RT & Rotary partnership projects
Rotary Dist 3230 & Round Table India Partnership
Rotary District 3230 and Round Table India — Area 2, signed an MOU with an aim to fulfill their community service projects together. The event which took place at the Vivanta by Taj-Connemara witnessed a large gathering, as all members from Rotary district 3230 and Round Table India had come forward to extend their individual support.
Rotary, an organisation which was also played a part in eradicating polio is partnering with Round Table India for the first time. Round Table India on the other hand has worked in the area of building schools in the country through its ‘Freedom through education’ project.
Tr. Deepak Manu Menda National President, Round Table India said about the venture, “It’s a proud moment indeed. Our main task now is to achieve the four objectives.”
The objectives put forth in the MoU are as follows:
1. To facilitate partnership between Rotary Clubs of Rotary International District 3230 and Round Tables of Round Table India – Area 2 to undertake joint programmes to promote fellowship and understanding between both the organisations
2. To initiate and partner in community development and service projects in schools and other areas based on needs of the community
3. To establish a Fellowship program between Rotary Clubs and Round Tables
4. To encourage Round Tablers to join Rotary International after retirement from Round Table, to continue and promote fellowship and serve the community.
Both the organisations aim to fulfill the above objectives. Past Rotary International Director and Trustee of the Rotary Foundation Sushil Gupta was the chief guest.
As a start, Rotary Clubs of RI District 3230 and Tables of Area 2, Round Table India will be carrying out a community project and will be installing clean water drinking facilities in 15 schools which will benefit 5,000 school children. Area 2 - Round Table India is under the Chairmanship if Shriram Duvurri.
We partnered with Rotary Club of Madras South.
It was a prestigious moment of seeing both the organisation getting together and creating history. A memorable moment in the history of rotary international.
• We have supported the fund raising event of R/c of MS called Bohemian Rhapsody and contributed the sum of Rs. 80,000/- Read more
• We have installed RO Plant on 24th February 2015 at Panchayat Union Primary School, Iyappanthangal. Read more
Rotary Club of Madras South
Rtn. Shriprakash, Rotary Club of Madras South attended our Business meeting held on 10th Nov and presented us about the fund raiser which they are planning “Bohemian Rhapsody” to be part of it. As a Joint sponsorship project we had decided to support the fund raiser. We had good publicity along with the event sponsors. We had contributed Rs. 80,000 for the Bohemian Rhapsody. Special thanks to Raj Waterscape Properties Pvt Ltd, Tr. George, Tr. Alok, Tr. Amrith and Tr. Mahesh for their support towards this project.
Report on Inauguration of RO Plant
Madras Midtown Round Table – 42 along with Rotary Club of Madras South has provided a RO plant at the Panchayat Union Primary School at Iyyappanthangal. It was a prestigious moment of seeing both the organisation getting together and creating history in implementing a joint project in the school.
This RO Plant costs Rs 2.5 lakhs. Through this plant we will get 150 LPH. More than 350 students and teachers of the Primary School were benefited through this project. Also the adjacent High School children were also benefited.
On 24th February 2015 at 11 AM, this Plant was inaugurated by Rtn. I.S.A.K. Nazar, District Governor of RI Dist 3230 in the presence of Tr. Suman Voora, National Vice President and Tr. Shriram Duvvrri, Area Chairman, Area-2.
Panchayath Leader Mr. Dakshinamurthy & PTA (Parents Teachers Association) members and Local leaders were also graced this occasion. The wastage water extracted from the RO plant is being stored in the overhead tank which will be utilised for the toilets.
As a follow-up activity, 5 students were selected as volunteers to monitor the effective usage of the drinking water and its maintenance which will be reportedly to the school administration periodically and thereby inculcating accountability and responsibility among the future generations. The students were also encouraged by assuring gifts if the reports of the RO plant are being monitored regularly.