Sunday, 7 Mar 2021
Dr C V Ananda Bose, IAS, and Shihabuddin Poythumkadavu will be guests of honour at the Onam and Kerala Piravi joint function of ISC Malayalam Wing on November 1, 2 and 3. The three-day event will be kicked off with the inauguration on Thursday, November 1 at 7.30pm at the Grand Hall of Al Falaj Hotel. The chief guest is H E Munu Mahawar, Ambassador of India to the sultanate.

ISC Malayalam Wing to host luminaries for occasion from Nov 1-three

Dr Bose, a potent and extremely respected IAS officer, is presently the Advisor to the Government of Meghalaya, India. Narendra Modi described him as a ‘man of ideas’, Dr Manmohan Singh known as him as an ‘inspired civil servant,’ Government of Kerala praised him as the ‘Lord of ideas’ and Union Minister K J Alphons described him as ‘the most outstanding civil servant India has ever noticed.’

Eminent civil servant, housing specialist, innovator, writer and orator, he has held the rank of Secretary to Govt of India, Chief Secretary, University Vice Chancellor, Chairman of the Habitat Alliance, in consultative status with UN and was member of the UN Habitat Governing Council.

Recipient of the prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru Fellowship, Dr Bose is also Fellow of the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie. Dr Bose has worked as District Collector and Principal Secretary and Additional Chief Secretary in different ministries such as Education, Forest and Environment, Labour and General Administration.

Renowned as an innovator, Dr Bose is the founder of numerous pioneering movements and institutions in the field of inexpensive housing, excellent governance, science and technologies, agriculture, rural improvement and education. The path breaking institutions set up by him such as Nirmithi Kendra (Building Centre), District Tourism Council and Habitat Alliance have been replicated at the state, national and worldwide level.

Poythumkadavu is an Indian writer, journalist, poet, speaker and tv character. He is a inventive writer in Malayalam who has been writing brief stories, novellas, novels, essays and poems given that 1982. Most of his books have run into several editions with the sales of every book crossing 10,000 copies.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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