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  1. 1. AUGUST 2010 VOL. # ONE ISSUE #2 ROTARACT DISTRICT 3010 SHOWCASE DISTRICT DOMAIN : LAUNCH OF OFFICIAL WEBSITE Rotaract District 3010 is proud to announce that our official website is now up and running. With commendable efforts from the Cybermedia and Communications directors, In this issue the site is aimed to be your one stop connection to the world of Rotaract District 3010.Get SUBHEAD. SUBHEAD. SUBHEAD. all news, updates and information apart from coming attractions for all of you. The DAC  Membership Mania team is eager for your feedback and suggestions . Do visit our site : …Page 2  DDR’s Desk …Page3  Club Cognizance …Page 4  Points To Ponder ...Page 8  Just Jotting …Page 9  Monthly Mosaic ...Page 10  Bits ‘n Pieces …Page 12 The Rotaract District 3010 Official Website. Come and join the fun..!!! ROTASIA GOA 2011 ROTASIA is one of the biggest South East Asia ROTARACT INTERNATIONAL event of the Rotaract calender. ROTASIA is an international event where delegates not only from south east Asia but from various Rotaract districts will be present. THE SLABS ARE: FIRST SLAB Rs.4000/- OR USD $90 UPTO 30th SEPTEMBER,2010 SECOND SLAB Rs.4500/- OR USD $100 UPTO 31st OCTOBER,2010 THIRD SLAB Rs.5000/- OR USD $110 UPTO 30th NOVEMBER,2010 COUPLES Rs.8000/- OR USD $180 UPTO 31st OCTOBER,2010 ROTARIANS Rs.6000/- OR USD $130 UPTO 31st OCTOBER,2010 Book your slab now …!!!! Stay Connected !!!!! Facebook Group:**Rotaract District 3010**
  2. 2. Page 2 MEMBERSHIP MANIA “The Hallmark of an Organisation is its Membership” The DAC team had enthusiastically pledged to increase the membership of various clubs in the district. The first milestone in this journey was a membership drive undertaken in the Delhi University colleges. The drive was undertaken by Rtr.Shishir Vats and Rtr.Sagar Sharma ,Joint Directors for Membership Development,DAC. They were joined by Rtr.Reema Singhal, President of Rotaract Club of Delhi University. The event included spreading awareness about Rotaract and inviting students to be a part of our organisation. Posters were put up in five different colleges. This endeavour is only one little step and we hope to continue with our efforts all over the district. Your participation and suggestions are always welcome. Cancer Sahyog Seminar The Indian Cancer Society, Delhi is going to organise a seminar on the 19thof Sep 2010 at Indian International Centre at 9.30 am. The programme will be followed by lunch. The theme for the seminar is “Preventive Oncology.”Cancer Sahyog, Emotional Support Group of Indian Cancer Society, Delhi, has invited all those who wish to attend the event .This is a great opportunity to meet and learn more about the organisation.
  3. 3. Page 3 From The DRR’s Desk Hi Friends, THE FOUR WAY TEST I must acknowledge you all for the kind of work being done by all Of the things we think, you Rotaractros in last two months. I also would like to acknowldge say or do… clubs who been sending reports regularly. Club reports and District Newsletter inspires everyone to do the same good work in 1. Is it the TRUTH? their local community. 2. Is it FAIR to all As our district theme says - Learning Through Fellowship. We all concerned? are here to learn and create a difference in the socitey. Let's expand 3. Will it build GOODWILL ourselves and create projects which involves other clubs also . Lets look and find one particular issue in the socitey and join our and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS? hands together and work to irradicate it from the roots to have a long 4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to term impact on the socitey. If you are associated with some all concerned? NGO's, you may introduce them to your fellow freinds from other clubs and have joint projects with them. I also would like to urge to you all to send in your confirmations for Service Above Self the Multi district event - ROTASIA happening in Goa in January. It is a great platform to learn about the rotaractors from all over asia and express yourself and your skills to them. We also have RYLA in December in Sonepat. Kindly send in your suggestions on activities you would like to have in RLYA. We are spending so much time, effort and money in Rotaract , we must demand what we Rotary International Theme want from it and work towards achieving it. There is saying that - " if you need to go to heaven , YOU need to die. You cannot have someone else to die, for you to experiece heaven". For 2010- 2011 Best Of Luck!! Cheers!! Rtr. Manik Gupta DRR Dist. 3010 - Learning Through Fellowship Rotaract District 3010 Theme For 2010-2011 Rtr.Manik Gupta, DRR 2010-11
  4. 4. Page 4 CLUB COGNIZANCE ROTARACT CLUB OF NSIT REGENCY  3 members of the club volunteered to organize the independence day celebrations for the children of Seemapuri.15th august 2010  A club meeting was held where founder of the NGO Masoom Duniya, Mr. Byomendra Nayal addressed the volunteers, motivating them to work for the cause of the disabled.  Members of the club volunteered to organize the Annual Day Celebration of an NGO for the mentally challenged, Masoom Duniya on 21st August 2010 in NSIT Main Auditorium. The event was attended by more than 300 people including many dignitries, VIP‟s, children from other NGO‟s and their parents. RC NSIT Regency with kids of Masoom Duniya  Members of the club volunteered to help organize the Jeevika film festival at India Habitat Centre, by Centre for Civil Society. 27-29 August 2010 ROTARACT CLUB OF DELHI VIKAS  Members of the Rotaract club of Delhi Vikas distributed food to the homeless and hungry people along the banks of Yamuna.  Voluntary Blood Donation at Red Cross Society: Project Raktdaan.  Stationary distribution at Vidya Niketan,Primary School(Non- Government).- (25th August 2010).Stationary items including pencils,erasers,sharpners,clay packets and 20 notebooks were distributed at the small primary school named Vidya Niketan. RC Delhi Zenith at their Cleanliness Drive  Shoe distribution was organized by Delhi Vikas and was held near Khyala Slum Area,Shyam Nagar. ROTARACT CLUB OF NORTH DELHI  Missionaries of Charity: The group visited ROTARACT CLUB OF DELHI SOUTH Missionaries of Charity .They were also joined by Nishtha, President, Rotaract Club Guru Govind Singh  The club extended the hand of friendship towards fellow College. Rotaractors in Bangladesh. This was done through exchange of a couple of friendship cards.  Kites Distribution:On the occasion of Independence  Two interactive club meetings were held to discuss the club Day, members went to the slum regions near Rajouri strategies on 14 August, 2010 and 22 August, 2010. Garden to distribute kites to the children there.  Rtr.Sanjana tikkoo (Rotaract Club of Delhi South) contributed an  Visit to an Orphanage: On a warm Sunday evening, inspirational article for Rotaract club of Bangalore‟s “Freedom Express”. our group visited Nirmala Shishu Bhavan (Missionaries of Charity).
  5. 5. Page 5 CLUB COGNIZANCE ROTARACT CLUB OF DELHI NORTH  Kites Distribution :On the occasion of Independence Day, the members went to the slum regions near Rajouri Garden to distribute kites to the children there.  Divya Jyoti Nivas: On a warm Sunday morning, the Rotaract Club of Delhi North went to a home for blind people.  In a meeting with the parent Rotary Club of New Delhi, the installation the club took place. The ceremony took place in Hotel Ashoka along with the other two Rotaract Clubs of New Delhi and Rotaract Club of SGGS. Members of RC of Delhi NORTH ROTARACT CLUB OF DELHI MAURYA  Conducted a talk on Health Management in PCTI Premises by Dr. Ruby Bansal on 10th August. Dr. Ruby Bansal is a Consultant and Head for Crosslay AIDS &Wellness  Celebrated Independence Day function on the 15th of August in AP Block Pitampura Delhi. Conducted a Flag Hosting and Cultural Program.  Conducted a talk on Hypnotism – A myth or Reality by Dr. Vijay Sharma on the 17th of August 2010.Dr. Vijay Sharma is the Past President and Secretary of RCD Vasant Kunj. Independence Day , RC of Delhi Maurya ROTARACT CLUB OF IILM ROTARACT CLUB OF DELHI RIVERSIDE  12 members attended the meeting for 1st event on slum  Teej Festival:- The Club celebrated the festival of Teej with people free health check up at sector-9&10, Noida. the Rotary club of Delhi Riverside.  20 members had organized a free health check up in  Fellowship activity with Rotaract Club of Roorkee: slum area of noida sec. 10 on 8th august. where 148 Rotaractors had a meeting with the Rotaractor from Rotaract patients are diagnosed and distributed medicines. an Club of Roorkee, Rtrc. Vijay Arora awareness campaign on family planning, aids awareness and education. distributed food items,  Attended a quiz on Commonwealth Games stationary and soft toys. 
  6. 6. Page 6 CLUB COGNIZANCE ROTARACT CLUB OF KIET  Slum kids voluntary teaching programme: It was started in 2008 by Rtr Vinay Verma (now ZRR east) by voluntary teaching to a group of 7 children of construction site workers.The programme is still continuing in full flow.  The 15th August New Seemapuri event “UTSAHWARDHAN”: Flag hoisting, Cultural events, Fun Games, Awareness Quiz es, speeches, prize and certificate for participants & certificates to all rotaractors, refreshment, sweets and lunch for almost 300 persons.  Organised Kanwariyah help camp in modinagar, merrut road, Ghaziabad. Members of KIET, Sahibabad  Organised general counselling session for parents of slum kids of construction sites in KIET. ROTARACT CLUB OF DELHI AKASH  CLUB‟S BLOG DEVELOPMENT : The blog can be visited at  The club celebrated the festival of rakhi with visually challenged people. They visited National Blind Youth Association (NBYA) on August 22, 2010 to spend quality time with these people and make them feel special by celebrating rakshabandhan with them.  Two members from the club met Rtr. Atul Menon who is from Rotaract Kerala District. RC Delhi AKASH at the NBYA  The club added 3 new members. These 3 members are foreigners who are here to pursue their education. One if from Paris, France and the other two are from Vietnam. ROTARACT CLUB OF SGGSCC  Selection of the team of Office bearers for the club.  Organization of a Blood Donation Camp at Metro Walk Mall, Rohini.  Visit to the Orphanage ”Asharan”: The children were provided snacks, chocolates and sweets for the kids. Also joining them this RC SGGSCC at Asharan time was a rotaractor from Cochin,Mr. Atul Menon.
  7. 7. Page 7 CLUB COGNIZANCE ROTARACT CLUB OF ASET  Teachers Day Celebration: Rotaractors celebrated the „Teachers day‟ on 3rd September, 2010. Rotaractors gifted handmade cards and flowers to the teachers of Amity school of engineering and technology, Bijwasan.  World literacy day was celebrated on 8th of September 2010 with great zeal. A team of 10 Rotaractors went to a primary girl‟s school in the nearby area, where they distributed more than hundred notebooks, pens, sharpeners, colours and other stationary items.  National Eye Donation Day is celebrated on 8th of September Members of RC ASET at the MCD School every year. The Rotaract club of ASET initiated an e- campaign to promote eye donation and to create awareness about the eye banking facilities available now days.  The presentation may be viewed at campaign-rc-aset . ROTARACT CLUB OF DELHI ZENITH  EDUCATION DRIVE: Conducted an educational project in the school run by an Army General.  Organised a Plantation drive on 22nd August‟10. RC Delhi Zenith on its Plantation Drive  Organised a educational project by distributing stationary items Venue: Vasundhara Enclave school on ROTARACT CLUB OF NEW DELHI 28th ugust‟10.  The club joined hands with Savera Special School in Rohini and worked with specially-abled children. The children made special Raakhi thaalis and sold them. ROTARACT CLUB OF DELHI UNIVERSITY  The club hosted a Blood Donation Camp on 28th of August  Got 4 new members into the team. at Adarsh World School, sector-12, Dwarka in collaboration with the Rotary Blood Bank  Pasted posters around north campus of Delhi University to recruit more members into the club.  The club had it's formal installation ceremony on 9th september in Hotel Ashoka, along with two other clubs. It was presided over by Rtn. Ajay Narain, Rtn. Pratap Burman, Rtn. Gurmeet Singh along with other distinguished guests.
  8. 8. Page 8 Points To Ponder Here’s a tally of points awarded to the Rotaract Club Of The Month clubs based on the projects done, participation in district events and the quality of the reports sent.  Rotaract Club Of NORTH ZONE Sahibabad KIET  Amity Physio Therapy NIL  Delhi University 300 Congractulations !!!  Zenith 900  IILM 500  Sonepat (Main) NIL EAST ZONE  Rewari Central NIL  Pilkhuwa NIL Project Of The Month  Ghaziabad North NIL  KIET 2100  YAMUNA RELIEF CAMP :-  Vivek NIL  Dadri City NIL FOOD DISTRIBUTION WEST ZONE By DELHI VIKAS  DELHI AKASH 1200  ASET 800  NSIT Regency 1600  New Delhi 900  PCTI 1600  SGGSCC 1300  Delhi VIKAS 1600 SOUTH ZONE  North 400  South 1200  Riverside 400  Faridabad NIL  YMCA NIL  NOIDA 900 Great Performance West Zone. . .Keep it up . . .!!!
  9. 9. Page 9 EDITORIAL Just Jotting “I am not afraid of tomorrow, for I have seen yesterday and I love today . . .” First of all , I would like to thank all of you for your amazing feedback and kind words. That is what made the first edition of “SHOWCASE” such a great success. Your encouragement will Rtr.Jyoti Bhatt District Editor 2010-11 guide us in our endeavour. What a wonderful month it has been !!! It gives me great pleasure to see the amount of work all of you have done and the efforts are Comic Corner truly commendable.Cheers to us all… !!!! Now I must remind you that this newsletter is for you, of you and also must be by you. We at the DAC are waiting to hear from your experiences with rotaract. If there is any issue you would like to talk about, feel free to send forth your articles,stories,poems and all that you wish to share with your fellow rotaractors. As Rtr.Manik mentioned ,great opportunities like Rotasia and RYLA and availible for you. Do attend and widen your horizons. Hoping to hear from you soon..!!! Rtr.Jyoti Bhatt Take Care District Editor 2010-11 The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.
  10. 10. Page 10 MONTHLY MOSAIC
  11. 11. Page 11 Upcoming Attractions DISTRICT BLOOD DONATION COMMITTEE MEET We are happy to inform you that the first meeting of the Rotary District blood donation committee 2010-2011 has been finally organized. We shall discuss many things regarding the Blood donation movement on the agenda . Our disrict 3010 will be represented by DRR Rtr.Manik Gupta and Rtr.Tarun Monga. Date: Thursday,23rdSeptember2010 Time:11:30am Venue :Board Room, Rotary Blood Bank, Tuglakabad Institutional Area (Nr Batra Hosp) Particapants: DG Amit Jain, Prid OP Vaish, Prid Sudershan Agarwal, PDG Sanjeev Khanna, Blood bank officials, Distict Blood donation Committee 2010-2011. . IDYE TAMIL NADU AND KERALA The Inter District Youth Exchange (IDYE) with Tamil Nadu and Kerala will shortly begin. The dates have been postponed and the new dates will be announced shortly. For more details visit: From what we get we make a Living ; from what we give we make a life .
  12. 12. Page 12 BITS ‘n PIECES Rotaract District Flags This is for your information that Rotaract District Flags for the year 2010-11 are ready. If any of you need it for Flag exchange with clubs in other districts please do let us know . For queries contact Rotaract 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 makes them 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 they also address the physical and social needs of their communities while promoting international understanding 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 articles and reports to before 10th October 2010 It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference.