Rotary Club Pune Celebrated their Global Grant Project at MIT School of Telecom Management, Pune

Rotary Club Pune celebrated the completion and closure of their Global Grant project GG1745223 on Dec 7th 2017. The club completed the humongous task of installing 168 incinerators across schools, colleges, girls hostels in Pune and conducted several feminine hygiene awareness sessions to help women understand the need and use of disposing if sanitary napkins safely.The following guests graced the occasion: Chief guest: PDG Deepak Shikarpur, Guest of honour, PP Arun Sathe, Mrs Neeta Pingale ex AWWA chief 7th arrow division,Mrs Deepa Gadgil, DGN Ravee Dhotre. The international partner club Cardiff Bay members Steve Jenkins, Paul Bulpin and Alison joined the occasion live through video call.Mrs Neeta Pingale had initiated similar project in Ferozepur wishes to see Pune in the top 10 cleanest cities. DRFC Deepak Shikarpur shared his thoughts on the project was in line with Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan. DGN Ravee Dhotre extended all the help from District to do more such projects and congratulated the club for job well done. First Lady Deepa Gadgil asked the club to also generate awareness on alternative methods of systematic disposal like the Red dot.Project chairperson Smita Vikhankar presented the project details, President Sunita Katariya expressed her thoughts wonderful through a self authored poem on the project. Rotaractor Yash Vikhankar and Monalisa Dusane competed the event. IPP and PI Director Mrs Pienaal Waankhaday proposed vote of thanks and rightfully was very proud of the successful completion of the project started in her presidential year. Inspira members Asawari Joshi, Sangita Mali, Jayashree Bhalgat, Harshada Vispute, Arti Rele were present during the occasion. Dr. Milind Pande, Project Director, MITSOT, Pune initiated & participated in this Project.

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Published in Leading News Paper Lokmat dated 16 December 2017

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