A freelance journalist.
Contributed various articles in 'Yogakshema' and other periodicals.
Introduced work improvement programs in LIC.
Even while working as a clerical Assistant, he reorganised Mortgages (OYHS) Dept.,LIC, Kozhikode DO, reduced office operations to disburse loan to 9 from 19 as per results published in Divl.News Letter and the Department won All India Prize for disbursement of maximum mortgage loans in India. LIC's Inspection team inspected the working of the Dept. and they arranged a get-together (an unusual thing for an Inspection Team to do so) at Hotel Alakapuri,Calicut to ascertain more about the reorganisation of office operations from the author of the scheme Shri PG Gangadharan himself.
Conducted a demo of office operations, designed by him for New Business Department of LIC, which was inaugurated by the Mayor of Calicut and got a Pilot Scheme introduced in the City Branch No.3 of LIC, Calcut.
LIC Central Office accepted his proposal to merge Review Slip with Proposal Form. Circular for this purpose drafted in his presence at Central Office and issued. His proposal to send Premium Notice in Inland form (included in his book 'Methods') since accepted by LIC.
On deputation, undertook a short business drive for Asha Deep policies with a team of 10 Agents attached to the Career Agents Branch, Calicut and the success story was reported by Southern Splendour, official journal of Southern Zonal Office, through a 3 page reportage.
Conducted discussion with Shri NM Sundaram, General Secretary, AIIEA for two days at Chennai at the instance of the then Chief (Personnel) and a confidential report containing Shri Sundaram's views on certain matters submitted to LIC Central Office through Shri MR Murali, then Sr.DM, Kozhikode.
'Yogakshema' published his photograph, bio data and details of his activities in its issues.
PG Gangadharan's interview with Prof. Ishwar Dayal (a noted management expert who reorganised LIC to its present form), published in 'Yogakshema', LIC's official organ, has since been reproduced in the GOLDEN JUBILEE SPECIAL ISSUE published by LIC of India which is considered a rare RECOGNITION given to an employee by LIC.
Interviewed various personalities including LIC Chairman Shri MG Diwan, top Managers, top trade union leaders in LIC Shri NM Sundaram, Shri Nachane, other dignitaries from outside the industry and published in Yogakshema, other insurance periodicals and 'Initiative' edited by him.
First issue of 'INITIATIVE' edited, printed and published by Shri Gangadharan was released by Shri KP Narasimhan, then Chairman, LIC of India, from Central Office, Mumbai by giving away copies to the Mg.Directors Shri Salunkhe and Shri Jambusaria (both of whom later became Chairman,LIC of India) in the presence of Shri GN Bajpai, Executive Director who too later became Chairman, LIC of India.
In recognition of his various services, LIC invited him to visit Central Office, Mumbai and during this visit Shri MG Diwan,Chairman offered to sanction him a 'project of his choice' for further research work.
Conducted a work study for LIC Housing Finance Ltd. at the instance of Chief General Manager, LIC Housing Finance and report submitted to him.
Edited magazines (1) CLARION (2) BETWEEN US (3) INITIATIVE for various periods.
'OWN YOUR HOME SCHEME ADMINISTRATION' and 'METHODS' are two books published by him in connection with improvement of LIC's working procedures.
Presently editing 'LIC Pensioners Chronicle' - a new experience to LIC pensioners in India.
Retired from LIC as Administrative Officer. Lives in Kozhikode, Kerala.