|Shri.K.Neelakantan is the founder Chairman of Koumudi Grameena Netralaya, Bela, Kasaragod, Kerala. He is a retired teacher (Hindi) . His life was almost in entirety devoted to teaching.
This passion in teaching, he inherited from his uncle, Dr.K.Narayanan Nambissan, also a teacher but above that a Karma Yogi in every sense of the word- the qualities of this great man influenced him in every aspect of life. Under his influence he worked as a teacher in Vaniamkulam school, which was a product of Dr.Narayanan Nambissan's vision. He completed Diploma in Drawing from Thrissur. Though he commenced his teaching career as a drawing teacher, later on , he took up Hindi as his field of interest, following the footsteps of his illustrious uncle. With his innate discipline and hard work he completed BA in Hindi. Following this he worked as a teacher in Kendriya Vidyalaya(primary section), at Naval Base, Cochin and later as TGT in Kendriya Vidyalaya, Ernakulam. After retirement he worked as Hindi Teacher at Adarsha Vidyalaya, Kakkanad, Cochin. He is fondly remembered as an ideal teacher and role model by his students who had the fortune to be taught by him.
As a householder, he has been a role model for many , and he manages his household duties with the same intensity as his professional life and has not only been able to give the best possible education to his three sons( N.Jayasankar, IRS, Dr,N.Sunil, and N.Umesh, MBA), but also has served as a role model for them to follow in life. Throughout his life, he has been supported by his better half, Smt T.Koumudi, also a retired teacher, who is a Sahadharmini in every sense of the term, having participated in all his joys and sorrows and offering solace and support in times of need.
A real follower of Gandhian principles, he left teaching profession, which had been his first love throughout life to start the rural eye Hospital , Koumudi Grameena Netralaya, in remote village, Bela, in Kasaragod, Kerala. He is an active member of Shri Ramchandra Mission, and believes that a balanced existence, giving equal importance to material and spiritual lives is needed to reach perfection , the goal of human life. He is guided and blessed by the Spiritual Master of Shri Ramchandra Mission , and ardently follows the Sahaj Marg system of Meditation under the Great Master's loving care.
His passion in life is agriculture and planting and looking after plants and trees with affection and love, rarely seen nowadays, is as important to him as the development of the hospital