Biodata of Mr. P. C. Chacko (INC)

Son of John Chacko, born on 29 September 1946 at Kanjirappally, Dist. Kottayam (Kerala).

Married to Leela Chacko; Two sons

Educational Qualifications: Graduate

Educated at Mar Ivanios College and University College,
Kerala University, Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala)

Political and Social Worker

Positions held:

1970-73 President, Pradesh Youth Congress Committee,

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

1995-96 Member, Committee on Finance

1996 Re-elected to 11th Lok Sabha

1996-97 Member, Committee on Transport and Tourism

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

Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments

Member, Kerala Sahithya Parishath; associated with socio-cultural,
literary Associations

Special Interests: Banking and finance

Director, Federal Bank Ltd., Aluwa; Managing Director,
Veekshanam Printing and Publishing Co. Ltd., Cochin;
Member, (i)Rubber Board; and (ii)Press Council of India,

Last update: April 2009.