Positions Held and details:
for Agriculture & Labour from 25-09-1971 to 25-03-1977,
Minister for Health and Tourism from 25-01-1980 to 16-10-1981,
Minister for Finance and Excise since 05-09-2004.
Governor, Andaman & Nicobar Islands
Lok Sabha (1984-89) & (1989-91).
Committee on Public Undertakings (Lok Sabha), Committee
on Subordinate Legislation (Lok Sabha).
Member, Kerala University; Started political
life as a worker of Students Congress in
1946; Became a Member of Vakkom Panchayath
in 1953; President, D.C.C.,
Thiruvananthapuram; General Secretary,
K.P.C.C.; Vice President, K.P.C.C.;
A.I.C.C. Member for 25 years; Chairman of
the consultative committee of experts to the
CIDP of Inter Parliamentary Union, Geneva
for 5 years, Delegate to the Commonwealth
Parliamentary Conference held at Bahamas in
1982, Nairobi in 1983, Isle of Man in 1984,
and Australia in 2001;
Leader, Indian Delegation to the
Global Conference on the sustainable
development of Small Island Developing
States (Barbadose 1996).