Karthik joined the Rotaract Movement in 2001-02 as a member in the Rotaract Club of Sri Bhagawan Mahaveer Jain College and rose to become the Club’s Director International Service in 2002-03 & then was unanimously elected President in 2003-04.
He also served as the District Director International Service, R I District 3190 & the Ambassador to Rotary International District 3140 apart from leading a 140 member strong contingent to the South East Asia Multi District Convention 2003.
He was instrumental in building the Club from a mere 8 members to a whooping 368 members during his tenure with the Rotaract Club of Sri Bhagawan Mahaveer Jain College.
The Installation Ceremony was held in Sir M Puttana Chetty Townhall with 800+ People attending the Installation which is an unbeaten record in the District.
During his tenure as President of the Club the Club was at its Zenith & the club executed a record of 108 Projects in the year and won various accolades & awards, swapping 13 out of the existing 18 awards including most Prestigious a Citation by Rotary International President Jonathan Majiyagbe for outstanding Service to the Community.
He was also adjudged the best President in the District for 2003-04.
Apart from Rotaract, in College he served as the Vice – President for the Cultural Association, Science Forum & Inter Collegiate Science Meet – Vismaya 2003.
He then was chosen as a Zonal Rotaract Representative – Zone I for R I District 3190 in 2004-05.