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Rotary Club of Hyderabad Deccan to present Vocational Excellence Awards to seven organizations for their excellence in Covid-19 relief support and service

SCSC, Helping Hands, Vaikunta Mahaprasthanam and No Food Waste among the six organizations bestowed with the awards


Hyderabad : Rotary Club of Hyderabad Deccan (RCHD), one of the oldest clubs of the Rotary movement in Hyderabad under the Rotary Dist 3150  presented Vocation Excellence Awards here in the city online through Zoom Platform on 6th June.

Six organisations chosen for the awards.; SCSC(Society for Cyberabad Security Council); Swasti Health Catalyst chosen for  Vocational Excellence Awards for supporting underserved and marginalized community members in accessing Covid-19 relief support and services


Vaikunta Mahaprasthanam; No Food Waste and Helping Hand Foundation will be given the Covid-19 Warrior Awards. Vaikunta Mahaprasthanam will be given an award for its excellence in providing dignified end-of-life services during the Covid-19 pandemic. No Food Waste, Hyderabad has supported Covid-19 patients with the distribution of food and supplies and the Helping Hands Foundation supported underserved and marginalized community members in accessing Covid-19 relief support and services.


Dr. Jogin DesaiFounder and CEO of Eyestem Research and Ex-Chairman of Social Venture Partners, Bangalore and  Rotarian NV Hanmantha ReddyRotary District Governor, Rotary District 3150 will be Chief Guest and Guest of honours for the awards function.


Giving details in a press note issued here in the city today Rotarian VVSN Raju, President of Rotary Club of Hyderabad Deccan said every year, the Rotary Club recognises people or organisations who have done great work beyond their duties and contributed to the welfare of the society. This year we have chosen seven  organisations, which have extended Covid-10 Relief Support and Services. Their contributions during the pandemic are more laudable.


Rotary recognises the dignity and usefulness of every vocation as a way to serve society, Rotarian Raju added. . 


Rotary, across the world every year, recognises individuals and organizations that have excelled in their vocation with an emphasis on working to the highest ethical standards. The recognitions are to showcase the awardees as role models to other professionals and the youth he said.  


The Rotary Club of Hyderabad Deccan founded in 1988.  Today it has more than 100 members from various vocations. RCHD has a proud tradition of fellowship and friendship, service and contribution to the Rotary Foundation. The Rotary Club of Hyderabad Deccan Vocational Excellence Awards has felicitated several luminaries including Dr Anji Reddy and several Padma Shree awardees far ahead of the time other honours caught up with them. 


This year the club recognized organizations that have provided exceptional service to the society and country, especially Hyderabad, during the Covid-19 pandemic.


Among many other services, Rotary Club of Hyderabad Deccan during this second wave has embarked on  Rotary’s “Mission Oxygen Support” initiative which provides Oxygen Concentrators for free use for people both in cities and rural areas. Under this project, RCHD provided 30 Personal Oxygen Concentrators for free usage for the deserving and needy. Another 40 Personal Oxygen Concentrators were given in rural areas of Telagana and AP, under the DARE PROJECT partnering with Rural Rotary Clubs. 

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