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Rotary International Citation - Boond

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai |

Boond is an initiative undertaken by the Rotaract club of HR College to provide clean drinking water and sanitation facilities to drought affected villages in Maharastra.

The Rotaract Club of H.R. College is the youth wing of the Rotary Club of Bombay. The Rotaract Club of H.R. College is an integral part of the R.I. District 3140, which comprises of clubs all over Mumbai, Thane, Kalyan, and Navi Mumbai. The Rotaract Club of H. R. College was chartered on 30th June, 1986. The year 2014-2015 is the 28th year in running for the club. The Rotaract Club of H.R. College has been the No.1 Club all over Mumbai City for 9 consecutive years.

The water crisis is known far and wide. Everyone knows about it but nothing is done to stop it. We at the rotaract club of H.R.College decided to take a step in this direction and it proved to be a big one.

Boond is an initiative undertaken by the Rotaract club of HR College to provide clean drinking water and sanitation facilities to drought affected villages in Maharastra.

Rotaract basically means Rotary in action and our parent Rotary club is the prestigious Rotary Club of Bombay.


Rotary is a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service, encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, and helps build goodwill and peace in the world. Approximately 1.2 million Rotarians belong to more than 34,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas.

As one of the most significant and fastest-growing programs of Rotary service, with more than 9,500 Rotaract clubs in some 178 countries/geographic areas in 525 districts, Rotaract has become a worldwide phenomenon.

From all these countries, more than a lakh rotaract initiatives and projects take place and to award the special ones a Rotary convention is held every year for all these rotaract clubs where representatives of all these clubs are invited to be part of these grand proceedings.

Recently a conference was held in Sydney, Australia. This was the largest conference in the Southern Hemisphere.

Rotaractors from all around the world were under one roof. The committee was awarding them for their achievements.

The Rotaract club Of H.R.College received a Rotary International citation for the best project in the whole world for project Boond.

At the Rotaract preconvention meeting, the Rotaract Club of HR College was felicitated in front of all Rotaract and Rotary clubs all over the world and this was a very proud moment for us to be representatives of India and achieving such heights on a global scale.

"It was a surreal feeling to represent India at such an important world event. It was an even greater feeling to collect the award on behalf of the club."-Samip Desai, one of the two people who went to Sydney to collect the award.
 

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