Q: Sir, can you tell us briefly about yourself?
A: I belong to Indore in MP. I did my MBBS and MD from GR Medical College, Gwalior. For the last 24 years, I am in Calicut, Kerala. My wife, Dr. Pramila Jain, is MD Microbiologist. I have two kids and both of them are Software engineers. I have an Ultrasound clinic, opposite medical college.
Q: Sir , Can you tell us about your hobbies?
A: My hobbies are meditation, healing, preaching, astrology, travelling, reading books, gardening, cooking, singing, dancing, interacting with people from all over the world, trekking and walking. I also like playing chess, table tennis and badminton. I love watching FIFA world cup and movies inspired by true stories. In addition to these, I am a foodie and I love playing with kids and watching their innocence.
Q: Sir, I have heard that you took an initiative to plant saplings several years ago in Calicut, a project which is has increased the green cover around Calicut substantially; Can you tell us about it?
A: I had initiated tree planting in various areas of Calicut. Just as the saying goes – ‘As you sow, so you reap’, we are still reaping the benefits of what we had sown.
Q: Any other plans in your mind Sir?
A: I am planning to unite the radiologists in Kerala as a family and encourage everyone to have a lot of picnics. My intention is to have ‘Fun and Frolic Association’ as the nickname of the Radiology club of Kerala. I believe in setting an example for others.
Q: Your future plans?
A: According to the 5 year plan that I have set for myself, I am targetting to scale the Himalayas and the Alps of Switzerland. Also included in the plan are flight simulation training and sky diving.
Q: What keeps you going?
A: Discipline, Vegetarian food, No smoking, No alcohol
Q: Any advice for Gen next?
A: D3 would be my advice: Determination, Discipline, Devotion.
[Post Scriptum—Dr Deepak Jain would personally plant several thousands of mango saplings in and around Calicut as a result of which he developed De Quervain’s disease]