Sixteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Venugopal, Shri K. C.
Constituency   : Alappuzha (Kerala)
Party Name     : Indian National Congress(INC)
Email Address : kc[DOT]venugopal[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

Father's Name Shri Kunjikrishnan Nambi
Mother's Name Smt. Janaki Amma
Date of Birth 04 Feb 1963
Place of Birth Kandonthar, Distt. Kannur (Kerala)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 11 Sep 1994
Spouse's Name Smt. Asha Venugopal
No. of Sons 1
No.of Daughters 1
M.Sc. (Mathematics)
Educated at Calicut University, Calicut, Kerala
Profession Social Worker
Permanent Address
Rajeevam, Pazhaveedu,
P.O. Alappuzha, Kerala
Tel : (0477) 2266220, 09447016661 (M)
Fax : (0477) 2268720
Present Address
34, Lodhi Estate,
New Delhi - 110 003
Tel : (011) 24692331, 09013180106 (M)
Fax : (011) 24692332
Positions Held
1996-2009 Member, Kerala Legislative Assembly (Three Terms)
2004-06 Cabinet Minister, Govt. of Kerala
2009 Elected to 15th Lok Sabha
6 Aug. 2009 Member, Committee on Estimates
31 Aug. 2009 Member, Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture
Member, Railway Convention Committee
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Agriculture
22 Jul. 2010 Member, India-Bangladesh Parliamentary Friendship Group
19 Jan 2011 - 28 Oct. 2012 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Power
28 Oct. 2012 - 2014 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Civil Aviation
May, 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1 Sep. 2014 onwards Member, Committee on Government Assurances
Member, Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture
Deputy Whip, Congress Parliamentary Party (Lok Sabha)
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Human Resource Development
27 April 2015 onwards Member, Railway Convention Committee (R.C.C.)
11 May 2016 onwards Member, Joint Committee on the Enforcement of Security Interest and Recovery of Debts Laws and Miscellaneous Provision (Amendment) Bill, 2016

Books Published
Published many articles on various social and political issues in major Malayalam dailies and periodicals
Social And Cultural Activities
Social service
Special Interests
Environmental issues
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Sports and Clubs
Volley Ball, University Volley Ball Team Member; College Team Captain, Payyannur College, Kannur, won many prizes and awards in many sports competitions like sportsmeet for MLAs 2008, Kerala Assembly and individual Champion, MLA Sportsmeet
Countries Visited
Bahrain, France, Germany, Kuwait, Malaysia, Netherlands, Qatar, Singapore, Spain, Thailand, UAE, UK and USA
Other Information
State President (i) Indian Youth Congress (I), Kerala (ii) KSU (I), a State Unit of NSUI (I) (iii) AICC (iv) Senate, Kerala University (v) Pariyaram Medical College and (vi) Kerala Sports Council; Member, K.P.C.C Executive Committee

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