Chandigarh, 09.07.24- Governor of Punjab and Administrator UT Chandigarh Shri Banwarilal Purohit, addressing the Rotary Club of Chandigarh, commended Rotary Club Chandigarh for its humanitarian service projects at the Installation of the new team under Rtn. Jatinder Kapur at CII yesterday.
Shri Purohit complimented the outgoing team of Rotarians under Anil Chadda, who contributed immensely to the society with numerous service projects including establishment of the human milk bank in Mohali.
He expressed hope that the Club which has a rich legacy of commendable humanitarian service projects since 1958, shall continue to touch the lives of people in need especially with emphasis on saving our environment and tree plantation to save our earth.
The presence of Rotarians in the society, especially like the philanthropic couple of the city, Rajendra and Usha Saboo, shall continue to deliver hope in our community, our city, our country, and in our plant earth for a better tomorrow.
Earlier the Governor of Punjab accompanied with Past Rotary International President Rajendra K. Saboo, and guest of honour, District Governor Elect Ravi Parkash, went around an exhibition of abstract paintings by 20 local artists, ‘Colours of Magic’ which was curated by past presidents of the Club Neenu Vij, and Manmohan Singh Kohli.
The Guest of Honour DGE Ravi Parkash said that Rotary Club Chandigarh has created magic in the club by initiating and completing numerous servce projects that are landmarks not only in our country but in the entire Rotary world.
He called upon Rotarians to support the environment through extensive tree plantation.
Past Rotary International President Rajendra K. Saboo blessed the new team and looked for ward to many more projects that could serve the people in need.
The new Club President Jatinder Kapur shared his vision for his year and informed that the Club would be able to complete and open this Rs.1 crore project of Health Education Centre which is being established in collaboration with the Chandigarh Administration, that would be equipped wth state-of-the-art equipment to impart health education to the children.
The Club also intends to setup a mental health counselling centre as well as start a campaign to promote the human milk bank in Mohali which would need the support of the lactating mothers.
The function was attended by many prominent Rotarians of the region.