P. K. Jayalakshmi
|'Minister for Welfare of Scheduled Tribes, Youth Affairs, Museum and Zoos'|
|Born||3 October 1980
|Political party||Indian National Congress|
P. K. Jayalakshmi is the Minister for Welfare of Backward Communities in the Government of Kerala. She is representing the Mananthavady constituency in Kerala after winning in the 2011 State Election.
She is the youngest minister in the present Oommen Chandy Government and the first Adivasi Minister of Kerala.
P. K. Jayalakshmi, the first tribal minister in Kerala government, is 29 years old and represents the Mananthavadi constituency of Wayanad District. She is an ace archer and a silver medalist in state level competitions. She is a graduate in Communicative English from Kannur University and holds a diploma in Computer Science. She belongs to the Kurichya Community, one of the tribal communities in Kerala.