Shri.P.J JOSEPH (Honorable Minister for Water Resources)
Residence : 04862 273126
Office : 0471 2336605
Mobile : 9495766600
Portfolios: Irrigation, Command Area Development Authority, Ground Water Development, Water Supply and Sanitation, Inland Navigation (Construction of Water Ways)
P R O F I L E
Son of Shri P.O. Joseph and Smt. Annamma; born at purapuzha on 10th June 1941; M.A; Agriculturist.
Held the portfolio of Home Affairs (16-1-1978 to 15-9-1978); was Minister for Revenue, Education and Excise (28-12-1981 to 17-3-1982), Minister for Revenue and Housing (24-5-1982 to 25-3-1987), Minister for Education, Public Works, Housing and Registration (20-5-1996 to 13-5-2001) and Minister for public works (May 2006- September 2006) and (17-8-2009- 30-5-2010).
Also served as the Member of the Syndicate of Kerala University (1975); Chairman of Gandhiji study Centre; One of the prominent Bio and Organic Farmers in Kerala; Pioneered Bio Farming in Kerala, Diary Farming, Conducts ‘Karshikamela’ (Agricultural Fair) in Thodupuzha annually the first of which was in 1989. Implemented sustainable Development Projects all over Kerala.
Now working Chairman Kerala Congress (M); Member, Indian Science Congress.
Previously elected to KLA in 1982, 1987, 1996, 2001 and 2006.