Dr Kruparani Killi was sworn in on Sunday as the new Minister of State for Communications and Information Technology.
Dr. Killi, born in Srikakulam on 19 November 1965, is a member of the Indian Parliament and currently represents Srikakulam Lok Sabha constituency.
Killi Krupa Rani did her M.B.B.S. at Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatanam, Andhra Pradesh.
She lost the parliament election in 2004 but won the 2009 elections to the Lok Sabha from Srikakulam constituency for the first time. She is married to Ram Mohan Rao. They have two sons.
Image: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with his new Cabinet ministers. Kruparani Killi is located second from right, next to Chiranjeevi.