Your message has been sent, you will be contacted soon

Call Me Now!

Close

KPCC PresidentClick here to connect to him on facebook, youtube, twitter


Shri. D.K.
Shivakumar

Shri. D.K. Shivakumar, MLA., sworn-in as President of KPCC  – A staunch Congressman.

As a Congressman

Shri. D.K. Shivakumar hails from a family committed to Gandhian ideals. Shri. D.K. Shivakumar has been an MLA since 1989 and has been a minister several times. He has held portfolios such as Energy, Urban Development, Home, etc. Shri. D.K Shivakumar is known for his dynamism and is a powerhouse of the congress party.

Committed to People

He was born into an agricultural family, and have experienced the difficulties of agriculture.  Farming can be remunerative by following the right practices. He believes that education is, and will be the most powerful means to bring in this change. To provide accessible and right education in each sector, support of government is a key factor.

He believes that politics in an ultimatum that can uplift a commoner’s life. Administration in  India could influence each sector due to development and he could picture our country being a telltale for generations to come, through good governance. This made him choose the field of politics to bring in the necessary change towards betterment.

Political Background

  • Co-Chairman, KPCC campaign committee
  • Ex- Working President, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee
  • Member of Legislative Assembly, Kanakapura Constituency (continuously 6th term)
  • Member, All India Congress Committee
  • Member, KPCC Election Committee
  • Ex-Minister for Co-operation, Urban Development and Ex-State Home Minister (Prisons and Home guards)
  • Ex-General Secretary, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee
  • Ex-Zilla Panchayath Member, Bangalore Rural District
  • Ex-President, Bangalore Rural Youth Congress Committee
  • Ex-President, National Student Union of India, Bangalore Rural District

Career Highlights

1987 : Elected as Zilla Panchayath Member, Bangalore Rural District (1987-89)

1989 : Elected as Member of Legislative Assembly, Sathanur Constituency from Indian National Congress (1989-1994)

1991 : State Home Minister (Prisons and Home guards) in Sri. S.Bangarappa’s

Cabinet (1991-1992)

1994 : Elected as Member of Legislative Assembly, Sathnur Constituency as Independent Candidate (1994-1999)

1999 : Elected as Member of Legislative Assembly, Sathnur Constituency from Indian National Congress (1999-2004)

1999 : Cabinet Minister for Co-Operation in Sri. S.M.Krishna’s Cabinet (99-02)

1999 : Chairman, Karnataka State Warehousing Corporation

2002 : Cabinet Minister for Urban Development in Sri. S.M.Krishna’s Cabinet

2002 : Chairman, Karnataka State Town Planning Board Chairman, Rajiv Gandhi Yuva Shakthi Sangh

2003 : Chairman, Bangalore Mysore Infrastructure Corridor Area Project Authority.

Member, Karnataka State Election Delimitation Committee 2004 : Elected to Karnataka Legislative Assembly for the 4th term. 2008 : Elected to Karnataka Legislative Assembly for the 5th term.

2008 – 2010 : Working President, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee

2013:    Elected to Karnataka Legislative Assembly for the 6th time.

2014:     January 1. Took oath of office as Minister for Energy at Siddaramaiah Cabinet. 2018. Elected t Karnataka Legislative Assembly from Kanakapura assembly constituency for 7th time in a row

2018:    sworn in as a cabinet Minister incharge of Water Resources and Medical Education.

Educational/Charitable Institutions

Chairman:                National Education Foundation

Global Academy of Technology National Hill View Public School Global College of Nursing

Chairman:                DKS Charitable Institute Trust, Bangalore – engaged in rural constituency development programme, educational institutions, Training programmes of tailoring, driving etc., Ikon Nursing College, Global Institute of Management Sciences and also enlightening the rural people over the implementation of centrally sponsored schemes.

Chairman:                Apollo Education Trust, Bangalore

National Apollo Public School

Chairman:                Arya Vidya Shala Parent’s Association, Bangalore

Trustee:                    Jnanavikasa Education Foundation, Bangalore Rural District

Jnanavikasa Academy of Technology

Working President:          Dasashrama International Trust, Bangalore.

 

Service in Education Field

2004 : Elected as Senate Member, Bangalore University, Bangalore

2006 : Elected as Senate Member, Rajeev Gandhi University of Health

Sciences, Bangalore.

2009 : Elected as Member, Board of Management, Karnataka State Open University, Mysore.

2005 : Participated in the enactment of 75 years of Dandi March by the Indian National Congress.

Delegations and Conference

1988 : Represented India at the 13th World Youth Festival at Poyang Yong

2001 : A delegate to the International Federation fo Warehousing Logistics

Associations at Paris

2002 : A delegate to International Co-Operative Alliance at Seoul

2003 : Participated in the Urban Development study tour by Government of India to China, Japan, Australia and New Zealand

2003 : Participated in Vokkaliga Parishath of America’s Conference at America

2003 : Participated in V.P.A. Conference at America

  • Special Interest to train youth’s to Join the Politics and Started Rajeev Gandhi Academy of Political Leadership Training to train the youth leaders. (To be Inaugurated).
  • Enrolled the highest number of membership to NSUI and Youth Congress units throughout the state through special motivation, drive and
  • Rajeev Gandhi Yuva Shakthi Sangha in All Panchayath’s was Formed and Inaugurated by Sri. Sachin Tendulkar.

Countries visited:

Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, China, Japan, Nepal, Korea, Australia, New- Zealand, France, Germany, Italy and United States of America.

DKS Charitable Trust

Education

Providing professional education in subsidized fees to poor and rural students.

Free training & employment guarantee scheme

Trust is giving free training to rural ladies in mechanized tailoring and free training to youths of fixing, plumbing, electrical and driving. And issue of driving license for the entire eligible candidate.

Prathibha Puraskara Programme

Every year trust is honoring with materials and cash prizes to 1000 meritorious students of S.S.L.C and P.U.C. under prathibha puraskara program to compete with urban counterparts.

Creating awareness about Government schemes and Policies

Trust is coordinating with State and Central government institutions to reach rural poor people with all the government benefits by enlightening and creating awareness about government policies and programs.

 

Providing drinking fluoride free drinking water to more than 100 villages in Kanakapura Assembly constituency by erecting state of the art water treatment plants at an estimated cost of Rs. 5.00/plant.

Bio-Data of D.K.SHIVAKUMAR

 

Name                         :           D.K.SHIVAKUMAR

Father                        :           D.K.Kempegowda

Mother                      :           Gowramma

Spouse                      :           Usha Shivakumar

Children                    :           2 daughters & a son

Place of Birth           :           Doddahalahalli, Uyyamballi Hobli, Kanakapura Taluk

Ramanagara District, Karnataka State, India

Address                     :           252, 18th Cross, Upper Palace Orchad,

Sadashivanagar, Bangalore , Karnataka State. PIN – 560 080.

Caste/community  :           Vokkaliga Date of Birth                           :           15-05-1962

Educational              :           M.A (Political Science) Qualification

Occupation              :           Agriculturist by birth

Businessman by Profession Educationist by choice

Other Interest         :           Protection of Environment & Wild Life

Contact                     :           91-80-23617700 (R) 91-80-23619000

98451-56524, 98455-56633(M)

080- 23617000 Fax

Email                          :           dkshivakumar1@gmail.com dkshivakumar@ymail.com

Positions held in Congress Party

2008-10: Working President, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee. 2001-                 : Member All India Congress Committee, New Delhi

1995-01: General Secretary, KPCC, Bangalore.

1985-89: President, Bangalore Rural District Youth Congress (I) Committee, Bangalore

1983-85: General Secretary, Karnataka State Youth Congress Committee Bangalore

1981-83: President, N.S.U.I., Bangalore District. Bangalore.

 

Political Career

2008-10: Working President, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee

2008 : Elected to Karnataka Legislative Assembly for the 5th Term. 2004 : Elected to Karnataka Legislative Assembly for the 4th term.

2003 : Chairman, Bangalore Mysore Infrastructure Corridor Area Project Authority.

2002 : Chairman, Karnataka State Town Planning Board Chairman, Rajiv Gandhi Yuva Shakthi Sangh

 

2002 : Cabinet Minister for Urban Development in Sri. S.M.Krishna’s

Cabinet

2000-03: Member of National Policy on Co-Operation, Government of India.

1999 : Member, Karnataka State Election Delimitation Committee

1999 : Chairman, Karnataka State Warehousing Corporation

1999 : Cabinet Minister for Co-Operation in Sri. S.M.Krishna’s Cabinet (99-02)

1999 : Elected as Member of Legislative Assembly, Sathnur Constituency from Indian National Congress (1999-2004) for the 3rd Term.

1994 : Electedas Member of Legislative Assembly, Sathnur Constituency (1994-1999) for the 2nd Term.

1991 : State Home Minister (Prisons and Home guards) in Sri. S.Bangarappa’s

Cabinet (1991-1992).

1989 : Elected as Member of Legislative Assembly, Sathnur Constituency from Indian National Congress (1989-1994)

1987 : Elected as Zilla Panchayath Member, Bangalore Rural District (1987-89)

Educational/Charitable Institutions

Chairman:                National Education Foundation

Global Academy of Technology National Hill View Public School Global College of Nursing

Chairman:                DKS Charitable Institute Trust, Bangalore – engaged in rural constituency development programme, educational institutions, Training programmes of Skill Development for Unemployed rural youths.

Ikon Nursing College, Global Institute of Management Sciences .

Chairman:                Apollo Education Trust, Bangalore

National Apollo Public School

Chairman:                Arya Vidya Shala Parent’s Association, Bangalore

Trustee:                    Jnanavikasa Education Foundation, Bangalore Rural District

Jnanavikasa Academy of Technology

Working President:          Dasashrama International Trust, Bangalore.

UNIVERSITIES

2004 : Elected as Senate Member, Bangalore University, Bangalore

2006 : Elected as Senate Member, Rajeev Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore.

2009 : Elected as Member, Board of Management, Karnataka State Open University, Mysore.

Delegations nd Conference

1988 : Represented India at the 13th World Youth Festival at Poyang Yong

2001 : A delegate to the International Federation fo Warehousing Logistics

Associations at Paris

 

2002 : A delegate to International Co-Operative Alliance at Seoul

 

2003 : Participated in the Urban Development study tour by Government of India to China, Japan, Australia and New Zealand

 

2003 : Participated in V.P.A. Conference at America

  • Special Interest to train youth’s to Join the Politics and Started Rajeev Gandhi Academy of Political Leadership Training to train the youth leaders.(To be Inaugurated).
  • Enrolled highest number of N.S.U.I. membership and youth congress Membership in my Assembly Constituency in the
  • Rajeev Gandhi yuva Shakthi Sangha in All Panchayath’s were Formed and Inaugurated by Sri. Sachin