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Hon. Shri Dilipraoji Deshmukh

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MLC, EX-Cabinet Minister
(Youth Welfare & Protocol)
Govt. of Maharshtra

Name Shri Diliprao Dagadojirao Deshmukh
Father's Name Shri Dagadojirao Venkatrao Deshmukh
Mother's Name Shrimati Sushila Devi
Spouse Name Shrimati Suvarnatai Deshmukh
No. of Children One Daughter
(Shrimati Gauravi Atulji Bhosale)
State Name Maharashtra
Party Name Indian National Congress
Permanent Address "Ashiyana" , Saraswati Colony, Old Ausa Road, Latur - 413512 (MS)
Telephone : {02382}243003 , Fax : {02382}248136
Educational Qualifications M.A. (Public Administration)
Profession Agriculture
Positions Held
  • He started his political career in 1974 by contesting gram panchyat elections from Babhalgaon Village.
  • He was the Sarpanch of Babhalgaon from 1976 to 1984.
  • He was also a member of Latur District Youth Congress from 1979 to 1992.
  • Simultaneously in 1983 he became Vice Chairman of Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee Latur (APMC).
  • He became chairman of Latur district central cooperative bank. Where he made several reforms and increased position of this Bank from Liquidation to topper in first few co-op Banks in Maharashtra. Due to his inspiration Bank started Shubh Mangal Yojana first time in Maharashtra. This scheme is for loans to farmers for marriage of their Daughters. Also this Bank worked as a lead bank to Sugar factories. He also started Educational Loans for Farmers children.
  • He was the President of Latur Zilla Parishad 1992 to 1997. He implemented family planning policy throughout the district. General Administration, Cooperation, Public Works, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Rural Development, Education, Technical Education, Sports and Youth Welfare. Under his Leadership Latur ZP won three prestigious State Awards.
  • He was the Vice Chairman of Manjara Shetkari Sahakari Sakhar Karkhana Ltd.(Sugar Mill) From 1986 to 1997. He became the Chairman of Manjara Shetkari Sahakari Sakhar Karkhana Ltd after 2005. He is also the president of Manjara charitable trust Latur since 1989.
  • He is also director of Maharashtra State Cooperative Bank (Apex) Mumbai since 1993.
  • He became an unopposed member of Maharashtra Legislative Council from 2000-2006. In June 2006 he was reelected as MLC and won securing by 97% votes.
  • Diliprao Deshmukh was a State Minister of Finance and Planning in Shri Sushilkumar Shinde’s Government in Jan 2003 to October 2004. He was also Guardian Minster for Latur District. He had a great contribution in introducing a budget that was social justice oriented.
  • On 1 March 2009 he was sworn in as Cabinet Minister, in Chavan’s Government.
  • Elected as Vice President of Maharshtra State Sakhar Sangh.
  • In May 2012 he was reelected as MLC and won securing by 97% votes.