Sh. Konda Vishweshwar Reddy is an engineer, entrepreneur and politician. He is elected as a member of Parliament in the 16th Lok Sabha and is the only Parliamentarian from India to be granted a US patent while serving as a Member of Parliament.
He is a Member of the Standing Committee on Industry and a Member of the Committee on Privileges. He is also a Member of the Consultative Committee, Ministry of Power and Ministry of New and Renewable Energy.
Sh. Konda has filed Patents on Solar, Patient Transfer Systems, Cost-Effective Lighting Systems and Rodless cylinders. He holds copyrights on Software such as HiPar, HiRePs and HiCoRe. He has presented several papers on Numerical Control Systems, Micro Processor Based Lighting Control, and microprocessors in Increasing the Efficiency of Electric Drives.
In the Parliament, he has debated issues related to climate change, infrastructure in solar power plants and funding of renewable energy projects by banks. He has been actively involved in the promotion of Bio-Fuel and the Atomic Energy (Amendment) Bill, 2015.
He has special interests in Innovation, Renewable Energy, Technology in Sustainable Agriculture and has served as the Convener of WASH Legislative Forum of Parliamentarians.