Shri. Pinarayi Vijayan

Hon’ble Chief Minister

Shri. Pinarayi Vijayan has been elected in the 14th Kerala Legislative Assembly elections held on 16th May 2016 from Dharmadom constituency with a margin of 36,905 votes. He is a member of the Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist). Earlier he had served as Secretary of the Kerala State Committee of the CPI (M) from 1998 to 2015. He also served in the Left Democratic Front Government under Shri. E. K. Nayanar as Minister for Power and Co-operation from 1996 to 1998. During his stint as Electricity Minister, the state achieved a record enhancement of power generation capacity through timely execution of augmentation and new projects.

Shri. T. P. Ramakrishnan

Hon’ble Minister for Labour and Skills

Over the last few decades, skill professionals in Kerala are facing a global demand with their competitive skill-sets in various vocational and technical areas. However, there is a shift in current global market trends. In view of this global shifting of skill needs,there is a strong need to develop strategies to meet the emerging opportunities and global skill requirements. Building upon the current strengths, the Department of Labour and Skills, Government of Kerala has embarked an ambitious and visionary initiative to transform Kerala into a global skills destination through various skill development initiatives.