Rtn. Ashok Mulkraj Mahajan, a member of Rotary Club of Mulund, Mumbai India has been
involved in Rotary since 1st July 1973 and has risen from an ordinary member to the coveted
position of R.I. Director (2007-2009) and the Trustee of The Rotary Foundation (2009-13) by
sheer dint of commitment, compassion and consistency.
Born on 23rd July, 1947, he passed his B.E. (Electrical) from Bombay University standing in the
merit list of the university.
He then took Diploma in Operation Management and Diploma in Business Management of
Bombay University – again obtaining distinction.
He is a senior Partner in Raj Industries, a firm founded in 1973. That same year he joined the
Rotary Club of Mulund. He was the President of the Club during 1982-83 and he served R I as
Dist. Governor (93-94) of Dist. 3140..
He was appointed Zonal Coordinator- Membership Task Force in 1995-96 & again in 1998-99.
His involvement in Polio Plus Program has been widespread. He has been with National Polio
Plus Committee for about 10 years. He served as Zonal coordinator-Avoidable Blindness
Task Force in 2000-2002, Campaign Associate Rotary UNF private sector campaign, wherein
he was able to raise Rs One Crore for Polio Eradication Programme. Member World Affair
Committee-Asian 2003-05, Member India Presidential Polio Plus Summit 2001-02. He has
represented R I Presidents in various District Conferences ( Ten times)
He was Dist. 3140’s representative to 2001 Council on Legislation held at Chicago.
He was the Liaison Director Interact Committee of Rotary International in 2007-09 and
Extension of Rotary _ South & South Asia Committee 2008-09. Member of the Programme
Committee of the Board – 2007-09. President D K Lee invited him to be the member of the
President’s Advisory Committee 2008-09. He is also a member of the International Polio Plus
Committee. He is also a member of Service Awards for a Polio-Free World sub-committee.
A major donor to TRF a multiple PHF a benefactor and a member of Paul Harris Society. His
entire joint family is recognized as P.H.Fs.
He has received Rotary Foundation’s highest award- Distinguished Service Award, Rotary’s
highest award-Service above Self Award and Regional Service Award for a Polio free world.
Outside Rotary too, he has served the society in many ways. Punjab Kesari Club, Council for
Fair business practices, Civil Defense Advisory Committee are a few of his areas of interest.
Wife Nayantara is a silent but solid supporter who walks hand in hand with his commitments.
She is a Past President of Inner Wheel Club of Mulund.
Children: Son Nikhil & daughter Namrata have given him encouragement and motivational
Ashok enjoys reading, writing, cricket and social service.