International Directors from India
ADDRESS : M. No. 96. O. No. 55, Govindan Street,
N.S.Sankar, Chairman, Bharath Swift Logistics Pvt. Ltd., Joined Lionism in the year 1986 and later became the Charter President, LC Sterling Avenue, Dist. 324A1 in 1992. Served the District in various capacities. His book on Road Safety won him International President's acclaim. A PMJf - with 10 Diamond Pin - 20 years Chevron N.S. Sankar had won seven International President's Certificates of Appreciation, International Leadership Award and International President's medallion, twice. He was the Secretary for MD 324 Tsunami Disaster Relief Committee. For his good work in Tsunami related activities, he was presented with "Friend of Humanity" Award by Lions International in the year 2006 and Helping Hand Award in 2007.
Established a permanent project of 4,000 Sq. Ft. Community Hall at Pudupet village, near Sunguvar Chatram. In memory of his mother, he had constructed a Library of 700 Sq. Ft., a Centre for Educating Rural Masses. He served as a Member of Credential Committee for the International Convention held in Boston in 2006, a member of Nomination Committee for the International Convention held in Chicago in 2007, and a member of the Election Committee in the year 2010 for the International Convention held in Sydney. An ace trainer trained at FDI held in Addis Ababa in 2006. As Multiple Leadership Chairman, was involved in conducting Training Program for the District Governors, Vice District Governors, and others at various levels. Faculty member in LCCI, South India Multiple District Coordination Committee and MD324.
ADDRESS : 5th FL. Niiadn Sikhar.
Lion G.S. Hora. Past District Governor was elected to serve as International Director at the 2015 Honolulu Convention of the International Association of Lions Clubs. He is a Chartered Accountant by profession with contribution in diverse fields.
Joined Lionism as Leo in 1981 and became a Lion in 1985 as a member of Lions Club of Siliguri Gr eater. Born in Siliguri on 12th July, 1959 Lion Hora was a bright student. As a Boy Scout he was awarded the President Scout Certificate by V.V. Giri, the then President of India. He won the National Scholarship in graduation and was awarded a Gold Medal in Law. He was Hony. Lecturer in Law Department in University of North Bengal for 18 years. Associated with real estate business and runs a degree college at Siliguri.
He served as District Governor of District 322-F in 2001-02 and thereafter In various positions including Multiple Council Treasurer, Multiple P.R.O., Sector Coordinator - CSF for 3 years and as Multiple Coordinator Sight First and LCIF for 7 years. He has enormous contribution in streamlining the working of LCIF in MD 322 which includes bringing new grants for projects, organizing Sight First and LCIF Conclave in a professional manner. Apart from LCIF he has keen interest in leadership programs and has served as faculty at Regional Lions, Emerging Lions, Senior Lions. All India DG-VDG School and Faculty Training Institute. He is a graduate of the Faculty Development Institute. He is Founder Trustee cum Treasurer of Eastern India Lions Leadership Academy and Lions MD 322 Service Trust. He is a major donor to CSFII. He has been recognized with many awards including 9 International President Medals.
He has participated in various assemblies of Lions Including 9 Area Forums and 7 International conventions. President of Siliguri Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee since 2002, Lion Hora, was Chairman of Cll of North Bengal during 2008-10. He is Managing Committee Member of Siliguri ITI and Siliguri Polytechnic and had been Chairman of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Siliguri Branch, and Vice President of Siliguri Taxation Bar Association.
He has led Siliguri Greater Lions Eye Hospital as Chairperson for 4 years and is presently the Advisory Committee Chairperson. His wife Ruby is actively engaged in Lionism. She is the Past President of Lions Club of Siliguri Greater Femina and also serves on the District Cabinet.
ADDRESS : 'Rajkot,' 501. Sangeeth Nagar,
Lion R. Murugan joined the movement as a Leo In 1970 and became a member of the Lions Club of Trivandrum Host - a club that has celebrated Golden Jubilee in 2012. A graduate in Civil Engineering, Lion Murugan joined his father in his construction business. Since 1939, many of the landmark buildings in Trivandrum, the capital city of Kerala, proudly bear the insignia of PRS Builders. A successful businessman, Lion Murugan is the Chairman and CEO of the reputed PRS Group of concerns engaged in the areas of Construction, Health Care, Education and Hospitality. Lion Murugan has held many offices at club level, served as Chairpersons of District, Zone and Region and also as The Cabinet Treasurer - all with the credit of being the best In the Multiple District. While he was the District Governor of District 324 E1, presently 318 A. in 2004- 2005. Lion Murugan could activate the lions in The District with his motivating slogan: "Colouring Lives". The International President honored him with 100% District Governor's Award. His dream project - "Lions Bhavan" in Trivandrum, an LCIF aided project - was visualized, constructed and inaugurated within the year of his Governorship and Lion Murugan continues to be its Executive Director.
Lions Bhavan is now a home for the Alzheimer's (Dementia) patients, a Vocational Training Centre for Autistic children and a Geriatric Clinic. As Sector Co ordinator for Campaign Sight First, Lion Murugan supported LCIF by enrolling more than 200 Melvin Jones Fellows. Serving as the Global Membership Team Coordinator of Multiple District 316, Lion Murugan could set an all time record in membership growth, an amazing 8% every year. He is a regular faculty in the schooling for District Governors and Vice District Governors. In recognition of his services, six International Presidents honored Lion Murugan with their awards including the Founder's Membership Growth Award for two years.
Lion Murugan has also made significant contributions to the welfare of the society. He is actively involved in many social, cultural and professional organizations like the institution of Engineers, Chamber of Commerce. Vanchi Poor Home. Sri Swati Tirunal Sangita Sabha etc. He was the National Vice President of the Builders Association of India. He was a Senate Member of the University of Kerala during 2010-14. Lion Murugan was the Secretary cum Treasurer of the Lions Co-ordination Committee of India (LCCI) during 2013-14. He was elected for the high office of the International Director 2014-16 at the International Convention at Toronto, Canada in July, 2014.
Lion Murugan is happily married to Lion Prema who is also an Engineer and business Partner. Both are Progressive Melvin Jones Fellows and they are blessed wilh one daughter - Krishna, two sons - Sabari and Mithun and three grandchildren