DG - Dr.E.K.Ummer

DG 3202 DG - Dr.E.K.Ummer : 2018-19

Rtn.MD.Dr.E.K.Ummer,
Governor 2017-18,
Rotary International District 3202

ROTARY CLUB OF ERODE, Tamilnadu, India.

Hidden beneath the tough look of this task master is a willing soul , who is always at your service - Hallmark of a true leader. Hailing from the land of Teak , Nilambur of Malappuram district, Kerala , Rtn.MD. Dr.E.K. Ummer has,to his credit,an enriching wealth of 40 years of experience of health care practice in modern medicine.

He completed his MBBS from Calicut Medical College in the year 1977. He was instrumental in bringing about positive changes in rural health care and administration. Won Kerala Chief Minister’s award for outstanding contributions in the field of Tribal health care in 2002-2003.He brought in the concept of ‘’Best Family Physician Award’’ in IMA KERALA. This Sr.Vice President of Kerala IMA,was the Chairman of its disaster management committee.

He is in the forefront of Cancer Control Society, Govt. of Kerala and was the district secretary of Blindness Control Society for Govt. of Kerala in 2003.Won the IMA National Award for community service in 2006 and in 2001, won the IMA National Award for the best branch president. His concern and indebtedness to the society is evident in running a special school for differently abled children “BUDS SCHOOL” at his home town Nilambur. Success of "Teak Medicon IMA State conference" a mega event, in the year 2014-15 was a feather on the cap of this Effective organizer.

A true social activist to the core, Dr.E.K.Ummer is the president of many TRAUMACARE units under many police stations in Kerala.He is the state chairman Trauma care IMA Kerala. He joined ROTARY as the Charter President in Rotary Club of Nilambur in the year 2004-06 and has served ROTARY in various capacity. Was the Chairman of ‘Vanavasam’ – the Regional Friendship & Fellowship meet in 2005 & 2007.Chairman ‘Thalamelam’-Regional Family Cultural Meet in 2006. District Chairman for Child Health Care & Dist. Family Cultural Meet in 2008. Served as Asst. Governor in 2009-10. District Chairman of Friendship and Fellowship Meet 2009 & Thalamelam - the dist. Friendship and Fellowship meet of 2010.Chairman Dist. conference eve 2011.Instumental in preparation of 2011-12 Year Book. Worked as the Dist.Training Member for Dist.3202 in the year 2011. District Chair of Dist. Action Group in 2012-13.Chairman of ‘KARUNYASPARSAM’-A joint venture of Kerala state IMA & ROTARY & ANGELS 2013. Was the District Secretary Malappuram Zone 2014-15.

Awards received from Rotary International includes Certificate of Appreciation for Rotary club of Nilambur (Branch President) in 2003-04. Certificate of Appreciation, Indian National Polio Committee of Rotary International in 2004-05. Governer’s Special Award for support and contribution to Rotary in 2009-10.District awards for VANAVASAM and for best Asst. Governor in 09-10.Certificate of Appreciation for outstanding service in 2010. Became Major Donor in the year 2010-11. Credited with best GSR as Dist. Secretary Zone for the year 2014-15. To his credit, in 2014-15 as Governor’s Special Representative, he, with active support of the club members, started Rotary Club of MINICOY, Rotary club of AJMAN & DXB Rotary (DUBAI).A rare distinction by any standard. An avid traveller. Retired as the Dist.Medical officer of health, Kerala health service ,Malappuram Dist.

He is married to Rtn.MD.Kamarunnisa K.A, the inspiration behind his success. Elder son Janees E.K., M.tech., is a practicing Software Engineer. DR. AneesE.K., M.S., Ortho. consultant is the second son. DR. Saleesh .E.K., MBBS, Medical practitioner is the third son.