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Team Pallikkutam

Team Pallikkutam

Director

Dr Varghese Panthalookaran, the founding Director of Rajagiri Media is a Professor of Engineering  at Rajagiri School of Engineering and Technology (RSET) in Kochi, India. He has written four books in three different languages, Malayalam, English and German. His drama book in Malayalam titled: “Buddhan Veendum Chirikkunnu” (translated: “Buddha Laughs Again”) has won the Endowment Award of Kerala Sahitya (Literature) Academy in 2000. His book in German language, “Die Lehre Jesu als Schluessel zur Lebensfreude” was published in 2007 by LIT Verlag, Münster, Germany. His thesis “CFD-assisted characterization and design of hot water seasonal heat store” was published by Shaker Verlag, Aachen, Germany in 2007. His book on creative thinking skills and entrepreneurship titled , “Condemned to be Creative” was published by Pallikkutam Publications, India in 2019. It is a useful resource for students, teachers, academicians and management professionals to develop the skills of creative thinking in daily life. He has also recently developed a new pedagogy, named Pallikkutam Pedagogy, integrating the educational legacy of India with the requirements of imparting the 21st century skills that make next generation learners to render them future-ready. Email: panthalookarancmi@gmail.com

Editor

Sreekumar Raghavan  is the editor of the flagship magazine of Rajagiri Media titled Pallikkutam, The Education Observer and the education web portal www.pallikkutam.com and social media promotions. He co-ordinates and anchors  Rajagiri Round Table International, a synergy discussion for stakeholders of education including students, teachers, parents, institutional leaders, policy makers and educational service providers to develop policy recommendation for education sector. He is an award winning media professional with diverse experience in newspaper, magazine and online media.  He holds a Masters Degree in Mass Communications from University of Kerala and is Google Certified in Online Media and Digital Marketing. He is the recipient of MP Narayana Pillai Award for Journalism in 2001. Email: editor@rajagirimedia.com.  Mobile-9847464607

Communications Strategist

Nicy Mathew is in charge of external communication with Pallikkutam stake holders. She also co-ordinates Pallikkutam iSchool, meant to enable entrepreneurial education from pre-school to pre-university levels.  She is the producer and anchor of Pallikkutam GlobalConnect# , a weekly programme that brings experts in education from across the globe  to interact with stakeholders.  She holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA).  Email:  communications@rajagirimedia.com.  Mobile: 9497711010



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