Felicitating AKS Members


RC Nagpur Ishanya, RI District 3030, felicitated Rtn ­Satyanarayan Nuwal, Chairman of Solar Industries India Limited, and spouse Leeladevi Nuwal for entering the Arch Klumph Society club by donating $250,000. He is the first AKS inductee of the District.

Acknowledging the couple’s generosity at the felicitation ceremony, Rotary Foundation India Chair Ashok Mahajan said, “Truly, this historic donation will enable us and the Foundation to reach out to people with health and medical services.”

Nuwal in his acceptance speech said, “This honour is a milestone for me. It is great to be associated with Rotary. I share the honour with my team of Solar Industries India Limited that supported me every time and helped our industry reach the peak.”

Club President Anand Mohata said that the club plans to carry out various service projects through Matching Grants to a tune of Rs 2.5 crore, with the District’s matching contribution of $75,000. The projects would donate Rs 1.5 crore to Central India Institute of Medical Sciences (CIIMS) for purchasing a CT Scan machine; Rs 30 lakh to Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Cancer Hospital for mammography machine; Rs 30 lakh to Swami ­Vivekanand Mission Hospital for construction of operation theatre and trauma centre; and Rs 30 lakh to Matru Seva Sangh Mahal for building a pathology laboratory and procuring hospital equipment.

RRFC Madhu Rughwani and DG Dattatraya Deshmukh also conveyed their appreciation to the Nuwals for their contribution.

Commemorating their District Governor’s 75th birthday, 75 Rotarians of RC Nagpur Ishanya contributed $1000 each to TRF to become Paul Harris Fellows, which was another feather in the cap for the club.

In the previous quarter (January – March 2015) Rotary Foundation India has added four more members to the distinguished Arch Klumph Society of The Rotary Foundation.

  1. Rtn M Radhakrishnan (D 3131)
  2. Rtn K Nandhagopal (D 3202)
  3. Rtn G Balasubrahmanyan (D 3230)
  4. Rtn Satyanarayan Nuwal (D 3030)

PRIP Rajendra K Saboo was inducted into the Society on March 18, 2015 at One Rotary Center, Evanston, Chicago. Krishankumar & Subhadra Jindal and Rtn Irfan Razack & Badrunissa Irfan will be inducted on April 15, 2015.

Total contribution from India has exceeded $4 million mark till 28 February 2015; showing an increase of 4 percent over the same period last year. India has achieved significant contribution towards term gift, worth over $600,000 during current year.

Source: RISAO Newsletter

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