Thursday, 6 July 2017

Rotary to Setup Health Education Center in City

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Chandigarh 06th July:- Parimal Rai, Adviser to the Administrator Chandigarh congratulated President P.S. Matharoo of Rotary Club of Chandigarh for planning to setup a Rotary Health Education Centre in the city.

He was addressing the Rotarians of the club at the installation function of the new team of leadership for 2017-18 at CII here today.

The Adviser promised all support to Rotary's efforts from Chandigarh Administration, especially the initiatives envisaged by P.S. Matharoo and his team including promotion of organ donation, road safety, and making Chandigarh 'no-honking city'.

Parimal Rai added that every individual in whatever capacity he or she is working can make a difference in the lives of their fellow beings just as the Rotarians throughout the world are always thinking about.

President Matharoo said that the club would continue to further strengthen its ongoing projects of Rotary Heartline under which over 767 heart surgeries have already been done since 1998, and would undertake promotion of blood and organ donation in the city through an integrated campaign.

The club would be also be working to setup libraries in government schools and another 20 schools shall receive the handwash stations, and toilets would repaired under the Rotary's Water and Sanitation programme.

Earlier the outgoing president Neenu Vij presented the report of club's achievements on various fields and later presented the collar of presidentship to President Matharoo.

Past Rotary International President Rajendra K Saboo that the Rotary leadership changes throughout the world on 1st of July, which helps the Rotary around the world get fresh ideas and newer enthusiasm from the Clubs. 

He informed that the Club would be taking a team of doctors and paramedics to Mongolia this year as a part of the annual Intercontinental Medical Mission.