At a felicitation meet for RIPN Sushil Gupta and Vinita hosted at Mumbai by Districts 3030, 3131, 3132, 3141, 3142 and 3170, Convener and RIDE Bharat Pandya and Madhavi greeted the couple with a traditional Peshwai Pagdi. The felicitation was crisp, addressed by PRIP Kalyan Banerjee, TRF Trustee Gulam Vahanvaty, PRID Ashok Mahajan and Pandya. All the six District Governors congratulated Gupta and promised him full support for his “dreams and goals” during his Presidential year 2020–21.
In Jaipur, at another felicitation session, the couple was welcomed to the Pink City by PDGs Ashok Gupta and Ajay Kala.
In his response, RIPN Gupta shared his dreams and vision and while appreciating the good work done by all these districts, challenged them to work towards his dream of making 10,000 villages in India free from avoidable blindness by June 30, 2021.
An MOU was signed at the event between President of RC Bombay Airport Suketu Jariwala and D 3141 DG Shashi Sharma for three years for putting up a vocational centre at the one-acre plot donated in Wada district by Jariwala.