Government of Tamil Nadu
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The Government of Tamil Nadu is the governing authority for the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is seated at Fort St George, Chennai. The legislature of Tamil Nadu was bicameral until 1986, when it was replaced by a unicameral legislature, like most other states in India.
Presently Vidyasagar Rao is the acting governor and Edappadi K.Palanisamy is the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. Huluvadi G Ramesh is the current Chief Justice (Acting) of the Madras High Court.
The state of Tamil Nadu has a population of 7,21,38,958 as per the 2011 Census and covers an area of 1,30,058 km². The major administrative units of the state constitute 32 districts, 76 revenue divisions, 220 taluks, 12 municipal corporations, 148 municipalities, 385 panchayat unions (blocks), 561 town panchayats and 12,524 village panchayats.
The Tamil Nadu E-Governance Agency is the entity that facilitates e-governance efforts in Tamil Nadu. As part of the e-governance initiative, a large part of government records like land ownership records have been digitised. All major administrative offices like local governance bodies and various government departments have been computerised.
Council of Ministers
|Sl.No||Minister's Name||Photos||Portfolio||Tamil Nadu Government Departments & Works Allotted|
|1.||Edappadi K. Palaniswami||Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Minister for Finance, Personnel and Administrative Reforms, Minister for Public Works, Highways and Minor Ports||Public, Indian Administrative Service, Indian Police Service, Indian Forest Service, General Administration, District Revenue Officers, Police and Home Finance Planning Legislative Assembly Elections and Passports Personnel and Administrative Reforms Personnel and Administrative Reforms Training, Public, Indian Administrative Service, Indian Police Service, Indian Forest Service, General Administration, District Revenue Officers, Police and Home,Public,|
|2.||Dindigul C. Sreenivasan||Minister for Forests||Forests|
|3.||K. A. Sengottaiyan||Minister for Schools Education||School Education, Archaeology, Youth Welfare and Sports Development Department|
|4.||Sellur K. Raju||Minister for Co-operation||Co-operation, Statistics and Ex-Servicemen Welfare|
|5.||P. Thangamani||Minister for Electricity, Prohibition and Excise||Electricity, Non-Conventional Energy Development, Prohibition and Excise, Molasses and Prevention of Corruption Act|
|6.||S. P. Velumani||Minister for Municipal Administration, Rural Development and Implementation of Special Programme||Municipal Administration, Rural Development, Panchayats and Panchayat Unions, Poverty Alleviation Programmes, Rural Indebtedness, Urban and Rural Water Supply, Implementation of Special Programme|
|7.||D. Jayakumar||Minister for Fisheries||Fisheries and Fisheries Development Corporation|
|8.||C. V. Shanmugam||Minister for Law, Courts and Prisons||Law, Courts and Prisons|
|9.||K. P. Anbalagan||Minister for Higher Education||Higher Education including Technical Education, Electronics, Science and Technology|
|10.||Dr. V. Saroja||Minister for Social Welfare and Nutritious Noon Meal Programme||Social Welfare including Women's and Children's Welfare, Orphanages and Correctional Administration, Integrated Child Development and Beggar Homes, Welfare of the Differently Abled and Social Reforms and Nutritious Noon Meal Programme|
|11.||M. C. Sampath||Minister for Industries||Industries, Steel Control, Mines and Minerals and Special Initiatives|
|12.||K. C. Karuppannan||Minister for Environment||Environment and Pollution Control|
|13.||R. Kamaraj||Minister for Food and Civil Supplies||Food, Civil Supplies, Consumer Protection and Price Control|
|14.||O. S. Manian||Minister for Handlooms and Textiles||Handlooms and Textiles|
|15.||Udumalai K. Radhakrishnan||Minister for Housing and Urban Development||Housing, Rural Housing and Housing Development, Slum Clearance Board and Accommodation Control, Town Planning, Urban Development and Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority|
|16.||Dr. C. Vijayabaskar||Minister for Health and Family Welfare||Health, Medical Education and Family Welfare|
|17.||R. Doraikkannu||Minster for Agriculture||Agriculture, Agricultural Engineering, Agro Service Cooperatives, Horticulture, Sugarcane Cess, Sugarcane Development and Waste Land Development|
|18.||Kadambur Raju||Minister for Information and Publicity||Information and Publicity, Flim Technology and Cinematograph Act, Stationery and Printing and Government Press|
|19.||R. B. Udhaya Kumar||Minister for Revenue||Revenue, District Revenue Establishment, Deputy Collectors, Weights and Measures, Debt Relief including Legislation on Money lending, Chits, Registration of Companies|
|20.||Vellamandi N.Natarajan||Minister for Tourism||Tourism, Tourism Development Corporation|
|21.||K. C. Veeramani||Minister for Commercial Taxes||Commercial Taxes, Registration and Stamp Act|
|22.||K. T. Rajenthra Bhalaji||Minister for Milk and Dairy Development||Milk and Dairy Development|
|23.||P. Benjamin||Minister for Rural Industries||Rural Industries including Cottage Industries, Small Industries|
|24.||Dr. Nilofer Kafeel||Minister for Labour||Labour, Population, Employment and Training, Newsprint Control, Census and Urban and Rural Employment and Wakf Board|
|25.||M. R. Vijayabhaskar||Minister for Transport||Transport, Nationalised Transport and Motor Vehicles Act|
|26.||Dr. M. Manikandan||Minister for Information Technology||Information Technology|
|27.||V. M. Rajalakshmi||Minister for Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare||Adi Dravidar Welfare, Hill Tribes and Bonded Labour|
|28.||G. Baskaran||Minister for Khadi and Village Industries Board||Khadi and Village Industries Board, Bhoodhan and Gramadhan|
|29.||Sevvoor S. Ramachandran||Minister for Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments||Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments and Tamil Official Language and Tamil Culture|
|30.||S. Valarmathi||Minister for Backward Classes and Minorities Welfare||Backward Classes, Most Backward Classes and Denotified Communities, Overseas Indians, Refugees and Evacuees and Minorities Welfare|
|31.||P. Balakrishna Reddy||Minister for Animal Husbandry||Animal Husbandry|
- Legislature of Tamil Nadu
- Chief Ministers of Tamil Nadu
- Governors of Tamil Nadu
- Graphical list of chief ministerial tenures and important events of Tamil Nadu
- Tamil Nadu Council of Ministers
- Government of Tamil Nadu Departments
- Tamil Nadu Government Organizations
- Government of India
- Tamil Nadu Government Laws & Rules
- "The State Legislature - Origin and Evolution". Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly. Archived from the original on 13 April 2010. Retrieved 26 June 2013.
- "Governor of Tamil Nadu". Govt. of Tamil Nadu. Archived from the original on 2011-08-10.
- "Chief Minister, Govt. of Tamil Nadu". Govt. of Tamil Nadu.
- "Chief Justice, Madras High Court". Govt. of Tamil Nadu. Archived from the original on 2011-02-24.
- "Provisional population totals of Tamil Nadu" (PDF). O/o the Registrar and Census commissioner.
- "Administrative Units in Tamil Nadu". Govt. of Tamil Nadu.
- "List of Municipalities in Tamil Nadu". Comm. of Municipal Admin., Govt. of Tamil Nadu. Archived from the original on August 9, 2011. Retrieved 7 September 2011.
- "Tamilnadu e-Governance Agency". TneGA, Govt. of Tamil Nadu.
- Haque, M. Shamsul (2002). "E-governance in India: its impacts on relations among citizens, politicians and public servants" (PDF). International Review of Administrative Sciences. London, Thousand Oaks, California, and New Delhi: Sage Publications. 68: 231–250. Retrieved 26 June 2013.
- Cabinet Ministers portfolios
- Four more ministers into TN Cabinet