M.P.Parameswaran


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Name: M.P.Parameswaran
Title: PhD in Nuclear Engineering
Organisation: Bhabha Atomic Research Centre Department of Atomic Energy

 

Brief profile:

  • He was born on January 18, 1935 in Kerala. In 1956, he received Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the College of Engineering, Kerala. He then joined Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Bombay in 1956 as a scientist and continued there up to 1975. From 1969 to 1973 he also worked as the assistant director of the State Institute of Languages in Kerala, on a deputation from BARC. He got PhD in Nuclear Engineering from Moscow Power Engineering Institute in 1965.

 

  • MP is a prolific writer, having written 29 popular science books in Malayalam and two in English. A vision of “A New World – A New India” guides his thoughts and actions. He was the recipient of two national awards, one for science popularisation and another for literacy. He has written more than 300 articles in various periodicals. He has received Government of India awards for “Books for Neoliterates” (1962) and “Basic and Cultural Literature” (1964). He also received an Award for Children’s Literature in 1982.

 

  • He was an active member of Communist Party of India (Marxist) for 33 years, before being expelled for writing an ideological book ‘Fourth World’ which envisions a world based on decentralised democracy and an economic production that is detached from consumerism. The party viewed it as a rejection of Marxist principles. In 2007, he acted in a Malayalam movie named AKG about the Communist leader A K Gopalan in which M. P. Parameswaran donned the role of Kerala’s first Chief Minister E M Sankaran Namboodiripad (EMS).

 

Articles & Book:

Icon of Dreams Without An Expiry Date (ePub) Dreams Without An Expiry Date (ePub) (3.0 MB) 2016-10-06 Author: M.P.Parameswaran.
Icon of Dreams Without An Expiry Date (Two-page format) Dreams Without An Expiry Date (Two-page format) (1.7 MB) 2016-10-06 Author: M.P.Parameswaran.
Icon of Dreams Without An Expiry Date (One-page format) Dreams Without An Expiry Date (One-page format) (1.9 MB) 2016-09-30 Author: M.P.Parameswaran.
Icon of The Nuclear Blackout or Gate way to a Disasterous Future The Nuclear Blackout or Gate way to a Disasterous Future (520.7 KB) 2015-03-24 Author: M.P.Parameswaran.
Icon of Alternative Development on Connecting Ecology and Economics Alternative Development on Connecting Ecology and Economics (286.2 KB) 2009-06-06 Author: M.P.Parameswaran.