Sixteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Dattatreya, Shri Bandaru
Constituency   : Secunderabad (Telangana)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Email Address : bandaru[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

Date of Birth 12 Jun 1947
Place of Birth Hyderabad (Telangana)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 17 May 1989
Spouse's Name Smt. Vasantha
Educated at Osmania University, Hyderabad (Telangana)
Profession Social Worker
Permanent Address
B-34, F4,Ram Nagar,
Hyderabad, Telangana
Present Address
19, Safdarjung Road,
New Delhi - 110011
Tels : (011) 23012029, 23012044
Positions Held
1980 Secretary, Bharatiya Janata Party (B.J.P.), Andhra Pradesh
1981-89 General-Secretary, B.J.P., Andhra Pradesh
1991 Elected to 10th Lok Sabha
Member, Public Accounts Committee
Member, Committee on Welfare of SCs, STs and Minorities
1996-98 President, B.J.P., Andhra Pradesh
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1998-99 Union Minister of State, Urban Development
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
13 Oct. 1999 - 13 June 2000 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Urban Development
14 June 2000 - 30 June 2002 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Urban Development and Poverty Alleviation
1 July 2002- 7 Sept. 2003 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Railways
8 Sept. 2003 - May 2004 Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of Urban Development and Poverty Alleviation
2004 - 2006 National Secretary, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
2006 - 2009 President, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Andhra Pradesh
2009 - 2013 National Executive Member, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
2013 onwards National Vice-President, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
2014 Member, National Manifesto Committee, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
May, 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (4th term)
1 Sep. 2014 - 9 Nov. 2014 Member, Standing Committee on Railways
12 Sep. 2014 - 09 Nov. 2014 Chairperson, Parliamentary Committee on Welfare of Other Backward Classes (OBC)
15 Sep. 2014 - 9 Nov. 2014 Member, Committee on Violation of Protocol Norms and Contemptuous Behaviour of Government Officers with Members of Lok Sabha
9 Nov. 2014- 2 Sept. 2017
Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Labour and Employment
1 Sept. 2017 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Finance
5 March 2018 onwards Member, The Court of University of Hyderabad
19 Dec. 2018 onwards Chairperson, Joint Committee on Salaries and Allowances of Members of Parliament

Social And Cultural Activities
Slum development, especially through house building and supply of potable water; President, Samsakara Bharathi Cultural Organisation, Andhra Pradesh; Founder, Siva Bharathi Slum Development Organisation, 1979; served the victims of cyclones and natural calamities; organised social and cultural activities through voluntary organisations; interested in mythological songs
Special Interests
Social work
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading and listening to music
Sports and Clubs
Carrom, Table Tennis and Cricket
Other Information
General Secretary, Voluntary Organisations, India; Joint Secretary, A.P. Cyclone Committee(RSS); Member, (i) Tobacco Board, 1991-96; (ii) Coconut Board, 1991-96; (iii) Railway Advisory Committee, 1991-96; and (iv) Telephone Advisory Committee, 1991-96

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