|Name Poongothai Aruna|
|Parents Aladi Aruna|
Party Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam
Poongothai Aladi Aruna arrange medical camp
Poongothai Aladi Aruna is an Indian politician and former Information and Technology minister of Tamil Nadu under DMK ruling in 2006-2011. In 2016 Tamil Nadu assembly election she contested from Alangulam (State Assembly Constituency) and won the election with votes 88891.
- Poongothai Aladi Aruna arrange medical camp
- Personal life
- Electoral victories
- IT Minister
- Social Welfare Minister
She is the daughter of the late DMK minister Aladi Aruna. She was born in Chennai on 28 October 1964. She is a gynaecologist by profession and received part of her education in London.
She was given a ticket to contest in elections after her father's death. She was elected to the Tamil Nadu legislative assembly as an Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam candidate from Alangulam constituency in 2006 elections. She later went on to become Social Welfare minister in the current Tamil Nadu government.
Poongathai Aladi Aruna was reinstated as Minister for Information Technology to the Government of Tamil Nadu. This is first time that Tamil Nadu Govt has a separate minister for Information Technology.
Social Welfare Minister
During her tenure as the Social Welfare Minister, Chief Minister Kalaignar M Karunanidhi announced the Two Egg scheme in the midday meals and now it is three times a day. The Physically challenged people were given high priority during this period to the extent of a complete survey, National ID Card, Government benefits and motorised vehicles.