N. K. Premachandran

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N.K Premachandran
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Member of the Lok Sabha Kollam
Assumed office
16 May 2014
Preceded by N. Peethambarakurup
In office
Preceded by S. Krishna Kumar
Succeeded by P. Rajendran
Minister of Kerala
In office
18 May 2006 – 16 May 2011
Personal details
Born (1960-05-25) 25 May 1960 (age 58)[1]
Navaikulam, Kerala, India
Political party Revolutionary Socialist Party
Spouse(s) Dr.S Geetha
Children 1 son

N. K. Premachandran is an active Indian politician and Member of Parliament from Kollam. He is a Central Secretariat Member of Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP). He was the Minister of Water Resources in the state of Kerala (2006-2011), responsible for irrigation, ground water development, water supply and sanitation.[2]

Personal life[edit]

N K Premachandran was born to Krishna Pillai and Maheshwari Amma in Navaikulam, Kerala on 25 May 1960. He is married to Dr. Geetha Premachandran. He has one son.


  • "Oh Iraq" (Malayalam Book): Revolutionary Socialist PartyFather's Name: Shri Krishna PillaiMother's Name: Smt. MaheswaryammaDate of Birth: Wednesday, May 25, 1960 Birth Place: Navaikulam, Distt. Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala)Anniversary Date: Sunday, February 10, 1991 Spouse Name: Smt. Geetha PremachandranSONS: 1DAUGHTERS: 0State Name: KeralaPermanent Address: Maheswary Cantonment, P.O. Kollam-691001, KeralaTel : (0474) 2769922, 09400117700 (M)Present Address: 9, Canning Lane,New Delhi-110 001Telefax : (011) 23380261, 09400117700 (M)Email Id: nk[dot]premachandran[at]sansad[dot]nic[dot]in nkprem07[at]gmail[dot]comEducation Qualifications: B.Sc., LL.B. Educated at Fatima Mata National College, Kollamand Government Law College, ThiruvananthapuramCountries Visited: Parliamentary delegation : Australia, Cuba, Iraq, Pakistan, Philippines, Trinidad and Tobago, U.K. and U.S.A. Other Occasions : Bahrain, Canada, Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region of the People`s Republic of China), Kuwait, Malaysia, Maldives, Russia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sultanate of Oman, Thailand, Vietnam and U.A.E. Positions Held: 1996 Elected to 11th Lok Sabha

1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (2nd term) 2000 - 2006 Member, Rajya Sabha 2006 - 2011 Member, Kerala Legislative Assembly 2006 - 2011 Minister in State Government, Cabinet Minister, Water Resources, Govt. of Kerala May 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (3rd term) 1 Sep. 2014 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Human Resource Development 15 Sep. 2014 onwards Member, Joint Committee on Food Management in Parliament House Complex Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Labour and Employment OTHER INFO: Elected to Gram Panchayat, 1987 Elected to District Council, 1991 Elected to Zilla Panchayat, 1995 During the tenure of Cabinet Minister for Water Resources was awarded Best Minister by Asianet Channel. Reforms in water sector and handling interstate water disputes like Mullaperiyar issue was widely appreciated. LL.B. from Kerala University with First Rank (Gold Medalist) (1985) Started political career from student movement Central Secretariat Members of RSP and office bearer of several trade unions e.g. IRE, KMML, FACT, HMT, NTC


  1. ^ N.K. Premachandran at india.gov.in
  2. ^ "Sri. N. K. Premachandran". Government of Kerala. Archived from the original on 2010-07-01. Retrieved 2015-10-01.