Vol. 59 No. 15 • October 10, 2017

Our Cotton Green medical centre began with Dr. Batra’s Homeopathy Clinic. It now has a dental chair, an optometrist and a collection Centre of NM Medical. All these provide vital medical care to the underprivileged. And the beneficiaries do not have to pay for these services. Very soon we intend opening a Maternal and Child […]

Vol. 59 No. 14 • October 3, 2017

Dear friends, Firstly, heartiest congratulations to our very own member PDG Gulam Vahanvaty on his appointment as Trustee of The Rotary Foundation (TRF). Gulam, you make us feel so proud. Our best wishes are with you. The Rotary Foundation has been at the forefront of providing relief and succour to good causes all over the […]

Vol. 59 No. 13 • September 26, 2017

Dear friends, As Mumbai got battered by rains it was time to think of the environment. We really should be doing something, however small, as our contribution to a greener future. It could be as small as switching off the lights and fans which you don’t need. It could be by supporting visionaries who are […]

Vol. 59 No. 12 • September 19, 2017

Dear friends, The Animal Welfare Committee has kicked off an ambitious plan for the year ahead. Chaired by Bipin Vazirani and Priyasri Patodia, the Committee has kicked off a community project along with the Cuffe Parade Residents Association (CPRA) to sterilize approximately 55 stray cats in the neighbourhood. They will also be donating a couple […]

Vol. 59 No. 9 • August 29, 2017

Dear friends, The Shankar Mahadevan concert to raise funds for Bhavishya Yaan the widely acclaimed student enrichment project of the Rotary Club of Bombay (RCB) was a winner in more ways than one. It proved to be a great effort to actually raise money for a good cause. It brought members of our Club together, […]

Vol. 59 No. 7 • August 8, 2017

Dear friends, We are a little over a month into the Rotary Year. And what a month it has been. Ananda Yaan our new Elder Day Care Centre has been launched. The media embraced it warmly. The kind of mainstream media attention it has garnered has seldom been seen in Rotary circles. This in itself […]

Vol. 59 No. 5 • July 25, 2017

Dear friends, There are some unique activities that the Rotary Club of Bombay has to its credit. One of them is the In Camera Committee. This is really an informative meeting with a speaker, combined with a dinner hosted at the residence of one of our generous Rotarians. So this could very aptly be described […]

Vol. 59 No. 2 • July 4, 2017

The Rotary Year begins. I wish to thank you all for the good wishes you have conveyed to me over the last few days and I commit myself to furthering the cause of Rotary and strengthening our Club. We need to concentrate on a few things. Our on-going projects are all well-conceived and properly planned. […]

Vol. 59 No. 1 • June 30, 2017

“We are the warriors we were waiting for”!! So what is Rotary to me? A global family committed to alleviate misery and make a positive change to the lives of the billions of less fortunate people around the world. Closer home, the Rotary Club of Bombay has been a very rare experience for me. At […]

Vol. 58 No. 47 • June 20, 2017

I have had an opportunity to work with a lot of young people. Young minds are full of ideas. When they come together, they bring strong opinions to the table and are ready to face even the most difficult of all challenges. With the massive reach of social media, our youth have the power to […]