Rayapati Sambasiva Rao

Rayapati Sambasiva Rao

Constituency: Narasaraopet

Party: Telugu Desam Party

Father's Name: Shri Venkata Ranga Rao

Mother's Name: Smt. Seetha Ramamma

Date of Birth: Monday, June 7, 1943

Birth Place: Unguturu, Distt. Guntur (Andhra Pradesh)

Anniversary Date: Sunday, May 22, 1966

Spouse Name: Smt. Leela Kumari

SONS: 1

DAUGHTERS: 2

State Name: Andhra Pradesh

Permanent Address: 4<sup>th</sup> Line, LakshmipuramGuntur-522 007, Andhra PradeshTel : (0863) 2350400, 09849061777 (M) Fax : (0863) 2240500

Present Address: C-1/20, Pandara ParkNew Delhi - 110 003Tels : (011) 23782602, 23388252, 09849061777 (M) Fax : (011) 23388272

Email Id: rayapatisambasiva[dot]rao[at]sansad[dot]nic[dot]in rsrdelhi11[at]gmail[dot]com

Education Qualifications: B.Sc. Educated at New Science College, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (Now Telangana)

Countries Visited: Widely travelled

Positions Held: Member, Indian National Congress
1982 - 1988 Member, Rajya Sabha
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Commerce
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Shipping and Transport
Treasurer, Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC), Andhra Pradesh
General Secretary, P.C.C., Andhra Pradesh
1991-1994 Chairman, Committee on 20 Point Programme, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh
1996 Elected to 11th Lok Sabha
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (2nd Term)
1998-99 Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
Member, Standing Committee on Finance
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Commerce
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (3rd Term)
Chairman, Standing Committee on Water Resources
Member, General Purposes Committee
5 Aug. 2007 Chairman, Standing Committee on Water Resources
2006-2009 Vice-President India-Chile Parliamentary Friendship Group
Vice President, Parliamentary Forum on Water Conservation & Management
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (4th term)
31 Aug. 2009 Member, Standing Committee on Finance
7 Oct. 2009 Member, Committee on Ethics
1 May 2010 Member, Standing Committee on External Affairs
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Road, Transport and Highways
9 Jun. 2013 Member, House Committee
May, 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (5th term)
14 Aug. 2014 - 30 April 2016 Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
1 Sep. 2014 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Finance
15 Sep. 2014 onwards Chairperson, Committee on Violation of Protocol Norms and Contemptuous Behaviour of Government officers with Members of Lok Sabha
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Civil Aviation

OTHER INFO: Received President of India Award for outstanding exporter during 1992-93 (Tobacco); Chairman, Jayalakshmi Group of Companies; Vice-Chairman (i) Tobacco Board (Two terms); (ii) Shri Jayalakshmi Spinning Mills Ltd., Guntur; Member, (i) T.T. Devasthanam, 1977-98 (ii) All India Council for Technical Education, 1998 onwards; Member, Tobacco Board, 1998-99