A top IAS officer, who secured the first rank in almost all the exams that he appeared, has published an useful career guidance book for students.
Dr Raju Narayana Swamy’s Career Guidance book in Malayalam titled ‘Mikacha Jolikku 50 Courses’ deals with top 50 courses that have higher job possibilities.
How can we identify the career aspirations of our children? What courses have higher chances of job openings? A book that will not only help children in career guidance but also help them identify the top 50 courses that have higher job possibilities.
Title: ‘Mikacha Jolikku 50 Courses’
Author: Dr. Raju Narayana Swamy
Paperback: 134 pages
About the Author
Dr. Raju Narayana Swamy is an Indian Administrative Service officer belonging to the Kerala cadre.
He was District Magistrate and Collector of five districts in Kerala.
He also served as Agriculture Production Commissioner and as Principal Secretary Agriculture to the Government of Kerala. He is widely known as an anti-corruption crusader.
As District Collector of Thrissur, he single-handedly widened the Pattalom Road and the Inner Ring Road. He is also a prolific writer and won the Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award for Travelogue for Santhimantram Muzhangunna Thazvarayil. He has also won the prestigious Homi Bhabha Fellowship (in cyber law). He has been awarded the 2018 Satyendra K. Dubey Memorial Award by IIT Kanpur for his professional integrity in upholding human values.
He was one of the recipients of the fourth IRDS Award for public service, awarded by the Lucknow-based Institute for Research and Documentation in Social Sciences (IRDS). He has undergone training at prestigious institutions both in India (IIMs etc.) and abroad (ENA; Paris, France; Canada; etc.).
He has also published more than 150 research papers in national and international journals of repute in areas as diverse as e-governance to intellectual property rights and is a recognized PhD guide of many universities. He has been consistently picked up by the Election Commission of India for 31 election duties in 16 states across the country. During the 2012 Uttar Pradesh Elections, he was roll observer for all six districts in Kanpur division. In 2018, he was international observer for Zimbabwe Elections.
Dr Narayana Swamy has twenty-six books to his credit, the latest being one on popular science – Nano Muthal Nakshatram Vare. He won the Kerala Sahitya Akademi Award for Travelogue for Santhimantram Muzhangunna Thazvarayil. He has also won the Bhima Gold Medal and Kunhunni Award (both for children’s literature). His other works include Niram Mangiya Vazhithara, which is a translation of The Road of Lost Innocence, the English version of the French memoirs by Somaly Mam.
He stood first rank in Class 10 examination SSLC Kerala (1983), pre-degree examination (MGU-1985) and Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) (1990 – in terms of percentile) conducted for admission to postgraduate engineering courses in India. In 1991, he obtained the first rank in Civil Services Examination and entered the Indian Administrative Service. In August 2011, he was awarded a doctorate degree by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.