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Rotary International


A lifetime of healing and serving humanity, and looking beyond oneself

July 24, 2022 2:05 am

In these last 23 years, we have done 48 medical missions at home and abroad. Nearly, 66000 surgeries and procedures have been performed to bring relief to nearly 260,000 people.

In Pune, Rotary International’s first woman president says India is now a ‘help-giving nation’

July 23, 2022 3:13 pm

In Pune after her election, Jennifer Jones inaugurated a Linear Accelerator Radiotherapy machine at Suryadatta Hospital in Shaniwarwada to enable citizens from economically weaker sections to undergo radiotherapy treatment for cancer.

World President of Rotary International in city: ‘Keeping India polio-free needs efforts, the club is working towards that’

December 10, 2015 1:32 pm

A native of Sri Lanka, Ravi says he is now a 'world citizen'. Appointed the world president in September, he has no personal agenda to leave a legacy; for he says then “I will be lost.”

Microsoft and Rotary sign MoU to bring technology skills to 150 schools in Delhi NCR

July 02, 2014 10:13 pm

Rotary International District 3010 has undertaken the programme to sponsor over 150 Schools in this joint initiative with Microsoft.

Polio-Free: It took 2 mn footsoldiers and 35 yrs for India to win the battle

January 26, 2014 7:35 am

It was once thought impossible, but a 35-year-fight has won India its biggest public health success story.

UP’s Muslim clerics ready to help Pak with polio vaccination

June 01, 2013 1:06 am

After the recent killing of a polio vaccinator in Pakistan’s Peshawar city that forced WHO to temporarily suspend the vaccination campaign in the city,Rotary International’s India National Polio Plus Committee has offered to take Muslim Ulamas from UP to Pakistan to convince people and advocate polio vaccination.

‘No case of polio reported in over two years in the country’

April 23, 2013 1:21 am

Expert says virus can again sneak into India from neighbouring countries,urges India’s rich to donate funds for polio-free world.

India only behind US,Japan in giving funds to Rotary International

March 31, 2013 12:15 am

India is at number three,after US and Japan,when it comes to giving funds to Rotary at the international level,said Ron Burton,incoming president of the Rotary International,who was in the city on Saturday during his visit to India.

2.8 lakh children administered polio dose

February 27, 2013 2:12 am

As many as 2.8 lakh children were administered polio doses on National Immunisation Day (NID) on February 24 in Pune as against the target of 3.45 lakh children between 0-5 years.

Committee formed to promote routine immunisation among Muslims

February 24, 2013 5:53 am

After the success in polio eradication from Uttar Pradesh,the Rotary International’s Muslim Ulama Committee has now decided to focus on promoting routine immunisation amongst the Muslim community in the state.