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List of Tamilnadu Council of Ministers 2009

Name Designation Department
Public, General Administration, Indian
Administrative Service, Indian Police
Service, Other All India Services,
Prevention of Corruption, District
Revenue Officers, Home, Police,
1 Dr. Kalaignar M. Karunanidhi Chief Minister
Industries, Information Technology,
Prohibition and Excise, Molasses,
Minorities Welfare, Tamil Official
Language & Tamil Culture, Passports and
Special Initiatives
Finance, Planning, Legislative Assembly
2 Prof. K. Anbazhagan Minister for Finance
and Elections.
Electricity, Non-Conventional Energy
3 Thiru Arcot N. Veerasamy Minister for Electricity Development, Personnel and
Administrative Reforms.
Municipal Administration, Rural
Minister for Rural Development, Panchayats and Panchayat
4 Thiru M.K. Stalin Development and Local Unions, Poverty Alleviation Programmes,
Administration  Rural Indebtedness, Urban and Rural
Water Supply.
Minister for Statistics and
5 Thiru Ko.Si. Mani Statistics and Ex-Servicemen Welfare

Agriculture, Agricultural Engineering,
Agro Service Cooperatives, Horticulture,
6 Thiru Veerapandi S. Arumugam Minister for Agriculture
Sugarcane Cess, Sugarcane Development
and Waste Land Development.

Public Works, Irrigation including Minor
Minister for Public Works
7 Thiru Durai Murugan Irrigation, Programme Works, Law and
and Law
Higher Education including Technical
Minister for Higher
8 Dr.  K. Ponmudi  Education, Electronics, Science and
Technology, Mines and Minerals.
Transport, Nationalised Transport, Motor
9 Thiru  K.N. Nehru  Minister for Transport
Vehicles Act
Backward Classes, Most Backward
Minister for Backward Classes and Denotified Communities,
10 Thiru M. R. K. Panneerselvam
Classes  Overseas Indians, Refugees and
Evacuees, Registration and Stamp Act
Minister for Rural Rural Industries including Cottage
11 Thiru Pongalur N. Palanisamy
Industries  Industries and Small Industries.
Revenue, District Revenue
Establishment, Deputy Collectors,
Minister for Revenue and Prisons, Weights and Measures, Debt
12 Thiru I. Periasami
Prisons  Relief including legislation on Money
lending, Chits and Registration of

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List of Tamilnadu Council of Ministers 2009
Name Designation Department
Tourism and Tourism Development
13 Thiru N. Suresh Rajan Minister for Tourism
Information and Publicity, Film
Technology and Cinematograph Act,
Stationery and Printing and Government
14 Thiru Parithi Ilamvazhuthi Minister for Information
Press, Town Planning, Urban
Development and Chennai Metropolitan
Development Authority

Minister for Food and Food, Cooperation, Civil Supplies,
15 Thiru A.V. Velu
Cooperation Consumer Protection and Price Control.

Housing, Rural Housing, Housing
Minister for Housing and
16 Thiru Suba Thangavelan Development, Slum Clearance Board and
Slum Clearance
Accommodation Control.
Health, Medical Education and Family
17 Thiru K.K.S.S.R. Ramachandran Minister for Health
Labour, Population, Employment and
Training, Steel Control and Newsprint
18 Thiru T.M. Anbarasan Minister for Labour
Control, Census and Urban and Rural
Minister for Hindu
Hindu Religious and Charitable
19 Thiru K.R. Periakaruppan Religious and Charitable
Endowments (HR & CE).
20 Thiru N. K. K. P. Raja Minister for Handlooms Handlooms and Textiles.
Minister for School
21 Thiru Thangam Thennarasu School Education and Archaeology
Minister for Commercial
22 Thiru S. N. M. Ubayadullah Commercial Taxes.
Sports and Youth Welfare, Environment
23 Thiru T. P. M. Moideen Khan Minister for Environment
and Pollution Control and Wakfs
24 Thiru N. Selvaraj Minister for Forests Forests and Cinchona.
25 Thiru Vellakoil Saminathan Minister for Highways Highways and Ports.
Social Welfare including Women's and
Children's Welfare, Nutritious Noon
Minister for Social Meal, Welfare of the Disabled,
26 Dr. (Tmt.) Poongothai
Welfare Orphanages and Correctional
Administration, Integrated Child
Development and Beggar Homes.
Minister for Animal
27 Tmt. Geetha Jeevan Animal Husbandry.
Minister for Adi Dravidar Adi Dravidar Welfare, Hill Tribes and
28 Tmt. Tamilarasi
Welfare  Bonded Labour
Fisheries and Fisheries Development
29 Thiru K. P. P. Sami Minister for Fisheries
Minister for Dairy
30 Thiru U. Mathivanan Milk and Dairy Development.
Khadi and Village Industries Board,
31 Thiru K. Ramachandran Minister for Khadi
Bhoodhan and Gramadhan

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