DGE - Rtn. Chokkalingam

DGE 3000 Rtn. Chokkalingam

Rtn. AL Chokkalingam,
Governor 2020-21,
Rotary International District 3000

Rotary Club of Pudukkottai, Tamilnadu, India.

Rtn. A L Chokkalingam is an honourable and dignified personality from Pudukkottai. He was born on 29th of June. As a businessman he shines in various sectors such as Medicine retail and wholesale, etc. He is a multiple brand Money Transfer Agent and runs a local TV Channel in Pudukkottai.

His educational qualifications include com B.Com., P.G.D.C.A., (MBA) and also he is a skilled Registered Siddha Medical Practitioner. He is married to Rtn. PP. C.Bhavani. He is blessed with two sons Iniyan B.E.(Civil), M.Tech (Structural) graduate and Alangaram (B.Com) graduate.

He joined as a member of Rotary Club of Pudukkottai in 1997 and made himself a renowned person in Rotary. He held many positions in club level as Secretary during 2001-02 and as President during 2005-06. During the year 2005-06 he received 8 Awards and RI Present Citation. During the year 2016-17 he received Club Builder - RI President Award.

In club level he played a vital role in other activities as Secretary of Diamond Jubilee celebration committee which was organised by Rotary Club of Pudukkottai during 2013-14. Comparing with Club level his contribution and the responsibilities held by him in District level are more commendable.

During the years 2014 to 2017 he was the Chairman of Literacy Seminar, GSR of RC of Thirumayam, Chairman of Dist. TEACH Sub Committee, Chairman of Dist. Workshop and Assistant Governor and Chairman of Pre PETS & SETS / Joint Secretary for Service Projects / Joint Secretary for the Dist. Conference, Chairman of District Workshop and he conducted a Guinness attempt district project in the name of "Uyirum Uravum” to create awareness in Safe driving among 3100 students. This event is awarded by "Guinness World Records", "India Book of Records” and “Jetlee Book of Records”.

His participation in International Events includes Rotary Institute held in Singapore, Chennai and Dubai. Rotary Convention in Seoul during 2015-16, and Rotary South Asia Summit 2012-13 in Hyderabad and Literacy Summit at New Delhi, Pune, Calcutta and Chennai.

He is a Major Donor at Level -1 +5236 $

He has won many awards Like "Chinthanai Selvar" by Elakkiya Peravai, "Yoga Seva Award” by Aathma Trust, "Kural Neri Selvar" by Ulaga Thirukkural Puravai, “Pillar of India" by JC International “Nature lover” by The Best Walkers Club.

At present he holds many positions like Managing Director of Ponmari Educational Institutions, President - District Yoga Association, Advisory member of Indian Red Cross Society, Advisory Committee Member of Readers Forum, Pudukkottai, Life Member of Officers Club - Pudukkottai, Advisory Committee member of Tamilnadu Police Boys Club. He is a thriving Executive Member for Pudukkottai District Chamber of Commerce since 1995.