Dr. M.P. Narayanan is an eminent administrator and technocrat with a long and successful innings behind him holding important official positions. Dr. Narayanan currently apart from running a prominent scientific NGO also contributes his expertise to various high power think tanks/committees.
His strong area of interest is planning for sustainable development. In this quest Dr. Narayanan has been active in projects in areas such as disaster management, environmental rehabilitation, freedom of information, IT for the common man etc. A Mining Engineer by profession, committed to Public Sector Management ethos and a proponent of Innovative Man-Management approach of functioning. Has served the Public Sector and sustainable development over a period of 33 years. After serving the Public Sector in the Senior most capacities for about 33 years, Dr. Narayanan has started his initiatives in developing public awareness in the field of Information Technology. He started involving himself vigorously with 2 NGOs viz. Centre for Science, Development and Media Studies (CSDMS) and GIS Development.
Apart from his involvement in Information Technology fields, Dr. Narayanan has been very actively involved in the activities of World Mining Congress. He was one among the leading personalities who took part in bringing up a very grand success of World Mining Congress, 2003 held in New Delhi, India. He was also one among the active persons who took part and bringing up successfully World Mining Congresses in Iran, Turkey and Poland subsequently. M.P. Narayanan believes in creativity in work, practices inter-disciplinary approach in decision making and is rooted in Indian tradition and culture. Always in Quest for Excellence.