Fourteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Ramadass, Prof. M
Constituency   : Pondicherry (Pondicherry)
Party Name     : Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK)

 
Father's Name Shri M. Murugaiyan
Mother's Name Smt. M. Thaiyalnayaki
Date of Birth 11 Oct 1949
Place of Birth Anaikkar Anchatram, Distt. Tanjore (Tamil Nadu)
Marital Status Married
Spouse's Name Smt. R. Dhana Lakshmi
Educational
Qualifications
M.A.(Economics) & Ph.D. (Economics)
Educated at Tagore Arts College, Pondicherry, Madras University and St. Joseph`s College, Tiruchirapalli, Madras University
Profession Professor
Permanent Address
Lakshmi Illam, 31 V.V.P. Nagar,
Thattanchavadi, Pondicherry - 9
Tels. (0413)2274906, 2354272
Present Address
147-149 South Avenue,
New Delhi-110 011
Tels. (011) 23795262, 9868180632 (M)
Positions Held
2004 Elected to 14th Lok Sabha
Member, Committee on Home Affairs
Member, Committee on Estimates
Member, General Purposes Committee
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Finance
16 Aug. 2006-onwards Member, Committee on Empowerment of Women
5 Aug. 2007 onwards Member, Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law & Justice
1 May 2008 Member, Committee on Public Accounts


Books Published
(i) Pondicherry Economy (ii) Legal Economics (iii) People of India (iv) Pudhuvaiyin Poruladara Valarchi (Tamil) (v) Dr. Ambedkar as an Economist (Tamil)
 
Literary, Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Recipient of Raja Sir Annamalai Chettiar Award for Proficiency in M.A. Economics; National Award by Shri V.P. Singh for best suggestions to the Union Budget; Tholgoppiar Award for best research and literary work on Ambedkar; Recognition Award by the Association of Economists, Tamil Nadu and Seva Ratna Award
 
Social And Cultural Activities
Organisation of the poor and downtrodden people into Associations and clubs; helped in the in the formation of a number of Youth Associations and Women Groups; had been a Member of Academic Committee of the National Institute of Public Cooperation and Child Development
 
Special Interests
Working for the deprived and weaker sections of the society; development of higher educational institutions; interested in evolving economic theories and policies suitable to the realities of India; teaching, research, writing articles are other areas of special interest
 
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading and Watching T.V.
 
Sports and Clubs
Associated with the formation of Volleyball and Kabaddi Clubs and Associations; Secretary, Pondicherry Volley Ball Association
 
 
Other Information
A Professor and Economist with specialisation in Indian Economic Issues and Policies and Economics of Education; has guided 7 Ph.Ds, 40 M. Phils, 15 M.S. Theses, undertaken 18 National and International Projects; published 45 Research papers, presented 35 papers in Conferences and Seminars and delivered more than 100 invited/Memorial Lectures; has been a Member of Executive Council, Court, Academic Council, Financial Committee, Planning Board and Sports, Board of Pondicherry University; Member, State Planning Board, Backward classes Commissions Committee on Statehood for Pondicherry, State Committee on Industrial Policy, Rural Development, State Board, & Trade and Industry; was Inspector of Statistics, 1971; Asstt. Professor of Economics, 1971 - 1986; Professor of Economics, 1986 - 1993; Director, Academic Staff College, 1993 - 1999; Director, Community College, 1994 - 1999; Coordinator, IGNOU, Pondicherry, 1993 - 1999; Registrar, Pondicherry University, 1999; Senior Professor of Economics, 1999 - 2004


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