IIMU organizes Blood Donation Drive to Mark India’s 66th Independence Day

Students donate 63 units of blood


On the occasion of India’s 66th Independence Day, Prayatna – the social club of IIM Udaipur, organized a blood donation camp in the institute premises in collaboration with the Rotary Club Meera of Udaipur, M.B. Hospital, and NACO. Right after the flag hoisting, which happened early in the morning, students were seen lining up before the blood donation room, eagerly waiting for their turn to donate blood. More than 60 students volunteered for this noble cause to donate blood on this august occasion and were given certificates. The blood donation drive was overseen by a team of 5 doctors who came from the partnering organizations.

In total, 63 units, i.e., about 22 litres of blood was donated. The blood collected will be going to the Maharana Bhupal College (Government Hospital) in Udaipur for the aid of the needy. On this occasion, Prof. Janat Shah, Director of IIMU said, “The blood donation drive embodies the spirit of sacrifice and social responsibility which is marked by 15th August. The IIMU community will always strive to contribute to the society through events like these.”

IIMU blood donation camp

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Personality Workshop for Parents at CPS

On 31st january , Rotary Club Meera organized a special event for CPS school parents under its project “Personality Wave: enhance your inner and Outer self”. An interactive workshop was arranged for the parents at CPS school to prepare them for the day ahead. The theme of the event was “keep yourself healthy and energetic throughout the day“.

Health and nutrition was addressed by Dr. Garima Chaturvedi. Yoga instructor Meera Upadhayay taught the audience some easy to do yogasans at home and at office. Dr. AshutoshPandya informed the audience about common skin problems and also advised them how to keep skin healthy throughout the day.
At the start of the program ,welcome speech was delivered by President Dr. Veena Sandhya. Compeering was done by CPS associate Mrs. Ruchi. There was an interactive session held after the end, and Dr. Veena Sandhya suggested for opening of a health club which jumpstarted with immediate registration of 40 members. Vote of thanks was given by Secretary Mrs Devika Singhvi. CPS school Principal also addressed the audience. The whole event was planned by Joint Secretary Dr. Garima Chaturvedi.


Pictures and Press Release: Dr. Veena Sandhya

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Blood Group Cards: Initiative by Rotary Club Meera

Rotary Club Udaipur Meera is significantly making a difference in the society by its works for women. The Sangini initiative is a very remarkable step in this cause. In the chain of its social works, the Rotary Club Meera has started its project of preparing blood group cards for school girls. In the series, there was a camp organised at Mahila Mandal School, with the help of Anil clinic on 17th January 2011.

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The project was inaugurated by the school principal Mrs Madhu Sareen. President Dr. Veena Sanadhya welcomed every one present at the event, and distributed 250 blood group cards to the students.

“This project is organized & sponsored by project officer Poonam Ladia. There was a significant contribution by the Rotary Meera members who volunteered this project, namely Pushpa Kothari, Kalpna Nalvaya and Shakuntla Porwal. The next camp shall be organised very soon, at R.M.V.School.”

-Dr. Veena Sanadhya

We wish all the very best to the noble efforts by the Rotary Club. 🙂


Rotary Club Meera lauded Doctors for their contribution

Rotary Meera Club

The Rotary Club Udaipur Meera kick started its 2011-12 session by honoring doctors at the American Hospital . To begin with, Dr. Chirayu Pamecha (Spine Surgeon), Dr. Harit Bhandari (Pediatrician),  Dr. Shilpa Goyal (Gynecologist) were awarded the Young Achiever’s Award.

While the chief guest Dr. Dev Kothari and Guest of honor PGD Nirmal Singhvi obliged with their presence  the club’s president Mrs. Veena Sandhya welcomed the audience and congratulated the doctors for their unparalled service to the society, notably the chairperson of the program was Mr. Ratan Pamecha.

Rotary club MEERA also honored 15 doctor members of the club. The doctor’s were Dr. Kusum Mathur, Dr. Richa Bansal, Dr. Jyoti Choudhary, Dr. Megha Kothari, Dr. Priya Aggarwal,Dr. Sunanda Gupta, Dr. Sudha Kothari, Dr. Simmy Sood and Dr. Sunita Singh.

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The program ended with a vote of thanks  by Secretary Seema Singh.