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Detailed Profile: Dr.(Shri) M. Veerappa Moily

NameDr.(Shri) M. Veerappa Moily
Constituency from which I am electedChikkballapur
Father's NameShri Thammayya Moily
Mother's NameSmt. Poovamma
Date of Birth12 Jan 1940
Birth PlaceMarpadi, Distt. Moodabidri (Karnataka)
Maritial StatusMarried
Date of Marriage 25 Feb 1965
Spouse NameSmt. Malathi V. Moily
No. of ChildrenNo.of Sons:1   No.of Daughters:3
State NameKarnataka
Party NameIndian National Congress
Permanent AddressKaustubha No. 1, R.T. Nagar,Bangluru - 560 032 KarnatakaTels. (080) 23430491, 09845536333 (M) Fax. (080) 23334784
Present Address3, Tughlak Lane,New Delhi - 110 011Tels. (011) 23386615, 23384567 23387557, 23070045 (O), 23016764 (R) Telefax. (011) 23018347 Fax. (011) 23384241 (O)
Email idvmoily[at]kar[dot]nic[dot]in
Educational QualificationsB.A., B.L. Educated at Government Law College, Bangalore, Karnataka
Positions Held
1972-99Member, Karnataka Legislative Assembly (six terms)
1975Minister of State, Small Scale Industry, Govt. of Karnataka
1980-83Cabinet Minister of State, Finance, Govt. of Karnataka
1983-85Leader of Opposition, Karnataka Legislative Assembly
1989-90Cabinet Minister of State, Law, Govt. of Karnataka
1990-92Cabinet Minister of State, Education, Govt. of Karnataka
1992-94Chief Minister, Govt. of Karnataka
2009Elected to 15th Lok Sabha
31 May 2009-19 July Union Cabinet Minster, Law and Justice
July 2011 - 28 Oct. Union Cabinet Minster, Corporate Affairs and
Aug. 2012 - 28 Oct.Union Cabinet Minster, Power
28 Oct. 2012 onwardsUnion Cabinet Minster, Petroleum and Natural Gas
Social and Cultural ActivitiesOverall development of the country in respect of education; school of excellence exclusively for dropout after eight Mahatma Gandhi Residential School, Kukkundur village, Karkala Taluk, Chickaballpur Taluk; and involved in peasant movement, Karkala; Yakshagana Theater Artist
Special InterestsDetailed understanding of the Indian economy, fiscal structure and requirement of States from a macro and micro perspective
Sports and ClubsCricket
Favourite Pastimes and RecreationCricket
Countries VisitedAustralia, China, France, Kuwait, Nepal, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, Thailand, U.S.A., and U.K.
Other InformationHonorary doctorate awarded by (i) Mangalore University, on Feb 16, 2009; (ii) Russian Academy; and (iii) NALSAR, Hyderabad.; 40 years of experience in public service, policy making, governance and politics; Chairman, (i) Tax Reforms, (ii) Revenue Commission, and (iii) Oversight Committee on Education, Govt. of Karnataka, (iv) Administrative Reforms Commission, (v) Next Step Foundation Award conferred by Foundation of U.K., House of Commons for outstanding contribution to judiciary

Source: Lok Sabha