Role of Civil Service in Crisis Management

Albertian Centre for Human Resource Development and Research, St. Albert’s College Autonomous is organising Albertian Knowledge Webinar Series 2020 (AKWS2020)

10th Webinar of the series is on Role of Civil Service in Crisis Management by Shri. Prasanth Nair IAS, Managing Director, Kerala Shipping and Inland Navigation Corporation Ltd. (KSINC) & Kerala Irrigation Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd. (KIIDC) on Sunday 26th April 2020 from 3 pm to 4 pm For more information contact Prof. Shine Antony +91-9895403578 | [email protected] | Director, Albertian Centre for Human Resource Development & Research and Assistant Professor, St. Albert’s College (Autonomous)

Please register online and participate in the webinar to receive eCertificate. Online registration link is as follows: https://forms.gle/ovYa9VWo8tzWPDZk9 . Registered participants will receive the webinar invitation 15 minutes prior to the webinar (Sunday 26th April at 2.45 pm) in the registered email id. All the participants are requested to check the email on Sunday by 2.45 pm and join the Webinar before 3 pm. No one will be admitted after 3 pm. There is no registration fee for the webinar.

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About Shri. Prasanth Nair IAS
Prasanth Nair is a civil servant and member of the Indian Administrative Service. Presently, he serves as Managing Director of Kerala Shipping & Inland Navigation Corporation(KSINC). He is also the Managing Director of Kerala Irrigation Infrastructure Development Corporation(KIIDC). He graduated within Law from the University of Kerala.

In 2007, he was selected to the Indian Administrative Service (4th rank all-India) and is borne on the Kerala cadre. He has served in various capacities in various sectors including Tourism, Taxation, Roads, Water supply, Skill Development etc. He headed two World Bank Projects, viz. Jalanidhi & KSTP.

As District Magistrate in Kozhikode District of Kerala, he earned the moniker of ‘Collector bro’ for his citizen-friendly and participative approach in governance. He initiated ‘Operation Sulaimani’ to eradicate hunger under the umbrella project named ‘Compassionate Kozhikode’. Internationale Tourismus-Börse Berlin chose it as one of the 50 inspirational projects from around the world. Digital Empowerment Foundation and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation selected it for the social media for empowerment (SM4E) award. Prasanth is considered as a pioneer in using social media for governance in India. Even now, the Collector Kozhikode FB page is the most followed District Administration page in India.
An avid film buff, Prasanth has co-scripted Malayalam movies, directed short films, documentaries and musicals. His short film, ‘Daivakanam’ was premiered at Cannes Film Festival, 2018. He has also acted in a movie titled ‘Who’ which was also premiered in Cannes, 2018.

Prasanth writes in Malayalam and English with equal ease, and his articles have been published in Times of India, Huffington Post, Malayala Manorama, Mathrubhumi, Kerala Kaumudi, Kala Kaumudi, and Malayalam Vaarika. He has also served as a speaker at various media and development forums including the UN University-Bonn, TEDx, LBSNAA-Mussoorie, IIT, IIM, IRMA etc.