Shamsheer Vayalil

About Shamsheer Vayalil

Birth Day: January 11, 1977
Birth Place: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, India
Alma mater: Kasturba Medical College Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute
Awards: List of awards
Website: www.drshamsheer.com

Shamsheer Vayalil Net Worth

Shamsheer Vayalil was bornon January 11, 1977 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, India. Shamsheer Vayalil, son-in-law of Gulf retailing billionaire M.A. Yusuff Ali, founded VPS Healthcare, a network of hospitals, clinics and pharmacies. Born into a business family in Kerala state, he migrated to the Middle East after medical studies and worked as a radiologist at a local hospital. Backed initially by his wealthy father-in-law, Vayalil started with one hospital in Abu Dhabi in 2007. VPS also owns the Rockland Hospital chain in Delhi and the VPS Lakeshore Hospital in Kochi.
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💰 Net worth: $1.49 Billion (Updated at 22 June 2018)

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Famous Quotes:

We don't worry about cost. Our philosophy is that when we give, we grow.

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In April 2014, Dr. Shamsheer Vayalil filed a petition in the Indian Supreme Court regarding the NRI Voting Rights. He was concerned by the existing procedure in which the NRIs had to travel to their constituency to vote. He moved the Supreme Court to make the process easier. Acting on his PIL, the Supreme Court directed the Election Commission to explore the possibilities for NRIs to cast their vote. Acting on the Supreme Court’s directive, the Election Commission set up a committee to explore the possibilities of NRIs to vote. In October 2014, based on the committee’s recommendation, the Election Commission submitted its report to the Supreme Court, which has recommended enabling NRIs to vote by proxy and e-postal ballot. The Indian Government has also favored e-postal ballot for NRIs and the introduction of the bill in the Indian Parliament for NRI Voting Rights is still awaited.

Biography/Timeline

1977

Dr. Shamsheer was born in Kerala, on January 11, 1977. He completed his Bachelors in Medicine from Kasturba Medical College before pursuing his MD in radiology from Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute in Chennai.

2007

Dr. Shamsheer started his career as a radiologist at the Sheikh Khalifa Medical City in Abu Dhabi, where he worked for 12 months. In 2007, he started providing medical aid and care through his first hospital which he soon Diversified into related Health care businesses within the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and Indian Subcontinent region. Among Dr. Shamsheer's flagship projects is the Burjeel Hospital, which is also Abu Dhabi's largest private tertiary care hospital.

2014

In April 2014, Dr. Shamsheer Vayalil filed a petition in the Indian Supreme Court regarding the NRI Voting Rights. He was concerned by the existing procedure in which the NRIs had to travel to their constituency to vote. He moved the Supreme Court to make the process easier. Acting on his PIL, the Supreme Court directed the Election Commission to explore the possibilities for NRIs to cast their vote. Acting on the Supreme Court’s directive, the Election Commission set up a committee to explore the possibilities of NRIs to vote. In October 2014, based on the committee’s recommendation, the Election Commission submitted its report to the Supreme Court, which has recommended enabling NRIs to vote by proxy and e-postal ballot. The Indian Government has also favored e-postal ballot for NRIs and the introduction of the bill in the Indian Parliament for NRI Voting Rights is still awaited.

2017

He has also been listed in Forbes Global Rich List 2017; Forbes Top Indian Leaders in the Arab Region 2016 and was featured on the cover of Forbes Magazine 2014. Similarly, he was also listed as one of the 100 Most Powerful Indians in the Persian Gulf region by Arabian Business Magazine.

2018

In early 2018, Shamsheer and his wife Dr. Shabeena joined the Giving Pledge, a campaign founded by Bill Gates, Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett, to encourage the wealthy to contribute their wealth towards philanthropy.