Jamshedpur, Feb 22: Rotary Club of Jamshedpur West will be celebrating Rotary Day on Sunday, Feb 23. Rotary Club of Jamshedpur West which has completed 40 years will be conducting health camps at seven locations in and around the city on Rotary Day. The club will also be holding a fellowship programme to mark the day, said Shweta Chand, President of Rotary Club of Jamshedpur West.
Addressing a press conference at a city hotel on Saturday, Chand informed that in 2020 we will be celebrating 100 Years of Rotary in India.
Talking about Rotary Jamshedpur West, Chand said, ’77 projects have been completed in first seven months which includes plantation, Swachh Bharat rally, Mother & Child Care Programs, five sanitary pad vending machine installed , beautification of Tatanagar Railway Station, Adult Literacy, Career Counselling, Vocational Training, Wash station constructed, two toilets constructed, Rotary Youth Leadership Awards to name a few.’
Shweta Chand further said, ‘The club plans to develop two schools into happy school, install five sanitary pad vending machines , Rural RYLA and the main focus will be on water and sanitation as the club plans to construct more toilets, wash stations and provide clean water to kids in rural areas in the next four months.’
‘Under the ongoing project Gurukul – a residential school for Orphans smart classes are being held along with yoga training classes, Archery training, E Learning and various health programmes. The club has adopted two villages Murgaguttu and Dhanchatani and is carrying on several development projects with focus on kids and women in the rural areas,’ added Chand.
Also present at the press meet were DGN Pratim Banerjee, Dr Amit Mukherjee, ADS Alokananda Bakshi, standing committee members, Past Presidents and a few Rotarians of the club.