The induction ceremony of the new board members of the Rotaract Club of DAV College, Sector 10, was held on Thursday at the Rotary House, Sector 18, Chandigarh. The ceremony started with the old president of the club Japesh Sharma passing on the badge to Shammi Rajpoot.
The other office bearers, vice-president Sumanshu Joshi, secretary Vikas and joint secretary Vaibhav Pathak were also introduced and presented with badges. All the members of the club pledged full dedication.
The new president declared that the agenda of the new year would be literacy and the motto of the club would be ‘Vidya Amritam Ashunte’ meaning knowledge begets immortality. He also said the club plans to hold various events like book donation drives, blood donation camps, career counselling expo, adult education programs and vocational programmes.
The chief guest of the ceremony, Professor Paramjeet Singh, president of Rotary Club of Chandigarh, congratulated the Rotaract members for their achievements in the previous year and also wished them luck for the coming year. He said that being a Rotarian was a huge responsibility and encouraged them to work towards solving the problems existing in society.