Rotary Club Manipal Town was inaugurated on 12th February 2015 by District Governor of RI District 3180 Rtn. PHF Dr Bhaskar S by unveiling the plaque of the club at Dr. TMA Pai Rotary Hall, Fortune Inn Valley View, and Manipal. In his inaugural address he said, “the authority in Rotary is friendship, with fellowship and friendship we do service to the community around us” and he congratulated the new club members. He also presented the certificate to the new club president.
Guest of honor Rtn. PHF Dr H Vinod Bhat, Pro Vice Chancellor, Manipal University said Rotary is a well-managed, efficient and effective foundation of the world and its impact can be seen by Polio eradication.
Assistant Governor Zone II Rtn. Dinesh Hegde Athrady released the club bulletin Prerana, and wished the club bright future.
At this special occasion from proposed Rotaract club of Government Polytechnic-Udupi located at Pragathi Nagara, Manipal – Principal Mr. Ganapathi, Student representative Mr. Harish Naik and Faculty- coordinators were present.
PDG Prof. I Narayana, Rtn. Balakrishna Maddodi, Rtn. Jairaj Shetty, Rtn. Prasanna, Prof. Parvadhavardhini G – Principal, WGSHA, Rtn. Uday Sharma – General Manager, FIVV, Manipal were present members of other clubs of zone II were also present.
Governor Special Representative Rtn. K S Jaivittal welcomed the guests & gathering, President Rtn. Dr Sesappy A Rai has briefed about the objective and some of the initiatives taken by the club, Secretary Rtn. Raghavendra G concluded with vote of thanks.
The program began with the invocation to almighty by Smt. Sowmya Nayak; Vice President Rtn. Dr. Elsa Sanatombi Devi compared the program.