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Detailed Profile: Shri Adagooru Huchegowda Vishwanath

NameShri Adagooru Huchegowda Vishwanath
Constituency from which I am electedMysore
Father's NameShri Huche Gowda
Mother's NameSmt. Ramamma
Date of Birth15 Dec 1949
Birth PlaceK. R. Nagara, Distt. Mysore (Karnataka)
Maritial StatusMarried
Date of Marriage 20 Apr 1974
Spouse NameSmt. Shantamma
No. of ChildrenNo.of Sons:3   No.of Daughters:1
State NameKarnataka
Party NameIndian National Congress
Permanent AddressGovt. House Premises, Near Rural Bus Stand,Nazarbad, Mysore City - 10 KarnatakaTel. (0821) 2445656, 09901172999 (M) Fax. (0821) 2442266
Present Address128-130, South Avenue,New Delhi - 110 011Tels. (011) 23795342, 9013180146 (M)
Email id(i) mphvishwanath[at]rediffmail[dot]com (ii) hallihakki[dot]ahv[at]gmail[dot]com
Educational QualificationsB.Sc., LL.B. Educated at Mysore University and Sharada Vilasa Law College, Mysore, Karnataka
Profession
Positions Held
1978-83,1989-94 & 19Member, Karnataka Legislative Assembly(three terms)
1993-1994State Minister, Govt. of Karnataka
1999-2004Cabinet Minister, Govt. of Karnataka
2009Elected to 15th Lok Sabha
31 Aug. 2009Member, Committee on Urban Development
Member, All India Congress Committee (A.I.C.C)
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Human Resource Development
Convenor, Congress (I) Parliamentary Party (CPP), Karnataka
Social and Cultural ActivitiesInitiated Lake Development Authority - to protect the lakes of Bangalore from land grabbers, conserving drinking water; launched many programmes (i) Democratization of school education; (ii) Samudayadatta Shale (school Adoption Programme); (iii) Chaitanya (Refresher programme for the teachers); (iv) Akshara Dasoha (mid day meal programme); (v) Mahithi Sindhu (Computer literacy programme for high school students); (vi)Shikshana Samvada (an interaction programme on air); (vii) Chinnara Angala (a Bridge programme to identify and stimulate the school dropouts and helping them to come back to schools); (viii)Group insurance programme for children; (ix)Declared child as the property of the state; (x)School development and monitoring committee elected by the parents and local people representatives of the neighbourhood; and (xi) free education to all girl students from first to tenth standard in all respect; launched many programmes to rebuild coopertives sector, major programme "Yashaswini" a health insurance scheme which enabled our farmers to get world class health care
Special InterestsEducate people; and enthuse and involve the community to participate in the effective implementation of populist programmes of the Government
Sports and ClubsOrganised sports meets across Karnataka to identify sports talent, who belongs to rural Karnataka, who were oppressed and were deprived of opportunities; started a special sports school for the tribal students and encourage them to exhibit their talent in the mainstream; organised third National Sports Festival in Karnataka with the assistance of Union Government and developed many stadiums and encouraged the local talent to compete at National level.
Countries VisitedEuropean Countries

Source: Lok Sabha