Club Matters – September 2018

RC Kumbakonam Central — D 2981

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Specially designed footwear worth ₹50,000 were given to leprosy patients at the Sacred Heart ­Hospital. Lunch was provided for 200 patients at the hospital.

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RC Tiruchengode Hi-tech — D 2982

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The club gave a range of utility items such as ­stainless steel plates, stationery etc in various government schools for the benefit of the students. A dental check-up camp was also organised for the children.

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RC Madurai — D 3000

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A vocational training centre was constructed at a cost of ₹7.6 lakh to provide tailoring courses for underprivileged women. The members donated 15 sewing machines for the centre which will train 120 women every quarter.

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RC Godavari Palakol — D 3020

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A medical check-up camp organised by the club ­benefitted 600 people from 35 villages around Palakol, a town in coastal Andhra Pradesh. Medicines worth ₹50,000 were distributed to the needy.

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RC Bhusawal Railcity – D 3030

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Under the Joy of Giving project, the club members visited a government primary school at Mushaltanda, a tribal village, and provided stationery, umbrellas, tiffin boxes, snacks and toothpaste to the students. The gifts brought a smile on the face of children.

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RC Ajmer Metro — D 3053

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An IAS officer Namit Mehta, Commissioner, Ajmer Development Authority, was inducted into the club in the presence of DG Priyesh Bhandari. The new ­member hails from Jodhpur.

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RC Udhampur — D 3070

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A five-day eye check-up and surgical camp was held, in partnership with RC Rajouri, at the District Civil Hospital, Rajouri. Cataract surgery was performed for 150 patients, including a 15-year-old girl who was blind due to traumatic cataract.

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RC Shahabad Markanda – D 3080

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Fifteen large umbrellas with the club’s name and Rotary wheel embossed on them were installed to provide shade and comfort to the cobblers under the Project Chhaya. ­Passersby lauded the token gesture of the club.

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District 3141

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An MoU was signed with the Maharashtra State ­government, in the presence of the Chief MinisterDevendra Fadnavis and PRID Ashok Mahajan, to financially support ­treatment of congenital heart disorder, cochlear implant and ­orthopaedic issues for underprivileged children.

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RC Pandaripuram — D 3150

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Sewing machines were distributed to needy women at the installation event of the new club ­president
P Kotayya. The machines costing ₹75,000 were donated by Kalpataruvu Spinning Mills as part of its CSR endeavour.

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RC Nellore — D 3160

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An eye camp was organised, in association with ­Reddyjana Seva Sangham, at Penchalakona village in which nearly 100 people were screened for ailments. Corrective surgeries were performed and spectacles were distributed for the needy. Stationery and schoolbags were distributed to students of a government primary school at Guntakatta village.

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RC Moodbidri — D 3181

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Water purifiers were handed over to the government schools to ensure safe and clean drinking water to the students.

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RC Kadur — D 3182

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School bags, notebooks and stationery kits were ­distributed to the students in a government school in Y Siddaralli village. Club President K H Srinivas was present along with other Rotarians.

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RC Trichur Central — D 3201

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Relief assistance in the form of bedsheets, towels, soap, rice and other provisions were given to over 850 flood  victims who had taken shelter in a government school. Some members contributed both in cash and kind.

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RC Tirupur South — D 3202

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IPDG P M Sivashankaran inaugurated a waiting shelter, built at a cost of ₹2 lakh, at the District Government Hospital. The new facility will be of use to the public visiting the hospital.

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RC Sivakasi Central — D 3212

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The club distributed notebooks worth ₹10,000 to school students in the town. The club also donated rice bags worth ₹4,000 to an old-age home along with educational assistance of ₹8,000 for four students.

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RC Vellore North — D 3231

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Cots with mattresses and pillows were donated to a ­primary health centre at Tharapadavedu village in ­Katpadi. The cots will be used to treat nearly 250 ­pregnant women at the centre and also in the breastfeeding of infants.

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RC Gangtok South — D 3240

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Handwash stations and water filters were installed and benches and cleaning material were provided by the club to Aho ­Kishan Secondary School in East Sikkim with the help of district funds.

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RC Belur — D 3291

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Scholarship and books to students and raising funds for buying sewing machines for needy women marked the club’s new year installation programme. PRIP Rajendra Saboo was the chief guest and DG Mukul Sinha the guest of honour.

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