Health services top priority of Rotary
Rotary Golden Jubilee Club Foundation Day Kakinada: Rotary Golden Jubilee Club celebrated its 18th...
Rotary Golden Jubilee Club Foundation Day Kakinada: Rotary Golden Jubilee Club celebrated its 18th Foundation Day on a grand scale at the Rotary Community Hall here on Sunday under the aegis of its president and lawyer Pedagadi Venkataramana.Addressing the participants on this occasion, Blood Bank chairman BS Krishna spoke about the various development activities taken up by the Club so far.A The Club founder members were felicitated on this occasion. Mr Venkataramana said that the Rs 50-lakh Rotary Healthcare Centre would be inaugurated within a month so as to provide costly medical services and medicines at an affordable cost to the people. The Club was able to save the lives of thousands of people through the blood donation camps, he said. A 'Cell Separators' unit would be set up at the Rotary Blood Bank soon with an aim to make blood available to more number of patients, he disclosed. Service activities were being taken up keeping in mind the changing requirements of society, he said.Stating that the Club has been according top priority to education, Mr Venkataramana said the Club has adopted the Godarigunta Municipal High School and the Vakalapudi Zilla Parishad School and implemented various welfare measures for the children. It has also been assisting women by organising health camps at the Godarigunta Primary Health Centre, he said. The Club has planned to implement various other welfare measures in accordance with the objectives of the Rotary Club, Mr Venkataramana added.A Secretary Dhanasagar Prasad, Dr Aluri Vijayalakshmi, K Srinivas DAN Prasad Varma, N Seshagiri Rao and S Chiranjivi Reddy were among others who participated.