Club Matters – October 2019

RC Chidambaram, Home Town — RID 2981

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As part of its anti-plastic drive, over 1,000 cloth bags were distributed to the public along with pamphlets. A club president from Malaysia and his spouse took part in the campaign.

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RC Salem Central — RID 2982

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A Rotary stamp was released by District Governors Dr A K Natesan (2982) and Dr Zameer Pasha (3000) to mark the 100th year of Rotary in India. The same was presented to RID Kamal Sanghvi and PRID C Basker. The project was sponsored by Public Image Chair K Karuppiah.

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RC Madurai, North — RID 3000

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One hundred saplings were planted around the campus of IAB Higher Secondary School run by the Indian Association for the Blind. Drip irrigation system was also installed to water the saplings regularly.

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RC Eluru — RID 3020

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Under their ‘Grow more trees’ campaign, the club distributed 200 plants at various locations in Veerammakunta village in the West Godavari district. Students of the Zilla Parishad High School were encouraged to plant saplings on the school campus.

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RC Abu Road — RID 3054

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For the 11th consecutive year, the Interact Club of St John’s School has taken up paper collection drive where Interactors collect unused papers of notebooks from students at the end of the academic year and bound them into fresh notebooks for distribution to students.

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RC Baroda Cosmopolitan — RID 3060

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The club sponsors monthly groceries for 25 visually-impaired families under its flagship Sudama Ni Joli project. The monthly cost of ₹8,000 is either borne by members or donated by benevolent public for the noble cause.

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RC Dehradun Central — RID 3080

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Twenty-five teachers from various schools in the city were felicitated on Teacher’s Day. Club President Col Manoj Gupta and other Rotarians were present at the event.

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RC Sunam — RID 3090

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Nation Builder Awards were presented to 32 teachers at a seminar on Teacher’s Day at the Dr Gagandeep Rotary Public School in the city. Special talks were given by Club President Yash Paul Mangala and Navin Garg to highlight the skills of teachers in nation building activities. Cultural programmes were staged by students.

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RC Shahjahanpur City — RID 3110

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Rotarians celebrated Independence Day with students at Lead Convent School. A cultural show was staged. School bags and certificates were given to the winners.

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RC Lonand — RID 3132

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An artificial limb fitment camp was held at the Rotary Help Centre in which a large number of amputees were benefitted.

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RC Dombivli Industrial, Area — RID 3142

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Six students from Dyan Mandir School were given free computer training for three months through a project sponsored by past president Rameshji Khandelwal.

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RC Nanjangud — RID 3181

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Musical instruments worth ₹85,000 were given to 20 visually-impaired artistes. The project is aimed at building their self-esteem by involving them in creative activities.

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RC Balehonnur — RID 3182

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School bags were distributed to students from flood-affected families at the BES Group of Institutions. A large number of Rotarians were present on the occasion.

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RC Bhavani-Komarapalayam — RID 3202

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Five handwash stations were donated to primary and middle schools with handwash instruction boards erected in front of the hygiene facilities. This WinS project implemented at a cost of ₹75,000 will benefit 300 students.

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RC Kazhakuttom — RID 3211

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District Project REACH — Rotary Empowered Action for Cleanliness and Hygiene — was inaugurated by Thiruvananthapuram Mayor V K Prasanth at the Holy Trinity High School. Club President Shyam Starry Pereira was present along with other Rotarians.

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RC Tiruttani — RID 3231

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Teacher’s Day was celebrated by felicitating two teachers and garlanding the statue of former President Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan who was born in Tiruttani. Club President Hari Kumar Sharma and other Rotarians made the awards ceremony a success.

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RC Madras Marina — RID 3232

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A vocational centre run by the club trains students in air-conditioning and refrigeration services. This year, one more batch of 20 students is being admitted for the one-year programmes. Food and accommodation are also provided free for needy students.

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RC Bongaigaon — RID 3240

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The club provided various prosthetics, aides and crutches including smart tools to 190 physically-challenged people of Bongaigaon and Chirang. The project done with other NGOs cost ₹23 lakh to the club.

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RC Bhubaneswar Toshali — RID 3262

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Raincoats were distributed to needy students at its adopted school in Pandra locality so as to ensure 100 per cent attendance during rainy season. IPDG Bhawani Choudhury presented the raincoats to children.

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