All the 25 YSRCP MLAs were sworn in as Cabinet Ministers a week after YS Jagan Mohan Reddy was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh.
Mopidevi Venkataramana from Repalle, Balineni Srinivasa Reddy (Vasu) from Ongole, Adimulapu Suresh from Yerragondapalem, Anil Kumar Poluboina from Nellore city, Mekapati Goutham Reddy from Atmakur, Peddi Reddy Ramachandra Reddy from Punganur, Kalattur Narayana Swamy from Gangadhara Nellore (SC) and Buggana Rajendranath from Dhone administered oath as Ministers.
Pinipe Viswarup from Amalapuram constituency, Alla Kali Krishna Srinivas from Eluru, Cherukuwada Sri Ranganatha Raju from Achanta, and Taneti Vanitha from Kovvur were sworn in.
Mekathoti Sucharitha from Prathipadu SC, Kodali Sri Venkateswara Rao (Nani) from Gudivada, Perni Venkataramaiah (Nani) from Machilipatnam, and Vellampalli Srinivas from Vijayawada West took oath as Ministers.
Pushpa Srivani from Kurupam, Muttamsetti (Avanti) Srinivasa Rao from Anakapalli, Kurasala Kannababu from Kakinada Rural and Pilli Subash Chandra Bose from E Godavari constituency sworn-in.
Dharmana Krishna Das (Polinati Velama-BC) from the Narasannapeta constituency of Srikakulam district was sworn in as a minister into the AP Cabinet.
Botsa Satyanarayana from Cheepurapalli constituency of the Vizianagaram district (Eastern Kapu BC) was sworn in as a Minister.
Senior MLA, Shambangi Chinna Appala Naidu from Bobbili constituency, was appointed as the Pro-tem Speaker by Governor ESL Narasimhan. Mr Naidu was sworn in at the conference hall next to the CM's office at 11.15 am. He was elected to the Assembly fourth time from Vizianagaram district.
Governor Narasimhan, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy arrived for the cabinet swearing-in ceremony.
In a positive news for the government employees in the state, the Chief Minister announced 27 percent of the interim burden (IR) and that a decision regarding the cancellation of the CPS will be taken at the Cabinet Meeting scheduled tomorrow.
Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy met with Secretaries and HODs of all departments at 10 am in the Secretariat. Chief Adviser Ajay Kallam, Chief Secretary LV Subramaniam, Chief Officers and Principal Secretaries of all departments attended the meeting. Speaking at the meeting, YS Jagan said, "The people of the state have chosen our government with great confidence, if you (the authorities) fully cooperate, the dream of people's government will come true. "
Asserting complete confidence on the authorities, YS Jagan mentioned that he is committed to provide transparent governance without corruption in his government. He directed the officials to gather funds for the government by eradicating corruption and reduce unnecessary costs.
The Chief Minister further said, "Our governance has to be a role model across the country. This is what I told the High Court Chief Justice when I met him. We will put forth all the actions taken by our government and they can take a fair decision can be taken after forming a judicial commission. This has not happened anywhere in the country."
After taking charge, YS Jagan signed three files - including hike in the salaries of Asha workers from Rs 3,000 to Rs 10,000, Central approval for Ananthapur Express Highway and renewal for Journalists Health Insurance.
AP Chief Secretary LV Subramanyam, DGP Gautam Sawang, Dhanunjaya Reddy, other officials and vedic officials participated in the program. Party leaders like Vijayasai Reddy, Uma Reddy Venkateswarulu, Sajjala Ramakrishna Reddy, YV Subba Reddy, Peddireddy Ramachandra Reddy, Chevireddy Bhaskar Reddy, Nandigam Suresh, Adimulapu Suresh, Balineni Srinivas Reddy, Srikanth Reddy, Gummanuru Jayaram and others are congratulated YS Jagan on the occasion.
YS Jagan Mohan Reddy made his first visit to the Secretariat in Amaravati today as the Chief Minister. The Chief Minister arrived at 8.39 am at the Secretariat. He assumed charge of his office at the state Secretariat. Vedic scholars blessed him on this occasion. Many party leaders participated in this program. Earlier, the Chief Minister was accorded a warm welcome with great applause.
At 8.15 am YS Jagan was taken to the Secretariat from Tadepalli residence. Chief Minister YS Jagan will address all the Secretaries of all departments at 9.30 am after the program is completed. Then he will be meeting leaders of the Secretariat Employees Union.
The AP chief minister also tweeted that he would live up to the expectations of people.
AP CM YS Jagan paid tributes to his late father Dr YS Rajasekhara Reddy before leaving for the AP Secretariat
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy's Cabinet ministers are all set to be sworn in at 11.49 am today. All the ministers, party leaders and YSR Congress party workers reached the venue this morning. AP Governor ESL Narasimhan will administer the oath of office and secrecy to all the 25 ministers which will include 5 deputy chief ministers, a first in the country. The Andhra Pradesh chief minister has decided to give equal representation to people of all communities. He also announced after the YSR CLP meeting that other leaders would also be given a chance after 2.5 years.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy's Cabinet Ministers list is out. The YSRCP chief had held a YSR Congress Legislature party meeting this morning to boost morale of his party cadre and also declare the way forward for all the ministers. He had appealed to them in earnest to sincerely work for the cause of people. He had told them that their move would be watched closely and that every person had to work selflessly to keep people of the state happy.
AP Cabinet Ministers List:
1. Dharmana Krishna Das
2. Pamula Pushpa Srivani
3. Botsa Satyanarayana
4. Avanthi Srinivas
5. Pilli Subhas Chandrabose
6. Kurasala Kannababu
8. Alla Nani
9. Thaneti Vanitha
10. CH Sriranganatha Raju
11. Velampalli Srinivas
12. Kodali Nani
13. Perni Nani
14. Mekathoti Sucharitha
15. Mopidevi Venkataramanarao
16. Balineni Srinivasa Reddy
17. Adimulapu Suresh
18. Anil Kumar Yadav
19. Mekapati Gowtham Reddy
20. Shaikh Amjad Basha
21. Peddireddy Ramchandrareddy
22. Kalathuru Narayanaswamy
23. Buggana Rajendranath
24. Gummanuru Jayaram
25. Malagundla Shankaranarayana
Earlier in the day, the AP chief minister had said that he would have a cabinet of 25 members comprising 5 deputy Chief ministers with representations from SC, ST, Kapu, Minority and BC communities.
The ministers will be sworn in at 11.49 am for which all the arrangements are being made.