Shri V. Kishore Chandra Deo
[ Indian National Congress -Andhra Pradesh ]

Father's Name : Late Raja V.D. P.V. Deo
Mother's Name : Rajmata V.Sobhalata Debi
Date of Birth : 1947-02-15
Place of Birth : Kurupam, Distt. Vizianagaram ( Andhra Pradesh )
Marital Status : Married
Spouse's Name : Smt. V. Preeti Deo
Children : No.of Sons:1 No.of Daughters:1
Educational Qualifications : B.A. (Eco), M.A. (Political Science) Educated at Madras Christian College, Tambaram, Madras
Profession : Agriculturist
Permanent Address : The Fort Kurupam, .Distt. Vizianagaram - 535724 ( Andhra Pradesh ),Tels. (08963) 225135 9868180212 (M) Fax.(08963)225135
Present Address : 64, Lodhi Estate,New Delhi - 110 003,Tels. (011) 24635686, 24635676 9868180212 (M)
Email Address : Not Available
Freedom Fighter : No
Positions Held :  
Elected to 6th Lok Sabha( 1977)Deputy Chief Whip, Congress Parliamentary Party( 1977-78)Member, Joint Select Committee on Railway (Amendment) BillExecutive Member, Andhra Pradesh Congress CommitteeMember, D.R.U.C.C., Waltair Zone, South-Eastern Railway( 1977-79)President, Srikakulam District Congress CommitteeMember, National Council of Youth Congress( 1977 onwards)General-Secretary, Congress Parliamentary PartyPresident, Vizianagaram District Congress Committee( 1978-79)Member, Joint Select Committee on Vishwa Bharati (Amendment) BillSecretary, Congress Parliamentary Party( 1978-1980)Member, All India Congress Committee( 1979)Union Minister of State, Ministry of Steel, Mines and Coal( 1979-80)Member, All India Congress Committee( 1979 onwards)Executive Member, Andhra Pradesh Congress CommitteeRe-elected to 7th Lok Sabha (2nd term)( 1980)Member, Joint Select Committee on Railway (Amendment) BillMember, Joint Select Committee on Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill( 1980-82)Member, Committee on Government AssurancesChief Whip, Congress (S) Parliamentary Party( 1980-89)Member, Committee on Privileges( 1981-82)Member, Estimates Committee( 1982-84)General-Secretary, A.I.C.C. (S)( 1983-93)Re-elected to 8th Lok Sabha (3rd term)( 1984)Member, Joint Committee on the Railways Bill, 1986( 1986)General-Secretary, National Front Parliamentary Party( 1987-89)Member, Committee on Communications, Information and Broadcasting( 1994-96)Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Food ProcessingMember, Rajya Sabha( 1994-2000)Chairman, Select Committee on Trade Marks Bill, Rajya Sabha( 1995)Chairman, Select Committee, Rajya Sabha( 1995)Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Railways, Surface Transport, Planning and Civil AviationMember, Rules Committee, Rajya Sabha( 1995-2000)Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Food Processing IndustriesMember, Committee on Human Resource Development, Health and Family Welfare( 1996-98)Member, Hindi Salahkar Samiti, Department of Heavy Industry and Public Enterprises, Ministry of Industry( 1996 onwards)Member, Committee on Human Resources DevelopmentMember, Consultative Committees of Ministry of Planning, Civil Aviation, Food Processing, Railways, Surface TransportMember, Joint Committee of Parliament on the Salary, Allowances and Pensions of MembersMember, Central Advisory Committee on Territorial Army, Ministry of Defence( 1997)Member, Committee on Public Undertakings( 1997-98)Member, Committee on Defence( 1998)Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (4th term)( 2004)Member, Committee on Rural DevelopmentMember, Business Advisory CommitteeMember, Committee on Forest and EnvironmentSecretary, Congress Parliamentary PartyChairman Parliamentary Network on the World Bank-India Group( 2004-2005)Member, Committee on Estimates( 2004 -2008)Chairman, Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Bill( 2005-2006)Chairman, Committee to Inquire into Allegations of Improper Conduct on the part of some Members of Parliament on the matter of Implementation of MPLAD Scheme( February 2006 to March 2006)Chairman, Committee of Privileges( 25 August 2006-onwards)Member, Joint Parliamentary Committee to examine the Constitutional and Legal Position relating to Office of Profit( 2007-2008)General Secretary, A.I.C.C. In-Charge of Bihar State CongressChairman, Committee to Inquire into Misconduct of Members of Parliament (Lok Sabha)( May 2007 to May 2009)Member, Congress Working Committee (CWC)( 2007 onwards)Chairman, Committee to Inquire into the complaint made by some members regarding alleged offer of money to them in connection with voting on the Motion of Confidence( July 2008-December 2008)President, India and Bulgaria Parliamentary Friendship GroupVice President, India and Peru Parliamentary Friendship GroupRe-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (5th term)( 2009)Chairman, Committee on Public Undertakings( 6 August 2009)Member, Governing Council, Indian Institute of Management, LucknowMember, Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture( 31 August 2009)
Books Published :  
Not Available
Social and Cultural Activities, Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments and other Special Interests : 
Not Available
Sports, Clubs, Favourite Pastimes and Recreation : 
Swimming, rifle-shooting, billiards, chess, tennis and cricket Member, (i) Delhi Gymkhana Club, Delhi, (ii) Constitution Club, New Delhi, (iii) Talcher Rifle Association, Talcher, Orissa (Life Member), (iv) India International Centre, Delhi (v) India Habitat Centre, Delhi
Countries Visited :  
Widely travelled, represented India at U.N.O., Member, Commonwealth observer delegation for General Election in Kenya, December 1992-January 1993
Other Information :  
Member, (i) All India Council of sports, 1980-1982 (ii) Commonwealth Observer delegation for General Election in Kenya, December 1992- January 1993 (iii) Congress Election Manifesto Committee, 2007 Represented India at the United Nations General Assembly, 1990 Participated in the General Assembly of the Inter Parliamentary Union at Geneva (Switzerland), 2004 Represented India at the 6th Workshop of Parliamentary Scholars and Parliamentarians at Wroxton College, Oxfordshire, U.K. conducted by the Inter Parliamentary Union, 2004 Attended 111th Assembly of IPU to Geneva, September 2004-October 2004 Attended 115th Assembly in Geneva, October, 2006 Represented India at the UNESCO Conference in Paris, 2007 In-charge of the Congress Working Committee (Programme Coordination), Since 2007 Congress Party Observer in Assam for Lok Sabha Election, 1998 Convenor, High Powered Expert Committee on Electoral Reforms, 1990 Member, (i) Indian Board of Wild Life 1995-2000, (ii) Dinesh Goswami Committee on Electoral Reforms 1989-90, (iii) Court of Jawaharlal Nehru University, 1986-88, (iv) Court of University of Hyderbad and 1998-99, (v) All India All Party chief Whips Conference 1985-89, (vi) All India Committee on National Liberacy Mission 1991-93, (vii) Coconut Development Board since 1998-2000, (viii) National River Conservation Authority since 1996, (ix) State Telecom Advisory Committee, (x) Zonal Railway Advisory Committee for S.E. and S.C. Railways, (xi) Congress Party Pradesh Returning Officer for Kerala State 1996-97, (xii) Congress Party Pradesh Returning Officer for election to the office of A.I.C.C. President, Haryana , 1997