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Full NameJairam Ramesh IyengarProfessionPoliticianPhysical Stats & MoreEye ColourBlackHair ColourSalt and PepperPoliticsPolitical PartyIndian National CongressPolitical Journey• 1999: Became a Member of the Rajasthan Development Council
• 2000: Appointed as the Secretary in the All India Congress Committee and the Deputy Chairman of the Karnataka Planning Board up till 2002
• 2000: Became a member of the eminent persons group of the Union Ministry of Power
• 2001: Became a Economic Advisor to the government of the state of Chhattisgarh
• 2001: Became a Deputy Chairman of the State Planning Board for Government of Karnataka and on the Economic Advisory Council of Andhra Pradesh
• 2004: Became a member of the Congress Party’s electoral strategy team for the 2004 Lok Sabha cycle
• 2004: Elected as the Member of the Rajya Sabha from the Andhra Pradesh constituency
• 2004: Became a member of the various committees including the Public Accounts Committee, the Standing Committee on Finance, and the Committee on Government Assurances
• 2009: resigned as the Minister of State for Power and Minister of State for Commerce and Industry
• 2009: re-elected as the member of the Rajya Sabha and was given independent charge as Minister of Environment and Forests
• 2010: Elected as the Member of Rajya Sabha from Andhra Pradesh
• 2011: Appointed as the Union Minister of Rural Development and also given an additional charge of the new Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation
• 2012: Removed from the position of the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation during cabinet reshuffle
• 2016`: Elected as the Member of the Rajya Sabha from Karnataka
• 2022: Appointed as the head of Media, including social & Digital media of Indian National Congress Party
• 2022: Re-elected as the member of the Rajya Sabha from KarnatakaPersonal LifeDate of Birth9 April 1954 (Friday)Age (as of 2024) 70 YearsBirthplaceChikmagalur, Mysore State, IndiaZodiac signAriesSignatureJairam Ramesh's signatureNationalityIndianHometownChikmagalur, Mysore StateSchoolSt. Xavier’s School, Ranchi (1961–1963)College/University• Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
• Carnegie Mellon University, United States
• Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United StatesEducational Qualification• B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
• Master of Science in Public Policy and Public Management from Carnegie Mellon University, United StatesReligion/Religious ViewsHinduism along with many practices from BuddhismCasteVaishnavFood HabitVegetarianAddress6-3-862/3, Sadat Manzil, Apoorva Unit No. 4, Ameerpet, Khairatabad, HyderabadControversies• Falsely Accused villagers of Madhya Pradesh
During his tenure as the Minister of State for Environment and Forests, Jairam Ramesh formally apologized to the villagers in Madhya Pradesh after falsely accusing them for dumping of Carbide waste. During the apology, he also admitted that the lethal waste was smuggled out during the night hours from the Carbide factory and dumped in the area.

• Charged with Defamation case
In 2019, Vivek Doval, son of the son of National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, filed a defamation case against Jairam Ramesh because of the defamatory statements made by Jairam after the magazine named Caravan Magazine published a defamatory article against him. The complaint was filed in January 2019 and Jairam was granted a bail in May 2019. Later, Ramesh gave a formal apology to Vivek and claimed that his remarks were based on a news article.

Social Media• Facebook
TwitterRelationships & MoreMarital StatusWidowedMarriage Date26 January 1981FamilyWife/SpouseK. R. Jayashree (Passed away in 2019)ParentsFather– C.K. Ramesh (Professor of civil engineering in IIT Bombay)
Mother– Sridevi RameshStyle QuotientCar CollectionMaruti RitzMoney FactorAssets/Properties (As of 2021-2022)Movable Assets
Cash: Rs. 25,000
Deposits in Banks: Rs. 90,59,899
Bonds: Rs. 27,41,355
Motor Vehicles: Rs. 4,00,000
Jewelry: Rs. 45,00,000

Immovable Assets
Residential Buildings: Rs. 2,84,00,000

Net Worth (approx.) (As of 2021-2022)Rs. 4 Crores

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