Shri. A. K. Balan

Minister for Welfare of Scheduled Castes,
Scheduled Tribes  and Backward Classes,
Law, Culture and Parliamentary Affairs

Abbreviation: M(SC/ST, BC, Law & C)
Email: min.law@kerala.gov.in, ministerakbalan@gmail.com
 
Portfolios: Welfare of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes  and Backward Classes; Law; Culture; Parliamentary Affairs; KSFDC

Constituency : Tarur

 

Profile
 
Shri. A. K. Balan, MLA from Tarur is serving as Minister for Welfare of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Backward Classes, Law, Culture and Parliamentary Affairs in the LDF led ministry headed by Shri. Pinarayi Vijayan. Shri. Balan entered politics through students' movement activities. He was Secretary and President of S.F.I. State Committee (1979-1982); Chairman, Thalassery Brennan College Union (1973-74); President, Palakkad District Council (1989-91); Chairman, K.S.F.E. (1996-2001); District President and Secretary, C.I.T.U. Palakkad; All India Executive Committee Member and State Vice-President, C.I.T.U.; State Secretariat and Central Committee Member, C.P.I. (M).  He was elected to Parliament from Ottappalam (1980-85) and served as Member for Estimates Committee and Defence Consultation Committee.
 
In 1972, he led Kozhikode Thottakkad Excess Land Agitation and had been imprisoned for 30 days in Kannur Central Jail. Later he also led agitation for a University Centre in Thalasseri; to resume the shift system in colleges; to provide educational concessions to parallel college students; and for enhancing educational concessions to students belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes communities. He was Minister for Welfare of Backward and Scheduled Communities and Electricity during 2006-11 in the previous LDF ministry. Previously elected to Kerala Legislative Assembly in 2001, 2006 and 2011. He was born to Kelappan and Kunhi on 3rd August 1948 at Nadapuram.
 
Wife: Dr. P. K. Jameela (Rtd. DHS)
Children   : Two sons (Nikhil Balan and Naveen Balan)
 

 

Address & Phone Numbers

Office

Room No: 118
1st Floor
North Block
Secretariat
Thiruvananthapuram
Mob: 9447962200
Tel: 0471-2333772/ 2333849
Fax: Tel: 0471-2332239

 

Residence

 Pampa

Cliff House Compound
Nanthancode
Thiruvananthapuram
0471 – 2310669
0471 - 2310664

 

Permanent Address

"Janani"
Parakunnam
Palakkad
PIN- 678 001.
 

Constituency

Tarur Constituency
K. Madhavan Smaraka Mandiram
Nairthara
Vadakkencherry
Palakkad (D.T), 678683.
Phone : 0492 – 2257900
Fax    : 0492 – 2257900
email: ministerakbalan@gmail.com
 

 

Right to Information

State Public Information Officer

Sri. K. Oommen
Addl. Private Secretary
Tel: 0471-2333772
Mob: 9497425252
 

Appellate Authority

Sri. C.P. Promod
Private Secretary
Tel: 0471-2333772
Mob: 9846055246
 
 

Personal Staff of Minister for Welfare of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Backward Classes, Law, Culture and Parliamentary Affairs

Name

Designation

Office

Mobile

Sri. C. P. Promod

Private Secretary

0471- 2518404

9846055246 

Sri. K. Oommen

Addl. Private Secretary

0471- 2517257

9497425252

Dr. R. K. Prabhakaran

Addl. Private Secretary

0471- 2518945

9400146500

Sri. Padmarajan. K

Addl. Private Secretary

0471- 2518414

8589097048

Sri. Manibhooshanan A.

Asst. Private Secretary

0471- 2517290

9895438336

Sri. Sivadas V.

Asst. Private Secretary

0471- 2518125

9496241502

Sri. K. T. Mahesh Kumar

Asst. Private Secretary

0471- 2518125

9495727588

Sri. P. Hari Asst. Private Secretary 0471- 2518926 8714815308

Sri. S. Asokakumar

Personal Assistant

0471- 2518126

9447716820

Sri. A. M. Joshy

Section Officer

0471- 2517226

9497425849

Sri. Jayan O. S.

Addl. Personal Assistant

0471- 2518594

9446470232

Sri. Anish P

Addl. Personal Assistant

0492- 2257900

9847796688