: China, Netherlands, U.A.E., Saudi Arabia, France, South Korea, Singapore ,Denmark
: Was Chairman, Thalassery Brennan College Union (1973-74);Senate member,Calicut University(1975-76). Secretary and President of S.F.I. State Committee(1979-82); President, Palakkad District Council(1989-91); Chairman, K.S.F.E.(1996-2001); District President and Secretary, C.I.T.U., Palakkad. Elected to Parliament from Ottappalam (1980-85). Was Member, Estimates Committee and Defence Consultation Committee; Minister for Welfare of Scheduled Communities and Electricity in the 12th KLA; Secretary, C.P.I.(M) Parliamentary Party in the 13th KLA.Now, Secretary, All India Executive Committee Member and State Vice-President, C.I.T.U.; Central Committee Member, C.P.I.(M). Minister for Welfare of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Backward Classes, Law, Culture and Parliamentary Affairs; Chairman,Subject Committee XIII (Social Services) in 14th KLA.