Seventeenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Karandlaje, Km. Shobha
Constituency   : Udupi Chikmagalur (Karnataka)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Email Address : karandljeshobha[AT]gmail[DOT]com

Father's Name Late Shri Monappa Gowda
Mother's Name Smt. Poovakka
Date of Birth 23 Oct 1966
Place of Birth Puttur, Dakshina Kannda (Karnataka)
Marital Status Unmarried
M.A. (Sociology), M.S.W.
Educated at Open University, Mysore and Roshni Milaya, Mangalore University
Profession Social Worker
Permanent Address
#16, 2nd Main 3rd Cross,
Chikkamaranahalli, New Bel Road,
Tel:09448087039 (M)
Present Address
101, Narmada Apartment,
M.S. Flats, Dr. B.D. Marg,
New Delhi-110 001
Tel: (011) 23717975 (R), 09448087039 (M)
(011) 23383975, 23383976 (O)
Positions Held
2004 - 2008 Member, Karnataka Legislative Council
2008 - 2013 Member, Karnataka Legislative Assembly
Minister, Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Government of Karnataka
2010 - 2013 Minister, Power, Government of Karnataka
2010 - 2012 Minister, Food and Civil Supplies, Government of Karnataka
May 2014 Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
1 Sep. 2014 - 03 Dec. 2014 Member, Committee on Empowerment of Women
1 Sep. 2014 - 25 May 2019 Member, Standing Committee on Defence
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Agriculture
13 May 2015 - 25 May 2019 Member, Joint Committee on the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Second Amendment) Bill, 2015
May 2019 Re-elected to 17th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
13 Sept. 2019 - 7 July 2021 Member, Standing Committee on Energy
09 Oct. 2019 - 7 July 2021 Member, Committee on Empowerment of Women
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Women and Child Development
7 July 2021 onwards Union Minister of State, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

Countries Visited
Arab Countries, China, European Countries, Nepal and U.S.A.

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