Fifteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Chacko, Shri P.C.
Constituency   : Thrissur (Kerala)
Party Name     : Indian National Congress (INC)

 
Father's Name Late Shri John Chacko
Mother's Name Smt. Leyamma
Date of Birth 29 Sep 1946
Place of Birth Vill. Kanjirappally, Distt. Kottayam (Kerala)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 10 May 1979
Spouse's Name Smt. Leela Chacko
No. of Sons 2
Educational
Qualifications
B.Sc. (Geology), M.A. (Public Admn.)
Educated at Mar Ivanios College and University College, Trivandrum, Madural Kamaraj University
Profession Social Worker
Permanent Address
(i)`Sarohito`, Valavi Road,Ernakulam,
Cochin- 682 018 , Kerala
Tels. (0484) 2395330, 09447486777, 09388600096 (M),
Fax (0484) 2394956
(ii) Palace View, Chembukkavu,
Thrussur, Kerala
Tels. (0487) 2325177, 2325277
Present Address
18, Windsor Place,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tels. (011) 23353678, 23327174, 30411411, 9013180401 (M)
Fax. (011) 23353679
Positions Held
1968 - 70 General Secretary, Kerala Students Union
1970-73 President, Pradesh Youth Congress Committee,Kerala
1973-75 General-Secretary, Indian Youth Congress
1975-79 General-Secretary, Pradesh Congress Committee (Indira)[P.C.C.(I)], Kerala
1980-82 Member, Kerala Legislative Assembly
Minister for Industries, Kerala
1982-86 President, P.C.C. (S), Kerala
1991 Elected to 10th Lok Sabha
Member, Joint Parliamentary Committee equired `Security Scam`
1995-96 Member, Standing Committee on Finance
1996 Re-elected to 11th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1996-97 Member, Committee on Transport and Tourism
1996-98 Member, Panel of Chairman
Member, Estimates Committee
Member, Standing Committee on Power, Lok Sabha
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
Member, Executive Committee, Congress Parliamentary Party (C.P.P.)
1998-99 Member, Committee on Transport and Tourism
Member, Panel of Chairmen
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Commerce
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (4th term)
June 2009 Member, Panel of Chairmen, Lok Sabha
Member, WTO Parliamentary Forum representing Indian Parliament
31 Aug. 2009 Member, Committee on Energy
4 Sept. 2009 Member, Committee on Security in Parliament Complex
27 Jul. 2010 Member, Standing Committee on Science & Techonology, Environment & Forest
23 Sept. 2009 Chairman, Committee of Privilege
19. Oct. 2009 Member, General Purposes Committee
1 Dec. 2009 Member, Joint Committee on Office on Profit
4 March 2011 Chairman, Joint Parliamentary Committee to examine matters relating to Allocation and Pricing of Telecom Licences and Spectrum


 
Literary, Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Member, Kerala Sahithya Parishath; associated with socio-cultural, literary Associations
 
Social And Cultural Activities
Secretary, Arts Club University College TVM; associated with many social, art and cultural activities.
 
Special Interests
Organising camp for youth, social work; travelling and reading.
 
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Badminton, travelling and agriculture
 
Sports and Clubs
Organiser of many State level sports meets in 1996 and State inter-school(CBSE)games in Chalakudy, Thrissur
 
Countries Visited
Leader: (i) Indian Youth Delegation to Indo-Soviet Youth Friendship Week at Alma Ata, Kazakhstan, 1973; (ii) Indian Parliamentary Delegation to U.S.A., U.K. erstwhile U.S.S.R., Afghanistan, Trinidad and Tobago etc.;and Member, Indian Parliamentary Delegation to Commonwelath Parliamentary Conference, Trinidad and Tobago, Belgium, Germany and Switzerland
 
Other Information
President, Indo-China Friendship Group, 13 October, 2010; Member, Indo-Australia Friendship Group, 21 July 2010; Former Director, Federal Bank Ltd., Alwaye, Kerala; Ex-Managing Director, Veekshanam Printing and Publishing Co. Ltd., Cochin; Member, (i)Rubber Board; (ii)Press Council of India, 1998-99; and (iii) Coir Board


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