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Shaam-e-Gazal attended by more than a 100 connoisseurs, Thanks to the event, 18 new members including the DGN Rtn. Badri Prasad and signed-up for IFRM-3190. PDG and IFMR World Chair Dr. Prithvi Raval. Another highlight of the day was the presence of both incomin & outgoing G S E t e a m s Lighting of the lamp to mark the from & to start of the programme by IFMR Dist. 5100, World Chair, Rtn. Dr. Prithvi Raval. Adding to the flavour was the traditional from USA, Rtn. Manoj Agarwal making welcome address 'gaddi' style of seating that enabled the who seemingly enjoyed the traditional Shaam-e-ghazal (Shaam means flavour of the event. 'evening' & ghazal means 'poetry' that is more specifically written to the RI District 3190 USA Convention Tour beloved). The origin of ghazals could be traced back to medieval Islamic era in Persia from the 12th century. It was socially unacceptable for a man to communicate to a woman in public, so they took a poetic route in submitting ghazals in public, that often had hidden and ambiguous meaning, meant for the beloved. Later the ghazals evolved to a structured form in terms of rhyme and verses. Today it is considered as music for the soul, in Middle-East and SouthEast Asian countries. Most of the poets come from rich 'Urdu' back ground, who embellish their poems in both subtle and sub-lime ways. A professional 'ghazals' team performed for IFRM along with Rtn. Vidyut Shenoy, Rtn. Anuradha and

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From The DG's Desk Dear Rotary Leaders,

I am happy at the outcome of the “SAHASTHA” 34th Rotary District Conference. My thanks are due to all the Rotarians, Anns & Annets for having attended the district conference at innovative film city and make the conference a memorable one. I take this opportunity to thank Conference Chair Rtn. Raveen and all the members of various conference committee of the various conference committees for their selfless and tireless work. Sahastha signifies team work -greatness can be achieved by joining hands and we have shown the same.

Departure May 18 tour covering: Washington D C, New O r l e a n s Convention, O r l a n d o [Magic Kingdom, Sea World, Epcot Centre] Niagara Falls, New York City, Las Vegas, [Grand Canyon tour] Los Angeles, San Francisco + 3 days Bahamas Cruise

The “Hridaya Raga” musical nite at palace grounds by Dr.Yesudas and others was a grand success. My thanks to all Rotarians for their support towards rising funds through this event for projects. The polio immunization was carried out on 23.01.2011 & 27.02.2011. Record polio immunization was done on both the days and I am very happy to note that all Rotarians, Anns & Annets of all the Rotary Clubs & the District Polio team were totally involved in the programme and it was a great team effort.

Fare: East Coast: 15 nights / 16 days Rs 1.69 lakhs

The Rotary Club of Bangalore, Sadashivanagar has signed an MOU with Tata Projects Ltd., for the prestigious water project. This is a milestone event which should provide an impetus for other Rotary Clubs to follow.

East & West Coast : 21 nights / 22 days Rs 2.53 lakhs For further details, please contact: On to RI Convention Chair Dr. Mohan 98864 97453.

Especially able sports event “AARAMBH” organized by a district Rotaractors deserves all the praise for the organizers for such a motivating event.

Global Autism Convention Global Autism Convention will be held at Bangalore, from May 19-21, 2011. This Convention spearheaded by Rotary District 3190 in collaboration with many organizations with the specific purpose of creating a global network of interested families, professionals, organizations and Rotary Clubs to collectively address the complex needs of persons with Autism Spectrum Disorders. A wide range of topics from medical management, educational intervention,

allied therapies and allied technology will be covered by leading experts from India and outside. This three-day workshop can be attended by students, professionals and families. AUTISM is one of the most complicated and mysterious disorders affecting CHILDREN. The perplexing conditions threaten children around the whole world. The numbers are increasing every hour! Today, it is estimated that one in every 110 children is diagnosed

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with autism, making it more common than childhood cancer, juvenile diabetes and pediatric AIDS combined.

We had an interesting seminar on Micro Credit Finance along with FKCCI. The programme was a thought provoking one and the seminar exposed the areas and possibilities for Rotary Clubs to work in the field of micro finance for the economically weaker sections thereby “BUILDING COMMUNITIES”.

This three-day workshop can be attended by students, professionals & families.

The last date for all the Rotary Clubs to provide complete information for RI President's citation is 31.03.2011. I request all the Rotary Clubs to ensure that the details are sent before the last date.

For Registration, please contact :

We have been working with great zeal on several projects. We have work together for DSG project. I request the clubs to come forward with their proposals & make full use of it.

rtnjramesh@gmail.com rtn.nagendra@gmail.com Web : autismconventionblr2011.com

Thank you one and all.

Tel : 080-23225279 / 23230357 /

Yours in Rotary. MN Suresh

Designed, edited and published by Dist. Publication Committee on behalf of District Governor Rtn. MN Suresh. Editor–Purnimaa Ranganath, Advisor– Ananth HR, Chair.– Srinivas S, Members–Sampath Kumaran BN, Deepak S, Vasuki KN, Bhaskar BK, Prabhu DV, Srimatesh K, Raji Radhakrishnan, Roopa Venkatesh, Phiroze Bharda B, Vijayakumar K, Nalini Nanjundayya, Ranganath Halthore. Printed at THE BANGALORE PRESS, Bangalore-18. e-mail : bangalorepress@gmail.com

If undelivered please return to Rtn. HR Ananth, THE BANGALORE PRESS, No 88, Mysore Road, Bangalore-18

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First Lady Speak RLI. RI Theme 2011-12

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The “SAHASTHA” 34th Rotary District Conference was an excellent event and very well organized. The Anns, Annets enjoyed the conference especially lectures by Prema Panduranga, Jaya Row and the panel discussion. It was an event where the Anns could meet to exchange views & build friendship. The food was delicious & enjoyed by one and all. For me, this was a special occasion to freely interact with the Rotary Family. The music at the Yesudas nite was melodious & I was taken back through the various songs to those respective films. It was very memorable & I cherish this event for a very long time to come. It was a unique experience. I was particularly very happy to see Anns and Annets participating in such large numbers on both the national immunization days. What a selfless effort it is.

Yours in Rotary

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RLI is 3190 in our District for the Fourth time! The RLI team consisting of PDG Rtn. Subash Saraf ( RID 3231, Pune), PDG Rtn. Rajendra Rai, PP Rtn. Binod Khaitan (RID 3291, Calcutta ), PP Rtn. OP Khanna (R B Indiranagar), PP V R Ramesh (R B West), President Rtn. Mohan Kumar K V (R B Peenya) and President Rtn. Kalyan Gopalakrishna shall be conducting LEVEL -1 & LEVEL -2 of RLI in Bangalore on Sunday, 3rd April 2011, 9.30 am to 4 pm. PLEASE NOTE: Only Rotarians who've finished LEVEL -1 earlier shall be eligible for attending LEVEL-2 of the RLI VENUE: Hotel Trinity Isle, Swastik Circle, Sheshadripuram Main Road, Bangalore EVENT ORGANISED & MANAGED by ROTARY Bangalore R.T. Nagar Rotarians who are interested in participating can register ASAP, as only few seats are available and will be on a first come first serve basis. There will be nominal fee of Rs. 350/- per head which will include Course Material, Tea / Coffee and lunch.

Congratulations 1. Government of Karnataka has nominated DG Manandi N Suresh as non official member to Karnataka State Health Mission. 2. Government of Karnataka has nominated D G Manandi N Suresh as Core Committee member of the "Prevention of Child Marriage" headed by Hon. Justice Dr. Shivaraj V Patil. PDG Yogananda S R has been appointed by Trustee Chair-elect of The Rotary Foundation, William B. Boyd, to serve as RRFC. This is the first time that a Rotarian from our District has been bestowed with this Important Assignment. Congratulations PDG Yoga, You have indeed made R I District 3190 proud. PDG H. Rajendra Rai was conferred the RI Certificate for Meritorious Service at the recent District Co n f e r e n c e . R I Vi c e President Thomas Thorfinnson is seen handing over the certificate

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District Conference Contd. Manmohan Singh. Shri. Suhas Gopinath, The wonder kid (he is 24 years old now) who became the youngest CEO at the age of 14 - gave the interesting details of how he could start an enterprise at such a tender age at USA, and with an unknown American partner and the struggles he went thru in building up the business.

SAHASTH—o ur Rotary Dist. 3190 Conference inaugurated on 5th Feb, 2010, is an Event to remember, for a long time to come. This event did reflect in every manner, the wonderful leadership of our DG Rtn. Manandi Suresh, District Secretary Rtn. Suresh Bhat and the twin captaincy of Rtn. Raveen and Rtn. Deepak and of course many many others in the dist. Hearty congratulations to all of them and to the entire team, who made this conference A DREAM ACHIEVED. Starting from the location : Innovative film city, Bidadi, Bangalore Dist. itself was a master stroke. The arrangements were simply immaculate, be it parking facilities, conference hall, the decor, the stalls and of course the highlight being the food.

Ms. Rishi Rathna, a young sanyasin born of an affluent business family of Bangalore expressed her concern about the way in which spirituality is being marketed for gain than spreading the same for the good of humanity.

The morning programme started with invocation by Anns of RC South. Homage was paid to departed souls. Conference Chairman Rtn. B.V. Raveen welcomed the gathering. DG was introduced through a nice power point presentation on the activities of the dist. embarked upon to address the theme “BUILDING COMMUNITIES & BRIDGING CONTINENTS”.After Governor's address, in which he attributed the success so far to the team work by JOINING HANDS, the address by R.I. President rep. Rtn. Thomas Thorfinnson about future of Rotary, was thought provoking and gave lot of FOOD FOR THOUGHT both to the Rotary Movement and to all, who are at the Helm of Rotary movement. He said that Rotary should be ready for the change if it has to survive and flexibility is the mantra, to change.

Vocational service Module : The key note speaker Smt. Jaya Row, founder of Vedantha vision, did a fantastic job of simplifying Vedantha to the levels of the audience. She explained Vedantha in the simplest terms. She said that it is love

The Inaugural session was followed by Club Service Module . Keynote speaker Gen. Malik in his down to earth language requested Rotarians to build character. His message was to build the character of Rotary and Rotarians to make the wonderful service it is rendering to the humanity more meaningful and reachable to the needy.

Chief guest Shri. Mani Shankar Aiyer's speech on the R.I. Theme “Building Communities and Bridging Continents” was very relevant and gave a new insight, not only to our R.I. Theme, but made 1.2 billion Indians to wear a Thinking cap. He said Localisation is more important than Globalisation. By localisation, he meant it is time to think of those unfortunate billions, who are at the bottom of the pyramid and how to make them CONNECT with those successful ones. He also said that it is time for India to know more about our neighbours like Pakistan, Bangladesh & Nepal, than trying to know and try to be friendlier with distant nations like Peru.

New Generations Service Module: Ms. Parull Malhotra, the chief diplomatic correspondent and a news anchor with CNN-IBN took the role of anchor for this session too. She explained the w o n d e r f u l experience she had in her stint in Nepal, which saw the end of Nepal Monarchy the unique opportunity she had, in being one of the members of delegation of Prime Minister Shri.

The Second day of the Conference started with District Governor's address. He attributed the success so far in the district during his leadership to the services of committed Rotarians, Presidents, Assistant Governors and others who were recoginsed for their excellent service. In the Community Service module,

and oneness, w h i c h i s very important for any one to achieve s u c c e s s & realisation of ones life. The entertainment programme of Rajesh Vaidya from Chennai with his magical veena accompanied by percussion and musical instruments reverberated through the entire audience. Sujith Shetty (Mumbai) rendering old film hits of Kishore and other Bollywood made people dance, sing and applaud. Not to forget musical prowess of Shri. Rajesh Ramanathan which kept the entire audience on toes and enjoy to the maximum In toto. —Rtn. Gouraswamy Krishna Murthy

giving. Quoting from the scriptures Ramayana, Mahabharata and Bhagavad-Gita, she explained the joy of giving love, time and money. She said one is successful only when one lives for others and a failure when one lives for oneself. She complimented Rotarians for their will to give their time, money and love for community. In the International Service module, Rtn. Barbara Crozier, Governor of R.I. Dist. 5100 complimented DG Suresh for a wonderful conference and said she cherished the opportunity to work together by exchanging GSE teams & cooperation in projects like water project. Dr. Evelyn Hust, Director of Max Mueller Bhavan, Bangalore, shared her experiences in Indo-German Co-

well-known philosopher, Smt. Prema Pandurangi spoke about attitude of

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District Conference Contd. Manmohan Singh. Shri. Suhas Gopinath, The wonder kid (he is 24 years old now) who became the youngest CEO at the age of 14 - gave the interesting details of how he could start an enterprise at such a tender age at USA, and with an unknown American partner and the struggles he went thru in building up the business.

SAHASTH—o ur Rotary Dist. 3190 Conference inaugurated on 5th Feb, 2010, is an Event to remember, for a long time to come. This event did reflect in every manner, the wonderful leadership of our DG Rtn. Manandi Suresh, District Secretary Rtn. Suresh Bhat and the twin captaincy of Rtn. Raveen and Rtn. Deepak and of course many many others in the dist. Hearty congratulations to all of them and to the entire team, who made this conference A DREAM ACHIEVED. Starting from the location : Innovative film city, Bidadi, Bangalore Dist. itself was a master stroke. The arrangements were simply immaculate, be it parking facilities, conference hall, the decor, the stalls and of course the highlight being the food.

Ms. Rishi Rathna, a young sanyasin born of an affluent business family of Bangalore expressed her concern about the way in which spirituality is being marketed for gain than spreading the same for the good of humanity.

The morning programme started with invocation by Anns of RC South. Homage was paid to departed souls. Conference Chairman Rtn. B.V. Raveen welcomed the gathering. DG was introduced through a nice power point presentation on the activities of the dist. embarked upon to address the theme “BUILDING COMMUNITIES & BRIDGING CONTINENTS”.After Governor's address, in which he attributed the success so far to the team work by JOINING HANDS, the address by R.I. President rep. Rtn. Thomas Thorfinnson about future of Rotary, was thought provoking and gave lot of FOOD FOR THOUGHT both to the Rotary Movement and to all, who are at the Helm of Rotary movement. He said that Rotary should be ready for the change if it has to survive and flexibility is the mantra, to change.

Vocational service Module : The key note speaker Smt. Jaya Row, founder of Vedantha vision, did a fantastic job of simplifying Vedantha to the levels of the audience. She explained Vedantha in the simplest terms. She said that it is love

The Inaugural session was followed by Club Service Module . Keynote speaker Gen. Malik in his down to earth language requested Rotarians to build character. His message was to build the character of Rotary and Rotarians to make the wonderful service it is rendering to the humanity more meaningful and reachable to the needy.

Chief guest Shri. Mani Shankar Aiyer's speech on the R.I. Theme “Building Communities and Bridging Continents” was very relevant and gave a new insight, not only to our R.I. Theme, but made 1.2 billion Indians to wear a Thinking cap. He said Localisation is more important than Globalisation. By localisation, he meant it is time to think of those unfortunate billions, who are at the bottom of the pyramid and how to make them CONNECT with those successful ones. He also said that it is time for India to know more about our neighbours like Pakistan, Bangladesh & Nepal, than trying to know and try to be friendlier with distant nations like Peru.

New Generations Service Module: Ms. Parull Malhotra, the chief diplomatic correspondent and a news anchor with CNN-IBN took the role of anchor for this session too. She explained the w o n d e r f u l experience she had in her stint in Nepal, which saw the end of Nepal Monarchy the unique opportunity she had, in being one of the members of delegation of Prime Minister Shri.

The Second day of the Conference started with District Governor's address. He attributed the success so far in the district during his leadership to the services of committed Rotarians, Presidents, Assistant Governors and others who were recoginsed for their excellent service. In the Community Service module,

and oneness, w h i c h i s very important for any one to achieve s u c c e s s & realisation of ones life. The entertainment programme of Rajesh Vaidya from Chennai with his magical veena accompanied by percussion and musical instruments reverberated through the entire audience. Sujith Shetty (Mumbai) rendering old film hits of Kishore and other Bollywood made people dance, sing and applaud. Not to forget musical prowess of Shri. Rajesh Ramanathan which kept the entire audience on toes and enjoy to the maximum In toto. —Rtn. Gouraswamy Krishna Murthy

giving. Quoting from the scriptures Ramayana, Mahabharata and Bhagavad-Gita, she explained the joy of giving love, time and money. She said one is successful only when one lives for others and a failure when one lives for oneself. She complimented Rotarians for their will to give their time, money and love for community. In the International Service module, Rtn. Barbara Crozier, Governor of R.I. Dist. 5100 complimented DG Suresh for a wonderful conference and said she cherished the opportunity to work together by exchanging GSE teams & cooperation in projects like water project. Dr. Evelyn Hust, Director of Max Mueller Bhavan, Bangalore, shared her experiences in Indo-German Co-

well-known philosopher, Smt. Prema Pandurangi spoke about attitude of

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District Conference Contd. operation and complemented DG Suresh for the celebrations of German national day which helped in bridging the continents The afternoon session after lunch started with Rotary Foundation Module. Ms. Agne Jankauskaite explained how Rotary Foundation works and gave details of how to go through matching grants projects. The visiting GSE Team from RI Dist. 5100 was presented. The out-going teams to RI Dist 5080 & 5100 were also presented. PDG Rajendra Rai our representative to council on Legislation, was presented. In the concluding session, DGN. Rtn. Badri Prasad was presented. This was followed by a grand presentation of DGE Panduranga Potnis by RCB South West. After his address, DGE Pandu introduced his core team to the audience.

RI Vice President inaugurates NICU Neonatal Intensive care for new born children who face problems at the time of birth is an important facility to reduce infant mortality rates. A state of the art NICU has been set up by Rotary Bangalore South and Rotary Bangalore Midtown at Rangadore Memorial Hospital. This facility was handover to the hospital by RI Vice President Thomas Thorfinnson on the 4th of Feb'2011, in the presence of DG Barbera Crozier of RI Dist. 5100 and Ms Agne Jankaustaite, TRF Coordinator. PRID M K Panduranga Setty and many PDG's from our Dist joined the event. This facility will help parents from economically weaker section to get the NICU support at a reasonable price. Thanks to RI Dist 5080 & 5100 for their support to this project.

Friendship exchange teams from USA & Pakistan were felicitated. After resolutions of the conference, R.I.P. representative Thomas Thorfinnson gave his concluding remarks and congratulated DG Suresh on a wonderful conference & termed it a festival. After DGs address, Conference Secretary Rtn. Deepak proposed Vote of Thanks and the Conference ended with singing of National Anthem. —Rtn. S. Srinivas

Some messages Thank you for invitation and allowing me to address such a distinguished audience! I also would like to thank again for having been wonderfully taken care of! —Evelin Hust

Thank you for your gracious mail. It was a pleasure to be at the Rotary District Conference in Bengaluru. The response from the audience was overwhelming. We do hope the session has added value to your members to continue the good work with renewed vigour and inspiration. —Jaya Row

Rekha joins me in congratulating you and Ann. Srimathi for the brilliant manner in which you led the District at the 34th District Conference - “Sahasta”. —PDG H Rajendra Rai

This is to congratulate you on completion of an excellent Dist. Conference under your leadership. The programmes were well planned and executed. All the sessions commenced on time and ended on time. I would like to compliment Conf. Chairman Rtn. B.V. Raveen, Secretary Rtn. Deepak and the dedicated Rotarians who worked hard for several months to make the Conference a huge success —PDG. S.S. Ramdas

Totally different Conference. Great Success. BIG Thanks. —Rtn. K.T. Shetty, GSE Team Leader

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Clubs of 3190 in Service Rotary Bangalore South: State level Inter Collegiate sports camp held. Installation of Rotaract club at VVN College. First phase of pulse polio was conducted on 23rd Jan in Karnataka. 22 children from interact club of VVN and NHS participated in dist. Interact conference.

Rotary Bangalore Cubbon Park: IFCR at Kolkata, 12 members from Cubbon park participated in this 3 day event and narrowly missed winning the cup. 2 days RYLA for 35 students from 2 govt. schools, one from Koramangala and another from JP nagar. Rotary Madanapalle: Free eye camps at B.Kothakota. 105 eye patients participated in the eye camp. Pulse polio rally by the students of Municipal Rama Rao school and Ravindranath High school. Rotary Bangalore Yelahanka: 800 notebooks donated under Sankhya project. RYLA for students of Nagarjuna Vidyaniketan held. Programme for Rotarians on Bird watching on Hebbal lake held.

Rotary Punganur Central: conducted Pulse polio awareness rally with school children. Conducted eye check-up camp, selected 45 patients for IOL surgery. Rotary Club of Bangalore : President and others visited Petaling Jaya (sister club), Malaysia, under “Building Communities & Bridging Continents”. Women empowerment donated books on cancer to HCG hospital. Shaam-EGazal programme held at the club. 15554 children immunized on NID day.

Reddy. Rs. 10,000/- donated to Pandit Puttaraja Gavai Trust for disabled. Rotary Bangalore Indiranagar: A Senior citizen meet was organized at RHOS. Total of 10 Blood donation camps were conducted and 749 units of blood was collected. RYLA for class 9 students of Sree Cauvery School was held. IFRM organized a sham-e-ghazal at Rotary Bangalore club and attended by GSE team. Vocational visit to Mahindra Reva factory. Rotary Bangalore Hanumanthanagar: Teacher orientation programme w a s h e l d s u c c e s s f u l l y. C h a r t e r presentation of Rotary club of Mulbagal was held at Mulbagal. Library books worth Rs. 5,000/- were given to Amarjyothi School. Participated in the district Interact conference held at VVN School. Rotary Bangalore Nagarabhavi : Donated sweets on Republic day to Eeranahalli Lower primary school.

Siddaratha Dental College, Tumkur. Nearly 1500 Patients were screened and 200 patients benefitted with ECG and ECO and 150 patients were examined for eye related diseases and 24 patients underwent IOL operation and cataract surgery. Rotary Kolar: Prizes were distributed to three pairs of oxen, more than 35 pairs of oxen were participated.

Rotary Bangalore RR Nagar: Blood donation camp at Wipro and 490 bottles collected. Health checkup camp at Swargarani school.

Rotary Bangalore J P Nagar: Vocational service centre at Kothanur Dinne was inaugurated. Vocational excellence award conferred on Mr. Deva

Rotary Nagamangala : Conducted Megha Health Camp on December 12, 2 010, at Govt. Junior College, Nagamangala, in association with Narayana Hrudayalaya, Bangalore, Bangalore West Lions Eye Hospital,

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Polio Immunisation in progress on 27th Feb.

(Chartered on 8th Jan. 2011)

Rotary Bangalore Yelahanka: Blood donation camp was successfully conducted at Govt. First Grade College, Yelahanka. The camp was inaugarated by MLA Sri Vishwanath. 77 donors donated blood. There was also an eye camp organisesd by Rangalakshmi Netralaya,Yelahanka.

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District Conference Meeting @ KLCA Jaipur Foot Limb Project by Rotary Bangalore Peenya GOV Rotary Bangalore J P Nagar GOV Rotary Mandya GOV Rotary Bangalore Indiranagar Mega Health Camp, Sports meet at Turvekere by RCB South, Charter Presentation to Rotary Mulbagal Central GOV Rotary Bangalore I T Corridor GOV Rotary Bangalore Whitefield Central Seminar on Micro Credit Finance along with FKCCI at Capitol Hotel Rainbow Radio station Programme on Polio eradication, GOV RCB Whitefield 7th Board Meeting, GSE team meeting Multi-Dist. RYLA “YUVA SPANDANA” by Rotary Basaveswarnagar, NID. Australian National Day Interact conference @ VVN School Sham – a-Gazal Musical programme COG meeting 34th District Conference “SAHASTHA” at Innovative film city . Interact Charter Presentation by RCB Cantonment at Mahila Samaja Yesudas Musical Nite at Palace Grounds Signing of Memorandum for water project RCB Sadashivanagar. Rotaract state level sports meet “AARAMBH” for specially abled. Shuttle Tournament at KBA Blood donation camp by RCB Jayanagar Radio programme on Polio plus at Lunch box in Rainbow Radio station Yoga Competition for Rotarians NID – Polio Immunization day

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DG Manandi N. Suresh presented Charter certificate to the Charter president Rtn. K.N. Nagaraj and inducted 2 5 Charter members. Karnataka High Court Justice Mr. Nagamohan Das, PDG H.K.V. Reddy, Rtn. K.T. Shetty, Hanumanthanagar, President Patel Pandu, G.S.R. Rtn. N. Ravindranath, A.G. Sarangapani and others graced the occasion.

Rtn. Nagaraja TR, Secretary, Sree Geetha Medicals, Bazzar Street, Mulbagal-563131. Ph.: 91414 29360 FEB

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Rotary Bangalore Midtown: Blood donation camp was held at Loyala Institute and 105 units were collected. Polio immunization was conducted.

Rotary Madhugiri: 5 wheelchairs distributed. 2nd PUC students were taught “How to face the exams”.

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Rotary Kengeri Upanagara : Inaugurated an Interact Club at Gollarhatti Govt. High School.

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Rotary Bangalore Health City: Participated in the International Kite festival held at Palace Grounds. 2 eye camps were conducted.

Rotary Bangalore Northwest : Ortho & Gynaec. camp held at Kyalanur and neighbouring villages. Programme for senior citizen on Sarvodaya day at Malleswaram. Rotary Bangalore North: Distribution of Scholarships, Blood donation at UB city for TTK blood bank were part of the Republic day, celebrated by our club.

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Clubs of 3190 in Service Rotary Bangalore South: State level Inter Collegiate sports camp held. Installation of Rotaract club at VVN College. First phase of pulse polio was conducted on 23rd Jan in Karnataka. 22 children from interact club of VVN and NHS participated in dist. Interact conference.

Rotary Bangalore Cubbon Park: IFCR at Kolkata, 12 members from Cubbon park participated in this 3 day event and narrowly missed winning the cup. 2 days RYLA for 35 students from 2 govt. schools, one from Koramangala and another from JP nagar. Rotary Madanapalle: Free eye camps at B.Kothakota. 105 eye patients participated in the eye camp. Pulse polio rally by the students of Municipal Rama Rao school and Ravindranath High school. Rotary Bangalore Yelahanka: 800 notebooks donated under Sankhya project. RYLA for students of Nagarjuna Vidyaniketan held. Programme for Rotarians on Bird watching on Hebbal lake held.

Rotary Punganur Central: conducted Pulse polio awareness rally with school children. Conducted eye check-up camp, selected 45 patients for IOL surgery. Rotary Club of Bangalore : President and others visited Petaling Jaya (sister club), Malaysia, under “Building Communities & Bridging Continents”. Women empowerment donated books on cancer to HCG hospital. Shaam-EGazal programme held at the club. 15554 children immunized on NID day.

Reddy. Rs. 10,000/- donated to Pandit Puttaraja Gavai Trust for disabled. Rotary Bangalore Indiranagar: A Senior citizen meet was organized at RHOS. Total of 10 Blood donation camps were conducted and 749 units of blood was collected. RYLA for class 9 students of Sree Cauvery School was held. IFRM organized a sham-e-ghazal at Rotary Bangalore club and attended by GSE team. Vocational visit to Mahindra Reva factory. Rotary Bangalore Hanumanthanagar: Teacher orientation programme w a s h e l d s u c c e s s f u l l y. C h a r t e r presentation of Rotary club of Mulbagal was held at Mulbagal. Library books worth Rs. 5,000/- were given to Amarjyothi School. Participated in the district Interact conference held at VVN School. Rotary Bangalore Nagarabhavi : Donated sweets on Republic day to Eeranahalli Lower primary school.

Siddaratha Dental College, Tumkur. Nearly 1500 Patients were screened and 200 patients benefitted with ECG and ECO and 150 patients were examined for eye related diseases and 24 patients underwent IOL operation and cataract surgery. Rotary Kolar: Prizes were distributed to three pairs of oxen, more than 35 pairs of oxen were participated.

Rotary Bangalore RR Nagar: Blood donation camp at Wipro and 490 bottles collected. Health checkup camp at Swargarani school.

Rotary Bangalore J P Nagar: Vocational service centre at Kothanur Dinne was inaugurated. Vocational excellence award conferred on Mr. Deva

Rotary Nagamangala : Conducted Megha Health Camp on December 12, 2 010, at Govt. Junior College, Nagamangala, in association with Narayana Hrudayalaya, Bangalore, Bangalore West Lions Eye Hospital,

Welcome to the New Club

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Rotary Mulbagal Central

Polio Immunisation in progress on 27th Feb.

(Chartered on 8th Jan. 2011)

Rotary Bangalore Yelahanka: Blood donation camp was successfully conducted at Govt. First Grade College, Yelahanka. The camp was inaugarated by MLA Sri Vishwanath. 77 donors donated blood. There was also an eye camp organisesd by Rangalakshmi Netralaya,Yelahanka.

Sponsor club : RC Hanumanthanagar

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District Conference Meeting @ KLCA Jaipur Foot Limb Project by Rotary Bangalore Peenya GOV Rotary Bangalore J P Nagar GOV Rotary Mandya GOV Rotary Bangalore Indiranagar Mega Health Camp, Sports meet at Turvekere by RCB South, Charter Presentation to Rotary Mulbagal Central GOV Rotary Bangalore I T Corridor GOV Rotary Bangalore Whitefield Central Seminar on Micro Credit Finance along with FKCCI at Capitol Hotel Rainbow Radio station Programme on Polio eradication, GOV RCB Whitefield 7th Board Meeting, GSE team meeting Multi-Dist. RYLA “YUVA SPANDANA” by Rotary Basaveswarnagar, NID. Australian National Day Interact conference @ VVN School Sham – a-Gazal Musical programme COG meeting 34th District Conference “SAHASTHA” at Innovative film city . Interact Charter Presentation by RCB Cantonment at Mahila Samaja Yesudas Musical Nite at Palace Grounds Signing of Memorandum for water project RCB Sadashivanagar. Rotaract state level sports meet “AARAMBH” for specially abled. Shuttle Tournament at KBA Blood donation camp by RCB Jayanagar Radio programme on Polio plus at Lunch box in Rainbow Radio station Yoga Competition for Rotarians NID – Polio Immunization day

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DG Manandi N. Suresh presented Charter certificate to the Charter president Rtn. K.N. Nagaraj and inducted 2 5 Charter members. Karnataka High Court Justice Mr. Nagamohan Das, PDG H.K.V. Reddy, Rtn. K.T. Shetty, Hanumanthanagar, President Patel Pandu, G.S.R. Rtn. N. Ravindranath, A.G. Sarangapani and others graced the occasion.

Rtn. Nagaraja TR, Secretary, Sree Geetha Medicals, Bazzar Street, Mulbagal-563131. Ph.: 91414 29360 FEB

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Rotary Bangalore Midtown: Blood donation camp was held at Loyala Institute and 105 units were collected. Polio immunization was conducted.

Rotary Madhugiri: 5 wheelchairs distributed. 2nd PUC students were taught “How to face the exams”.

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Rotary Kengeri Upanagara : Inaugurated an Interact Club at Gollarhatti Govt. High School.

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Rotary Bangalore Health City: Participated in the International Kite festival held at Palace Grounds. 2 eye camps were conducted.

Rotary Bangalore Northwest : Ortho & Gynaec. camp held at Kyalanur and neighbouring villages. Programme for senior citizen on Sarvodaya day at Malleswaram. Rotary Bangalore North: Distribution of Scholarships, Blood donation at UB city for TTK blood bank were part of the Republic day, celebrated by our club.

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A gathering of over 10,000 people, immaculate arrangements, attractive backdrop, scores of celebrities from Kannada filmworld and a good attendance of Rotarians, witnessed what could perhaps be termed the biggest gathering of people in Bangalore, under the Rotary banner. Dr. KJ Yesudas was honoured for his 50 years in Kannada film world by RID and a concert on the occasion, with the participationj of celebrities including the illustrious Dr. Ilayaraja, the respected Dr. Hamsalekha, KSL Swamy, Cinestars Shivaram, Ambareesh, Jayanthi, Dwarakeesh, veteran singers Dr. PB Srinivas, P Susheela, B Sumitra, LR Eshwari, Archana Udupa, Manjula Gururaj, Vijay Yesudas, Vijay Prakash, Madhu Balakrishna, Dr. Pattanaik, Ambareesh's words 'Rotary has done what we in the film world should have done, Congrats!' echoed the deep impact the program made.

The Rotary name and logo shining brightly even after sunset, to the jam packed audience amidst some of the 'hit numbers' of Kannada film songs, made the event a memorable and unparalleled event of RID 3190. Further, the event televised on the popular 'Suvarna’ Channel for 5 ½ hours on Sunday, 16th March, was viewed by lakhs of people around the globe. Thanks to the support and encouragement of DG Manandi Suresh, Chairman, PP. H.R. Ananth and all the Rotarians who helped, the event is bound to remain an event of pride for all Rotarians of 3190 for a long time to come. —PP. V.R. Ramesh, Co-chairman, Hridaya Raaga

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ROTARY AUSTRALIA DAY CELEBRATION 28th January 2011 Solomons, Trade Commissioner to South Asia, Govt. of Queensland & our DG, Mr Manandi Suresh. More than 175 participants including 30 experts from Australia, rotarians from various clubs in the Dist.

The Australia Day was held on 28th January 2011 at Hotel Chancery Pavilion. This District event was hosted by RCB Orchards along with Vijayanagar, Rajajinagar, Basaveswarnagar, North, Yelahanka & Ramanagaram clubs. Mr. David Holly, the Consul General from Chennai was the Chief Guest for the program. The other Guests of Honour included Mr. Michael Carter, Australian Trade Commission from Chennai, Mr. Rod

participated in this program which was a grand success. The press and media also covered the event. The speakers gave an overview of the Trade between I n d i a & Au s t r a l i a , e d u c a t i o n opportunities & green technologies, tourism videos portraying the rich culture & the scenic beauty of Australia.

Some of the highlights of the event included raising of funds through American Auction and selling of raffle tickets for a free hotel stay in Goa for the victims of the floods in Queensland. Thanks to Mr Geoffrey Conaghan, Commissioner, State Government of Victoria for donating Rs. 12,000 and wine bottles for the auction and Ms. Pratima Mulani who sponsored three paintings for this noble cause. The funds raised amounting to Rs 59,000 has been donated to the Queensland State Government Flood Relief Fund which is noteworthy. The event would not have been a success but for the active participat ion of members of the lead club, & inter alia, Arun, Kiran Boal, K. Ravi, Mahua, Lakshmi Kamath & Prakash Hegde.

Microfinance seminar The agenda was to bring together the Microfinance institutions, state government, banks, and regulators.

Rotary Dist 3190, in association with Association of Karnataka Microfinance Insti-tutions (AKMI) and Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FKCCI) organized an one-day seminar on 'Microfinance in Financial Inclusion: Opportunities and Challenges' and the seminar was held in Capitol Hotel, Bangalore on January 18, 2011.

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The one-day seminar was attended by nearly 15 0 participants from MFIs, NGOs, CBOs, banks, f i n a n c i a l institutions, government functionaries, civil society organizations, technical service providers, financial service providing institutions such as insurance companies and pension providing institutions gathered from across the state.

CGM, NABARD; Ms. Vijayalakshmi Das, CEO, Ananya Finance for Financial Inclusion; Sri. N S Srinivas Murthy, President FKCCI as the Guests of Honor. The Chief Guest for Valedictory was Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade, Dharmastala. Thanks to the efforts of Rtn. N S Srinivas Murthy, President FKCCI; Rtn. J.R. Bangera, Chairman and Rtn. K.S. Nagendra, Director, Vocational Service – the program was a success and brought in lot of PR & value to Rotary's work in this taskforce area.

The seminar was formally inaugurated with Mr Shankar M Bidari, IPS, ADGP & Commissioner of Police, Bangalore, as the Chief Guest and Dr Venkatesh Tagat, 9

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Annual Jaipur Foot Limb Project

Rotary Bangalore Peenya

Total rehabilitation is the aim says PP Rtn G R Vasanth Kumar. Young Rekha from Davangere refuses to be pushed in a wheelchair. She takes tentative steps with her new walker because she wants i n d e p e n d e n c e . Na g e s h f r o m Bhadravathi stands proud on his new leg, and says, “We want support and respect from society, not sympathy.” They came in hordes from every corner of the State, and even from neighbouring Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh & Maharashtra. Vijaykumari from Davangere and Keshavalu from Tirupati arrived on 3rd January morning hobbling on crutches. They soon walked confidently on their newly fitted callipers and artificial feet. Nagaraju from Gadag came crawling on twisted, malformed legs. He got his very own tricycle and rode away with head held high, his face glowing. Their heartening stories were repeated among over Two thousand three hundred differently abled persons at the 14th Free Jaipur Limb Camp organized by RCB Peenya and Sri Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti, Jaipur from January 3rd to 9th 2011.

For 24-year-old Rathnamma, after being at home for two years, this native of Hassan was finally mobile when she received a new tricycle at the 14th mega J a i p u r Fo o t c a m p . Coming from a family of poor farmers, Rathnamma could not continue her education as her tricycle broke down. She somehow managed to complete a computer training course but her mobility was still very limited. With the help of the local church, she was brought to the camp.

were eligible to go under the knife. However, the surgery was performed on only 40 persons,” recalled PP Rtn Prakash Nagesh. Ever since the LN-4 prosthetic hand was introduced at the 2008 camp, more than 100 who have lost their forearm have benefited from them. As many as 186 prosthetic hands have been made available by Ellen Meadows Prosthetic Hand Foundation. Congratulations to all Rtns. of Rotary Peenya, led by Pres. Mohankumar.

"Three hundred people were screened last year for corrective surgery, 80 persons

They Came; They saw and they Won our Hearts presentations. Mid tour break was at Mysore and beauty of Mysore palace kept the team spell bound. Team also had rare opportunities like elephant ride, camel ride. Being a part of 60th Birthday of District Governor Rtn. M.N. Suresh and “A night out” at Bangalore by South West Rotarians.

Group Study Exchange team from RI District 5100 lead by Rtn. Ron visited our District for 21days from 21st Jan 2011. This time the duration of GSE team visit was for only 21 days. They were traditionally welcomed by District GSE Chair Rtn. Flt.Lt. K P Nagesh. During this 3 weeks period, team visited Tumkur zone and Mandya zone apart from attending joint meetings organized by Rotary club of Bangalore, Rotary B a n g a l o r e I n d i r a n a g a r , Ro t a r y Bangalore North and Rotary Bangalore South wherein the team made a

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Team visit to Karunashraya, Polio NID Participation, TTK Rotary Blood Bank, Sai Hospital, Robano Eye Hospital, visit to schools both in City and Rural area, etc., provided an insight into the vibrant Rotary activities of the District. Visit to I S K C O N Te m p l e , R a v i s h a n k a r Ashram, Pyramid Va l l e y , L a l b a g h Flowershow, attending Republic Day Parade, v i s i t t o Vi d h a n a Soudha, Bangalore Tippu Sulthan and participation in Air Show, were quite appreciated by them. 10

Vocational visits to Infosys, Coca Cola Factory, Nike Show Room, Indian Institute of Science, University of Agricultural Science, Veterinary Institutions, Packing Industry, M.S Building, Radio Station, T.V Station, FKCCI and Candle manufacturing factory was educative one for the team members. Rotary District Conference provided a platform for the team to interact with Rotarians of RI Dist 3190. All the GSE members were conferred with Paul Harris Fellowship, thanks to RCB Sadashivanagar.

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2nd NID – 27.02.2011 eMandya Zone was Main Bus Stand and Rotary Club of

covered by DPPC members Rtn. Manivannan and Rtn. Vishwanath. They were joined by the Rotarians at the Zones.

The second polioNID on 27.02.2011 went off with full swing by all Clubs in the District. All the publicity materials were distributed to clubs in advance. Select city clubs and all rural clubs were given the Polio Kiosks for usage in bus stand /railways stations/prominent junctions. As in the past, from the DPPC, we had formed teams for the visits to the clubs in the district. e City team comprised with DG Rtn.

MN Suresh, Rtn. Ramesh Babu , DPPC Chairman, Dist. Secy Rtn. Suresh Bhat, PDGs – Rtn. UB Bhat, Rtn. Rajendra Rai, DPPC members and Rotarians in all about 12 members.

Sadashivnagar had made the arrangements. Next, the team visited Mantri Mall, PHCs supported by the Rotary Clubs of Midtown, Vijayanagar, West, Junction, Udyog, Peenya, Innerwheel-Udyog, Sahakarnagar, Yalahanka and North.

Earlier Dist. Governor M N Suresh, Dr. Subramanya, SMO, WHO and Dr. Sudarshan, BBMP participated in the AIR program LUNCH BOX on 24 Apr. giving and sharing many details on the Kolar region covered by Rtn. Vanitha e polio program to the listeners. Narayan and Rtn. Ravindranath. As a part of awareness program, on Chittor Zone covered by Rtn. e 26.03.2011 a Rally was conducted by the Venugopal of Sri Kalahasti. Rotary Club of Hanumanthnagar. In the City rounds, NID program started In the BBMP area 6,50,592 children off gracefully with Inauguration at 8.00 were immunized (99.92%) on 27 Apr. am at the Railway Station by the Dist. Governor. Dr. Subramanya, SMO, It was a very satisfactory day for the team WHO and other Rotarians were present. from RI Dist. 3190. RC Kumarapark had made Rtn. A N Ramesh Babu all the arrangements. Chairman – DPPC, Immediately one more inauguration was done at

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e Tumkur Zone was covered by our

DPPC members – Rtn. Prasad Sundaram, Rtn. Manohar Menda. They were joined by the Rotarians at the Zones.

Rotary sports meet

Yoga for Rotarians Balagangadharanatha Swamiji. About 10,000 students from various rural schools participated in the program and many students won prizes. Rtn. Prabhudeva, President, Rotary South, DG Rtn. Manandi N. Suresh graced the occasion. The 3 days program was

State level Inter Collegiate and School Sports competition under the leadership of New Generations Service Dir., Rtn N. Balakrishna was held at Mayasandra from 6–8th Jan 2011. Program was inaugurated by Sri Cheluvarayaswamy, M.P. and Sri

jointly organized b y S r e e Ad i chunchanagiri Shikshana Trust.

Yoga program on 26th went off very well and we had 15 participants. Some importance would be good as it would create awareness amongst Rotary families, so that we can have a Healthy, Disease-free society & cheerful tomorrow. Regards Usha Medina, Chair,Yoga Committee


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Shaam-e-Gazal attended by more than a 100 connoisseurs, Thanks to the event, 18 new members including the DGN Rtn. Badri Prasad and signed-up for IFRM-3190. PDG and IFMR World Chair Dr. Prithvi Raval. Another highlight of the day was the presence of both incomin & outgoing G S E t e a m s Lighting of the lamp to mark the from & to start of the programme by IFMR Dist. 5100, World Chair, Rtn. Dr. Prithvi Raval. Adding to the flavour was the traditional from USA, Rtn. Manoj Agarwal making welcome address 'gaddi' style of seating that enabled the who seemingly enjoyed the traditional Shaam-e-ghazal (Shaam means flavour of the event. 'evening' & ghazal means 'poetry' that is more specifically written to the RI District 3190 USA Convention Tour beloved). The origin of ghazals could be traced back to medieval Islamic era in Persia from the 12th century. It was socially unacceptable for a man to communicate to a woman in public, so they took a poetic route in submitting ghazals in public, that often had hidden and ambiguous meaning, meant for the beloved. Later the ghazals evolved to a structured form in terms of rhyme and verses. Today it is considered as music for the soul, in Middle-East and SouthEast Asian countries. Most of the poets come from rich 'Urdu' back ground, who embellish their poems in both subtle and sub-lime ways. A professional 'ghazals' team performed for IFRM along with Rtn. Vidyut Shenoy, Rtn. Anuradha and

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Governor’s Monthly Letter

From The DG's Desk Dear Rotary Leaders,

I am happy at the outcome of the “SAHASTHA” 34th Rotary District Conference. My thanks are due to all the Rotarians, Anns & Annets for having attended the district conference at innovative film city and make the conference a memorable one. I take this opportunity to thank Conference Chair Rtn. Raveen and all the members of various conference committee of the various conference committees for their selfless and tireless work. Sahastha signifies team work -greatness can be achieved by joining hands and we have shown the same.

Departure May 18 tour covering: Washington D C, New O r l e a n s Convention, O r l a n d o [Magic Kingdom, Sea World, Epcot Centre] Niagara Falls, New York City, Las Vegas, [Grand Canyon tour] Los Angeles, San Francisco + 3 days Bahamas Cruise

The “Hridaya Raga” musical nite at palace grounds by Dr.Yesudas and others was a grand success. My thanks to all Rotarians for their support towards rising funds through this event for projects. The polio immunization was carried out on 23.01.2011 & 27.02.2011. Record polio immunization was done on both the days and I am very happy to note that all Rotarians, Anns & Annets of all the Rotary Clubs & the District Polio team were totally involved in the programme and it was a great team effort.

Fare: East Coast: 15 nights / 16 days Rs 1.69 lakhs

The Rotary Club of Bangalore, Sadashivanagar has signed an MOU with Tata Projects Ltd., for the prestigious water project. This is a milestone event which should provide an impetus for other Rotary Clubs to follow.

East & West Coast : 21 nights / 22 days Rs 2.53 lakhs For further details, please contact: On to RI Convention Chair Dr. Mohan 98864 97453.

Especially able sports event “AARAMBH” organized by a district Rotaractors deserves all the praise for the organizers for such a motivating event.

Global Autism Convention Global Autism Convention will be held at Bangalore, from May 19-21, 2011. This Convention spearheaded by Rotary District 3190 in collaboration with many organizations with the specific purpose of creating a global network of interested families, professionals, organizations and Rotary Clubs to collectively address the complex needs of persons with Autism Spectrum Disorders. A wide range of topics from medical management, educational intervention,

allied therapies and allied technology will be covered by leading experts from India and outside. This three-day workshop can be attended by students, professionals and families. AUTISM is one of the most complicated and mysterious disorders affecting CHILDREN. The perplexing conditions threaten children around the whole world. The numbers are increasing every hour! Today, it is estimated that one in every 110 children is diagnosed

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with autism, making it more common than childhood cancer, juvenile diabetes and pediatric AIDS combined.

We had an interesting seminar on Micro Credit Finance along with FKCCI. The programme was a thought provoking one and the seminar exposed the areas and possibilities for Rotary Clubs to work in the field of micro finance for the economically weaker sections thereby “BUILDING COMMUNITIES”.

This three-day workshop can be attended by students, professionals & families.

The last date for all the Rotary Clubs to provide complete information for RI President's citation is 31.03.2011. I request all the Rotary Clubs to ensure that the details are sent before the last date.

For Registration, please contact :

We have been working with great zeal on several projects. We have work together for DSG project. I request the clubs to come forward with their proposals & make full use of it.

rtnjramesh@gmail.com rtn.nagendra@gmail.com Web : autismconventionblr2011.com

Thank you one and all.

Tel : 080-23225279 / 23230357 /

Yours in Rotary. MN Suresh

Designed, edited and published by Dist. Publication Committee on behalf of District Governor Rtn. MN Suresh. Editor–Purnimaa Ranganath, Advisor– Ananth HR, Chair.– Srinivas S, Members–Sampath Kumaran BN, Deepak S, Vasuki KN, Bhaskar BK, Prabhu DV, Srimatesh K, Raji Radhakrishnan, Roopa Venkatesh, Phiroze Bharda B, Vijayakumar K, Nalini Nanjundayya, Ranganath Halthore. Printed at THE BANGALORE PRESS, Bangalore-18. e-mail : bangalorepress@gmail.com

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