Early Life, Family & Personal
12th June, 1965
In potladurthi, Near Proddatur
Shri Chintakunta Muniswamy Naidu and Shrimati Rathnamma.
Chintakunta Munaiah Ramesh popularly known as CM Ramesh was born on 12 th June 1965, In Potladurthi Village, Kadapa District in the state of Andhra Pradesh. CM Ramesh hailed from an agricultural family. He was second in the family of five children. Ramesh has 2 brothers and 2 sisters. Most of his education was done in Proddatur, a town near his native. Ramesh has been attracted by the Common Man centric philosophy since his teens.
He married to Smt. Sridevi, an architect by profession who is his big support on everything in his life. They have two sons Mr. Rithwik and Mr. Rithwin. Rithwik did his Post Graduation from Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in US and looking after his family business and Rithwin is pursuing his Under Graduation from Drexel University.
Hobbies & Interests: Books, Travelling, Music, Fitness, and Sports.
Languages Known: Telugu, English, Hindi, Kannada and Tamil.
Countries Visited: Singapore, USA, UK, Italy, Dubai, China, Hongkong, Switzerland, Scotland, Germany, Australia, Thailand, Malaysia.
Politician – A Passion for Politics
CM Ramesh is a Member of Parliament representing the State of Andhra Pradesh, serving his 2nd term in the Rajya Sabha or Council of States which is the Upper House of the Parliament of India.
Ramesh joined Telugu Desam Party as a youth in his teenage and was formally admitted into the party in 1985 at a young age of 20 years. Since then, he has served the party in various capacities including the Chittoor District Publicity Secretary and Election Monitoring Committee member from 1985 till date for both assembly and parliamentary elections.
Since his joining the TDP in 1985, Ramesh has grown through the organisation and earned the respect of all the leaders of the party. It was in 1989 elections that Mr.Ramesh caught the attention of Shri. Chandra Babu Naidu and was given incharge of Kuppam Constituency.
His contribution through the years with his young and dynamic attitude has resulted in the party entrusting him with many of the important activities and roles. Ramesh is actively involved in cadre and organizational development with several innovative programs for the youth and bringing them to the forefront of the party.
Recognizing his political astuteness and commitment, the party leadership rewarded him by nominating him to Rajya Sabha as a Member of Parliament in April 2012. In Parliament also he fought aggressively against Andhra Pradesh bifurcation and even after bifurcation he is continuing his fight for the rights of Andhra Pradesh and its people. He proved himself as a best performing parliamentarian that made TDP Supremo and AP CM Nara Chandra Babu Naidu to re-elect him to the upper house again in March 2018.
With the vision to contribute for the greater good of the nation and inspired by the leadership of Shri Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India he joined in BJP in the pressence of JP Nadda, Working President BJP. And the journey continues…
Joined in Telugudesam Party
TDP Organizing Secretary
Vice President of Telugudesam Party
Re-elected as Member Of Parliament ( Rajyasabha ) and TDP National Spokesperson
Incharge of Kuppam Constituency
Public Secretary For Chittor District
Elected to Upper House ( Rajyasabha ) of Parliament for the first time
Joined in BJP keeping National and State Interests on priority.
May -Aug. 2012 Member, Committee on Coal and Steel
Aug. 2012 – May 2014 Member, Committee on Defense
Aug. 2012 – Dec. 2014 Member, Committee on Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme
May 2013 – Sept. 2014 Member, Committee on Rules Member, Committee on Rules
Aug. 2014 onwards Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
Sept. 2014 onwards Member, Committee on Finance
Nov. 2014 onwards Member, Committee on External Affairs
March 2015 Member, Select Committee of Rajya Sabha on the Mines and Minerals(Development and
Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2015
Member in Committee on Finance,
Member in Committee on Public Undertakings,
Member in Committee on Public Accounts Committee ( PAC )
Entrepreneur – The Determination in Business
Mr. C.M. Ramesh, owner and former Chairman & Managing Director of Rithwik Projects Private Limited, is currently a Member of Parliament. Hailing from a value-based business family in Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh, he is a cutting-edge Entrepreneur. As his first major business diversification effort, Mr. Ramesh established Rithwik Projects Private Limited (formerly Rithwik Projects Limited) in 1999 in Hyderabad, the state capital of Andhra Pradesh. Within the next couple of years, he shaped the company into an outstanding infrastructure development leader with specific thrust on mega construction and mining projects. the company within a span of 14 years has grown to a turnover of more than 1000 Crores. His entrepreneurial success within a short span is commendable.
Mr. Ramesh has a decade and half experience in developing mega projects. Operating efficiently with a widespread network of corporate and project offices across the country, Mr.Ramesh presents the picture of a cutting edge entrepreneur endowed with exemplary vision, leadership, resource mobilization, and management skills. Under his dynamic leadership, M/S Rithwik Projects received the Bharatiya Shiromani Puraskar for Excellence in “Enhancing the image of India” in 2006 and the Award for Excellence in “Productivity, Quality, Innovation & Management” in 2007, both conferred by the “Institute of Economic Studies (IES)” New Delhi.