Formed an organization know as Karnataka Slum Dwellers Congress in 1985 with sole purpose of giving justice to Downtrodden, SC/ST, Minorities etc., against the anti stance taken by the then Government. He was also intrumental in convincing the then Prime Minister the need for releasing huge grant of Rs. 25 Lakhs from Prime Minister’s Relief Fund for the Rehabilitation of Lakshman Rau Nagar Slum Dwellers and also instrumental in ensuring the Victory of Party Candidates in local body elections at Dasarahalli, Bommanahalli, Pattanagere, Kengeri etc.
AS AN MLA AND MINISTER
During his tenure, he was able to provide Electricity to many poor under the Bhagya Jyothi Scheme, many mini water schemes were provided in the constituency, many borewells were sunk to water shortage and almost all the areas covered undr Uttarahalli Assembly Constituency was provided with bridges and asphalted roads, maximum areas were provided with health and education centers. Hence, total developmental works in the constituency were done during the above tenure, thus helping to build up and our party’s image and morale to a large extent.
Was instrumental in organizing meetings with various residential associations and public along with the concerned officers from KEB, BDA, BDO, Corporation and BWSSB, Police, Public Transport Officers etc. to sort out the issues under single window systems which saved people at large. Hence, boosting the morality of our Leaders and Party Workers.
Eventhough, he was representing the largest constituency in the country, he was able to eradicate the problems of public distribution systems totally, thus helping the poor and deprived persons to avail PD by providing them with ration cards in large volumes.
Successfully organized the International Film Festival despite threats to stop the event.
Sustained all the pressures from the powerful real estate lobby and the Government lands were properly protected and used only for the poor and needy. More than 50,000 sites were distributed under the popular scheme Ashraya.
During the fire accident in Koramangala Slum (Population of around 45,000 persons) and a slum in Gangagondanahalli (Population of around 25,000 persons) dominated by downtrodden, SC/ST, minorities. He visited them frequently, organized maximum rehabilitation programmes like housing loans for them to rebuild their homes and arranged for mass feeding on the spot till the time or rehabilitation, thus avoiding various healh hazards.
During the period of State for Kannada Culture, he has organized successfully Dasara Celebrations, Kannada Conference in USA, Kumbha Mela’s at Mysore, Kurubara Conference in Kaginele which was attended by lakhs of Kuruba Community who form the largest backward population of our State.
Any public meetings of Congress Party would be successful only with the active participation of Sri S.Ramesh. This is due to the confidence and affection the people have in him.