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Newsmaker: Erubothu Venkataiah

This bureaucrat from Karnataka is making a daring bid to own a slice of oil pie

N Sundaresha Subramanian & Raghu Krishnan  |  New Delhi 

As a director of the Karnataka Maharishi Valmiki Scheduled Tribes Development Corporation, Erubothu Venkataiah, 62, has been working for the betterment of the weaker sections of society, particularly the Valmiki community, for the past three years. He has also worked to improve opportunities and allocate work to Dalit contractors. And when he found that an entrepreneur was budding in his own home, he seems to have decided to play along. Venkataiah, a 1985 batch IAS officer, not only encouraged his son, Akhil Teja, in his daring entrepreneurial venture, he also chose to ...

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Newsmaker: Erubothu Venkataiah

This bureaucrat from Karnataka is making a daring bid to own a slice of oil pie

This bureaucrat from Karnataka is making a daring bid to own a slice of oil pie As a director of the Karnataka Maharishi Valmiki Scheduled Tribes Development Corporation, Erubothu Venkataiah, 62, has been working for the betterment of the weaker sections of society, particularly the Valmiki community, for the past three years. He has also worked to improve opportunities and allocate work to Dalit contractors. And when he found that an entrepreneur was budding in his own home, he seems to have decided to play along. Venkataiah, a 1985 batch IAS officer, not only encouraged his son, Akhil Teja, in his daring entrepreneurial venture, he also chose to ... image
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Newsmaker: Erubothu Venkataiah

This bureaucrat from Karnataka is making a daring bid to own a slice of oil pie

As a director of the Karnataka Maharishi Valmiki Scheduled Tribes Development Corporation, Erubothu Venkataiah, 62, has been working for the betterment of the weaker sections of society, particularly the Valmiki community, for the past three years. He has also worked to improve opportunities and allocate work to Dalit contractors. And when he found that an entrepreneur was budding in his own home, he seems to have decided to play along. Venkataiah, a 1985 batch IAS officer, not only encouraged his son, Akhil Teja, in his daring entrepreneurial venture, he also chose to ...

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