned the leaders, that he will not tolerate discipline.
Check out below the complete list of ministers and their portfolios.
List of Ministers and their Portfolios:
Nimmakayala Chinnarajappa - Home Minister
Achhannaidu - Transport & BC Welfare Minister
Kamineni - Health Minister
Nara Lokesh - Panchayatiraj, Rural Development & IT Minister
KE Krishnamurthy - Revenue Minister
Manikyala Rao - Endowments Minister
Yanamala Ramakrishnudu - Finance Minister
Kala Venkatrao - Power Minister
Sujaya Krishna - Mining Minister
N Anand Babu - Social Welfare Minister
Siddha Raghavarao - Environment Minister
Somireddy Chandramohan Reddy - Agricultural Minister
Adi Narayan Reddy - Marketing Minister
Bhuma Akhila Priya - Tourism Minister
Kalva Srinivasulu - Information & Housing Minister
Paritala Suneetha - Women Welfare Minister
N. Amarnath Reddy - Industries Minister
Ayyannapatrudu - Roads & Buildings Minister
Ganta Srinivasa Rao - Education Minister
Pitani - Labour Minister
P Narayana - Municipal Administration
Jawahar - Excise Minister
Kollu Ravindra - Law Minister
Devineni Uma - Irrigation Minister
Prathipati Pullarao - Civil Supplies Minister