V. K. Adarsh
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V.K. Adarsh is a technology writer, author, columnist and social media evangelist from the state of Kerala, India. He was born on 30 May 1979 at Umayanalloor, Kollam. He has been writing columns in leading Malayalam dailies and online media. He was awarded the Kerala Energy Conservation Award in 2007 and in 2008 the Government of Kerala's State Award for Science Journalism. He's a promoter of entrepreneurship and MSME industries in the state.
Adarsh acquired a Diploma in Electronics and Avionics from GPT Neyyattinkara. Subsequently, he earned a BTech in Production Engineering from TKM College of Engineering, Kollam. He holds an MTech degree in Technology Management from Department of Futures Studies, Kerala University, and an MBA in Entrepreneurship.
Adarsh began his career as a lecturer at Younus College. Later, he switched to the field of industrial financing and entrepreneurial mentoring. At present he is serving the Union Bank of India as a Senior Manager (Technical) at their Calicut regional office.
Awards and honours
- Kerala State Science, Technology and Environmental Council's Science Literature Award(2010)
- Kerala Energy Conservation Award (2007)
List of works
- E-malineekaranam (ഇ-മലിനീകരണം): E-waste
- Ini vaayana e vaayana (ഇനി വായന ഇ വായന): Now, e-reading
- A handbook on Computer (കമ്പ്യൂട്ടർ ഒരു കൈപ്പുസ്തകം) published by DC Books
- Varoo Namukku Computerum Internetum Parichayappedaam (വരൂ നമുക്ക് കംപ്യൂട്ടറും ഇന്റർനെറ്റും പരിചയപ്പെടാം): Come, let's familiarize with Computer and Internet
- Enthaanu Blog? Blogging Engane Thudangaam? (എന്താണ് ബ്ലോഗ്? ബ്ലോഗിംഗ് എങ്ങനെ തുടങ്ങാം?): What is a Blog? How to Start Blogging?
- Microsoft Word Padikkam (മൈക്രോസോഫ്റ്റ് വേഡ് പഠിക്കാം): Learn Microsoft Word : Published by DC Books
- Bharatheeya Saasthranjar (ഭാരതീയ ശാസ്ത്രജ്ഞർ): Indian Scientists published by Kerala State institute of Children's Literature
- Information Technology in day tod ay life (വിവരസാങ്കേതികവിദ്യ നിത്യജീവിതത്തിൽ) published by State Institute of Languages
- e-World is this much broader (ഇ-ലോകം ഇത്ര വിപുലം) published by SPCS
- I Have a dream (Malayalam translation: വേറിട്ട പാതയിലൂടെ വിജയം നേടിയവർ) published by DC Books
Select articles in dailies and online media
- Adarsh's column in Media One TV's portal
- Adarsh's Profile at Chintha
- One article by Adarsh on social media
Select invited talks and discussions
- Adarsh talking at New Kerala Development Forum
- Talk on Entrepreneurship Ecosystem
- Adarsh in Kairali TV's discussion
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- "വി.കെ ആദർശിന് ശാസ്ത്ര സാഹിത്യ അവാർഡ്". മാതൃഭൂമി. 16 March 2010. http://www.mathrubhumi.com/story.php?id=89637. Retrieved 2013 നവംബർ 11.