Loksatta Jayaprakash Narayana Profile, History
Dr. Jayaprakash Narayan born on 14th Jan 1956 commonly known as JP, is a noted Indian politician, social reformer and columnist.JP is the President of Lok Satta Party and currently a MLA from Kukatpally constituency in Hyderabad,Andhra Pradesh.
He is also a former IAS Officer.He joined public administration after making it to I.A.S. in 1980 standing all India second. Some of his achievements are
Led rehabilitation of 8000 youth from displaced families of the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant.
Designed the reconstruction of drainage and irrigation network in Krishna, Prakasham and Godavari deltas.
He successfully mobilized the farmers on a large scale to take up irrigation schemes to bring two lakh acres came under irrigation.
Strengthened the credit cooperatives and making them independent of government control.
Served as Secretary to both Governor and Chief Minister NT Ramarao of Andhra Pradesh.
Comming to his personal life Jayaprakash Narayan is married to Radha, who is lawyer by training, and they have a son, Siddharth and a daughter, Snigdha
More articles: Andhra Pradesh politicians profile