Rotary clubs of Tirupur, RID 3203, have come together to establish a cancer care centre at the Tirupur Government Medical College and Hospital. The ₹90-crore project, headed by PDG Dr B A Muruganathan, will be executed jointly with the Tamil Nadu government, with the latter contributing ₹60 crore. RID 3203 will contribute ₹30 crore.
A fundraiser marathon and walkathon, hosted recently for the cause by RC Tirupur Gandhinagar, drew a participation of 15,000 people, including DG B Elangkumaran, other past governors and district leaders. It helped raise ₹85 lakh directly and ₹1.5 crore in the form of donations.