Mr. C. Nagendra Prasad
Born in 1930, has been in Service Industry Since 1951 as founder of Modern Ads Limited a Advertising Firm and in 1956 he moved to Travel Business, Trade Wings Ltd and now with TRAVEL EXPRESS for 35 years.
He started in 1957 the First Lions Club of Hyderabad as Charter Secretary. The seed in 1957 has grown and many Lions Clubs established in Andhra Pradesh & Telangana.
He is Active Life Member of LIONS CLUB OF MADRAS HOST and recipient of LIONS INTERNATIONAL
60 year Charter MONARCH Milestone Award.
He is the Senior most Charter Lion in the entire South India.
He became the Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) President in 1991 – 1993.
He was SKAL International (Association of Tourism Professionals with headquarters in Spain)
National President from 1981 – 1985 SKAL International Councillor India 1985 – 1986 / 1999 – 2003.
He was the first Indian to become President SKAL Asia Area in 1985 – 1986.
He was mainly responsible in promoting India for winning the bid for SKAL Congress 2003 in Chennai.
He was Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Vice Chairman for South India Chapter 1999 – 2004.
A few of his awards are:
· He was the first Indian to receive the order of SKAL Merit in 2003.
· He is the first Indian in 80 years to be awarded Member D’Honour, the highest SKAL honour.
· Awarded prestigious Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO) Hall of Fame Award – 1998
He is connected with many social and cultural associations devoted to Child Welfare for many years.
He conducted Children’s Radio Programmes in 60’s over the All India Radio in Telugu.
He was Secretary General for World Telugu Federation from 2000 – 2004 when WTF World Conferences
were held in Vizag and Singapore.
He is currently the Vice President of Andhra Chamber of Commerce Chennai, a 93 year old organisation.
Chairman of 25 years old SENIOR CITIZEN BUREAU Chennai 2018 – 2019
At a function on Oct 4, 2014, celebrating World Elders Day, organized by NSS Ethiraj College & Senior Citizens Bureau he was awarded the “SCB Award of Excellence” by His Excellency Dr. K. Rosaiah, Governor of TN.
Mrs. C. Pushpalatha Prasad
“Behind every successful man there is a woman” and so is the case here. Mrs. Pushpa Prasad
is not only the woman behind Mr. Prasad’s success, she is also an achiever in her own right.
She is associated with all the Lions Service Activities since the 1960″s.
She is also associated with the Indian Red Cross Society, Chennai.
She is a Past Secretary of the Century old Wellington Ladies Club and still continues to serve on it’s E.C.
In the 1980′s she was a Member of the Advisory Panel of the Central Board of Film Censors for Telugu Movies.
In the 1960″s she was running CAMLIN Fabric Painting classes for housewives and well appreciated.