Pro-Chancellor's Profile

Shri Krishna Byre Gowda
Honorable Minister for Agriculture,
Govt.of Karnataka
Shri. Krishna Byre Gowda born on 4th of April, 1973 he is the current Member of Legislative Assembly of the Byatarayanapura Constituency, in office since June 2008. Born in Bangalore, he is a graduate from the American University in Washington and Christ College in Bangalore. He was a project associate at the Ethiopian Embassy in Washington before earning his M.A. degree. He then worked as an agriculturalist at his family-owned farm in Kolar district between 2000 and 2002. In 2003, he again worked as a project associate at Development Alternatives, Inc. He has served three times as an M.L.A. of Karnataka state, twice from Vemegal in Kolar district from 2003 to 2007, and from 2008 to 2013 from the Byatarayanapura Constituency in Bengaluru. He has served as the President of the Karnataka Pradesh Youth Congress between 2007 and 2011, and is currently holds the office of General Secretary of the Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee, since 2012.

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