Rtn. Prakash Chandran

Rtn.Major Donor Dr.PRAKASH CHANDRAN   

 DG for RI Dist 3201 2016 -2017

Born in Kottayam, in Arackal family as S/o Sri. G. sankaran Nair and Smt.Kalliyanikutty amma. Basic education at Kottayam and completed degree from CMS College Kottaym. Took his postgraduate degree in Sociology ,Psychology and Malayalam . Also passed LLB degree from Bangalore University.  Avadh University Uttar Pradesh has awarded him the PhD degree in Psychology. He also holds Post Graduate Diploma in Counseling and Guidance. Member of Rotary Club of Cochin North and was the president of the club in the year 2005 06. AG for the year 2007 2008. Chairman for the Multi dist TRF seminar held in Cochin.  Dist Chairman for Gurukulam, new member orientation program. Dist chairman for adopt a girl student. Selected as the outstanding Rotarian of Cochin region. Attended the international convention “Ending Land mine tragedy through Innovation and cooperation” organized by US Government and Rotary International at Seattle USA. Conducted more than 40 Heart surgeries for Ugandan children under Gift of Life US project. US Government and Army appreciated him for helping 26 Iraqi kids for heart Surgery at AIMS when he was club international director. .Dr. Parkash chandran was the chairman for World Peace conference held in Kochi in Feb 2010, a unique project of Rotary Dist 3201 he was the Dist Director for new generation. Attended nine International RI conventions and served as Sergeant At Arms.   He served as Dist Secretary for two times. He was a GFE team member in the year 2005 2006.  In the Rotary year 2009 2010 conducted a Road show in connection with End Polio program from Coimbatore to Cochin a pioneer program of the district. He attended three  Rotary institutes. He was the chairman for the Rotary Institute Directory  2009.  He was the chairman for Dist assembly this year and had a record registration of more than 900. A well organized and appreciated dist assembly. He was the Chairman of the 5th   International conference of Somatic Inkblot Society held in Kochi. Rotarian Prakash Chandran is a member of American Psychological Association, Indian Psychiatric Society, WAPR and Registered psychologist of India. Apart from this he holds various posts in different organizations He is a Guest faculty of AIMS, Amritha Viswa Vidya Peedam, School of Medical Education, Lakshmi Hospital,Medical trust Hospital, Mercy College of  Nursing  and Kannur University. He was a  member of board of Studies of Amrita School of arts and sciences and external examiner.  Dr.Prakash is an Associated Professor of  Kerala University of  Health Sciences. He was the Chairman of  Indo American Commerce Kerala Chapter for the year  2012 -2014. And  presently Vice President of Indo American Chamber of Commerce South India council and National Executive council member He is a consultant  Psychologist, working with Dhanyna Doctors Chamber Thammanam and Lakshmi Hospital Ernakulam. Major Donor Rtn. Dr.Prakash Chandran has been unanimously elected as the District Governor of Rotary District 3201 for the year 2016 - 2017 Married to Parvathy  a Post graduate in Economics . She was the  inner wheel president of Cochin North. Gifted with two children -  Karthika, BVSc graduate  and pursuing her MS in Columbia University US. Winner Gold medal in horse riding, speaker for many Rotary meetings and Uma, graduate  in BA English Honors and GM of Leaders For Tomorrow an NGO based in Delhi . Uma was invited  by RI office to attend South Asia Rotary Literacy Summit  held in Pune 2015 . All family members are PHF and the first member of Cochin North all members in the family became PHF .