Sixteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Raju, Shri Gokaraju Ganga
Constituency   : Narsapuram (Andhra Pradesh )
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Email Address : goka[DOT]raju[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in
gokarajugangarajump[AT]gmail[DOT]com

 
Father's Name Shri Gokaraju Rangaraju
Mother's Name Smt. Gangaraju Ramayamma
Date of Birth 14 Jun 1948
Place of Birth Kesavaram, Distt. West Godavari (Andhra Pradesh)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 09 Jun 1976
Spouse's Name Smt. Laila Gokaraju
No. of Sons 2
No.of Daughters 1
Educational
Qualifications
B.Pharmacy
Educated at Andhra University, Andhra Pradesh
Profession Businessperson
Permanent Address
House No. 40-15/14, Sudarshan Apartments,
Brindavan Colony, Labbipeta,
Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh-520010
Tel : (0866) 2464445/6, 09848125500 (M)
Fax : (0866) 2464447
Present Address
167 & 169, North Avenue,
New Delhi-110001
Telefax : (011) 23094975, 09013869926 (M)
Positions Held
May, 2014 Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
1 Sep. 2014 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Rural Development
Member, Tobcco Board, Govt. of India
Member, Committee on Official Language
Member of APEDA, Govt. of India
Chairman, Vizag Special Economic Zone, Vizag
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation
05 Feb. 2015 onwards Member, Joint Committee on Salaries and Allowances of Members of Parliament
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation


 
 
Social And Cultural Activities
All India Vice Presdient of VHP for the last 15 years; The Chief Patron for over two decades running the Awasa Valmiki Vidya Kendram; Adyaksha, Hindu Chaitanya Sibiram Swagat Samiti organized by RSS in Krishna District in Andhra Pradesh; Adyaksha, International Swagat Samiti at the International VHP meeting held on the eve of Kumbmela at Prayag; Chairman of ‘Jeeyar Education Trust’ of Shriman Chinna Jeeyar Swami; President : Gandhi Hill Foundation; Vice President : World Telugu Federation; Trustee of India’s largest Nature Cure Hospital being run by Dr. Manthena Satyanarayana Raju; and Chief proponent and donor for Swargapuri in Vijaywada in Andhra Pradesh
Constructed Gokaraju Laila Ganga Raju Kala Vedika in Ghantasala Kalasala; Donates about 50,000 Note Books to the Municipal School students in Vijayawada every year
 
Special Interests
Swimming, encourage and motivate school children and youth to involve in sports activities and Reading Books.
 
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Social Service, Promotion of Cricket and Swimming and other Games
 
Sports and Clubs
Being a sportsman and sports enthusiast, he is working as Secretary of Andhra Cricket Association, Vice-President of BCCI.
Former-Chairman of Financial Committee of BCCI and also the Member of Governing Council of IPL, which runs by BCCI.
Chairman : (i) Aqua Devils Welfare Association; (ii) Tour Programme and Fixture Committee
 
Countries Visited
Dubai, European Countries, Japan, Singapore, Sri Lanka and U.S.A.
 
Other Information
He won the Best Exports award in 1981-82 for Ayurvedic Medicines.
Received Certificate of GLP Compliance, Deptt. Of Science & Technology, Govt. of India.

Awards won by Laila Impex (Chairman, Dr. Gokaraju Gangaraju)
Government of India Ministry of Commerce Export Performance Award (2000-01, 2001-02 and 2002-03); National Award from DSIR, Ministry of Science and Technology for Best In-house R&D (2007) and Certificate of Appreciation in recognition of commendable contribution in Herbal Category - Received from Pharmexcil (2011-12).

Awards won by Laila Nutraceuticals (Chairman, Dr. Gokaraju Gangaraju)
Annual Export Awards EOUs and SEZs (2007-08 (Best EOU), 2008-09 and 2009-10); Pharmaceutical Export Promotion Council of India (2008-09); Export Promotion Award for the Commendable Export Performance amongst 100% EOUs (2010-11, 2011-12 and 2012-13); Received Pharmexcil Patent award (2011-12); Received Pharmexcil Patent award (Category : Herbals Silver) (2012-13); Received Pharmexcil Patent award (Category : Herbals Gold) (2013-14) and R&D Lab certified GLP by Government of India (2014).


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