Sixteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Muniyappa, Dr. K.H.
Constituency   : Kolar (SC) (Karnataka)
Party Name     : Indian National Congress(INC)
Email Address : khmuni[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

Father's Name Late Shri Hanumappa
Mother's Name Late Smt. Venkatamma
Date of Birth 07 Mar 1948
Place of Birth Kambadahally, Distt. Kolar (Karnataka)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 22 Jun 1978
Spouse's Name Smt. M. Nagarathnamma
No. of Sons 1
No.of Daughters 4
B.A., LL.B., Doctorate (Honorary)
Educated at Bangalore University, Karnataka and Honorary Doctorate Awarded by Gulbarga University
Profession Advocate
Social Worker
Permanent Address
100/B, 60 Feet Road, Layout, Bhoopasandra
Sanjay Nagar, Bengaluru-560094, Karnataka
Tels. : (080) 23415733, 23415755
Present Address
7, Tyagraj Marg,
New Delhi - 110 011
Tel : (011) 23794481, 09868180808 (M)
Positions Held
1969 onwards Vice-Convenor, Congress (I) Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) Cell, Distt. Kolar, Karnataka
1978-83 Vice-President, Taluk Development Board, Sidlaghatta, Distt. Kolar, Karnataka
1991 Elected to 10th Lok Sabha
Member, Pradesh Congress Committee (P.C.C.) (I), Legal Cell, Karnataka
Member, Executive Committee, P.C.C. (I) SC and ST Cell, Karnataka
Vice-President, Taluk Congress (I) Committee, Sidlaghatta, Distt. Kolar, Karnataka
Member, District Congress Committee (D.C.C.) (I), Distt. Kolar, Karnataka
Member, Food and Civil Supplies (Eradication of Adulteration Committee), Distt. Kolar, Karnataka
1994 Joint Secretary, All India Congress Committee (A.I.C.C.)
1996 Re-elected to 11th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1996-97 Member, Standing Committee on Industry
Member, Committee on Subordinate Legislation
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Welfare
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1998-99 Member, Standing Committee on Industry
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
Special Invitee, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Steel and Mines
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (4th term)
1999-2000 Member, Standing Committee on Industry
2003-04 Member, Congress Working Committee (Special Invitee)
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 5th term)
23 May 2004 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Shipping, Road Transport & Highways
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (6th term)
2009 - 28 Oct. 2012 Union Minister of State, Railways
28 Oct. 2012 Union Minsiter of State (Independent Charge), Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
May, 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (7th term)
14 Aug. 2014 - 30 April 2017 Member, Committee on Estimates
1 Sep. 2014 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Railways
12 Dec. 2014 onwards Member, Panel of Chairpersons, Lok Sabha
29 Jan. 2015 onwards Member, General Purposes Committee
3 July 2015 Member, Sub Committee-III, Committee on Estimates
25 Aug. 2015 Convenor, Sub-Committee of the Committee on Estimates on the subject `Panchayati Raj`

Special Interests
Serving the poor
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Listening to Music on Spiritual Themes
Sports and Clubs
Countries Visited
Other Information
Director, Gramin Bank, Distt. Kolar; President, (i) Arundhathi Education Trust, Bangalore; and (ii) Dr. Ambedkar Consumers’ Co-operative Society Ltd., Melur, Distt. Kolar; Founder, (i) Harijan and Girijan Community Irrigation Well Co-operative Society Ltd., Kambadahalli, Distt. Kolar; and (ii) Harijan and Girijan Dairy Farming Co-operative Society Ltd., Distt. Kolar, 1967; Member, (i) 20-Point Economic Programme, Taluk Sidlaghatta, Distt. Kolar, 1976; (ii) Land Grant Committee, Distt. Kolar; (iii) Relief Committee, Distt. Kolar, 1976; and (iv) Central Silk Board, 1996-97; attended All India Harijan Conference, Andhra Pradesh

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