C.V. Ananda Bose Bio, Education, Family, Daughter, Parents

C.V. Ananda Bose Bio, Education, Family, Daughter, Parents

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Full NameC. V. Ananda Bose
ProfessionPolitician, Former Civil Servant
Famous ForBeing appointed as the twenty-second governor of West Bengal
Personal Life
GenderMale
Date of Birth2 January 1951
Age72
Birth PlaceMannanam, Kottayam, Kerala
Zodiac SignCapricorn
NationalityIndian
Home TownMannanam, Kottayam, Kerala
EthnicityMalayali 1
Civil Service
ServiceIndian Administrative Service (IAS)
Batch1977
CadreKerala
Retirement20 September 2011
Major Designation(s)• Assistant Collector, Kasargod (1 July 1979- 1 June 1980)
• Sub Collector, Kasargod (1 June 1980- 1 October 1981)
• Joint General Manager in Finance Department (1 October 1981- 1 September 1982)
• Deputy Secretary in Planning Department (1 September 1982- 1 January 1984)
• Deputy Secretary in the Welfare Department (1 January 1984- 1 April 1985)
• District Collector of Kollam (1 April 1985- 1 July 1987)
• Managing Director (Industries) (1 July 1987- 1 January 1988)
• Secretary in Revenue Department (1 January 1988- 1 July 1990)
• Secretary to Chief Minister in the General Administration Department (1 March 1991- 1 March 1995)
• Secretary to Chief Minister in the Home Department (1 July 1991- 1 March 1995)
• Director of Housing & Urban Dev Department and Kerala State Nirmithi Kendra (1 March 1995- 1 March 1999)
• Secretary of Kerala Labour Department (1 March 1999- 1 October 2001)
• Chairman & Managing Director of Kerala State Transport Corporation (1 October 2001- 5 January 2002)
• Secretary of Administrative Reforms and General Administration (1 August 2002- 26 September 2002)
• Secretary of Parliamentary Affairs (26 September 2002- 29 November 2002)
• Secretary of Youth Affairs (29 November 2002- 16 January 2003)
• Secretary of SC/ST Welfare (16 January 2003- 16 July 2003)
• Secretary of Administrative Reforms (6 March 2003- 16 July 2003)
• Principal Secretary of Higher Education Department (16 July 2003- 14 June 2004)
• Principal Secretary of Forest & Wild Life Department of Thiruvananthapuram (17 September 2004- 1 April 2005)
• Joint Secretary of Atomic Energy (Mumbai City) (1 April 2005- 12 January 2008)
• Additional Secretary of Agriculture & Cooperation (12 January 2008- 14 September 2009)
• Managing Director of Agriculture & Cooperation, NAFED, New Delhi (14 September 2009- 21 September 2010)
• Administrator (Additional Secretary Equivalent) of Culture Affairs of National Museum (22 September 2010- 14 January 2011)
• Administrator (Secretary Equivalent) of Culture Affairs of National Museum (1 February 2011- 20 September 2011)
Awards, Honours, Achievements• National Special Habitat Award instituted by the Government of India and HUDCO for outstanding contributions to Housing in India (1989)
• Jawaharlal Nehru Fellowship awarded by Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund, New Delhi, for Habitat Management (1994)
• Finalist of the World Habitat Awards (1994)
• UN-Habitat Global Best Practice for Building Centre Movement (1996)
• Diwaliben Mohanlal Mehta Award Instituted by Diwaliben Mehta Charitable Trust (1996)
• Dr. Pam Davar Award Instituted by Siri Ram Washeshran Devi Bhatia Memorial Charitable Trust (1997)
• Gold Medal by Management Leadership Awards (TMA) (1997)
• Akshaya Award for outstanding contributions in promoting traditional architecture (Vastu) and heritage (1998)
• Overseas Literary Critics Awards (1999)
• Cities Asia Urban Green Management Excellence Award (2001)
• Bremen Partnership Award for efficient use of Natural Resources (2001)
• UN-Habitat Global Best Practice for GNN (Sustainable Habitat Development) (2002)
• Overseas Literary Critics Awards (2017)
• International Book Fair Awards (Sustainable Habitat Development) (2017)
• Lion Centennial Malia Jones Award (2018)
• Swathi Pratibha Puraskar (2018)
• Rajiv Gandhi National Award for Excellence in Management
• UNCHS – Awards for Excellence – Good Practice selection for transparent governance
• United Nations Global Best Practice
• Singapore Government Award for Urban Green Management Excellence
• First-ever Fellow of the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie
Politics Career
Party NameBharatiya Janata Party
Note: In 2019, He joined the Bharatiya Janata Party.
Net Worth
Salary (Approx.)As the governor of West Bengal, C. V. Ananda Bose receives a monthly salary of Rs. 3, 50,000 (as of 2022).
Educational Qualification
College / University• Kuriakose Elias College, Mannanam
• St. Berchmans College, Changanassery
• Ph. D. in Housing and Environment
Education Qualification• Graduation in English from Kuriakose Elias College, Mannanam 2
• Post-graduation in English from St. Berchmans College, Changanassery 3
• Ph. D. in Housing and Environment from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani4
Physical status
Height• in centimeters- 167 cm
• in meters- 1.67 m
• in feet & inches- 5’ 6”
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack (semi-bald)
Family and Parent’s Details
FatherP K Vasudevan Pillai (Nair) (freedom fighter)
MotherC Padmavathy Amma (former government official)
Brother• Er. C V Venugopalan Nair,
• Prof. C V Mohan Bose,
• Er. C V Sundara Bose,
• Adv. C V Sukumar Bose
Sister• Prof. Omana Kunjamma
• C V Komala Bose
• C V Indira Bose
WifeL S Lakshmi
SonA Vasudev
DaughterNanditha Bose (died in 2017 due to cancer)
Partner, Girlfriend, and Affairs
Marital StatusMarried

Some exciting and lesser-known facts about C.V. Ananda Bose

  • He was born in Mannanam, Kerala, to a freedom fighter father and a central government official mother.
  • He was a brilliant student and won the title of “best speaker” at Kerala University for three straight years.
  • He topped the debates at the IAS training academy in Mussoorie.
  • He is a renowned motivational speaker and has given talks at conferences and events worldwide.
  • He is also a prolific writer and has published over 30 English, Malayalam, and Hindi books.
  • He is the Chairman of the Habitat Alliance, which is in consultative status with the United Nations.
  • He has represented India at the European Council for Nuclear Research (CERN) and the International Fusion Energy Organisation (ITER).
  • He received the National (Special) Habitat Award from the Government of India.
  • He is also the Head of the Supreme Court Committee on the treasures of Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple.

Source/Reference:

  1. The Print
  2. KE College
  3. The Hindu
  4. The New Indian Express
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