Trustees

Dr.Krishnan Swaminathan is currently a Consultant Endocrinologist at the renowned KMCH Hospital, Coimbatore. He completed his undergraduate medical education from Madras Medical College (1989-95). He completed his higher specialist training in Diabetes & Endocrinology from renowned centres including Guy’s & St.Thomas Hospital, London, Addenbrooke’s hospital, Cambridge and Ninewells Hospital, Scotland. He passed his MRCP (Member of the Royal College of Physicians) in 1999 and was awarded FRCP by the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh in 2009. He completed his Research MD in diabetes and cardiovascular disease. He is the founding trustee of Idhayangal Charitable Trust, a registered charity that has funded approximately 70 lacs for various charitable causes especially for poor children in India. Idhayangal was born in Scotland and had moved to Madurai & now to Coimbatore under his guidance. He has been closely involved in identifying and carrying out deserving projects throughout India and raising valuable contributions to projects. He is passionate about making a difference to the society, especially to the underprivileged children with type 1 diabetes.

Dr.Sujeetha Damodaran currently works as a Director, Allied Health Sciences, KMCH, Coimbatore. She completed her undergraduate medical education from Coimbatore Medical College and went through higher specialist training in Obstetrics & Gynaecology in United Kingdom. She is a Member of the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. She has always been an inspiration behind the development of Idhayangal Charitable Trust and has been a valued advisor on various projects. She is extremely passionate about making a difference especially to girls with type 1 diabetes in terms of education and support.

Shri K. Jayaprakash, affectionately called JP, is a true asset to his students and to our trust. He is currently the Headmaster of Kovaipudur Government Higher Secondary School. His passion towards his students has to be seen to be believed. Many of his students are doing extremely well worldwide as doctors, engineers, physicists and scientists, to name a few. He has so many credentials with him including BSc Physics, MSc, B Ed, M Ed, M Phil and PGDCA all centred towards education especially for underprivileged children. He is one of the best organisers with a zeal towards helping poor underprivileged children with Type 1 diabetes, that is unmatched. Idhayangal Charitable Trust is truly lucky to have a trustee of his calibre.