Past President of Rotary Club of Nagpur (2008-09), and now our District Governor (2020-21), Shabbir Shakir is commonly referred to as a Pocket Dynamo, because of his endless energy, his realm of Rotary knowledge and his unwavering dedication and passion to the Rotary cause. This little man has been serving Rotary for the last 20 years in various capacities - within the Club as well as the District. He is a fine, friendly, easy going person who is also articulate and astute. Shabbir walks the talk on his ideals of Rotary. He truly believes in transparency, good governance and a no-nonsense approach. Proper planning and flawless execution is what Shabbir strives for.
Shabbir and his family have contributed largely to the Rotary Foundation. He is a Major Donor and all his family members including his children and parents are Paul Harris Fellows. He is passionate about blood donation, which he himself has donated 138 times till date.
Shabbir is an Engineering Graduate from the prestigious BITS Pilani. He has worked in multinational companies like Eicher Motors, BPCL, Standard Batteries Ltd , Crompton Greaves Ltd before returning to Nagpur and starting his own business. He is into Camera and photography equipment distribution, CCTV installations, realty project paint applications, Printing and packaging.
Shabbir is married to Jumana, who is also a Rotarian and is a fashion designer. They are proud parents to daughter Zahra, a budding film editor and son Zoher who is practising law in Nagpur
Man of few words, friend to all, disciplinarian to the core, a multi - talented and compassionate human being - Shabbir Shakir!