Hailakandi: The Rotary Club of Hailakandi has been awarded the Rotary presidential citation with gold distinction for outstanding service to the community specially in six core areas for the year-2018-19. The prestigious citation was handed over by senior most Rotarian Dr.PK Mazumder to the president of Rotary Club of Hailakandi, Rtn.Harkishore Chanda at a function held here on Saturday.
The Rotary Club of Hailakandi has contributed significantly in areas of focus such as literacy, maternity and child care, community development, water, sanitation, disease prevention and treatment.
In the recently concluded district award ceremony held at Guwahati the club was awarded for its contribution in TEACH program under the Rotary India Literacy Mission in which the club has transformed two schools of the district into ‘Happy School’ namely Doyamoyee Pathsala and Haricharan Mahamaya Girls’ School.
Rotary Club of Hailakandi has also been appreciated for organising the district membership development seminar for the first time. The club has initiated the Wash program in different schools to maintain health and hygiene of the students. It has also organised health camps in different remote areas, specially a skin care camp for the girl students of Residential Special Training Centre who were afflicted wuth skin ailments, and installed a sanitary napkin vending machine at SS College girls’ common room.The club extended aid for the renovation of the maternity ward of SK Roy Civil Hospital. It organises heart check up and ENT camps from time to time.