2Rotary is an International Organization Spread over 216 countries across 538 Districts throughout the world having clubs with 1.21 million Rotarians.India has 3148 clubs with Rotarians.Our District is Dist No It has 123 clubs with approx 6500 Rotarians
3Rotary FounderPaul HarrisIn the beginning…The first Rotary Club was organized in Chicago in 1905, by Paul P. Harris.The club, with four members, met in rotation at the offices of the members - thus the name Rotary.The main purpose was fellowship and business
4Service Above SelfRotary was not long to recognize that fellowship alone would not keep a group together — there needed to be a purpose.First project was public washrooms in downtown Chicago.Rotary became the world’s first “Service Club”.
5Annually each District elects a District Governor Rotary International is governed by a president and a board of directors elected from all over the world.R.I. Pres. Sakuji TanakaAnnually each District elects a District GovernorSimilarly each Club elects a President.D.G. Rtn. Bal Inamdar
6The Rotary Foundation Main Initiatives “World Peace through Understanding”
8Object of RotaryThe object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:First. The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service;Second. High ethical standards in business and professions; the recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations; and the dignifying by each Rotarian of his or her occupation as an opportunity to serve society;Third. The application of the ideal of service by every Rotarian to his or her personal, business and community life;Fourth. The advancement of international understanding, good will, and peace through a world of fellowship of business and professional people united in the ideal of service.
9We implement the object of Rotary through the Five Avenues of Service
10International Service Club ServiceThose things that a Rotarian does to help make successful the running of the local club.Vocational ServiceThe promoting of the high ethical standards in the business and profession recognizing the worthiness of all dignified occupationsCommunity ServiceUrges every Rotarian to participate in all activities which make the community a better place in which to live.International ServiceEncourage and foster the advancement of understanding and good will among people of the world.New GenerationRecognizes the positive change implemented by youth thru leadership development, exchange programs that enrich world peace
11THE FOUR-WAY TEST of the things we think, say or do 1. Is it the TRUTH?2. Is it FAIR to all concerned?3. Will it build GOOD WILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?
13Rotary Club of Mumbai Nariman Point Chartered on 1st May 2002Present strength 68 membersHas made a distinct identity in District for being very young clubAverage age is 42Famous for its camaraderie & bondingHas great fellowship’s & does equally good and unique charity projects
14Rotary Club of Mumbai Nariman Point Projects- Average annual spend in charity projects is approx Rs. 50 lakhMain area’s – Community Development, Education Development & Health DevelopmentDuring last 10 years club has identified certain root causes which it supports year on year in continuation.
15Rotary Club of Mumbai Nariman Point Some Projects which we undertake:Blood Donation DrivesRain Water Harvesting ProjectsSolar Energy Development ProjectsHuman Milk BankMid-day MealsAanganwadi’sComputerisaton in SchoolsScholarshipsOld Age Homes/ OrphanagesMedical Camps…. & many more
16The Privileges in Rotary The Privilege of FRIENDSHIP WITH LEADERS:in your communityin neighboring cities and townsaround the world
17The Privileges in Rotary The privilege of GIVING SERVICE to your community.The privilege of DEVELOPING INTERNATIONAL GOODWILL and understanding.The privilege of helping BUILD HIGHER ETHICAL STANDARDS within your vocationthrough the common bond of Rotary.
18Your Obligations in Rotary ParticipationTo be a Rotarian you must give of your time and talents:in community workin social functionsin Club and District activities.
19Your Obligations in Rotary AttendanceAttendance at the weekly meetings is a benefit of Rotary. A minimum of 60% is expected.You can maintain your attendance levels by making up at another Rotary Club within 14 days in advance or 14 days after a meeting is missed; or by attending a District event or a RI Convention.
20Rotary Club of Mumbai Nariman Point is Fun A service club should be fun to be a part of even when the work is tiresome.Rotary Club of Mumbai Nariman Point strives to be a fun, young-at-heart club.Social events are offered regularly.We live up to our theme: “Enjoy Rotary.”
21Remember you are Rotary! Participate for friendshipParticipate for serviceParticipate for fellowshipParticipate for knowledgeParticipate for international understandingRemember you are Rotary!
22Rotary Club of Mumbai Nariman Point Welcome to theRotary Club of Mumbai Nariman Point