Mangaluru, Sep 28, 2017: He is a man who is serving the society with a missionary zeal. For Basrur Rajeev Shetty, State Committee Chairman of Indian Red Cross Society, service is a passion.
A former banker associated with the Vijaya Bank, Rajeev Shetty has served as Charter President of Lions Club Udupi Midtown and was the last District Governor who served unbifurcated Lions District 324-D4.
His service bent of mind earned him the Vice Presidentship of the Udupi district branch of Indian Red Cross Society and subsequently District Chairmanship for two terms. During his tenure, the Red Cross got its independent building and its activities won it the best district level award.
After serving as State Vice Chairman of Red Cross for three years, he was elected unopposed as the State Chairman. His dedication and commitment gave him a second term as chairman. Recently, he was elected as Managing Committee Member of Indian Red Cross Society, National Headquarters.
Shetty has even served as Ombudsman of NREGA and has several awards both national and international to his credit. Married to Jyothi R Shetty, a retired banker, the couple is blessed with two children.