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M. Veerappa Moily

M. Veerappa Moily
Friday, January 12, 1940
vmoily@kar.nic.in
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Marpadi Veerappa Moily is an Indian politician from the state of Karnataka. He is a member of the 16th Lok Sabha and represents the Chikballapur constituency. He was the former Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister of Corporate Affairs and Minister of Power in the Indian government. Moily was elected as MP of the Chickballapur district by a wide margin in 2009. Moily was the former Chief Minister of the Indian state of Karnataka (19 Nov 1992 – 11 Dec 1994). He was elected to Karnataka state legislative assembly from Karkala constituency of Udupi district of Karnataka. he has now been selected as member of parliament from chikkabalapur consistency on 16 May 2014. He is also currently serving as the All India Congress Committee General Secretary in charge of Andhra Pradesh. He is regarded as one of the senior members of the Congress Party, and a close adviser for the Congress Leader Sonia Gandhi.

Political career

  • The Prime Minister advised the President of India that M. Veerappa Moily, Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas shall be given additional charge of the work of Ministry of Environment & Forests.
  • 2012: Petroleum Minister w.e.f. 28.10.2012
  • 2011–2012: Cabinet Minister of Corporate Affairs, Govt. of India
  • 2009-2011: Cabinet Minister of Law and Justice, Govt. of India 
  • 2006–2009: Chairman of the Oversight Committee for implementation of 27 per cent reservation for OBCs in central educational institutions
  • 2002–2004: Chairman, Revenue Reforms Commission
  • 2005-2009: Chairman, 2nd Administrative Reform Commission.
  • 2000–2002: Chairman, Tax Reforms Commission
  • 1992–1994: Chief Minister of Karnataka
  • 1989–1992: Minister for Law, Youth Service, Culture, Information, Parliamentary Affairs and Education, Govt. of Karnataka
  • 1983–1985: Leader of Opposition, Karnataka Assembly
  • 1980–1982: Minister for Finance and Planning, Govt. of Karnataka
  • 1974–1977: Minister for Small Scale Industries, Govt. of Karnataka
  • Appointed to various committees by Indira Gandhi one of which led to the setting up of National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD).
  • Practiced law in the courts of Karkala, Mangalore, High Court in Bangalore and at the Supreme Court of India.
  • Led the implementation of economic reforms in Karnataka in 1992 and also responsible for drafting & implementing the Karnataka Land Reforms Act in 1974.
  • Led several projects, policies and achievements of the State of Karnataka in ministries and sectors such as Finance, Irrigation and Power, Urban Development and Infrastructure, Housing and Rural Development, Empowerment, Education and Culture.
  • Author of epic poem Sri Ramayana Mahanveshanam in five volumes containing 42,295 lines in Kannada. It is also being translated into Hindi and being published by Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts, New Delhi.
  • Authored ‘Musings on India’ Part 1 & 2 in English containing articles on contemporary issues including public finance.
  • Regular columnist for leading print publications and electronic media.
  • Currently writing a book on the steps to be taken to make India an economic superpower by year 2020.


Political career

  • The Prime Minister advised the President of India that M. Veerappa Moily, Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas shall be given additional charge of the work of Ministry of Environment & Forests.
  • 2012: Petroleum Minister w.e.f. 28.10.2012
  • 2011–2012: Cabinet Minister of Corporate Affairs, Govt. of India
  • 2009-2011: Cabinet Minister of Law and Justice, Govt. of India 
  • 2006–2009: Chairman of the Oversight Committee for implementation of 27 per cent reservation for OBCs in central educational institutions
  • 2002–2004: Chairman, Revenue Reforms Commission
  • 2005-2009: Chairman, 2nd Administrative Reform Commission.
  • 2000–2002: Chairman, Tax Reforms Commission
  • 1992–1994: Chief Minister of Karnataka
  • 1989–1992: Minister for Law, Youth Service, Culture, Information, Parliamentary Affairs and Education, Govt. of Karnataka
  • 1983–1985: Leader of Opposition, Karnataka Assembly
  • 1980–1982: Minister for Finance and Planning, Govt. of Karnataka
  • 1974–1977: Minister for Small Scale Industries, Govt. of Karnataka
  • Appointed to various committees by Indira Gandhi one of which led to the setting up of National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD).
  • Practiced law in the courts of Karkala, Mangalore, High Court in Bangalore and at the Supreme Court of India.
  • Led the implementation of economic reforms in Karnataka in 1992 and also responsible for drafting & implementing the Karnataka Land Reforms Act in 1974.
  • Led several projects, policies and achievements of the State of Karnataka in ministries and sectors such as Finance, Irrigation and Power, Urban Development and Infrastructure, Housing and Rural Development, Empowerment, Education and Culture.
  • Author of epic poem Sri Ramayana Mahanveshanam in five volumes containing 42,295 lines in Kannada. It is also being translated into Hindi and being published by Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts, New Delhi.
  • Authored ‘Musings on India’ Part 1 & 2 in English containing articles on contemporary issues including public finance.
  • Regular columnist for leading print publications and electronic media.
  • Currently writing a book on the steps to be taken to make India an economic superpower by year 2020.


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