Dr. Raju Narayana Swamy, took over as Chairman, Coconut Development Board on 8 th August 2018. He has held several posts including Agriculture Production Commissioner and Principal Secretary (Agri), Government of Kerala, District Collector in Thrissur, Kottayam, Idukki, Kasargod and Pathanamthitta districts, Director of Fisheries and of Collegiate Education, Managing Director of Marketing Federation and Commissioner in Civil Supplies Department. Recently he was the International Observer for Zimbabwe General Election.
Dr. Raju Narayana Swamy is a 1991 batch Kerala cadre IAS officer who has taken his graduation in Computer Science and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras . He was also awarded a doctorate degree by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham . He also holds PG Diploma in IPR (Intellectual Property Right) from National Law School, Bangalore and a Professional Diploma in Public Procurement from World Bank.
Dr. Raju Narayana Swamy has written 28 books of different genres. He won the Kerala Sahitya Akademi award for a travelogue, Santhimantram Muzhangunna Thazvarayil. He has also won the Bhima Gold Medal and Kunhunni Award (both for children’s literature) and the prestigious Homi Bhabha Fellowship (in Cyber Law).
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