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Parikipandla Narahari

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Spouse(s)  S. B. Gita Narahari
Residence  Indore
Role  Civil servant
Name  Parikipandla Narahari
Children  Two

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Born  1 March 1975 (age 40) (1975-03-01) Karimnagar, Telangana
Education  B. E. in Production Engineering and M.A. in Economics
Occupation  District collector - Indore
Alma mater  Osmania University, Madhya Pradesh Bhoj Open University

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Parikipandla Narahari (born 1 March 1975) is an Indian civil servant employed by the Indian Administrative Services and a writer. According to Tehelka, Narahari, in his capacity as District Collector of Gwalior, is one of India's few civil servants who are using websites like Twitter and Facebook to interact with citizenry to solve their problems. The issues citizens of Gwalior raise on Narahari's wall are automatically directed to concerned departments.


Narahari has written two books, Who Owns Mhow? and The Making of Ladli Laxmi Yojna. The latter concerns the Ladli Laxmi Yojana, an initiative of the Government of Madhya Pradesh planned by Narahari which later inspired Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao Yojana. At present he is appointed as Revenue Secretary of Government of Madhya Pradesh.

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Early life

Narahari was born to Satyanarayana and Sarojana on 1 March 1975. His grandparents belong to Chintagattu village near Warangal.


Narahari studied mechanical engineering at Osmania University and was selected to work with Indian Engineering Services in 1999. He completed his schooling from India Mission Secondary School, Basantnagar. He completed Intermediate from NLVRGSRVJC(APRJC) Nimmakuru. He joined the Indian Administrative Service in 2001.

He made Gwalior District 95% barrier-free in two years to help persons with disabilities, senior citizens, women easily access public spaces. Thus making Gwalior an example for other cities in India as reported by Satyamev Jayate.

In Indore as District Collector he focused on health, education and Smart Cities Mission. Indore also became the cleanest city in India under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan where Narahari played a key role.


  • 2005: Crisil Award 2005 for Excellence in Municipal Initiatives, as Municipal Commissioner Indore.
  • 2011: Dainik Bhaskar Group's India Pride Awards, in the category of Impact Creator-Civil Servant.
  • 2013: award from the Internet and Mobile Association of India for his efforts relating to use of social networks to engage citizens."Gwalior Collector got the Award on Best use of Social Networking Sites". Madhya Pradesh Agency for Promotion of IT. Retrieved 12 March 2014. </ref>
  • 2014: Awarded by Madhya Pradesh Agency for Promotion of IT under category "Best project implemented through innovative use of Information Technology" of project Hamari Ladli
  • 2014: Awarded by India Book of Records for organizing a tree plantation event in which 1,33,000 plants were sowed in one day
  • 2014: Received Manthan Award for usage of Active Tracker Device to eliminate female foeticide under Save Girls campaign.
  • 2014: Received National Award for "Empowerment of Persons with Diabilities" by President Pranab Mukherjee for creation of barrier-free environment for the persons with disabilities in Gwalior district.
  • 2015: Received 'Public Servant of the Year' by UBM Giving Back CSR & NGO Awards 2015.
  • 2016: Received National Award for "Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, 2016" by President Pranab Mukherjee for "Outstanding Work in the Creation of Barrier-Free Environment for the Persons with Disabilities".
  • 2016: Received ‘District Collector Digital Champions’ award for influential implementation of ICT.
  • References

    Parikipandla Narahari Wikipedia

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