K. H. Muniyappa

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Dr. K.H. Muniyappa
Union Minister of State(Independent charge), Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
In office
28 October 2012 – May 2014
Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh
Preceded by Vayalar Ravi
Succeeded by Kalraj Mishra
Constituency Kolar
Personal details
Born (1948-03-07) 7 March 1948 (age 69)
Kammanahalli shidlaghatta, Karnataka
Political party INC
Spouse(s) M. Nagarathnamma
Children 1 son and 4 daughters
Residence Bangalore
Awards Doctorate
As of 25 September, 2006
Source: [1]

Dr. K.H. Muniyappa (born 7 March 1948) is a member of the 16th Lok Sabha of India. He has consecutively represented the Kolar constituency of Karnataka in the Lok Sabha since 1991 and is a member of the Indian National Congress (INC) political party. He was the Union Minister of State (Independent charge) of Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises.

Political career[edit]

Muniyappa has represented Kolar seven times consecutively: (10th Lok Sabha, 11th Lok Sabha, 12th Lok Sabha, 13th Lok Sabha, 14th Lok Sabha, 15th Lok Sabha and 16th Lok Sabha). His son is an IRS officer.

Dr. K.H. Muniyappa was the Union Minister of state for Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises.[1] He was administered the oath of office along with 59 other ministers on 28 May 2009 by President of India Pratibha Patil.

Degrees and posts held[edit]

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), Dist. 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, 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, 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, Committee on Industry

2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 5th term)

23 May 2004 onwards 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 Minister of State (Independent Charge), Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (7th term)

Awards[edit]

Honorary Doctorate

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ministers of State (as on 15.11.2010)". Government of India. Retrieved 11 December 2010. 

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