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Detailed Profile: Shri Suresh Kodikunnil

NameShri Suresh Kodikunnil
Constituency from which I am electedMavelikkara
Father's NameShri Kunjan
Mother's NameSmt. Thankamma
Date of Birth04 Jun 1962
Birth PlaceKodikunnil, Distt. Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala)
Maritial StatusMarried
Date of Marriage 30 Jun 1994
Spouse NameSmt. Bindu Suresh
No. of ChildrenNo.of Sons:1   No.of Daughters:1
State NameKerala
Party NameIndian National Congress
Permanent AddressSchool View, Kizhakekara,P.O. Kottarakara, Distt. Kollam, KeralaTelefax. (0474) 2454000, 09447145400 (M)
Present Address24, G.R.G. Road,New Delhi - 110 001Tel. 9013180580 (M)
Email idkodikunni1suresh[at]yahoo[dot]com
Educational QualificationsB.A., LL.B. Educated at Government Law College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
Positions Held
1989Elected to 9th Lok Sabha
1989-91Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Labour and Welfare
1991Re-elected to 10th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1991-96Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Communications
Member, Standing Committee on Communications
Member, Estimates Committee
Member, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
Member, Committee on Papers Laid on the Table
1996Re-elected to 11th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1996Executive Member, C.P.P.
General Secretary, I.Y.C.
Member, P.C.C., Kerala
Member, A.I.C.C.
Member, Railway Convention Committee
Member, Standing Committee on Petroleum and Fertilizers
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Human Resource Development
1999Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (4th term)
1999-2000Member, Committee on Food, Civil Supplies and Public Distribution
Member, Committee on Papers Laid on the Table
Member, Committee on Estimates
Member, Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture
Member, Committee on Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme
2009Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (5th term)
6 Aug. 2009Member, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (2009-2010)
31 Aug. 2009Member, Committee on Rural Development
23 Sep. 2009Member, Joint Committee on Salaries and Allowances of Members of Parliament
1 May 2010Member, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
28 Oct. 2012Union Minister of State, Labour and Employment
Special InterestsWelfare of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Community, reading and travelling
Countries VisitedChina, U.A.E. and U.S.A.
Other InformationPresident, (i) ISRO Dalit Employees Association, Trivandrum; (ii) IRE Employees Congress Chavara, Kollam; (iii) Kerala Students Union Trivandrum City Committee, 1981-83; and (iv) L.I.C. Employees Congress, Trivandrum Division; Vice-President, Kerala Students Union, Kerala, 1983-97; General-Secretary, Kerala Students Union, 1987-90; Chairman, Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Legal Studies, Trivandrum; Member, (i) Central Board of Fisheries, 1991-96; (ii) Telecom Advisory Committee, Kerala Circle, 1991-96; (iii) C.T.C.R.I. Trivandrum; and (iv) Governing Body Sree Chitra, Tirunal Institute of Science & Technology

Source: Lok Sabha