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Published by RI Dist 3150, 2018-05-25 07:10:18

GML Jan 2018 - RID 3150

RI District GML Jan 2018

Keywords: Rotary,Rotary international District 3150,RID 3150

ROTARY INTERNATIONAL DISTRICT 3150

GOVERNOR’S MONTHLY LETTER

JAN 2018 ISSUE - 7

Abu Times

Ian HS Riseley J Abraham
RI President District Governor

Rotary International President’s Message

In Rotary, our diversity is our strength. This growth. Today, women make up just over 21
idea dates back to the earliest years of our percent of Rotary's membership. While this is
organization, when the classification system certainly a great improvement, we have a long
was first proposed. The idea behind it was way to go to meet what should be the goal of
simple: that a club with members who had a every club: a gender balance that matches the
wide variety of backgrounds and abilities balance of our world, with as many women in
would be capable of better service than one Rotary as men.
without.
Whatever brought each of us to Rotary, we
In the years since, the idea of diversity in stay because we find value in Rotary
Rotary has come to be defined more broadly. membership and believe that our service has
We have discovered that a club that truly value to the world. By building clubs that
represents its community is far better able to reflect that world in all its diversity, we will
serve that community effectively. Looking build even more enduring value in Rotary:
ahead, it is clear how essential diversity will Making a Difference.
remain in Rotary: not only to strong service
today, but to a strong organization in the Ian H.S. Riseley
future. Rotary International President

One of the most pressing aspects of diversity
to address in our membership is the age of
our members. When you look around at
almost any Rotary event, it becomes
immediately obvious that the age range in the
room does not promise a sustainable future
for our organization. Our membership is near
a record high, and we are bringing in new
members all the time – yet only a small
minority of those members are young enough
to have decades of Rotary service ahead of
them. To ensure a strong and capable Rotary
leadership tomorrow, we need to bring in
young and capable members today.

We also cannot discuss diversity in Rotary
without addressing the issue of gender. It is
difficult to imagine that just three decades
ago, women could not join Rotary. Although
we have come a long way since then, the
legacy of that misguided policy is still with us.
Far too many people continue to think of
Rotary as an organization only for men, and
that idea has had a detrimental effect on both
our public image and our membership

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Jan’18

Governor’s Message

One of the most important Object scholarships, our members are taking action
of Rotary is - The advancement of to address the underlying causes of conflict,
international understanding, including poverty, inequality, ethnic tension,
goodwill, and peace through a world lack of access to education, and unequal
fellowship of business and professional distribution of resources.
persons united in the ideal of service.
To make peace in the world, we need more
February is the designated month for Peace peacebuilders. The Rotary Peace Centers
& Conflict Resolution, one of the most program,a dynamic and ambitious project of
important focus areas of The Rotary The Rotary Foundation, identifies highly
Foundation. qualified professionals and trains them to
become agents of peace. Rotarians are vital
We refuse to accept conflict as a way of life. to recruiting candidates. You can help
Rotary projects provide training that fosters advance peace around the world by
understanding and provides communities supporting the peace fellows.
with the skills to resolve conflicts.Through
our service projects, peace fellowships, and Rotary’s ongoing commitment to peace and
the generosity of Rotarians around the
world are what have made the Rotary Peace
Centers program a success. In just over a
decade, the Rotary Peace Centers have
trained more than 900 Rotary Peace Fellows
who are now working throughout the world
in a wide range of occupations and positions
of authority to serve the goal of building
peace.In addition to contributing to peace as
individuals, these dedicated fellows are part
of an expanding global network of Rotary
alumni whose influence grows exponentially
with each graduating class.

Each year, Rotary awards up to 50
fellowships for master’s degrees and 50 for
certificate studies at premier universities
around the world. More details visit
rotary.org

Let Peace Prevail - to make the world a
better place to live..A

J Abraham

District Governor

Page 03
Jan’18

Polio Plus & Public Image Seminar

23rd December 2017 happenned to be a very important
day for our Rotary District as 3 events were conducted
at Guntur.
The day started with End Polio Now Rally - with a
massive participation of 10000+ general public, students
and Rotarians.
Indradanussu - District Polio Orientation session was
conducted in the Forenoon. PDG Badri Prasad,Member-
INPPC and PDG Ganesh Bhatt, ARPIC-Zone 5 where
the guests of honor and key speakers.
This was followed by District Public Image Seminar in the
afternoon session.

Page 04
Jan’18

The CSR Seminar

After the Government regulation mandating companies to spend 2% of their profits on CSR, this has opened up lot of
possibilities for NGOs like Rotary to get funds from leading companies for the projects under the Corporate Social
Responsibility scheme.
For the first time in our district, CSR Seminar was conducted on 17 Dec 2017 at TajVivanta, Hyderabad.The seminar
was hosted by Rotary clubs of Hyderabad Midtown,Bhagynagar,Miyapur and Secbad East. The Chief Guest wasVikram
MR and the Guest speakers were PDG Manjunath Shetty, PDG Ravee Dhotre and Jayshree Jayaraman from RISAO,
New Delhi.

Page 05
Jan’18

Clubs in Action

Bhadrachalam - Distribution of Milk to Devotees Chanda Nagar - Eye Camp

Charminar - Nation Builder award to teachers Chilakaluripeta - Aids to school children

Chimakurthy - School Project Greenwoods Yellandu - Project

Guntur Aadarsh - Fund Raising program Josh Guntur Centennial - Polio Rally

Page 06
Jan’18

Clubs in Action

Guntur Vikas - Eye Camp Hyd Centennial - Interact program

Hyd Deccan - Diabetes Camp Hyd Gachibowli - Induction of 7 new members

Hyd Himayat Nagar - Medical Camp Hyd North - Weekly Meeting

Inbhadra Sarapaka - Haritha Haram Kamareddy - School Project

Page 07
Jan’18

Clubs in Action

Nizamabad - Benches Distribution Ongole Central - WASH Program

Pandaripuram - Women Empowerment program Pedanandipadu - Global Grant Project -
Medical Equipment

Ponnur - Eye Camp Secbad West - Career Guidance Seminar

Singarakonda Addanki - Project RCJH-Free Medical Check-up
at Kasthurba Gandhi National Memorial Trust

Page 08
Jan’18

Governor’s Official Visit

Hyd Deccan -11th Dec - DG Official Visit Jubilee Hills 12 Dec- DG Official Visit

Kamareddy - 27 Dec- DG Official Visit Miyapur -14 Dec- DG Official Visit

Nizamabad - 18 Dec -DG Official Visit Parchur Central 16 Dec- DG Official Visit (2)

Parchur Central 16 Dec- DG Official Visit Secbad Sunrise - 26 Dec - DG Official Visit

Page 09
Jan’18

Public Image

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District CSR Seminar, 17th December 2017, Hyderabad.

Abu Times For Private Circulation Only Designed by

Published by : Abraham J, District Governor,
RI District 3150. Editorial Board : Raavi Srinivasa
Rao, Padmini Prasad, Ranjith Singh, T Rajasekhar

Reddy, Anil & Vijaya Durga.
www.rotary3150.org;

Reach us @ : [email protected]


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