[ Indian National Congress-Andhra Pradesh ]

Father's Name : Shri Raghavaiah
Mother's Name : Not Available
Date of Birth : 1943-10-02
Place of Birth : Dosapadu, Distt. Krishna ( Andhra Pradesh )
Marital Status : Married
Spouse's Name : Smt. Hemalata
Children : No.of Sons:1 No.of Daughters:3
Educational Qualifications : B.E. Educated at Regional Engineering College, Warangal, Andhra Pradesh
Profession : Agriculturist, Engineer, Social Worker
Permanent Address : Matruratna, 6-3-251/7/3 A and B Balapura, Road No. 1,Banjara Hills, Hyderabad - 500 482 Andhra Pradesh ,Tels. 2339-8402/2339-2280
Present Address : 17, Lodhi EstateNew Delhi - 110 003,Tels. (011) 24629241, 24629243 9868180648 (M) Fax (011) 24616393
Email Address :
Freedom Fighter : No
Positions Held :  
Elected to 8th Lok Sabha( 1984)Joint-Secretary, All India congress Committee (I) [A.I.C.C.(I)]( 1985)Member, Executive Council, All India Youth CongressMember, Committee on Subordinate Legislation( 1985-87)Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Finance( 1985-89)Member, A.I.C.C.(I)Member, Committee on Estimates( 1987-89)Re-elected to 9th Lok Sabha (2nd term)( 1989)Member, House Committee( 1989-90)General-Secretary, Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC)( 1989-94)Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Finance( 1990)Vice-President, A.P.C.C.( 1998 onwards)Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (3rd term)( 1998)Member, Committee on Finance( 1998-99)Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Surface TransportRe-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (4th term)( 2004)Member, Committee on FinanceMember, Committee on EstimatesMember, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural GasMember, Consultative Committee, Ministry of PowerMember, Standing Committee on Finance( 5 Aug. 2007 onwards)Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (5th term)( 2009)Member, Committee on Public Accounts( 6 August 2009)Member, Committee on Energy( 31 August 2009)
Books Published :  
Not Available
Social and Cultural Activities, Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments and other Special Interests : 
Welfare of the poor provision of drinking water facilities and construction of community halls in slum areas donated a building to Andhra Mahila Sabha for a Cardiac Cathedrisation Unit runs several charitable institutions for providing good education to the rural poor and for imparting professional skills to the unemployed youth Chairman, Kavuru Charitable Trust, Gudivada and Progressive Educational Trust, Hyderabad Patron/President of several Trade Unions/Employees Associations
Sports, Clubs, Favourite Pastimes and Recreation : 
Reading, social service and charity
Countries Visited :  
Widely travelled (31 countries) (i) Indian Delegation to U.N. General Assembly, 1987 (ii) A.I.C.C. Delegation, China, 1991 and (iii) Delegation of Friends of Soviet Union, 1987
Other Information :  
Director, Andhra Bank, 1982-84 Member, (i) General Council, School of Architecture, New Delhi (ii) Court of Hyderabad University (iii) Tobacco Board (iv) Board of Salarjung Museum, Hyderabad (v) Informal Consultative Committee, South Central Railway Zones (vi) Court of Jawaharlal Nehru University, 1998-99 and (vii) All India Council of Technical Education (A.I.C.T.E.), 1998-99 working for national development by setting up institutes on science and technology, research and management etc. as a major builder, engaged in construcntion of major irrigation and power projects and multi-storied urban housing complexes, etc.