On the 26th Dec 2015 a fund raiser program “Udàn” was organized by Rotary Bangalore South in association with BIT American Alumni Association, BIT staff and Rotary Westlake Village at Kuvempu Kalakshetra, KIMS-BIT campus. Two annettes from Rotary Westlake Village, CA, USA had collected funds from rotary clubs in US to provide water filters to rural schools in India. On 26th they gave a dance performance to raise more funds for their favorite charity and to raise funds for scholarships for engineering students.
Apart from President and Secretary of Rotary Bangalore South, the dais was graced by Dr. Nataraj, Principal of BIT, Mr. Sadashiva Reddy, President of BIT Alumni Association, Rtn, T. Srinivas, Chairman of Scholarship Committee, Rtn. M.R. Shivaram, Director of Community Service, Rtn. Poornima Prasad and Mr. Subir Prasad of Rotary Westlake Village. President of RBS, Rtn. Dr. Jaiprakash welcomed the gathering and gave a brief background of the day's event. Mr. Subir Prasad spoke about the contributions made by BIT alumni in US and Rtn. Poornima Prasad briefed about how the girls raised funds for water filters.
A scintillating Bharatnatyam dance was performed by interactor sisters Anya and Amiya. After the performance, symbolically, 10 school children were handed over the water filters. Flags of Rotary Bangalore South and Westlake Village Rotary clubs were exchanged between the two. Mr. Chandrakanth, Subir Prasad,  Rtn. Jai Prakash , Rnt. M. R. Shivram  and other major donors for the  scholarship fund were felicitated. President acknowledged the efforts of BIT staff, Rotarians and the several others. There were nearly 350 people- BIT alumni, students, volunteers, family and friends who witnessed the program. Let us cheer to the fact that around Rs. 12 Lakhs has been collected for ROTARY BANGALORE SOUTH-BITAAA scholarship and USD 1,750 for water filter program.