Club Matters – February 2017 Issue

RC Sonepat Midtown — D 3012






The club organised WASH campaign to mark the Global Handwash Day in six of its adopted schools where it had installed handwash stations. The Rotarians taught the  students to use the handwash station in groups, and gave a CD to each school with a song to be played during group hand wash sessions before mid-day meal and after toilet break.

RC Rajgarh — D 3040







The Rotarians distributed nutrition kits and woollen caps to children under five years of age in an anganwadi in Shampura village near Rajgarh. They also created awareness on hygiene practices among the villagers.

RC Ahmedabad Metro — D 3051






The club observed Thalassemia awareness week during the last week of September. It was marked with  seminars, placards and demos at colleges, workplaces and busy junctions to create awareness about the disease. The Rotarians used the social media too to educate the public.

RC Jaipur Bapunagar — D 3052


The club hosted a district seminar on WinS and CSR which had an attendance of 260 Rotarians from 25 clubs. WinS Global Chair Sushil Gupta along with Past Governors took part in the event. UN official Rushabh Hemani and State representative Girish Bhardwaj extended their support to the programmes.

RC Gwalior Veerangana — D 3053







The club installed a RO water unit at a government girls school in Gwalior to provide clean drinking water for the staff and students.

RC Kadodara — D 3060


The members collected over 1,100 kg of foodgrains and 1,000 dresses and footwear and distributed them to the underprivileged in Waghai village of Dang district in Gujarat.

RC Goraya Midtown — D 3070


Sweaters and sweets were given to children of ­Pingalwara and Anathalaya Phillaur villages as part of Diwali celebration. The total project cost was  Rs 11,000.

RC Paonta Sahib — D 3080


As part of its PRAYAS (goodwill initiative), the club is running a school which was launched on World Literacy Day. Around 30 children were enrolled in the school. The club presented school bags and uniforms to those children who were regular in attendance.

RC City Shahjahanpur — D 3110


The club celebrated Children’s Day with the inmates of Bal Sudhar Ghar. A dental check-up and  drawing competition was conducted at the home.

RC Varanasi Central — D 3120


RI Director Manoj Desai along with DG  Pramod Kumar inaugurated the newly constructed block of toilets/bathrooms and handwash stations at Ma Sharda Vanwasi Kanya Ashram in Varanasi. With these sanitation facilities, the girls hostel will be able increase their strength to 50 students from the present 27 students.

RC Pune Cosmopolitan — D 3131


Nearly 200 students from various colleges took part in the RYLA event organised by the club. Lessons in leadership skills, stress management and personality development were imparted to the youngsters. They were urged to form Rotaract clubs in their colleges.

RC Jalna Rainbow — D 3132


The Rotarians dedicated fire extinguishers to the people of Waghalkheda village in Jalna district for their emergency use as part of social outreach projects.

RC Navi Mumbai Sunrise — D 3142


A second Abhyasika class (tutoring poor kids after school hours) was inaugurated at Damola ­village which will be managed with the help of Seva Sahayog Trust. The club has plans to open two more Abhyasika classes around Nerul in Navi Mumbai in the current year.

RC Bangalore Koramangala — D 3190


As part of TRF centenary  celebration, the club’s past president Dr M V Ravikumar led a project to bring out a book Do Good in the World, a compilation of several Matching Grant and Global Grant projects of Dr Gabriel Minder, a charter member and past president of RC ­Ferney-Voltaire, France. The souvenir was also released at his home club’s weekly meeting on August 8 to mark the 80th birthday of Dr Minder.

RC Coimbatore D’elite — D 3201


An awareness programme for Swachh Bharat ­Abhiyan was conducted  at the Coimbatore railway station with District Governor Prakash Chand and Club President Narendra Ranka leading the Rotarians in the cleanliness drive.

RC Nilgiris Coonoor — D 3202


The club celebrated its 75th Charter Day programme with an inter-school debate to mark the occasion. Prizes and certificates were given to the winners.

RC Chennai Kodambakkam — D 3230


A cycling rally to create awareness on RILM was flagged off in Chennai by PDG AP Kanna, along with club President K V Anand. Around 160 cyclists took part in it. Literacy awareness ­pamphlets were distributed and all the cyclists were given T-shirts, medals and certificates.

RC Shri Jagannath Dham — D 3262


The club organised the All Odisha Open School Chess Championship in Puri. Club President Pravudutta ­Subudhi said the contest was organised to make the sport popular among the children. Cash prizes worth over Rs 25,000 were given.

RC Calcutta Mid South — D 3291


The club distributed new dresses to poor children of Usumpur Tribasha Academy in Agarpara village in 24 Parganas district. The project cost was nearly Rs 10,000.

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