Jayaprakash Narayan


Dr. Jayaprakash Narayan is a physician by training who went into the Indian Administrative Service in the aftermath of the Emergency and failure of the Janata Experiment. He was a topper in the IAS exam. During the 16 years of distinguished public service in various capacities, he acquired a formidable reputation in the State of Andhra Pradesh. Some of his major accomplishments while in government
  • As Joint Collector, he worked for the speedy rehabilitation of 8000 youth from displaced families of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant
  • As Collector of Prakasm of District, he was instrumental in the creation of a record 2,00,000 acres of irrigation , the largest such program with direct participation of people
  • As Collector of East Godavari District, he spearheaded the reconstruction of drainage and irrigation network in Krishna and Godavari deltas.
  • He served as Secretary to both Governor and Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh.
  • He worked on strengthening of the credit cooperatives and making them independent of government control.
In 2006, he initiated the launch of Lok Satta Party a movement for new political culture in the state of Andhra Pradesh and is serving as its President. Disclaimer: External experts are not affiliated with Gateway House and have been presented here for reference only.

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Last modified: September 13, 2017

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