Prof. P.J. Kurien is 77 years old elected from Kerala as Rajyasabha member. He is a member of Indian National Congress.
|Actively participated in the co-operative movement in Kerala|
| President, Tiruvalla East Co-operative Bank (the biggest urban co-operative bank in India)|
| Vice-Chairman, Kerala State Co-operative Marketing Federation|
| Director, (i) Tiruvalla East Co-operative Bank for 15 years, (ii) Kerala State Co-operative Marketing Federation for 12 years and (iii) Central Arecanut Marketing Co-operative for 3 years|
| Member, (i) Governing Body of the National Co-operative Union of India for 3 years, (ii) Governing Body of the Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram for 3 years and (iii) Court of the Jawaharlal Nehru University for 3 years|
| Co-ordinator, A.I.C.C. for the States of Assam and Andhra Pradesh since April 2008|