Kalvakuntla Taraka Rama Rao (KTR)
Minister of IT, Working President of the TRS, MLA, Sircilla, Rajanna Sircilla, Telangana, TRS.
Kalvakuntla Taraka Rama Rao (KTR) is currently serving as a Working President of Telangana Rashtra Samithi and the Minister of MA&UD, Industries, and IT&C in Telangana KCR’s Cabinet and K.T.R. is a Member of Legislative Assembly of Sircilla Constituency, Rajanna Sircilla district.
He was born on 24-07-1976 to Chandrashekhar Rao and Shobha Rao in Karimnagar Dist. He completed SSC Saint George Grammer School 1991, and Intermediate from Vignan Junior College at Vadlamudi, Guntur, in 1993.
He went on to graduate with a BSc in Microbiology, Chemistry, Botany from Nizam College of the Osmania University at Hyderabad in 1996, and MSC Pune University 1998, MBA University Of New York USA 2000.
His father, K. Chandrashekhar Rao, is the founder of Telangana Rashtra Samithi and the 1st Chief Minister of Telangana, and his mother, K. Shobha Rao, is a homemaker. His younger sister, K Kavitha is the MLC of Nizamabad, President of Telangana Jagruthi, and a former Member of Parliament in the Lok Sabha for the Nizamabad constituency, K.T.R. is married to K Shailima. The couple has two children.
In 2006, K. Chandrasekhar Rao resigned from the United Progressive Alliance-I. K. T. Rama Rao resigned from his job to join the Telangana Rashtra Samithi in 2006 and began campaigning for his father who contested for the Karimnagar Lok Sabha by-election in the same year. KCR won by a margin of over 2 lakh.
In 2009, He contested the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly Elections (MLA) (Resigned on 14.02.2010 and Re-elected on 30.07.2010) from the Sircilla Assembly constituency.
He won by a close margin of 171 votes, defeating independent candidate KK Mahender Reddy. When the Telangana Joint Action Committee organized a rail-road-transport blockade as part of the movement, he spent a night with the agitating protestors to push for a consensus on the formation of Telangana and asked for a timeframe for A finish implementation.
From 2014-2018, He was Served as a Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) of the Sircilla Assembly constituency from the TRS Party. From 2014-2016, He was appointed as Minister for Panchayat Raj & Information Technology, Government of Telangana.
KTR has been awarded Most Inspirational Icon on the Year 2015 by CNN-IBN and Ritz Magazine. He is multi-lingual, being fluent in Telugu, English, Hindi, and Urdu. In 2016, He worked as a Minister for Panchayat Raj, Information Technology, Municipal Administration and Urban Development, Government of Telangana.
From 2016-2018, He was served as Minister for Information Technology, Municipal Administration and Urban Development, Industries, Handlooms and Textiles, Mines and Geology, Public Enterprises, NRI Affairs, Government of Telangana.
In 2018, He was Served as a Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) of the Sircilla Assembly constituency from the TRS Party, Rajanna Sircilla Dist. He made a mark for himself by working hard and taking key decisions to promote IT.
The T Hub, launched by him is a shining example of the work done to promote the IT sector. Schemes like Mission Bhageeratha and Grama Jyothi were praised across the country for innovative ideas.
politically, his biggest achievement is the stupendous victory in the GHMC elections. Under KTR, the party won 99 seats on its own. He has also strategized during the assembly elections in 2018.
KTR personally campaigned in 55 assembly seats as part of the electioneering. The party had also won impressively in the panchayat elections and the Huzurabad by-polls. Organisationally, he had ensured that the party reaches the 60 lakh target in membership and that the booth and village level committees are formed. The next biggest task for him is to construct party offices in 22 district headquarters.
In 2018, Chief Minister KCR appointed KTR as the Working President of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi Party Ever since he became the president, he has been focusing on building the party organization and making it battle-ready.
In 2019, He was Minister for Municipal Administration and Urban Development, Industries, Information Technology and Communications, Government of Telangana.
కరోనా వైరస్ వ్యాప్తిని నిరోధించడంలో ముందుండి పోరాడుతున్న జీహెచ్ఎంసీ క్షేత్రస్థాయి సిబ్బందితో కలిసి సహపంక్తి భోజనం చేసిన మునిసిపల్ శాఖ మంత్రి శ్రీ కేటీఆర్.ఈ కార్యక్రమంలో పాల్గొన్న మంత్రి శ్రీ వి. శ్రీనివాస్ గౌడ్ , మేయర్ శ్రీ బొంతు రామ్మోహన్, డిప్యూటీ మేయర్ శ్రీ బాబా ఫసియుద్దీన్, మునిసిపల్ శాఖ కార్యదర్శి శ్రీ అర్వింద్ కుమార్, ఎమ్మెల్యే శ్రీ బాల్క సుమన్ తదితరులు.
Industries Minister Sri KTR & Labour & Employment Minister Sri CH Malla Reddy held a video conference with district level officials of Industries & Labour Depts. Minister KTR instructed all officials to ensure both local and migrant workers’ needs are addressed during the lockdown.
MA&UD Minister Sri KTR interacted with the citizens at the Annapurna canteen at Ameerpet. Minister also checked if the citizens are following social distancing at the center. Minister Sri Talasani Srinivas Yadav and Mayor Sri Bonthu Rammohan were present.
మహాత్మా జ్యోతిబా ఫూలే జయంతి సందర్భంగా ఆయనకు నివాళులర్పించిన మంత్రులు శ్రీ కేటీఆర్, శ్రీ జగదీష్ రెడ్డి, శ్రీ సీహెచ్ మల్లారెడ్డి, శ్రీ పువ్వాడ అజయ్ కుమార్, ఎంపీ డాక్టర్ రంజిత్ రెడ్డి, ఎమ్మెల్యే శ్రీ వివేకానంద, ఎమ్మెల్సీ శ్రీ పల్లా రాజేశ్వర్ రెడ్డి.
ముఖ్యమంత్రి సహాయనిధికి ఈరోజు పలువురు విరాళాలు అందించారు. ప్రగతిభవన్ లో మంత్రి శ్రీ కేటీఆర్ ను కలిసి కరోనా కట్టడికి ప్రభుత్వం చేపడుతున్న కార్యక్రమాలకు మద్దతుగా విరాళాలు ఇచ్చి వాటికి సంబంధించిన చెక్కులను అందజేశారు.
MA&UD Minister Sri KTR inspected the ongoing works of Balanagar flyover which is being constructed as a part of the Strategic Road Development Programme in Hyderabad. Minister instructed the officials to speed up the works and utilize the lockdown period to complete the works.
Interacted with several people in the containment zone of Vemulawada town of Rajanna Sircilla District Glad that District Collector & team are providing all essentials at the doorstep of citizens & Medical checkups are being done regularly
Visited a couple of temporary shelters that have been arranged for migrant construction workers Interacted with them to enquire about their well-being. Requested them to not step out & be patient next two weeks as #TelanganaFightsCorona
Inspected the ongoing SRDP ramp works at Panjagutta along with MLA Nagendar Garu, Bonthu Rammohan, and Arvind Kumar Garu. Instructed engineers to expedite the work & complete before end May
Thanks to our frontline warriors. Pics from Hyderabad & Khammam
Interacted with the frontline warriors; the health workers & sanitation staff of GHMC and also DCP of central Zoe thanked them for their service & asked them to continue with their spirited efforts: KTR. Inspected the ongoing SRDP ramp works at Panjagutta along with MLA Nagendar Garu, Bonthu Rammohan, and Arvind Kumar Garu. Instructed engineers to expedite the work & complete before end May
కరోనా వైరస్ నియంత్రణ కోసం
హైదరాబాద్ లో కరోనా వైరస్ నియంత్రణ కోసం కంటైన్మెంట్ జోన్లుగా గుర్తించిన ప్రాంతాల్లో మంత్రి శ్రీ కేటీఆర్ పర్యటించారు. కంటైన్మెంట్ జోన్లలో తీసుకుంటున్న జాగ్రత్త చర్యలను మంత్రి పరిశీలించారు. ఈ సందర్భంగా మల్లెపల్లి కంటైన్మెంట్ జోన్ లో ప్రజలతో మాట్లాడుతూ ప్రతి ఒక్కరూ సామాజిక దూరం పాటించాలని సూచించారు.
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