Praveen . V.C
Mr. V.C. Praveen is a well-known businessman. He is Director – ‘Operations & Public Relations’ of Sree Gokulam Group of Companies, the pioneers in chit fund, hospitality, education and health care with. Hailing from Kannur, Mr. Praveen is married to Mrs. Lijisha Praveen and the couple has two children Namrata and Tejas. During his college days he was associated with Leo movement and was adjudged ‘Best Secretary’ of Chennai Division comprising of 54 clubs. Praveen took the challenging charge of production of “Pazhassiraja”, a historical film venture, the story of one of India’s first freedom fighters, featuring Bharath Mammootty and and Tamil star Saratkumar, under the banner of ‘Sree Gokulam Movies’. During the year 2006-07, he was elected General Secretary of WMC Chennai Province. Mr. V.C. Praveen was instrumental in organising a pediatric heart surgery camp in 2006, to give a new lease of life to 60 small children, free of cost. Finding the programme a big success, as chairman of the project he initiated similar projects in the current year to help 100 more ailing children. A musical programme entitled ‘Hridayaragam 2008’ was organised to raise funds with the support of the entire team of music directors and musicians from Malayalam film Industry. He is President – India Region of WMC and is General Convener for ‘Avani Poovarangu’- an annual convention of the Malayalee families living in and around Chennai. He has been extending all possible help to the weaker sections of the society in the fields of medicine and education. He is also helping the aged, destitute, widows and patients with warmth and kindness. The physically handicapped are being supported with artificial limbs, and auxiliary equipment such as crutches etc., and the visually impaired with free supply of medicine and spectacles.