Shripad Yesso Naik Takes Over as Minister of State for Defence


New Delhi. Shripad Yesso Naik took over charge as Minister of State (MoS) for Defence in New Delhi on June 1.

On his arrival at the Ministry of Defence in South Block, Yesso Naik was received by Defence Secretary Sanjay Mitra and other senior officials of the Ministry.

Apart from the Ministry of Defence, Yesso Naik will also serve as Minister of State (Independent Charge) in the Ministry of AYUSH.


Father’s Name: Late Yesso Bhikari Naik

Mother’s Name: Late Jayshri Yesso Naik

Date of Birth: October 4, 1952

Place of Birth: Adpai, Distt. North Goa (Goa)

Marital Status: Married

Date of Marriage: May 3, 1984

Spouse’s Name: Vijaya Shripad Naik

No. of Sons: 3

Educational Qualifications: B.A.

Educated at Bombay University, Mumbai and Goa University, Pune, Maharashtra