Hon'ble Minister Of State For Human Resource Development Government of India
Father's Name : Shri N.T. Rama Rao
Mother's Name : Smt. N. Basava Rama Tarkam
Date of Birth : 22 Apr 1959
Place of Birth : Chennai (Tamilnadu)
Marital Status : Married
Date of Marriage : 09 May 1979
Spouse's Name : Shri D. Venkateswar Rao
No. of Sons : 1
No.of Daughters : 1
Educational Qualifications : B.A. (Literature) and Graduate in Gemology. Educated at South India Education Trust, Chennai and Gemological Institute of India, Mumbai. Profession: Social Worker.
Permanent Address : 65, Road No. 13, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad - 500 034, Andhra Pradesh Tel. (040) 23394959, (08594) 242434
Present Address : B-201, M.S.Flats, B.K.S. Marg, New Delhi - 110 001 Tels. (011) 23381567, 23386163, 23384073 (O), 9868180589 (M) Telefax. (011) 23312810, 23766467 (R) Fax. (011) 23387771 (O)
Positions Held : 1: 2004 Elected to 14th Lok Sabha 2: Member, Committee on Food, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution 3: Member, Personnel, Public Grievances, Law & Justice 4: 29 Jan. 2006 Union Minister State, Human Resource Development 5: 2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (2nd term) 6: 2009 onwards Union Minister of State, Human Resource Development
Books Published : `In Quest Of Utopia`
Awards :Awarded Honorary Doctorate by Padmavati Mahila University, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh on 17-9-2010, and Karnataka State Mahila University, Bijapur, Karnataka on February 4, 2011.