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Rtn. A.V.Pathy

District Governor
(Rotary Club of Coimbatore West)

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He likes - constant activity, coming first, exciting challenges, championing causes and spontaneity – that’s an Arian Trait. He was born on the 28th of March, 1965

He did his junior school at Breeks, Ooty, Senior School at Rex, Ooty and the higher secondary at Montfort School, Yercaud. He graduated from the St Joseph’s College, Trichy. While at school he was in the NCC and at college he was in the NSS and a keen Rotaractor.


He is the Managing Partner of Gopinath Enterprises dealing in Industrial Products.

He is in business for the last 20 years. He won the “OPTIMUS AWARD” and was recognized by L & T for the outstanding performance last year. He also handles the family business of Insurance.


He is an active member of Rotary West Coimbatore, which is celebrating its Golden jubilee this year. He was the Chairman of the Book fair in 2006-07, was the President in 2007-08, he Chaired the Pre Pets in 2007-08; He was awarded the RI citation when he was president . He was the GGR In 2009-10. he was the Zonal Chairman Vocational service in 2011. He was the Assistant Governor for the year 2012-13 and was awarded the outstanding AG of the region. He was appointed as the RFRC for the year 2013-14. He chaired the Membership Development District Seminar "Vridhhi".

He Chaired the Cycle Rally and also took part in cycling the 330 km for End Polio from Coimbatore to Cochin with 30 cyclists for three days covering 50000 people across the district 3201, distributing pamphlets about Rotary. This was a very huge public image project of the District 3201 covered well by all media.

He chaired the RI PRIORITIES District seminar in 2014. He was the Zonal chair for the Conference 'Thejus 2015'. He was the Chairman for the District for the new national focus - "The SWACHH Bharath".and has conducted clean town campaigns.

He has attended Rotary International conventions at Portugal Sydney Brazil and Korea where he served as the Sergeant at arms .


The Avenues of Service Award from the Rotary International is one among the several awards which he cherishes .

Their house won the Best Garden in the Flower show organized by Agri University and Rotary Uptown.

Their home also won the Eco friendly home Award from RAAC and British Council.

His special interests are going on Nature Camps and Treks, organizing Game Shows, Gardening and Landscaping. He is a part of the Wildlife Association and the Science and Adventure Club. And a Life member of the hundred year old Nilgiri Library .


His father Rtn MPHF Ramasubramanian is a Chartered Accountant in Ooty and a member of the Rotary Club of Ootacamund

His mother PHF Vimala is a Past president of the Inner Wheel Ootacamund

His wife and friend Veena Pathy is the District Chairman of the Inner Wheel District 320. Veena and Pathy, regularly contribute to the Rotary Foundation and are both Major Donors.

They have two sons - Nishok is doing his Architecture and Roshan is doing his B Com

They are good mountaineers.

They scale the Himalayas every summer and are Rylarians. They were invited to the Rashtrapathi Bhavan by our former president Dr APJ Abdul Kalam and were appreciated for the spirit of adventure.

Rtn A V Pathy has been selected as the governor nominee for 16-17 and district Governor for the year 2018-19

He was conferred Doctorate on Holistic Management by

The Commonwealth Vocational University at Singapore.