Rtn. AKS Prof. A.K. Natesan, MCom, MBA, MPhil, PhD, DSADP, DLL, FTA
Founder & Hon. Chairman, Excel Group Institutions, Komarapalayam
Founder, Excel Enviro Energy Pvt. Ltd.
Director, Dr. AKN-Excel Agri Farms Pvt. Ltd.
Director, Dr. AKN-Excel Farm Products Pvt. Ltd.
President, Tamilnadu Ball Badminton Association (TNBBA)
Secretary, Association of Managements of Coimbatore Anna University-Affiliated Colleges (AMCAUAC)
Fellow of Textile Association (FTA)
Chairman, RAN INDIA STEELS (P) LTD
ARRFC – 2023 – 2024
Hon. Chairman, The Kavery Group Institutions, Salem
Prof. Dr. A.K. Natesan, Rotary District Governor & The First AKS Member of Rotary District-2982, is a visionary Higher Education administrator. He was the District Governor of Rotary International District-2982 for the year 2019-20. He is also the Hon. Chairman of Excel Group Institutions, Komarapalayam, & The Kavery Educational Institutions, Salem. He is the Secretary of the “Association of Management of Coimbatore Anna University Affiliated Colleges” (AMCAUAC) and the President of Tamilnadu Ball Badminton Association (TNBBA) for 2016-2020 and Chairman of ISTE (TN Chapter).
PROFESSION & AWARDS:
Prof. Natesan promotes four Engineering colleges, a Business School, a College of Architecture, Polytechnic Colleges, B.Ed./MEd Colleges, Naturopathy & Yoga Medical College, Homoeopathy Medical College, Pharmacy College, Nursing Colleges and a Physiotherapy College as well as Allied Medical Science colleges.
Excel Group Institutions outspreading a 130-acre, eco-friendly campus at Komarapalayam & The Kavery Educational Institutions extended over 32 acres of sylvan campus at Salem, employ 1000 plus teaching and non-Teaching staff provides for the academic as well as the non-academic needs of a total of 13,000 students.
Dr. Natesan has been awarded numerous meritorious Awards and conferred Titles by several Institutions and Professional Bodies. The Government of Tamil Nadu conferred on him the Title of the State’s Best NSS Programme Officer, twice. He also has been conferred on, prestigious awards like the “Kalingarayan Award”.
Prof. Natesan has served the Rotary Club in the roles of the Club President, Assistant Governor, District Chair & Literacy Committee Chairman, District Governor for the year 2019-20 (RI District-2982) and is now invested as the District Trainer for the year 2022-23.
Dr. A.K. Natesan did his Doctorate – Ph.D. in Financial Management – from Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore, and obtained his MBA from National Institute of Technology, Trichy (formerly REC). He completed his PG in Sri Vasavi College, Erode, & UG at PSG Arts College, Coimbatore. He has over 38 years of experience in Higher Education as an administrator, Professor and Executive leader.
Dr. A.K. Natesan has travelled across the world and visited many Universities in the USA, Canada, Argentina, the UK, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, UAE, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Hong Kong, Macau, etc. The entire family of Dr. A.K. Natesan are Paul Harris Family (PHF) Awardees and he has contributed over USD 3.10 Lakh, equivalent to Indian Rupees 2 Crores, and he has attended a District Governor-Elect (DGE)’s International Training Conference at San Diego, the USA, for a week.
As ‘TEAM EXCEL’ GOVERNOR:
- Started 3 New Clubs @ Hosur & Salem.
- Collected Rs. 5.45 lakhs as The Rotary Foundation (TRF) Donation including an Endowment Donor & an Arch Klumph Society (AKS) Membership.
- Executed the mega projects of Global Grand, including the Namakkal & Hosur Dialysis Centres for 5 lakhs US Dollars.
- Coordinated with PDG K. S. Venkatesh & Dr. Sagadevan to raise Rs. 1 crore donation for Covid Trust Hospital.
- As a Trainer, imparted all the Trainings using novel methods.
- Continuously implemented Global Grow Rotary’s ‘PROJECT BLUE’ by providing Furniture to Government Schools in District-2982 & in 3203–Erode District.
He has become the first Arch Klumph Society (AKS) member of our District by pledging to contribute 2.50 Lakh US Dollars to Rotary Foundation.