M.L.Narayan Rao, BA (Hons) Eco, MS & PGDPC (Psychotherapy)
M.L.Narayan Rao is an all rounder in the field of management and administration. He is a highly experienced person in his field of activity. Due to the rich and varied experience, Mr Rao has a total business management experience. The extended experience that he has been through over the last thirty five years of working in India's well known industrial outfits gives him the much desired ability to conceptualise ideas, design the implementation and ensure optimum execution of the same successfully. His recent experience in managing a large NGO has given him the additional ability inputs to re-engineer the previous experience to the needs of a not-for-profit organisation.
Narayan Rao studied economics honours from the Delhi University which is a premier institution in India, having done schooling from the reputed Delhi Public School in New Delhi. He has attended several on the job training programmes and seminars on Interpersonal Relations, Sales, Marketing, Personnel, Industrial Relations, Management of Charitable Organisations, Techniques of Collection of Donations, Project Implementation Management, Financial Management for CEOs and many other product related courses. He also holds a Master of Science in Psychotherapy and a Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling from the Indian Institute of Psychotherapy and Management Sciences, Mumbai, India.
Narayan Rao started his working career as Management Trainee in 1972 in Tata-Corus Iron & Steel Company Ltd. Thereafter he moved to Imperial Chemical Industries, a U.K. based multi-national. He has also set up several Greenfield projects as a management consultant. He has worked as a Vice President in ESSAR Group, a large Indian conglomerate with varied interests and Managing Director in SMEs. His experience spans all aspects of management including planning, management and implementation of new projects. He was the Secretary cum Administrator of Andhra Mahila Sabha - Durgabai Deshmukh Hospital & Research Centre, an over sixty year old not-for-profit organisation in Hyderabad with charitable activities in the field of education, health, rehabilitation of the handicapped and old age care. This was a top position requiring total management skills like Strategic Planning, Plan Implementation, Financial Management, Human Resource Management, Industrial Relations Management, Board Management, Administration, Public Relations Management, Legal Issues Management and Government Liaison.