About M.K.K. Nair
Born on 29 December 1930. Father: Kesava Pillai. Mother: Janaky Amma. M.K.K. Nair was a giant in the administrative field. He was a renowned administrator and well-known cultural activist. He had deep imprint in art, literature and culture. He was a talented person in the field of industry also. He was selected to Indian Administrative Service in 1950. He started career as Sub-Collector of erstwhile Madras State. Later he was appointed as Deputy Secretary of Government of India. Project Manager of Bhilai Steel Plant, General Manager & Managing Director of Fertilizers And Chemicals Travancore Ltd (FACT) are some of the positions held by him. He made substantial contributions for the development of industrial sector of Kerala. He contributed significantly for the uplift of Kerala art and culture, especially Kath Kali. He was the Chairman of Kerala Kalamandalam and Member of Sangeetha Nataka Academy. He died on 27 September 1987.