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Detailed Profile: Shri Rangasayee Ramakrishna

NameShri Rangasayee Ramakrishna
Father's NameShri P. K. Rangasayee
Mother's NameShrimati Savitri
Date of Birth15/03/1934
Birth PlaceChidambaram, Distt. Cuddalore (Tamil Nadu)
Maritial Status Married On 27 May 1963
Spouse NameDr. Shantha Ramakrishna
No. of Childrenone Daughter One Son
State NameKarnataka
Party NameBharatiya Janata Party
Permanent Address90, Anupam Apartments, M.B. Road, New Delhi 110068
Present Address90, Anupam Apartments, M.B. Road, New Delhi. 110068
Telephone : 29534513, Mobile : 9899338889
Email id
Educational QualificationsM.A. (Economics), B.L. Educated at Sri Ramakrishna Mission High School, Chennai, Loyola College, Madras University and Madras Law College, Madras University, Chennai
ProfessionCivil Service, Advocate, Political Activist
Positions Held April 2012 Elected to Rajya Sabha May 2012 onwards Member, Committee on Commerce
Freedom FighterNo
Books Published
Social and Cultural Activities, Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments and other Special Interests
Sports, Clubs, Favourite Pastimes and RecreationMember, (i) India International Centre, New Delhi and (ii) International Centre, Goa
Countries VisitedU.S.A., China, Japan, Singapore, U.K., France, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, Italy, Australia, Sweden, Poland, Hong Kong, Egypt, Turkey, Pakistan, Thailand, Indonesia, Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Canada and Denmark in connection with discharging responsibilities in the civil service; visited China, as a member of Bharatiya Janata Party's delegation led by late Shri Bhairon Singh Shekhawat
Other InformationJoined the Indian Administrative Service in 1957; served in different positions till retirement in 1992; served as Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Jhansi/Lalitpur, Vikas Adhikari, Panchayat Samiti, Gangapur and Collector and District Magistrate, Dungarpur, Bikaner, Alwar and Jaipur, worked in various senior assignments in his Cadre State (Rajasthan) as Finance Secretary, Secretary, Urban Development, Forest & Environment, Irrigation, Development Commissioner and Home Secretary; served in the Central Government mainly in the Ministries of Finance, Shipping, Commerce, Industrial Development, International Trade, Textiles, Trade Development Authority and during the IXth Asian Games; Chairman/ Managing Director, National Textile Corporation; has also worked in the Economic Commission for Europe in the early seventies; was Consultant to G.A.T.T. (W.T.O.) and U.N.C.T.A.D. in the late eighties; Active Member, B.J.P. since 1995; Co-convener, Economic Cell, B.J.P., 1995-2000; National Convener, Election Cell, B.J.P. since 1998; Permanent Invitee, National Executive, B.J.P.

Source: Rajya Sabha