Kochi : Oushadhi chairman Dr. KR Vishamaran has died aged 72. The end came at 10 am Friday at a private hospital in Kochi. He was former Vice Chancelor at Agriculture University of Kerala and has served as Alappuzha’s District Collector.
He did his studies at Bishop Moor College in Mavelikara , Ernakulam Maharajas College and Ernakulam Govt Law College. Dr. Vishambaran started his career as officer at Canara bank and later went on to become Fort Kochi Tehsildar, Protocol Officer, Fort Kochi RDO and Ernakulam District Collector, Alappzha District Collector, Deputy Director at Higher Education department, Telcom and MD at Rubber Marketing Board before retiring as Vice Chancelor to Agriculture University.
Dr. Vishambaran held a long stint as president of Maharajas College Old Students Association. He was Vice Chairman at Kochi Cancer Centre while mobilizing PR Krishna Iyer movement there.
Dr. Vishmbaran is son of Late KV Achuthan and KS Thankamma from Kaavil in Mavelikkara. Wife : Komalam(Retd. SBI). Children : Abiraman, Akhila. Children –in-law : Abhikrishnan, Shabana.