The Official Club Visit of the District Governor, commenced with the breakfast meet at President Rtn Ajay Uplanchiwar’s Home. The DG was accorded a warm welcome by the President and First Lady Pallavi. DG Asha and AG Dr Muddeshwar interacted with President Ajay, Hon. Sec Madhumati, Treasurer Amit Chandak and President Elect Jaishree Chhabrani.
Next on the agenda were the visits to the ongoing projects of RCNV. Team from RCNV, led by PDG Vishwas comprised of President Ajay, Hon Sec Madhumati, President-Elect Jaishree along with DG Asha and AG Dr Muddeshwar visited the recently inaugurated Global Grant Project at Sant Govindram Dialysis Centre, Jaripatka. They were briefed about the Dialysis machines and its utility in view of increase in number of patients for dialysis.
The next visit was at Happy School –“ Snehangan” A Residential School for the specially abled at Matru Seva Sangh , Sitabuldi . The entire school had been refurbished with the aid of donations in the year 2022. IPP Shivani and Dr Pushpa Bhave joined the team for the visit to Snehangan. The specially abled children welcomed the guests with a group song.
The next stop was at Swami Vivekanand Medical Mission Hospital, Khapri, another Global Grant project, wherein an ICU was setup by RCNV. DG Asha applauded the efforts and the utilization of facilities of ICU during Covid times.
The first Club Assembly was scheduled in the evening at 6:00 pm. President Ajay called the meeting to order and a Silent prayer was observed. President Ajay read the 4-Way Test and announced Birthdays and anniversaries of the members and the spouses.
The Directors and chair persons read their reports and upcoming projects of the various committees with them . DG Asha gave away the PHF Pins and Certificates to the beneficiaries. IYE Inbound students exchanged Flags. The Monthly Magazine, ‘Vision’ was released in the presence of its Editor, PP Sohrab Kanga.
The Assistant Governor, Dr Muddeshwar gave an introduction of District Governor, Rtn Asha Venugopal. DG Asha in her address appreciated the Flagship projects of RCNV which strive for the betterment of society and has created a bench mark for future leaders. She said the Career Guidance mela was a good initiative and wished luck for the future. She gave insights on 3 district projects, Akansha Education app for the underprivileged 10th std students, second is project Boond, a water aerator to save water and third about promoting Bamboo plantation. She urged the members to come together and enjoy Rotary and do our bit for the society. Vote of thanks was given by Hon Sec Madhumati.
OCV concluded with an Evening Fellowship “ Kal Aaj aur Kal, wherein 3 generations showcased the different dressing cultures of India. It began with Ganesh Vandana – A heart-warming dance performance by specially abled children from Happy School, followed by Ramp walk by Seniors, not so seniors and the Gen-next of RCNV. The DG and AG too joined participants on the Ramp. The Director for Fellowship was PE Jaishree Chhabrani. The enthusiasm, energy and the camaraderie amongst the members spoke volumes for the show.