Prof. John Kurakar. Elected as the Global Council Trustee of United Religions Initiative in june,2014. “The United Religions Initiative community in 86 countries of the world enthusiastically welcomes Prof. John Kurakar as the Global council trustee of the fast growing International Interfaith Association. Prof. Kurakar is coming from Kottarakara St. Gregorios College where he served for three decade as the professor in Malayalam Language and Literature and coordinator of Continuing Education in University of Kerala.Kurakar’s work at St.Gregorios College is widely acknowledged as a good teacher and a Social thinker. He involved many movements and associations related to, Literature, Art. Palliative Care, Social Service, World Peace and Religious harmony. Kurakar is a recognized as a Social thinker, Social worker and the author and editor of several books and numerous articles, including Education ‘Social Service, Adult Education, and Transformation: Religious Pluralism, Spirituality and a New Vision for Higher Education in Kerala. In 1979 John Kurakar founded Kerala Kavya Kala Sahithy, an Education and Literary Organization working with Schools and Colleges in Kerala to promote co-curricular activities, religious pluralism and world Peace. He also posted more than 12000 (twelve thousand articles in his website (www.profkurakar.blogspot.com) that is “window of Knowledge”. In 2008 he founded a an Association for charitable work “Kerala Association for Palliative Care Initiative” . He served more than one decade as the programme officer for National Service Scheme in St. Gregorios College and received awards from Kerala University for Best Programme Officer in continues five years. Prof. Kurakar also served more than five years as the programme co-ordinator for Asult and Population Education in University of Kerala. He worked many years in Kerala Sasthra Sahithya Prishathu as the Dist secreary. Co-editor of Science Magazines like “Grama Sasthram, Sasthragathi etc. Prof. Kurakar is now working as the chairman of the South India- Sri-Lanka Region of the United Religions Initiative.