Sixteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Hegde, Shri Anantkumar
Constituency   : Uttara Kannada (Karnataka )
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Email Address : anantkh[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in
mpcanara[AT]gmail[DOT]com
anantkumarhegde[AT]gmail[DOT]com

 
Father's Name Shri Dattatraya Hegde
Mother's Name Smt. Lalita Hegde
Date of Birth 20 May 1968
Place of Birth Sirsi, Distt. Uttara Kannada (Karnataka)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 29 Nov 1998
Spouse's Name Smt. Shrirupa Hedge
No. of Sons 1
No.of Daughters 1
Educational
Qualifications
B.A.
Profession Agriculturist
Horticulturist,Businessperson,Social Worker
Permanent Address
No. 17, KHB Colony, Sirsi,
Uttara Kannada - 581401, Karnataka
Tel : (08384) 234337, 08762180337 (M)
Fax : (08384) 235248
Present Address
13, Ferozeshah Road,
New Delhi - 110 001
Telefax : (011) 23782001, 08762180337 (M)
Positions Held
1996 Elected to 11th Lok Sabha
1996-97 Member, Standing Committee on Finance
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of External Affairs
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1998-99 Member, Standing Committee on Home Affairs and its Sub-Committee on Judicial Reforms
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Environment and Forests
2000-03 Member, Consultative Committe, Ministry of Defence
Member, Committee on Hindi Raj Bhasha
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
Member, Standing Committee on Human Resource Development
Member, Committee on Privileges
5 Aug. 2006 Member, Standing Committee on Commerce
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (4th term)
6 Aug. 2009 Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
31 Aug. 2009 Member, Standing Committee on Agriculture
1 May 2010 Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
May, 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (5th term)
1 Sep. 2014 onwards Member, Committee on Privileges
Member, Standing Committee on External Affairs
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change
25 Mar. 2015 - 3 Sept. 2017 Member, Standing Committee on Human Resource Development
3 Sept. 2017 onwards Union Minister of State, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship


 
Literary, Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Artist
 
Social And Cultural Activities
Founder President of Kadamba, a national level NGO working in the field of rural development, rural health, formation of self-help groups, rural marketing and other rural welfare programmes, social services etc.
 
Special Interests
Reading and studying of books
 
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Listening Indian classical music
 
Sports and Clubs
Tae-kwon-do (Korean Martial Arts)
 
Countries Visited
Armenia, Austria, Finland, Germany, Malaysia, Nepal, Norway, Poland, Russia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Turkmenistan, U.A.E. and U.S.A.
 
Other Information
Member, Spices Board, 1996-97, 2000-03, 2004 and 2009 - 2014


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