Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has signed an MoU to be the Brand Ambassador of RI District 3170, for WINS (Wash in Schools) and Literacy promotion. After signing this MoU recently in Goa at a meeting organised by RC Panaji and the Sports Authority of Goa, he inaugurated and handed over a water purifier to the President of the club Shashank Mahatme. A total of 380 water purifiers will be installed in schools of RI District 3170, covering North Karnataka, South Maharashtra and the State of Goa.
This is being done through a Global Grant Project worth $66,000, (Rs 43.56 lakh), with help of D 7360, USA.
IPDG Ganesh Bhat of D 3170, India and IPDG Jason Piatt of D 7360 USA, with the help of DDFs had planned and finalised this project during 2014-15.
Nearly 2,000 people, including industrialists, politicians, artists and Rotarians participated in this meeting.