A birthday celebration
RC Khamgaon, RID 3030, celebrated DGE Dr Anand Jhunjhunwala’s birthday by doing a Tula Daan, a ritual of donating food grains or jaggery equal to the donor’s body weight. Seventy-three kgs of notebooks, equal to the weight of the DGE, were given to students of two rural schools near Khamgaon.
Helping people walk
A prosthetic limb fitment camp organised by RC Guwahati Metro, RID 3240, helped 25 physically-challenged people to walk. Two-year-old Nityananda Talukdar was the youngest beneficiary. The camp costing ₹1 lakh was funded by Tanuja, sister of club president Vikash Bajaj, and her husband Sandeep Sethia.
Cervical cancer vaccination
RC Meerut Umang, RID 3100, facilitated cervical cancer vaccination for 65 girl students of the Vardhman Academy in the town at a camp flagged off by DGN Ashok Gupta. The club aims to vaccinate 500 girls in the next three years, said club president Ashok Singhal. Club member Pankaj Jain has agreed to sponsor the vaccine for 25 girls, said project coordinator Sameer Agrawal.
Cancer detection van in Alipore
RC Chikli Riverfront, RID 3060, under a global grant and in association with 29 other Rotary clubs, and NGOs, recently dedicated a cancer detection van to the Alipore Social Welfare Trust Hospital to help in screening people for cancer. Rtn Harshad Patel and Indiraben from the US were the major contributors. The vehicle has a unique feature of expanding its space to six feet in length.
RID 3012 celebrates Rotary Day
For its second Rotary Day, RID 3012 organised a mega drawing competition organised by 80 Rotary clubs in 67 places like schools, housing societies and colonies in Delhi, Ghaziabad and other places. It attracted entries from around 15,000 children, of which 10,000 kids participated in person and the remaining 5,000 appeared online.n