Fourteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Pallani Shamy, Shri K.C .
Constituency   : Karur (Tamil Nadu)
Party Name     : Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK)

Father's Name Shri Chinnapa Chettiyar
Mother's Name Smt. Venkatammal
Date of Birth 24 Apr 1935
Place of Birth Karur (Tamil Nadu)
Marital Status Married
Spouse's Name Smt. P. Annammal
No. of Sons 1
No.of Daughters 1
Profession Industrialist
Advocate, Trade Unionist, Writer
Permanent Address
330/1 Chinna Andan Koil Road,
Karur - 639 001 (Tamil Nadu)
Fax: (04324) 240963
Present Address
3-5 North Avenue,
New Delhi-110 001
Tels. (011) 23094544, 23094546, 986180696 (M)
Positions Held
1986-1991 Vice Chairman, Karur Municipality
2004 Elected to 14th Lok Sabha
Member, Committee on Rural Development
Member Consultative Committee, Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry
5 Aug. 2007 onwards Member, Committee on Industy

Special Interests
Travel, music, drama and Tamil literature
Sports and Clubs
Member, Madras Race Club
Countries Visited
France, Germany, Malaysia, Singapore , Sri Lanka, U.K, and U.S.A.
Other Information
Member, (i) PLEX Council (Plastic Exporters Association); (ii) DMK Asset Protection Committee; (iii) DMK , since 1971; (iv) Coffee Board, 2004; Chairman, Sri Palani Dandayudhapani Swami Temple, 1989-91 and 1997-2001; started K.C. Palanisamy & Co. at the age of 26 in 1961; started a unit in 1973 for making new jute bags out of cloth purchased from Calcutta; in 1980, set up a unit at Karur for making polypropylene bags; in 1986, set up a paper bag converting unit; in 1996 set up a unit manufacturing extensible sack kraft paper, using foreign technology; holds 70% share of the country`s cement paper bag market; turnover is Rs. 200 crores; the export turnover is almost Rs. 20 crores; manufactures 12 million paper and polypropylene bags-the highest in the country; recipient of the IT Departments samman award as the highest tax payer in 1994-95 and 1998-99; using the entrepreneurial skills, has created a total asset value of Rs. 250 crore for his company; giving employment to 2200 workers directly and 900 workers indirectly; earned the reputation for excellent human relationship and work atmosphere

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