Club builds a Rotary Bhavan
RC Chopda, RID 3030, fulfilled its 52-year dream with the inauguration of its Rotary Bhavan in the city. Fundraising efforts and a ₹5 lakh donation from past president L N Patil made the 2,000 sqft hall a reality for the club. TRF trustee vice-chair Bharat Pandya inaugurated the new facility in the presence of former Assembly Speaker Arunbhai Gujarathi and IPDG Anand Jhunjhunuwala.
Help for flood victims
Two submersible pumps, 300 grocery bags and 50 bedsheets were handed over to the deputy commissioner of the Mohali Municipal Corporation by RC Chandigarh Central, RID 3080. The pumps will be used to remove the flood water brought in by the recent heavy rains in low-lying areas and basements of residential complexes, and the grocery bags will be distributed to the flood victims.
RC Mulund honours Rajashree Birla
RC Mulund, RID 3141, recently honoured Rajashree Birla, chairperson, Aditya Birla Foundation for Community Initiatives and Rural Development, with the Paragon of Philanthropy Award during its diamond jubilee celebrations in Mumbai. Rajashree, having given over ₹150 crore, is the second largest individual contributor to TRF.
Notebook donation drive
Students at Shantaba School in Kukeri village near Surat received notebooks from RC Surat, RID 3060. Over 3,000 notebooks were distributed and club members Sanjay Jalan and Anurag Kapoor pledged to sponsor the yearly expenses of one student each, totalling Rc.30,000 per year.