Shripad Yesso Naik

New Delhi. 31 May 2019. Shripad Yesso Naik took over charge as Minister of State for Defence, here today. 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 Ministry of Defence, Shripad Yesso Naik will also serve as Minister of State (Independent Charge) in the Ministry of AYUSH.


Father’s Name:  Late Shri Yesso Bhikari Naik

Mother’s Name:  Late Smt. Jayshri Yesso Naik

Date of Birth:  04 Oct 1952

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

Marital Status:  Married

Date of Marriage:  03 May 1984

Spouse’s Name:  Smt. Vijaya Shripad Naik

No. of Sons:  3

Educational Qualifications:   B.A.

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