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Interact Installation at South Point

July 30, 2015 divider image

“BE A GIFT TO THE WORLD besides being a gift to Rotary”


The above quote came from none other than the President of Rotary, Khushnoor Chugh during her key note address at installation of new team of interactors at South Point School, Omkar Nagar Branch, Nagpur. She further advised the interact members to be equally lucky to Nation as they are to Rotary. The Rotary President said that 12300 Rotary club branches in the country will open doors for various community services. She insisted that students must develop team spirit, leadership and connect to each other by undertaking  activity collectively. She informed all the present about an activity wherein Rotary is planning to undertake cleanliness drive of parks and grounds on Sundays for the benefit of senior citizens.

The installation of new team began with the lighting of traditional lamp by the dignitaries and prayer sung by school choir. All the office bearers of the outgoing team welcomed the dignitaries on the dais with sapling. Besides feeling proud of her team having been adjudged best interactor award for the year 2014-15 outgoing president Miss Bhargavi was humble enough to quote that if someone can extend a helping hand or comforting gesture to needy despite having achieved or occupied a top position, it does not belittle someone’s status but on the contrary the very action is indicative of change in society for betterment. Miss. Bhargavi read out the activities undertaken by her team during their tenure and accepted that her team has now acquired a positive attitude and outlook towards life. She handed over the reins to the upcoming President Master Abhijeet Ragit for the year 2015-16.

The newly installed President Abhijeet  said in his address that his team wishes to protect the world from all evil & bad deeds. He reiterated to work sincerely on the theme of BE a Gift To the World and make the best use of the greatest gift from God I.e . life. He assured that his team will work to serve the society by undertaking various activities listed below.

  1. To collect potatoes, onions and donate same to Matrushakti Kendra.
  2. Donate funds raised through fete for welfare causes.
  3. To donate books and clothes to orphanage.
  4. To undertake cleanliness drive
  5. To donate rice and pulses (Dal) by collecting fistful from people.
  6. To prepare paper bags in order to discourage use of plastic bags

The other members of team who were installed as interactors  are Miss Sakshi Tijare as Vice President, Master Aman Sonsare as Secretary, Master Tanmay Mahajan as Treasurer, Master Atharva Deshmukh, Master Ritik Umredkar, Miss Shruti Kale and Master Pawan Pandrangi as Directors.

On this occasion Past president Rotarian Vijay Naidu addressed the students. In his speech he inspired the students to undertake the adult literacy campaign, inculcate the personal cleanliness habit drive by distributing nail cutters. He motivated students to be regularly active in sports activities too and encouraged them to inculcate team spirit and good work culture to achieve, aspire and be successful.

Principal of South Point School Dr.Mrs. Mrunalini Dasture narrated a short story through which she enlightened the students to work sincerely and honestly towards the realization of the objectives and lead the fellow office bearers by example of carrying out the responsibilities instead of just being a proxy who does not work in reality. Interact should work in such a way that more and more students should feel motivated to join hands in the campaign undertaken by fellow students instead of getting confined to desire for posts in the organization.

Along with President Khushnoor Chugh and Past president Vijay Naidu, the secretary Rotarian Parag Paranjape, Director youth Services Rotarian Raj Shah, Chairperson Rotary  Ann Vandana Agrawal, Chairperson Rotary Ann Neelu Garg, Director of South Point School hon’ble Deaven Dasture, and Principal of South Point School Dr. Mrunalini Dasture were present on the dais.

Vote of thanks was proposed by Secretary Interact South Point School Master Aman Sonsare and the proceedings were conducted by Samruddhi Bhagat .The installation ceremony concluded with reciting the National Anthem.

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