Rotary Midtown to setup Women-Child Centre in Janta Colony
Ritu Singal who was installed as Club President of Rotary Club of Chandigarh Midtown announced the setting up a woman-child centre for handling deliveries of women living in the Janta Colony.
Online PR News – 15-July-2012 –Chandigarh, July 13: Ritu Singal who was installed as Club President of Rotary Club of Chandigarh Midtown announced the setting up a woman-child centre for handling deliveries of women living in the Janta Colony.
This is a big slum on the outskirt of Chandigarh with nearly 10,000 populations where health needs are immense, which our club shall endeavour to provide, she said.
Dr. Yogesh Chawla, Director, PGIMER, who was chief guest on the occasion commended President Ritu Singal and her team for planning an extensive programme to reach out to the community to meet the pressing needs in which health plays a significant role.
Dr Chawla said that active community participation is a must to ensure delivery of health services to the pockets of neglect and Rotarians have proven themselves by making India almost polio-free with WHO taking it off the endemic countries’ list.
She informed that Rotarians would be making special efforts to work for “Peace Through Service” which is the Rotary theme this year, by ensuring better health and nutrition facilities for children, providing clean drinking water, generating traffic awareness, and promoting voluntary blood donation to meet the growing need for blood in tricity.
Ritu Singal, who is the managing director of Raglan Infrastructure Ltd and Winner Nippon Electronics Ltd, was conferred the “Woman Entrepreneur of the Year” Award from a pan-India selection, last year, instituted by ET NOW.
Ritu went through personal tragedy with untimely death of her husband in 2007, but she sprung back and took charge of the business and the family with grit and courage. She has two daughters – Ishani 18 years and Inayat 13 years who are studying. Ishani played Draughts, a mind sports game in Beijing Olympics 2008 in China and Inayat is a national Table Tennis player.