Club Matters – Feb 2020

RC Cuddalore Coastal City — RID 2981


The district trained 700 women in tailoring across its six vocational training centres. The club provided motorised sewing machines to 300 women in the first phase. The value of the district project is ₹30 lakh.


RC Hosur Sipcot — RID 2982


DG A K Natesan inaugurated a toilet block at the ­Government High School in Andevanapally village in the presence of PDGs Vasu and Dharmesh Patel. The project cost ₹5.65 lakh.


RC Madurai West — RID 3000


A Smart Class was opened at the KAMAK School for the hearing-impaired children at a cost of ₹50,000. Club President Ravi Parthasarathy along with other Rotarians were present at the inaugural event.


RC Gurgaon Cosmopolitan — RID 3011


Club Trainer Ruchi Rai did a literacy programme by donating books to create a library in a government school in Nathupur village. Around 135 children from the nearby slum community will benefit from this project.


RC Chandrapur — RID 3030


A dental check-up camp was conducted at the Zilla Parishad School in Shegaon village. Around 150 ­students were examined by a team of doctors. Toothpastes and toothbrushes were distributed to them.


RC Bhiwadi Shakti — RID 3053


A one-day campaign against single-use plastic was ­carried out at the Baba Mohan Ram Kissan College. DG Harish Gaur and IAS officer Neelabh Saxena were present at the event. The club distributed 2,000 canvas bags with anti-plastic messages at various places.


RC Himmatnagar — RID 3054


An anti-plastic drive was held and the club ­members ­distributed cloth bags at the vegetable market in the ­presence of legislator Rajendrasinh Chavda and ­Municipality ­President Anirudh Sorathia.


RC Baroda Kalanagari — RID 3060


The club members distributed sweaters to children at Jilod, the club’s adopted village. The woollen garments will keep them warm during the winter months.


RC Amritsar North — RID 3070


An inter-school Shabad Gayan competition to mark the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikh ­religion, was organised. Ten schools took part in the contest and DGN Davinder Singh was the chief guest.


RC Roorkee Midtown — RID 3080


The club provides food for attenders of patients at the Civil Hospital in the town on the first and third Fridays under its Rotary Rasoi project. A kitchen has been built for this purpose and it also serves as a temporary shelter for the attenders.


RC Chandausi City Star — RID 3100


Anti-plastic campaign was organised at busy ­junctions, thoroughfares and markets in the city to create ­awareness on the harmful effects of using plastic and polythene bags. Cloth bags were distributed to people and ­shopkeepers. Municipality Chairperson Indu Rani participated in the drive.


RC Varanasi Central — RID 3120


A dental and eye check-up camp was conducted for students of Kashi Balika Shiksha Niketan, a girls school adopted by the club. Around 350 students were screened and given follow-up treatment cards. Toothpastes, toothbrushes and spectacles were also distributed.


RC Jalna Central — RID 3132


A jogging track of 1.2 km was laid for the residents of the city to keep themselves fit through regular use of this facility. The track is situated amidst a scenic backdrop to attract regular joggers.


RC Bombay Airport — RID 3141


As part of Project Positive Health, the club has set up an automated office BP instrument at the Andheri Railway Station for a day during which over 150 passengers were checked for BP. Many patients were happy at the availability of such a facility at a railway station in contrast to waiting for their turn at a clinic to get their BP checked.


RC Nellore — RID 3160


An eye camp was conducted at Kothavangallu village in which 160 people were screened for various ailments. ­Medicines were distributed and spectacles were prescribed for 20 people. Rotary Eye Hospital and Rotary General Hospital are being run by the club.


RC Coimbatore Meridian — RID 3201


Two deformity correction surgeries were done at the One Care Medical Centre as part of the First Step Project. Two boys, aged 8 and 10, were discharged from the hospital and are undergoing physiotherapy. The project cost ₹60,000.


RC SPIC Nagar — RID 3212


A residential RYLA was organised in which over 50 college students were trained in leadership skills, team building, emotional intelligence, creativity and interpersonal skills, among others.


RC Madras Southwest — RID 3232


Rotaract Club of DG Vaishnava College, sponsored by the club, had hired seven hairstylists to give a well-groomed haircut to mentally-ill patients at the Institute of Mental Health. They are planning to conduct this project every month.


RC Calcutta Magnum — RID 3291


Dress material were given to around 180 underprivileged girl students of Shanti Rani School in Bansdroni, a neighbourhood, at an event in Rotary Sadan held in association with Rotaractors and IndusInd Bank.

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