Born on 20th July Lion Or. D.P Rayjoined Lionism in 2002. He is an Ophthalmologist by profession. Born in Malda district of West Bengal, he studied in Ram Krishna Mission School. He did his M.B.B.S. from BSMC, Bankura and post graduation in Ophthalmology from KMC, Manipal. He was a senior registrar in CMC, Veilore for two years and did his fellowship from LVPEI Hyderabad.
Presently, he is the Director and Senior Ophthalmologist of Dr. Pinaki Ranjan Ray Eye Foundation, Ophthalmic care unit of Thakur Sitaram Sevakendra, a state of art eye hospital providing equitable and efficient eye care to all the patients. He himself has done more than ten thousand free eye surgeries for the under-privileged and done innumerable eye screening and awareness camps in Malda and surrounding areas.
Under his dynamic leadership the hospital received National Award in October 2005. He has presented various national and international papers in Ophthalmology. He is married to Dr. Rashi Ray, an Ophthalmologist and is blessed with a daughter named Easha.
Dr Ray believes that Lionism is a way of life and that nothing liberates greatness like the desire to help, the desire to serve. He attended RLLI at Kolkata 2014, Sight First Conclave (2014) at Kolkata, LCIF Conclave (2014-2015) at Lataguri, GLT area training (2014-15) at Bangladesh, DLLI at Chalsa and All India Lions Schooling at Hyderabad (2014) and Mumbai (2015). He is a recipient of International President's Appreciation award. He received awards as Best Semi Urban Club President and Outstanding Zone ChairpersonAssignment in the Club
Club President Lions Club of Malda New Century(2004-2005)
Member of the Board of Directors of the Club-2004-2014
2005-2006 DC- SIGHT PRESERVATION WORK WITH BLIND
2006-2007 DC- GROUP CO-ORDINATOR CSF II
2007 -200B DC- GROUP CO-ORDINATOR CSF II
200B-2009 DC-EYEDONATION AND PLEDGE
2009-2010 ZONE CHAIRPERSON,REG-1, ZONE II
2010-2011 DC- SIGHT PRESERVATION & WORK WITH BLIND
2011-2012 DC- SIGHT PRESERVATION & WORKING WITH BLIND
2012-2013 DC- DIABETIC AWARNESS & ACTION
2013-2014 DC- SIGHT FIRST
2014-2015 VDG II