India’s Defence Minister is Rotary Ambassador on WinS

Rtn Gaurish Dhond, DG Shrinivas Malu, PDG Ganesh Bhat, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, Senior Editor India Today Gaurav Sawant, RC Panaji President Shashank Mahatme, DGE Vinaykumar Raikar and Rtn Viresh Nadkarni.
Rtn Gaurish Dhond, DG Shrinivas Malu, PDG Ganesh Bhat, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, Senior Editor India Today Gaurav Sawant, RC Panaji President Shashank Mahatme, DGE Vinaykumar Raikar and Rtn Viresh Nadkarni.
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar flags off the District’s water purifier installation in schools project.
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar flags off the District’s water purifier installation in schools project.

Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has signed an MoU to be the Brand Ambassador of RI District 3170, for WINS (Wash in Schools) and Literacy promotion. After signing this MoU recently in Goa at a meeting organised by RC Panaji and the Sports Authority of Goa, he inaugurated and handed over a water purifier to the President of the club Shashank Mahatme. A total of 380 water purifiers will be installed in schools of RI District 3170, covering North Karnataka, South Maharashtra and the State of Goa.

This is being done through a Global Grant Project worth $66,000, (Rs 43.56 lakh), with help of D 7360, USA.

IPDG Ganesh Bhat of D 3170, India and IPDG Jason Piatt of D 7360 USA, with the help of DDFs had planned and finalised this project during 2014-15.

Nearly 2,000 people, including industrialists, politicians, artists and Rotarians participated in this meeting.

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