Dr. G. Parameshwara MSc.(Agri), Ph.D(Australia)
Sri Siddhartha Academy of Higher Education
(Deemed to be University)
Tumkur, Karnataka, India,
Handpicked by Rajiv Gandhi
Dr. G. Parameshwara hails from a family committed to Gandhian ideals. When Late Prime Minister Sri. Rajiv Gandhi Visited Tumkur, he found immense potential in Dr.G. Parameshwara and brought him into active politics. He was first appointed as the Joint Secretary of the KPCC.
Congress Organizational Contribution
Smt. Sonia Gandhi recognized Dr.Parameshwara capabilities and appointed him as prestigious Special Invitee to the Congress Working Committee. He also served as a KPCC, President for the longest period and also as Chairman of the KPCC Campaign Committee, as its Vice President and as a General Secretary earlier.
He has been elected to the Assembly five times. He represented Madhugiri Assembly Constituency in the year 1989,1999 and 2004 and after delimitation, Koratagere Assembly Constituency in 2008.He was MLC (2016-2017). Presently he is Member of Legislative Assembly in 2018 from Koratagere Constituency. He has built a broad base of supporters from across Dalits, major communities, backward castes and minorities.
Dr. Parameshwara has earlier served as a Minister for Sericulture (1993-94), as a Minister for Higher Education, Medical Education, Science and Technology, Information and Publicity (1999-2004) and as Minister for Home (2015-2017) and leader of the House of Karnataka Legislative Council. He was Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka and Minister of Home Affairs and (2018-19). He was instrumental in establishing the Tumkur University.
Back Model to all Communities
Dr. Parameshwara is a highly educated agricultural scientist with PhD from Australia An all-rounder, he was an active sportsman. He has also won many scholarships during his studies.
As an educationist Dr.Parameshwara overseas the Deemed University of Medical, Dental and Engineering College and many Schools which are part and parcel of Siddhartha Group of Institutions in Tumkur, that has provided affordable, quality education to lakhs of Poor, rural students.
Member, Australian Society of Plant Physiology Member, Indian Society of Plant Physiology, Member, Indian Society of Agricultural Sciences
Appointments and fellowships
Dr. Parameshwara, born on 6th August 1951, Father Shikshana Bhishma Late Sri. H.M. Gangadharaiah, Ex-MLC and Late Smt. Gangamalamma. He did his B.Sc (Agri) Graduation on 1975 and Post Graduation M.Sc (Agri) on 1978 at University of Agricultural Sciences (UAS) Bangalore, Karnataka and obtained Doctor of Philosophy from Waite Agricultural Research Institute, University of Adelaide, Australia on 1984.