APRIL 2011 VOL. # ONE ISSUE #10 ROTARACT DISTRICT 3010 SHOWCASE STAR PROJECTS OF THE MONTH In this issue Star Projects …Page 2 DDR’s Desk …Page3 Club Cognizance …Page 4 Points To Ponder ...Page 7 Just Jotting …Page 8 Monthly Mosaic …Page 9 Bits n Pieces …Page 10 Anti Corruption marches through the city and Free Health checkup campsAll the Rotaract clubs of Rotaract District 3010 have been working ceaselessly for the betterment of the societydespite the hot weather conditions. This issue is thus dedicated to some of the best projects that were conducted byour Rotaract Clubs during the past month.Starting with support for Shri Anna Hazare‟s campaign against corruption to free Health checkup camps for the poor,the events have been versatile. The clubs haven‟t forgotten our pledge of Ending Polio and have set up camps andbooths to administer vaccines and spread the message as well. For details turn to page 2 Stay Connected !!!!! Facebook Group:**Rotaract District 3010** www.rotaractdistrict3010.com
Page 2 Star Projects To be a star, you must shine your own light, follow your own path, and dont By Arnold Grahl and Ryan Hyland Rotary International News -- 22 March 2011 worry about the darkness, for that is when the stars shine brightest.Participation in Anti Corruption MarchMembers of RC Vikas participated in the March againstCorruption held from Jantar Mantar to India Gate on 1st ofMay 2011.The Anti-Corruption march was organized by„India Against Corruption‟ group in order to increase theongoing momentum of the anti corruption drive and force theIndian Government to pass the JAN LOKPAL BILL.Therotaractors of RC Delhi South participated in the MarchAgainst Corruption in support of Anna Hazare on April 7th,2011 Outside Hindu College, North Campus, New Delhi. Itwas a fast by Delhi University students against corruption.General Health Awareness and Chechup CampsRotaract Club of NSIT organized a general awarenessand food distribution campaign-“Touch a Life, Share aBite”, on April 9, in the college premises for thelaborers. Volunteers distributed handmade Sandwichesinteracted with the laborers and their family. More than40 people volunteered for the campaign and we coveredaround 80 families. RC Vivek organized 4 Days Healthcamp with the Good support of Trilokpuri RW Societyfounder & AIIMS Dr. Kannupriya Aggarwal. Membershave created awareness of nutrition in community anddistributed 55 Pepsodent Packets to participants fromcommunity.Polio CampsRC NOIDA had set up a Polio Booth in Sector 40,Noidaon April 10th. The members gave up their Sundaymorning sleep and attended the booth from 8.30am till 2pm. It was a matter of great pride as Polio is a rampantin India and just 2 drops can save a child‟s life.
Page 3 From The DRR’s DeskHi Friends, THE FOUR WAY TESTApril has been a month full of college exams , job placements etc. however I mustappreciate all the clubs , specially institute based clubs for still taking up projects . Of the things we think,This shows their dedication towards service to the society. say or do…I want to acknowledge clubs who joined Anna Hazre‟s initiative on wiping out 1. Is it the TRUTH?corruption from this country. Delhi Vikas Club participated in March against 2. Is it FAIR to allcorruption at India Gate. Delhi South club members prepared posters and fast at concerned?Delhi University campus. Their contribution for sure motivated and inspired peoplearound in supporting this noble cause. 3. Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?I appreciate rotaractors from NSIT who continue to take classes for laborers in thetheir college campus five days a week. Teaching and inspiring this section of the 4. Will it be BENEFICIAL tosociety will surely have a long terms impact on the education level of the this all concerned?country. We all must focus on education of the underprivileged as illiteracy is thecause of all issues like population etc. in our country. As you all know that the rotaract tenure for 2010-11 is about to get over in a months Service Above Selftime , its time to form new teams , look at the grey areas and work on them for theupcoming year. There are hundreds of yesterdays that passed and many moretomorrow‟s still to come. What we plan today would be our future.I wish you all the very best and keep up this good work. Rotary International ThemeCheers!!Tonnes of Love & Regards, For 2010- 2011Rtr. Manik GuptaDRR District 3010 - Learning Through Fellowship Rotaract District 3010 Theme For 2010-2011 Rtr.Manik Gupta, DRR 2010-11
Page 4 CLUB COGNIZANCE ROTARACT CLUB OF DELHI SOUTH The month of April was dedicated for the final appointments of the new board. The rotaractors zeal fully participated in the March Against Corruption in support of Anna Hazare on April 7 th, 2011 Outside Hindu College, North Campus, New Delhi. It was a fast by Delhi University students against corruption. Many members came together for a team lunch on April 24th, 2011 where the next session team was announced. The work on official website of the Rotaract Club of Delhi SouthAnti Corruption March by RC DELHI SOUTH is in progress and it will be launched very soon. ROTARACT CLUB OF NSIT REGENCY Rotaract Club of NSIT organized a general awareness and food distribution campaign-“Touch a Life, Share a Bite”, on April 9, in the college premises for the laborers. Volunteers distributed handmade Sandwiches interacted with the laborers and their family. More than 40 people volunteered for the campaign and we covered around 80 families. Rotaract Club of NSIT organized a “No Tobacco Drive”, for the Rickshaw Pullers and their families in Dwarka Sector 3 and Kakrola. Adult Literacy, RC NSIT REGENCY NSIT Rotaract Club is running classes for the Laborers in the college Premises, covering all the major important topics for their welfare related to Financial Literacy, Reading numbers and Alphabets, Health measures. ROTARACT CLUB OF RIVERSIDE The Club held a meeting on 23rd April 2010 to decide the projects to be done in the future.
Page 5 CLUB COGNIZANCE ROTARACT CLUB OF DELHI VIKAS Participation in Anti Corruption March,Jantar Mantar to India Gate : Participated in the March against Corruption held from Jantar Mantar to India Gate on 1st of May 2011. Child workers in Sanjay Gandhi Transport Nagar The members of the club,Tarun Aggarwal and Lukesh Kumar,on their visit to Sanjay Gandhi Transport Nagar witnessed two child labourers working in a a workshop. The members encouraged them to gain atleast elementary schooling if they had no other option but to support their families Visit to Bal Mandir,autonomous primary school (26th April) RC DELHI VIKAS, Anti Corruption Campaign Dharmendra Rai,member of the club visited Bal Mandir school near his house to look after the plight of the children studying there and to encourage them. ROTARACT CLUB OF NOIDA This month the rotarators took the kids of Sai mandir secotr 40 to the science museum on the th of April , Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm. The club had set up a Polio Booth in Sector 40 noida on April 10th. April 29th was a day of utmost honor and pride for the Rotaract Club of Noida as we could meet Mr. Amit jain, governor of district 3010.In the meeting we were able to give him a presentation of what our club does and how it proceeds. It was an enriching experience for all of us as we could get small tips and ideas from him which shall help of us a lot to Visit to Museum, RC NOIDA come up with new projects. ROTARACT CLUB OF ASET A meeting was held for RCASET board members wherein every member gave feedback regarding the work done by various members in various events. It embarked with performance analysis of various members who supported the team and then was continued further by topics that present team would like the next team to focus upon. An interview session was held on 18th April by RCASET board. All the board members were present along with the enthusiastic contestants. We’re this close to Ending Polio Campaign Rotary International
Page 6 CLUB COGNIZANCE ROTARACT CLUB OF DADRI CITY The club organised a “BADMINTON MATCH” beetween R.C. Dadri city & Aggarwal Mitra Mandal Dadri. R.C. DADRI CITY WON THIS MATCH. Club organised a “MEHNDI COMPTITION” .58 Students participated from 11 Schools in this comptition. A Board Meeting was called up for discussing about the yearly Magazine Rotaract Prakash. Club members were searching for five unit of blood of twoBadminton Match, RC DADRI CITY blood groups. Three units AB- Group & Two units B+ Group for an accident case out of which 3 doners were found in R.C. Dadri city and Two were searched from outside. ROTARACT CLUB OF DELHI VIVEK Tree Plantation & Distribution Project – “Peepal- Kalpabrikccha” Planted 17 Trees & 86 Peepal & Harbs. Plants which were collected from Kalyanpuri Govt. Nursery, have been distributed. Organized Women Empowerment Project – “ Ham mai hai…Shakti” RCDV, Health Checkup Shared the activities of working Women who are engaged in various Embroidery work and Garments work in this area. Celebrated “Milan Mahotsava” Our Club members are participated in This event which is organized by East Delhi TI Network & Sponsored by NACO/DSACS which was planned in March,11 by club members. Project – “Jeeyo Haq…Se...!” Fight against HIV/AIDS Stigma & Discrimination. In this Project RCDV has donated Rs.1000 to Help the HIV + Family to Sustain their employment and also donated one year Stationary to their Children.RC DELHI VIVEK, Milan Mahotsava
Page 7 Club Performance 3500 3000 2500 2000 Clubs Of The Month 1500 1000 500 Club Performance 0 Points To Ponder Here’s a tally of points awarded to theRotaract clubs based on the projects done,participation in district events,communication level and the quality ofthe reports sent. Communication with District 300 Star Club Of The Month 250 200 Rotaract Club of 150 100 Communication with Delhi Vivek 50 District 0 Projects Of The Month Participation in Anti Corruption March - Delhi Total Performance Level Vikas, Delhi SouthMedical Camp in Palam Village - By 4000 3500 Delhi South 3000 2500 2000 Health Checkup Campaign - 1500 1000 Total Performance NSIT , Vivek 500 Level 0 Polio Booth setup for Underpriviliged - RC Noida,Vivek. Well Done Rotaractors . . .!!! Keep UP The Good WOrk
Page 8 EDITORIAL Just Jotting The first step towards getting “somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are.”Warm Rotaract greetings to our readers!!!Hope you are keeping well. It is good to seemany clubs working hard despite time andschedule constraints. Not to forget the ongoingheat wave in the city. Kudos to you guys!This issue of SHOWCASE is dedicated to all Rtr.Jyoti Bhatt District Editor 2010-11those clubs that have been working hardconstantly and ceaselessly for making ourendeavour a success. The newsletter this time Comic Cornershowscases the best projects taken up byvarious clubs across the city, some major onesbeing the support for the anti-corruptionmovement, polio camps and free healthcheckup and awareness camps.Special mention for the Rotaract clubs of DelhiSouth, Vivek, Vikas, Noida and NSIT Regency.Keep up the good work!!We hope to see better efforts from all the otherclubs as well.Take Care Rtr.Jyoti BhattTake Care! District Editor 2010-11 The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
Page 11 Page 10 BITS ‘n PIECES FUNDRAISING WITH FUN Rotaract has come up with an innovative way to raise funds for the needy. We’re distributing tickets for the final match of the Indian Premier League to raise funds for various social events!!! All Rotaractors and everyone else who wishes to help the lonely and destitute are requested to contribute by buying the tickects. For further details and tickets contact: Rtr.Himanshu Gupta firstname.lastname@example.org (9811584124) http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=132376810117069Rotaract is a Rotary-sponsored service club for young men and women ages 18 to 30. Rotaract clubs are either community or university based, and they’re sponsored by a local Rotary club. This makesthem true "partners in service" and key members of the family of Rotary.Through the Rotaract program, young adults not only augment their knowledge and skills, but theyalso address the physical and social needs of their communities while promoting internationalunderstanding and peace through a framework of friendship and service.Membership starts with you! Invite friends, family and co-workers to become members of Rotaract Got A Story ? Email your creations to Jo_groove@yahoo.com before 10th June 2011 Its easy to make a buck. Its a lot tougher to make a difference.