Rotary Club of Pune Metro Celebrates Doctors Day with Corona Warriors Service Project: ‘Providing Personal Protective Equipments (PPEs) to Sassoon General Hospital and District Hospital, Aundh.
RC Pune Metro is starting its Silver Jubilee year with their first service project on the first day of Rotary Year 20-21.
RC Pune Metro is always at the forefront of actions that benefit the society. We are shouldering our responsibilities in fighting Covid 19 pandemic by way of meeting the urgent needs of public hospitals.
The project of ‘Providing Personal Protective Equipments (PPEs) to Sassoon General Hospital and District Hospital, Aundh is one such project to provide for urgent need of Doctors, nurses and other hospital staff who are treating Covid19 patients at great personal risk.
Total 400 PPE Kits and face shields are supplied to these public hospitals.
Funds for this urgent need-based project were raised by repurposing surplus amount of our Global Grants Project GG 1979826. We are thankful to Global Grant Team at Evanston for their quick approval. Total cost of project is Rs. 2.6 Lakh. 400 will be direct beneficiaries of these PPE Kits and face shields.
What better occasion than 1st July (Doctor’s day) and First Day of Rotary New Year to implement this project? Handing over of Kits was arranged at President Makarand’s residence by following physical distancing.
Dr. Sunita Khedkar from Sasoon Hospital, Dr. Gavai from District Hospital, Aundh were felicitated on the occasion at the hands of President Makarand Phadke.
RC Pune Metro Secretary Vivek Kulkarni, IPP Mukund, PP Bhavna, Service Project Director Vandana Jogalekar, PI director Varsha Dawle and First Lady Yogeshree Phadke were present.
The programme was broadcasted as zoom meeting for all the members of RC Pune Metro.
– Rtn Shobhana Paranjpye