Sh. Yas Pal Das was born on Sepember 23, 1946 and studied in Lawrence School, Sanawar, before he joined and served in Merchant Navy as Executive Officer for 8 years. On return to his hometown Ambala, Mr. Das joined his family business and was managing the firm Metro Motors and was a Director in Associated Traders & Engineers Ltd, a premier Road and Air Transport Company. He was also a member of All India Road Transport Development Association, Federation of Automobiles Dealers Association, and various other commerce bodies.
Mr. Yash Pal Das was a member of Rotary Club of Ambala since 1971. In 1993-94 he served as District Governor of Rotary International District 3080 comprising of parts of Punjab and Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, part of UP and Chandigarh. He also served as an International Training Leader for two years and other International Committees of Rotary International culminated on his being Director of Rotary International. For 15 years he had been associated in management of educational institutions and was a member of GMN Collge Trust and Managing Society, Ambala Cantt, and Member of Executive of the Rotary School for Deaf, Ambala Cantt.
Sh. Das was also the founder member and Vice President of Rotary Ambala Cancer Detection and Welfare Society that is managing Rotary Ambala Cancer & General Hospital in Ambala Cantt. He has been instrumental in getting financial as well as material support from various national and international sources.
Sh Yash Pal Das was the founder member of Shri Ram Swarup Memorial Trust. He breathed his last on September 22, 2020 which caused great loss to Rotary Ambala, Rotary International, SRSMT and the family. We always pray for peace for his soul.