Governor’s Monthly Letter & Rotary 3080 Update
Rotary International President Ray Klinginsmith
An Update of the training programmes for Team 10-11
State-Level Orientation meets for Uttar Pradesh and Uttrakhand
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Governor’s Monthly Letter
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Our Promise... Our Commitment to the children of the world to banish polio from the world. Rotary International District 3080 covers the Union Territory of Chandigarh, part of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, and Uttrakhand.
By Neeru Malhotra
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My Team 10-11
Rtn. Madhukar Malhotra District Governor Rotary International District 3080
AS WE WALK TOGETHER
ongratulations to IPDG Chetan Aggarwal and his team for a great year – he has established new benchmarks for us to breach and I look forward to team 2010-11 to work with commitment and continuity in taking forward the projects and programs of Rotary in the Year Ahead. We must keep the core values of Rotary – Service, Fellowship, Diversity, Integrity and Leadership – in sight as we embark on our journey together. We have just one year but it is an opportunity of a life time to leave a permanent footprint in the history of our clubs and district, by giving life to the plans, projects and programs we have discussed for the past few months and other plans you may have in conformity with rotary values at the club and your local community. Together we can make BIGGER BETTER BOLDER clubs as we make progress in execution of our plans for the year. Do interact with the Assistant Governors and zone committee chair to nominate your club representatives on the zone committee so that a large number of Rotarians are involved in the planning and executions of projects and programs. Every Rotarian is a leader in his own right and I appeal to all members of the rotary family of district 3080 to join hands and make the year ahead an outstanding success. Pre-PETS, SETS, DTTS, AGTS, PETS, District Assembly and the Membership Development Seminar were all well attended and successful. We also had a workshop on the Rotary Foundation with the Assistant Governors and members of the TRF Committee to discuss and plan some new initiatives in TRF and Polio to clear some misgivings and bring new energy to the TRF and Polio Programs. This would be further discussed by them at the zonal committee meetings. I expect all the zone chairs and AGs to conduct zonal workshops preferably before July end. I look forward to hear from the zone committee chairs on the deliberations and activity plans worked out by you to translate plans into reality. In July clubs must install the new teams and are encouraged to hold blood donation camps in their respective communities. Let us dedicate our selves in the year ahead to translate the vision of our leader RI President Ray Klinginsmith in “Building Communities – Bridging Continents”. Jai Ho! Yours in Rotary Service,
Madhukar Malhotra District Governor
01 JUL 2010
Rotary 3080 Update
DISTRICT COLLAR PRESENTED AT BAROG UPDATE OF TEAM 10-11 TRAINING PROGRAMS
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27th June 2010 . Hotel Pinewood, Barog
Chetan hands over the baton to DG Madhukar As is the tradition, the last District event is the time when the reigning District Governor hands over the leadership to his successor. On Sunday, the 27th June 2010, DG Chetan Aggarwal, having almost completed his term presented the collar to incoming District leader Rtn Madhukar Malhotra, who was also joined by the incoming first lady, Ann Neeru Malhotra. The senior-most RI Officer of our District, who was also presented the Life-Time Achievement Award, PDG Lakshmi Sagar, formally handed over the collar to DGE Madhukar Malhotra. DG Madhukar complimented IPDG Chetan Aggarwal for raising the bar of Rotary service in the District and assured that Team10-11 is all set to take the Rotary flag to still greater heights.
Team10-11 : Ready for Action Pre-PETS
Organised in the Chandigarh Club as the incoming team of Assistant Governors and the Presidents Elect received the inspiration from Past Rotary International President Raja Saboo.
Chandigarh Midtown hosted the event under the guidance of Counsellor PDG Shaju Peter, with PE Prem Anand as Chair, and Gurdip S. Deep, Club President. Past RI President Rajendra K. Saboo was the chief guest who asked the Rotarians to be alert and responsive throughout the year.
Presidents-Elect received their training in Kufri Resorts, thanks to the hospitality of PDG Dhian Chand, the cooperation of all the RI Officers and the team of Rotarians from Shimla who, led by incoming AG Rajeev Sood, provided excellent support to make the entire learning experience and the evening culturals, memorable.
Our special thanks to host club Chandigarh Central, Chair PP N.S. Aulakh, and then Pres H.S. Saggu.
SETS Rotary Club of Himalayan Ranges-Mansa Devi hosted SETS, and our compliments to Counsellor PDG Yoginder Dewan, SETS Chair PP T.K. Ruby, Pres Ravinder Garg
District Assembly It was an unqualified success at Dehradun, thanks to the support of Assembly Counsellor PDG Dr Gulshan Thakral, Assembly Chair PP Bipin Berry, and Assembly Secretary Sudhir Jolly. The highlight of the Assembly was the motivational address by PDG Manoj Desai, the keynote speaker on this occasion, whose excellent presentation broke many myths about Rotary membership.
Membership Development Seminar Congratulation to DRFC PDG Dhian Chand, and host club of Solan Midtown which under the chair Pradeep Aggarwal and Pres Vineet Goyal made it a great event. PDG Venkatesh was the keynote speaker. Our special thanks to Rtn Ish Kumar and his entire family for organising tea and snacks at Parwanoo for the Rotarians on way to attend the membership seminar.
Rotary 3080 Update
01 JUL 2010
DISTRICT TRAINER’S MESSAGE REGISTER FOR DISCON2010 POLIO PLUS ORIENTATION WORKSHOPS TRF INTERCITY
T h e F i n a l P u s h
For the States of Uttar Pradesh & Uttrakhand
PolioPlus Orientation Polio eradication remains the priority program of Rotary. The UP State Polio Meet will be held on 7th August 2010 at Saharanpur and for Uttrakhand state, the workshop will be held on 21st August at Dehradun. The district officials, collector, SDM, CMO, DEO and others have been invited who along with the UNICEF, WHO and Rotary Polo Plus Officers would chalk out the plan of action.
The Rotary Foundation Workshop The Rotary Foundation Workshop held at Yamunanagar in June saw the participation of incoming Assistant Governors and the TRF Zonal Chairs. PDG Arun Honi as Counsellor and workshop chair AG Sushil Gupta provided invaluable support to make it a success. DGE Madhukar Malhotra,ARFC Ranjit Bhatia, DRFC Dhian Chand, discussed the plan of action for the year ahead.
18-19 DECEMBER 2010 TAGORE THEATRE CHANDIGARH
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AUGUST 27 . CHANDIGARH
TRF Trustee Chair Carl Wilhelm, Stenhammar is visiting Chandigarh on August 27. An Intercity on The Rotary Foundation will be held and all Rotarians who sign and commit to be the members of Paul Harris Society, and who become PHFs, MPHFs and Major Donors, shall be honoured. Clubs with all members joining EREY Society who have paid USD130 per member will also be honoured. Other details will follow.
DISTRICT CONFERENCE 2010-11
Clubs are requested to advertise or seek application from eligible candidates to be a part of the GSE Team visiting USA from our District. The last date for receiving the completed applications is 20th September. Applications from Rotarians are also invited for the GSE Team Leader. The application must reach the Secretariat before 6th September.
Galaxy of Powerful Speakers Mr. Kapil Sibal, Union Minister for Education would be the Chief Guest at the DISCON2010 and many other renowned management gurus, and spiritual leaders have been approached to address the Conference
Rotary Shreyas Awards Well known personalities are expected to be chosen by District’s for the Rotary Shreyas Awards. Please nominate any iconic figure having roots in District 3080 if you have anyone in mind
DISTRICT TRAINER 2010-11
PDG KAWAL BEDI We are finally there in The Rotary Year 10-11, ready to move forward with ‘Josh’...in the right direction. Having done with a number of training programmes as per RI guidelines, and being enthused to accomplish our Rotary goals under the leadership of DG Madhukar Malhotra, I have no doubt that you will keep this verve and spirit alive till the end, to keep our promise to our community, our world, and to ourselves, in our forward march for “Building Communities. Bridging Continents”. God bless!
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AS WE WALK TOGETHER: BY ANN NEERU MALHOTRA CHECKLIST FOR CLUB LEADERS GOVERNOR’S OFFICIAL VISIT SCHEDULE FORTHCOMING EVENTS
Action Time From District Secretary
JULY Ensure that SAR along with club’s semi-annual dues @ $25 per member + $1 CoL due per member are submitted to RI South Asia Office before 30th July. The District Dues @ Rs.400 per member must be sent to the District Treasurer or DG office by way of cheque/ demand draft drawn in favour of “Rotary 3080 District Dues” must also be submitted before 31st of July. It is imperative that the installation function is held in the month of July itself and not later than that. Your year, in any case, starts on 1st of July. Activate your club committees to ensure that the targets are set and activities begin in right earnest.
A New year, A New beginning...with New ideas Under a New leadership … but All under ONE focus on “Building Communities. Bridging Continents”. Having a bumper kick-start at the 'PETS' in Kufri, where we all got together with the motive of 'Working Together' –a wonderful and highly inspiring talk by none other than our own mentor and idol – Mrs. Usha Saboo, who left us all spell bound. Her past experiences in Rotary and future ideas left no scope for any confusion thus making our perceptions clear. Friends, do I need to say more? As spouses – we can & we SHALL dedicate ourselves to Rotary Team 10-11, to work hand-in-hand with the Presidents & members involving ourselves in the projects & programs of the club. This shall go a long way to pave the path for a successful and meaningful year. So keep your spirits up & get moving – Till we meet next….
Report back. Every act of kindness and goodness carried out at the club level must be reported to the District Secretariat with appropriate photographs and brief write-up so that this can be included in this newsletter. Inform City/District Administration. Each club must write to their respective District / City administration including heads of Social Welfare, Education,Health, departments, informing them about the change in leadership, so that they can keep your club involved in various social welfare programmes. Each Club should report to the District Secretariat as to the names and office bearers of the Rotaract Clubs sponsored by them. Please send the office bearers’ names and contact details of active Rotaract, Interact, and the RCCs as also the respective club chair appointed for the same, to District Editor Rtn. Mohinder Paul Gupta to include it in the addendum to the District Directory.
Planning Guide for Effective Clubs Please complete the “Planning Guide for Effective Clubs” from 'President's Handbook' in consultation with your IPP & Club Trainer if not already done and forward it to the DG thru your Zone AG. This form will also be discussed with the DG during his official club visit.
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Forthcoming Programmes AUGUST 2010 7TH AUGUST . SAHARANPUR U.P. STATE POLIO ORIENTATION MEET 21ST AUGUST . DEHRADUN UTTRAKHAND STATE POLIO ORIENTATION MEET 27TH AUGUST . CHANDIGARH TRF INTERCITY ON VISIT OF TRF TRUSTEE CHAIR CARL WILHELM STENHAMMAR
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