Shri Veerapa Moily
( Minister)
Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas

Father's Name Shri Thammayya Moily
Mother's Name Smt. Poovamma
Date of Birth 12.01.1940
Place of Birth Marpadi, Distt. Moodabidri (Karnataka)
Marital Status Married
Date Of Marriage 25-02-1965
Spouse's Name Smt. Malathi V. Moily
No Of Sons 1
No Of Daughters 3
Educational Qualifications B.A., B.L.
Educated at Government Law College, Bangalore, Karnataka

Permanent Address
Kaustubha No. 1, R.T. Nagar
Bangluru - 560 032 Karnataka
Present Address

Fax. (011)
Position Held
1972-99 Member,Karnataka Legislative assembly(6 terms)
1975 Minister of State, Small Scale Industry , Govt.of Karnataka
1980-83 Cabinet Minister of State, Finance, Govt.of Karnataka
1983-85 Leader of Oppsn, Karnataka Legislative Assembly
1989-90 Cabinet Minister of State, Law, Govt.of Karnataka
1990-92 Cabinet Minister of State, Education, Govt.of Karnataka
1992-94 Chief Minister ,Govt.of Karnataka
2009 Elected to 15th Lok Sabha
31/05/2009-19/07/2011 Union Cabinet Minister ,Law & Justice
July 2011 Union Cabinet Minister ,Corporate Affairs
Aug 12 - Oct 12 Union Cabinet Minister ,Power
Oct'12 - Union Cabinet Minister ,Ministry of Petroleum
Social And Cultural Activities
Overall development of the country in respect of education; school of excellence exclusively for dropout after eight Mahatma Gandhi Residential School, Kukkundur village, Karkala Taluk, Chickaballpur Taluk; and involved in peasant movement, Karkala; Yakshagana Theater Artist
Special Interests
Detailed understanding of the Indian economy, fiscal structure and requirement of States from a macro and micro perspective
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Other Information
Honorary doctorate awarded by (i) Mangalore University, on Feb 16, 2009; (ii) Russian Academy; and (iii) NALSAR, Hyderabad.; 40 years of experience in public service, policy making, governance and politics; Chairman, (i) Tax Reforms, (ii) Revenue Commission, and (iii) Oversight Committee on Education, Govt. of Karnataka, (iv) Administrative Reforms Commission, (v) Next Step Foundation Award conferred by Foundation of U.K., House of Commons for outstanding contribution to judiciary
Countries Visited
Australia, China, France, Kuwait, Nepal, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, Thailand, U.S.A., and U.K.