Personal Profile


Name Shri G.K. Vasan
Father’s Name Shri G.K. Moopanar
Mother’s Name Shrimati Kasthuri Moopanar
Date of Birth December 28, 1964
Place of Birth Sundara Perumalkoil,
Distt. Tanjore, (Tamil Nadu)
Marital Status Married on November 29, 1996
Spouse’s Name Shrimati Sunitha Vasan
Children One son, Master G.K.V. Pranav
Educational Qualifications B.A. (Corporate Secretaryship),
The New College,
Madras University, Chennai
Profession Agriculture/farmer
Party Name


May 2009 – May 2014 Union Minister for Shipping
Jan 2006 – May 2009 Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation
Oct 2004 – Jan 2006 Member, Consultative Committee for theMinistry of Urban Development
Aug 2004 – Jan 2006 Member, Committee on Coal and Steel
Nov 2003 – Feb 2006 President, Tamil Nadu Congress Committee
Jun 2003 – Jul 2004 Member, Committee on Subordinate Legislation
Aug 2002 – Nov 2003 Secretary, All India Congress Committee (A.I.C.C.)
Jan 2003 – Feb 2004 Member, Committee on Urban and Rural Development
Jun 2002 – Jul 2004 Member, Departmentally-Related Standing Committeeon Urban and Rural Development
May 2002 – Jan 2004 Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Agriculture
April 2002 Elected to Rajya Sabha
Aug 2001 – Aug 2002 President, Tamil Maanila Congress (Moopanar)


Chairman Thiruvayiru Thyagabrahma Sabha
Life Member Tamil Nadu Cricket Association
Life Member Cosmopolitan Club, Chennai
Life Member Constitution Club, New Delhi

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