Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath commended RC Gorakhpur, RID 3120, for its humanitarian services during the hand-over of medical equipment to Guru Shri Gorakhnath Chikitsalaya, a charitable hospital, in the city. An x-ray machine (₹54.75 lakh) and an ultrasound doppler (₹40 lakh) were donated by the club through a global grant to commemorate its platinum jubilee this year.
The club’s relationship with the hospital dates back to 2003 when a mobile clinic was provided for conducting medical camps in rural areas. The first ICU in Gorakhpur was installed at this hospital, the CM said and noted the success of thehealthcare camps being held with the help of the mobile clinic provided by the club.
Club president Arvind Vikram Chowdhary explained to the CM the speciality of the machines and how it will help in providing effective treatment to needy patients.
PDG Anoop Agrawal, district CSR chair, said that this project was accomplished with contributions from Toyo Engineering India and The Rotary Foundation. He also explained that two Happy Schools projects (26 schools) are being implemented with global grants.
“We are ready to work with the government in its Covid vaccination drive,” said DG Karunesh Srivastava. Project coordinator M P Kandoi felicitated the CM.