N.K. Premachandran

N.K. Premachandran

Constituency: Kollam

Party: Revolutionary Socialist Party

Father's Name: Shri Krishna Pillai

Mother's Name: Smt. Maheswaryamma

Date of Birth: Wednesday, May 25, 1960

Birth Place: Navaikulam, Distt. Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala)

Anniversary Date: Sunday, February 10, 1991

Spouse Name: Smt. Geetha Premachandran

SONS: 1

DAUGHTERS: 0

State Name: Kerala

Permanent Address: Maheswary Cantonment, P.O. Kollam-691001, KeralaTel : (0474) 2769922, 09400117700 (M)

Present Address: 9, Canning Lane,New Delhi-110 001Telefax : (011) 23380261, 09400117700 (M)

Email Id: nk[dot]premachandran[at]sansad[dot]nic[dot]in nkprem07[at]gmail[dot]com

Education Qualifications: B.Sc., LL.B. Educated at Fatima Mata National College, Kollamand Government Law College, Thiruvananthapuram

Countries Visited: <b>Parliamentary delegation</b> : Australia, Cuba, Iraq, Pakistan, Philippines, Trinidad and Tobago, U.K. and U.S.A. <b>Other Occassions</b> : Bahrain, Canada, Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region of the People`s Republic of China), Kuwait, Malaysia, Maldives, Russia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sultanate of Oman, Thailand, Vietnam and U.A.E.

Positions Held: 1996 Elected to 11th Lok Sabha
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
2000 - 2006 Member, Rajya Sabha
2006 - 2011 Member, Kerala Legislative Assembly
2006 - 2011 Minister in State Government, Cabinet Minister, Water Resources, Govt. of Kerala
May 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1 Sep. 2014 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Human Resource Development
15 Sep. 2014 onwards Member, Joint Committee on Food Management in Parliament House Complex
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Labour and Employment

OTHER INFO: Elected to Gram Panchayat, 1987 Elected to District Council, 1991 Elected to Zilla Panchayat, 1995 During the tenure of Cabinet Minister for Water Resources was awarded Best Minister by Asianet Channel. Reforms in water sector and handling interstate water disputes like Mullaperiyar issue was widely appreciated. LL.B. from Kerala University with First Rank (Gold Medalist) (1985) Started political career from student movement Central Secretariat Members of RSP and office bearer of several trade unions <i>e.g.</i> IRE, KMML, FACT, HMT, NTC Mill and TTP <i>etc</i>