DGN Sunnil Mehra hails from an illustrious textile family that migrated to Mumbai in 1940. His parents had roots in Punjab and were involved in the freedom struggle. His Grandfather Harichand Mehra pioneered the art of fabric screen-printing in India.
He was born in the Holy city of Amritsar, on the 9 th May 1956. Did his schooling from Campion School and his graduation from KC College. Obtained a textile diploma from Sasmira, Worli and completed his further education as a polymer technologists from Bagubhai Mafatlal, Vile parle.
He has been a keen sportsman having played cricket and badminton at school, College and also at National Level He started his business career by setting up a separate art silk unit for fabric weaving. After running it successfully he diversified into Marketing and Distributorship.
Today he is the MD of KorpBiz Pvt Ltd and Brand Ideation Pvt Ltd, which deals with manufacturing and marketing of various packaging products in wood, paper, plastic and acrylic. He joined Rotary Club of Bombay Pier in 1996 and was the President of the club in the year 2008-09. During his presidential year he won 26 awards collectively from Rotary International and Rotary District 3140. He is the
THE ROTARY FOUNDATION DISTRICT SERVICE AWARD in the year 2008 -09
RI AWARDS OF MEMBERSHIP DEVELOPMENT AND EXTENTION 2008-2009.;
RI AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN DISTRICT LITERACY - 2008-2009.;
RI AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN ZONAL LITERACY - 2008-2009.;
RI AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN COMMUNITY SERVICE 2008-2009 .
CLUB BUILDER AWARD 2014-15;
THE ROTARY FOUNDATION DISTRICT SERVICE AWARD in the year 2014- 15
And the highest award given to any Rotarian
SERVICE ABOVE SELF AWARD in the year 2015-16;