Fun and fellowship along with interesting sessions on women’s empowerment, organ donation, service to humanity and environmental issues dominated the three-day District Conference of 3090, titled Abode of Peace, and held at the Tarika Jungle Resorts on a scenic hilltop at Chail in Himachal Pradesh.
DG Bagh Singh Pannu led the conference and the glitzy event was hosted by RC Nabha, in partnership with the Rotary Clubs of Barwala, Patran Midtown and Samana. The Punjab Forest and Wildlife Preservation Minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot was the chief guest at the inaugural session.
The highlight of the first day was the launch of the e-version of the book, 34 years Reminiscences, designed and created by Rtn Dharam Pal of RC Rajpura. The e-version displayed the clippings of the book showing all the memories of the past governors of the district and their service to society.
Rtn Dr Sandeep Chauhan gave a lecture on organ donation, its importance and the formalities associated with it. Addressing the gathering, Minister Dharamsot lauded Rotary for its “selfless service in uplifting society”.
Day-2 covered some key topics such as membership, significant aspects of TRF and WinS projects in the district. Rtn Gulbahar Singh spoke on Rotary Leadership Institute, while DG Pannu, in his speech, pointed out that a Paul Harris bust is being distributed to all clubs having their own land or building.
A Spouses Session was held for the district Anns which dwelt on the importance of grooming and personality development. Rtn Dr Vanita Ahuja gave an inspiring speech on women’s empowerment which was followed by a talk on RYLA and ethics by AG Devinder Singh. A mind relaxing session with focus on stress management was conducted by a member of the Brahma Kumari Ishwariya Trust.
On the final day, PDG S R Passey read out the conference resolutions which were unanimously accepted by all the Rotarians. The host club members were felicitated by DG Pannu who also presented the Paul Harris bust to RC Shimla, to be exhibited on the Mall Road.
Over 400 Rotarians, along with their spouses, participated in the conference held in the midst of natural beauty.