Mohammed Meeran, Chairman of EMCO International, A Dubai based business man having lived 47 years in UAE hailing from a business family from Shiroor Karnataka was bestowed with the prestigious Karnataka Rajyotsava Award 2020 by the Government of Karnataka for his social work and contributions towards the welfare of the local community.
Mohammed Meeran is also the Sr. Vice president & Managing Trustee of Green Valley National School & Pu College managed by Shiroor Welfare Trust® (Charitable Organization), having more than 1500 students studying in the school with a mission of providing quality education to children living in the rural areas surrounding their hometown Shiroor, Udupi district, in Karnataka and Has contributed to Several other social service causes which have benefited the local community in many ways.
For over four decades, Mohammed Meeran has worked in Gulf nations and rendered service to uphold the Kannada language and his homeland by prioritizing and contributing to several organizations that were focusing on developing the Kannada language and Kannadiga people. He has contributed to the educational, social, cultural upliftment of the Kannadiga people, despite living abroad.
He has actively engaged and contributed to Kundapura Kannada Gulf Organization, Shiroor Association, and several organizations in this regard. Apart from contributing to the organizations abroad, Meeran Saheb has also organized awareness drives and camps in various parts of Karnataka, while also helping hundreds of poor families in the state.
This is the first time that an individual from Shiroor was conferred the Karnataka Rajyotsava Award, the trustee of Green Valley Institute has contributed enormously to the development of Shiroor by providing services such as Ambulance, Garbage trucks to the city.
He has also Worked to help several Indians to re-locate back home from UAE, during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, Also Facilitated several Indian’s to fly back. His Social Contributions have been endless.