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Detailed Profile: Smt. Daggubati Purandeswari

NameSmt. Daggubati Purandeswari
Constituency from which I am electedVisakhapatnam
Father's NameShri N.T. Rama Rao
Mother's NameSmt. N. Basava Rama Tarkam
Date of Birth22 Apr 1959
Birth PlaceChennai (Tamilnadu)
Maritial StatusMarried
Date of Marriage 09 May 1979
Spouse NameShri D. Venkateswar Rao
No. of ChildrenNo.of Sons:1   No.of Daughters:1
State NameAndhra Pradesh
Party NameIndian National Congress
Permanent Address65, Road No. 13,Banjara Hills, Hyderabad - 500 034, Andhra PradeshTel. (040) 23394959, (08594) 242434
Present AddressB-201, M.S.Flats, B.K.S. Marg,New Delhi - 110 001Tels. (011) 23381567, 23386163, 23384073 (O), 9868180589 (M) Telefax. (011) 23312810, 23766467 (R) Fax. (011) 23387771 (O)
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Educational QualificationsB.A. (Literature) and Graduate in Gemology Educated at South Indian Educational Trust and Women College, Chennai and Gemological Institute of India, Tamil Nadu
Positions Held
2004Elected to 14th Lok Sabha Member, Committee on Food, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution
Member, Personnel, Public Grievances, Law & Justice
29 Jan. 2006Union Minister State, Human Resource Development
2009Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
2009 - 28 Oct. 2012Union Minister of State, Human Resource Development
28 Oct. 2012 onwardsUnion Minister State, Commerce and Industry

Source: Lok Sabha