Nara Lokesh To Hold Portfolis Of The Panchayat Raj, IT, Rural Development

April 03, 2017 19:35
Nara Lokesh To Hold Portfolis Of The Panchayat Raj, IT, Rural Development

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

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By Supraja

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