IPDG - Rtn. Muruganandam M (MMM)

DG 3000 Rtn. Muruganandam M (MMM)

Muruganandam M (MMM)
Rotary International District 3000 Governor 2016-17
Rotary Club of BHEL city, Tamilnadu, India.

Muruganandam.M, referred as MMM (Triple M) by his close circle, is one of the youngest ever Rotarians to have been elected as District Governor Nominee Designate in recent years. From being a Rotaractor in 1991 , he is blessed to become District Governor in 2016-17, his 25th Anniversary in Rotary Family.

He had a humble beginning as a student of a govt school in the vicinity of BHEL, Trichy and due to his hard work, rose to be a first generation entrepreneur in a short span of time. He is a voracious student of various courses and adorned himself with degrees, diplomas and post graduate degrees. He is an MBA (Finance) from IGNOU, MFT from Pondicherry University, B.E (Industrial Engineering) from NIIE and MS (MM) from BITS, Pilani. He is the Managing Director of "Excel Maritime & Logistics Pvt Ltd", an Export-Import Trade Company, (the first company in India to be ISO 9001:2008 certified for all EXIM scopes) and several sister companies also. His company was awarded ‘Best Navigator’ Award by Times of India.

Muruganandam had been a ardent climber of Rotary Family Ladder, by passionately joining Rotaract Club of Govt Polytechnic, Trichy-22 in 1991, when he was a diploma student and becoming its secretary. He was one of the founders of the community-based Rotaract Club of BHEL City Tiruchirapalli in 1994. He held various club and district leadership positions and got unamously elected as DRR in 2003-04. He spent the prime of his life in Rotaract till he was 30 years and became an inseparable name in Rotaract movement in D-3000. Some of the Highlights in his Rotaract Career are : Adoption of a rural school every year and equipping it fully, construction of a ‘Rotaract Center’ to serve as Vocational Training centre for physically handicapped, organising science Exhibition to display student’s talents, awarding School Toppers etc.

He, along with his past Rotaract colleagues, founded the Rotary Club of BHEL CITY Tiruchirapalli in 2008. He was Charter President of the club and Club Trainer. During his Presidentship, he bagged 10 District Awards, including Best President & Best Club. He was also an Assistant Governor. He organised various District events and participated in numerous District Assemblies & Conferences and also attended International Conventions.

As DRR, he received "Outstanding DRR" Citation from R.I. As DRCC, he received RI Citation for chartering the maximum number of Rotaract Clubs Worldwide. He is one among a very few people in this part India, who received RI’s ‘Vocational Service Leadership Award’.

He is a down-to-earth Thinker & a voracious Reader of books. He is a passionate Speaker & a grass-root Leader. He enjoys meeting and talking with people. He takes special liking in co-ordinating people and getting things done. Kalam’s Hardwork & Perseverance are his watchwords. He is staunch believer of the mantra, "Keep Going, Keep Doing and Keep Giving".

He was born on 29-03-1975 to his parents Mr.Maruthaian & Mrs.Maragathavalli. He is married to Ms.Sumathy and has a daughter Priyadharshini and a son Praveen Karthik.

His Sojourn in Rotary Family (1992 – 2009) – 18 years Rotaract

  • 1992-93 Secretary, Rotaract Club of Govt Polytechnic, Trichy
  • 1993-94 Charter Secretary, Rotaract Club of BHEL CITY Tiruchirapalli
  • 1994-95 Secretary, Rotaract Club of BHEL CITY Tiruchirapalli
  • 1996-97 Editor Club Bulletin "Challenger"
  • 1998-99 District Secretary for Rotaract District Organisation RI District 3000
  • 1999-00 Liaison Officer for RI District 3230
  • 2000-01 President / Rotaract Club of BHEL CITY
  • 2001-02 Chairman / Construction of Rotaract Centre / Vocational Training Centre for Handicapped / Inter-District Project (RI District 3000 & RI District 2980
  • 2002-03 Convenor / Club Decennial Celebrations
  • 2003-04 District Rotaract Representative (DRR) D 3000 (Unanimously elected)
  • 2005-07 Adviser / Centenary Rotaract Club, Trichy
  • 2006-07 As PDRR, Chaired as Adviser cum Moderator / South Asia DRRs - Elect Training Seminar (SADETS).
  • 2007-08 District Adviser / Rotaract District Organisation
  • 2008-09 As PDRR, Chaired as Convenor / Global RYLA 2009, Kodaikanal

Rotaract District Responsibilities

  • Secretary / "Aroma" Rotaract District Assembly, Dindigul.
  • Forum Co-ordinator / "BHELCIFO" Zonal Forum.
  • Chairman / Dreamers’ 98 Inter- District Forum.(D3000 & D2980)
  • Guest Speaker to all Rotaract District Assemblies District Conferences, PETS & SETS, Zonal Forums & Leadership Training Events, Brasstacks etc.,
  • Trained Rotaract District Officials in DTTS, PETS & SETS.
  • Pioneered Rural/ Village school adoption by Rotaract Clubs.
  • Pioneered Children Home adoption by Rotaract Clubs.

MMM’s Contribution History towards TRF - Total : USD 60654

  • 2004 Annual Fund – USD 100 (RFSM)
  • 2006 Annual Fund – USD 100
  • 2008 Annual Fund – USD 1000 (PHF+1 )
  • 2009 Annual Fund – USD 8000 ( Major Donor Level –I)
  • 2010 Annual Fund – USD 4718
  • 2010 Restricted Polio – USD 104 Plus
  • 2011 Annual Fund – USD 4100
  • 2012 Annual Fund – USD 6234 (Major Donor Level –II)
  • 2012 RI.Gen.Secy.Hewko – USD 100 Ride to End polio
  • 2013 Permanent Fund – USD 8500(Benefactor)
  • 2014 Permanent Fund – USD 16898.08
  • 2015 Permanent Fund – USD 10,000
For more details kindly visit Rtn.Muruganandam's Personal Website www.mmm3000.org