Rotary Bangalore South invites online applications for merit-cum-means scholarship from the needy students from degree, engineering and medical students.Please visit www.rotarybangaloresouth.org for more information.
Rtn H S Nagaraj and BSRT Endowment Scholarship.
BMSCEAAA and BSRT Endowment Scholarship.
Sharadamma Thambi Chalamaiah and BSRT Endowment Scholarship.
TEACHERS DAY CELEBRATION- "OUTSTANDING TEACHER AWARD"
Rotary Bangalore South celebrated 5th September as teacher’s day to mark the birth anniversary of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, a staunch believer of education, well known diplomat, scholar, president of India and above all a great teacher.
On 3rd September 2014, five teachers from various fraternities were identified and honored with “OUTSTANDING TEACHERS AWARD” on account of teacher’s day celebration.
The teachers were honored with fruit baskets and mementos as a token of appreciation for their service to the society jointly by Rotary Bangalore South and Inner Wheel Club of Bangalore South.
The following teachers were the recipients of the outstanding teacher’s award:
Mrs. Buddhiraju Ramanashi
Mr. Shihan Suresh Kenichira
Mrs. Gayatri. M. S
On the same occasions Rotarians and Inner wheel members who have served as teachers were also recognized.The event ended with vote of thanks by Rtn Dr. Jayaprakash.
Government Model Boys Primary School, Sarjapura, Anekal Taluk
Rotary Leadership in India has taken up "Total Literacy" as the next corporate program of Rotary after Polio Eradication.This Total Literacy Mission is named as " T-E-A-C-H" covering the five thrust areas:
T- Teachers Training. E- e - learning A - Adult Literacy C - Child development ( which will also includes educating the specially or differently-abled children). H - Happy School -comprehensive school infrastructure development.
Rotary Bangalore South under TEACH Mission has adopted 150 Year Old Govt School at Sarjapura, with the CSR activity of a Multinational Company SABIC. The dilapidated building built during British era will receive new look after completion of the project with all the facilities required for teachers as well as students for better learning environment.
Speaking on the occasion SABIC Scientist Mr Utpal Vakil mentioned various projects undertaken by SABIC under CSR activity and thanked Rotary South for partnering with their CSR programs. President Rtn Sridhar B R mentioned about adopting three more schools under TEACH mission and thanked TEACH Chairman PP Rtn Radhakrishna for all the support. District Governor Rtn Manjunath Shetty M Complimented SABIC and Rotary Blr South for the excellent initiative for the literacy program. Rotarians PP Srinivas S, Community Service Director Rtn Srinivas T, Teach Chairman Rtn Radhakrishna R A, Treasurer Gangadarappa A B, Rtn Babunagendra, Rtn Nagendra Babu, Rtn Krishnamurthy and Ann Gajalakshmi Krishnamurthy graced the occasion.
The talk "KNOW YOUR DIAMONDS" delivered by Mr. Ashok Rathore made all the audience inquisitive particularly the jewelry loving Anns. The questions had to be restricted due to the paucity of time. The audience were astonished to know that a newest diamond is minimum 20 million years old. Mr. Ashok also said that SURATH, INDIA has re-gained the glory of BEST DIAMOND CUTTING CENTRE in the word which was garnered by ANTWERP, Belgium earlier.
During first fortnight of September, Kerala celebrates Onam. We at Rotary Bangalore South celebrated by eating "Puttu" a sort of jolly with whole grams cooked in tasty coconut gravy. To add decor to the plate, a beautiful and a delicious cake made by Ann. RekhaSridhar in connection with 50th Wedding Anniversary of Rtn. Thyagarajan was served. This cake was cut in the beautiful open air area amidst cheering greetings by Rotarians, Anns and invitees. Thanks to Rtn. Thyagarajan for hosting the High Tea.
Self-defense classes seem to be the need of the hour. Over 500 girl students at DMM High School, Dommasandra will emerge confident thanks to the self-defense classes conducted by Shihan Suresh Kenichira, head of Okinawa Shorin - Ryn Shorin - Kan Karate - Do India. The program conducted in association with Rotary Bangalore South comprises of a series of self-defense classes. The girls will be given hands-on training to defend themselves in adverse situations. The program was inaugurated on 27th August 2014.
RB South and RB Spandana in partnership with Sankaramana Balaga organized a one day health camp at Anekal. Over 400 patients took advantage of the the camp comprising general checkup, eye, dental, ENT, skin, cardiac and gynecology specialties.This event was held at Govt Higher Primary School (old), Anekal - adopted by Rtn, Krishnamurthy.M. ENT and Skin Specialists from Victoria Hospital and team of doctors from Sri Krishnadevaraya College of Dental Sciences took part in the camp. Thanks to in-house medical specialists Rtn Dr Rajashekar Setty and Dr Anegundi for ensuring a successful health camp.
A joint meeting between three Rotary clubs: Bangalore South, Bangalore Kengeri, and Bangalore Spandana was held at Vardani Bhavan, Bangalore on 20th August 2014. BK Chaya and BK Sneha spoke about the topic 'Good wishes and pure feelings for true service'. Around 100 Rotarians were enriched with the value of selfless service with spiritual wisdom. The program was followed by Rakshabhandan celebrations.
A talent competition for school children was held on Sunday 10th August 2014 at VET School. The event was conducted in order to encourage and motivate young and talented school children. Nearly 200 students of various age groups participated in competitions like solo singing, shloka chanting, instrumental music, group dance and community service project competition. The event was organized jointly with Inner Wheel Bangalore South and COSMOS ATMA.
Rotary Club of Bangalore Spandana, a new club was chartered on Tuesday, 5th Aug 2014. The club was sponsored by Rotary Bangalore South lead by President Rtn Sridhar B R and Governor Special Representative PP Rtn Ramanath K. District Governor Rtn Manjunath Shetty M installed President Mr. Gurunagesh and the office bearers of Rotary Spandana. Several Past District Governors and district officers graced the occasion.
Chief Guest of the event, Justice Santosh Hegde admired the activities of Rotary world over.Justice Hegde regretted that the human values are dwindling down. Happenings around us in the recent past has made us to question ourselves that “Are we human beings?” Need of the hour is, we have to become human beings in true sense. He felt sorry that the Indian culture and civilization which has a great history of 5000 years is being neglected. The cause that can be attributed for all the above is greed. He emphasized that children have to be taught the difference between the just and unjust.
He complimented Rotary clubs for taking up various service projects. He congratulated the new club for its initiative towards taking its first step towards service to mankind.
Rotary Bangalore Spandana is the third Rotary club sponsored by Rotary Bangalore South since its inception in the year 1966.
Fifty school kits were provided to students of Shilindra Doddi(Tribal Village)Govt Primary School on 7th July 2014, Rtn Srikumar, Rtn Madan Mohan Reddy, Rtn Venugopal J and President Rtn Sridhar B R graced the occasion.
Six hundred students studying at Vidya Vikas Kendra will go to school happily with their school kit consist of school bag,water bottle, lunch box, drawing pencils,drawing book and notebooks, pen, and pencils for entire year. The students hail from poor families from surrounding villages.
IPDG Rtn Nagendra K S, IPP Rtn Balaji T R, PP Rtn Veeresh and many Rotarians and Anns from Rotary Bangalore South graced the occasion.
IPP Rtn Balji T R has distributed dictionaries to 8th std Students. Inner Wheel Club of Bangalore South adopted 3 Students to help with their education.