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’.
HIS MANTRAS :
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.