Shri Jairam Ramesh
[ Indian National Congress-Andhra Pradesh ]

Father's Name : Late Shri C.K. Ramesh
Mother's Name : Shrimati Sridevi Ramesh
Date of Birth : 1954-04-09
Place of Birth : Chikmagalur (Karnataka)
Marital Status : Married
Spouse's Name : Shrimati K.R. Jayashree
Children : Two Sons
Educational Qualifications : B.Tech., M.S. and Graduate Study Educated at I.I.T., Bombay, Carnegie Mellon University, U.S.A. and M.I.T., U.S.A.
Profession : Economist
Permanent Address : H.No.6-3-862/3, Khairatabad, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
Present Address : C-1/9, Lodhi Gardens, Rajesh Pilot Marg, New Delhi 110003 Telephone : 24638111, 24632288
Email Address :
Freedom Fighter : No
Positions Held :  
2000-2002 Deputy Chairman, State Planning Board, Government of Karnataka June 2004 Elected to Rajya Sabha Aug. 2004 - Jan. 2006 Member, Committee on Finance Member, Committee on Government Assurances Member, Committee on Public Accounts Member, Court of the Jawaharlal Nehru University Oct. 2004 - Jan. 2006 Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Finance 31 Jan. 2006-25 Feb. 2009 Minister of State in the Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry 6 April 2008-25 Feb. 2009 Minister of State in the Ministry of Power 28 May 2009 onwards Minister of State (Independent Charge) in the Ministry of Environment and Forests
Books Published :  
Mobilising Technology for World Development (Co-editor), 1979 and Kautilya Today, 2002
Social and Cultural Activities, Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments and other Special Interests : 
Not Available
Sports, Clubs, Favourite Pastimes and Recreation : 
Reading and music
Countries Visited :  
U.S.A. and China
Other Information :  
Not Available