Mumbai, India, 5th September 2014: One of the pioneers in India of the rotary movement, The Rotary Club of Bombay today announced a scholarship for Ms. Suha Nitin Ivalekar, daughter of Late Mr. Nitin Ivalekar, the fireman who passed away in the line of duty while courageously dousing the fire that raged at Lotus Business Park in Andheri West on July 18, 2014. The felicitation has been organized at the Taj Mahal Hotel in the presence of Rotarians. In this scholarship the club will take care of all her education including school and tuition fees, textbooks, etc. till her graduation.
Speaking on the occasion Mr. Shailesh Haribhakti, President 2014-15 of the Rotary Club of Bombay said, “We are pleased to offer a small amount of provision to Suha, who is already dealing with a personal loss. We hope that this small gesture will aid her in achieving her dreams. We wish her all the very best for her future endeavors.”
I am extremely touched with the support my daughter has received from Rotary Club of Bombay”, said Ms. Shubhangi Nitin Ivalekar, Mother of Suha on receiving the scholarship. “I want to thank each member of the club for considering my daughter for this scholarship. Suha is a bright child and I am sure she will work hard to achieve all her dreams and make her family and Rotary club of Bombay proud.”
About Rotary Club of Bombay
Founded on March 19, 1929, The Rotary Club of Bombay is one of the pioneers in India of the Rotary movement, devoted to the ideal of Fellowship through service. The Club offers a stimulating fellowship based on a fascinating diversity of interests in business, arts, sciences and the professional expertise of its members. From the very beginning the pulse of Rotary has been Community Service.
Today the Rotary Club of Bombay has diversified its activities through the work of over fifty committees constituted to look after the various avenues of service. Of these, over 20 contribute to community service.
The Club has inspired the incorporation of 26 Interact clubs, with about 750 school children as members, and 6 Rotaract clubs with a membership of about 200 college students.