Rotary Club of Delhi Garden City

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Events Calendar

May 2014

Wednesday, 28-May-2014

Club Assembly at Shangri-la at 1.00 pm

Review of the club activities and projects for the 2013-14 Rotary Year.

Wednesday, 21-May-2014

Lunch Meeting at Hotel Shangri-La at 1:00 pm.

Guest Speaker: H.E. Mr. Joongyu Lee, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea. Topic:Indo-Korea Bilateral Relations”.

During the meeting, the Ambassador will also be inducted as a Honorary Member of the Club.


District Assembly 2014 at Hotel Ashok, New Delhi.

Targeted delegates for the District Assembly would be President, President Elect, Secretary Elect, Treasurer Elect, Incoming Board and newer members.

Friday, 9-May-2014

Fellowship Dinner at 8.00 pm.

Venue: Multipurpose Hall, India International Centre, Max Mueller Marg, New Delhi

Co-hosts: AmritDhingra; Krishan Kumar & Veena Soni: Sundeep & Gayatri Khanna; Sonu & GurvinderSandhu; Vibhuti & Sunil Sharma; Saeed & Naheed Qureshi; Paul Kaelin; Sathi & Madhu Nanda.

Friday, 9-May-2014

Lunch Meeting at Hotel Imperial, Janpath at 1.00 pm 

Jointly hosted with the Rotary Club of Delhi Midtown. Guest Speaker:   Rtn. Rajendra K. Saboo,  Past Rotary International President. Kindly note that the Fellowship & Lunch is between 1.00 to 1.30 pm, prior to the meeting. Therefore, it will be appreciated that themembers reach the venue by 1.00 pm, as lunch will not be served after 1.30 pm.

Saturday, 3-May-2014

Project Visit   MCD Grils School, Srinivaspuri at 11.00 am

Inauguration of Toilet Renovations carried out by RC Delhi Garden City in conjunction with the Boy Scouts Troop 60 at American Embassy School, New Delhi  

Renovated Toilets at MCD Girls School, Sriniwaspuri. April 2014

April 2014

Wednesday, 23-April-2014

Lunch Meeting at Hotel Shangrila at 1.00 pm.  

Guest Speaker:  H.E. Mr. Doulat O. Kuanyshev, Ambassador of Khazakistan, and Honorary Member of RC Delhi Garden City. Topic: TBD

Thursday, 17-April-2014

Fellowship Dinner at 8:00 pm at  Delhi Gymkhana Club, Cottage No. 1

Host:  Rtn. Seita Vaidialingam

Wednesday, 9-April-2014

Lunch Meeting at Hotel Shangrila at 1.00 p.m.    

Guest Speaker : Dr. Gerd Mueller, MD.  Dr. Mueller is a foundingmember of AktivOrtho and the Chairperson of the organization. He, along withhis wife, Garbrielle Seacy, also a founding member of the organization,relocated to India in 2011, and set up the first center of Rehabilitation andSports Medicine in India in Vasant Vihar in 2012.

Topic: AktivOrtho, the German remedy to a healthy life”


Goodwill Golf Tournament, March 2014

March 2014

Saturday, 29-March-2014

Fellowship Dinner at 8:00 pm

Hosts: Rtn. Suneeta & Dilip Trivedi at Diamond Jubilee Mess, CRPF Ground, CGO Complex, Lodi Road, New Delhi.

Saturday, 22-March-2014

22nd Annual International Goodwill Golf Invitational Awards &  Fellowship Dinner at  8:00 pm. 
Hosts:  Deepika and Venkatesh Babu

Friday, 21-March-2014

22nd Annual International Goodwill Golf Invitational, Delhi Golf Club at 8:00 am. Played annually between between Club members and Heads of Diplomatic Missions. We look forward to your participation in the golf match against the Ambassadors. Please confirm your (and spouse) participation to Mr. Taneja at the earliest.

Wednesday, 19-March-2014

Lunch Meeting at Hotel Shangrila at 1.00 pm.       

Guest Speaker: Admiral Sushil Kumar, Retired Chief of Naval Staff.  

Topic: "How operational decisions are made at the highest level”

Wednesday, 5-March-14

Club Assembly at Hotel Shangrila at 1.00 pm.      

Review the activities for the year 2013-14 and plans for remainder of the year. Since it is a Club Assembly meeting, No Guests please.

Monday 3-March-2014

Blood Donation Camp at Institute of Marketing & Management, B-11, Qutab InstitutionalArea, New Delhi organised by our IMM Rotaract Club at their campus from10.00 am onwards.


February 2014

Sunday, 24-February-2014

Polio National Immunisation Day (NID) at Badarpur at 10:30 am  

Directions:  On Mathura Road on way to Faridabad, on the left hand side after National Thermal Power Station, about 500 metres ahead there is State Bank of India and adjoining it is Mother & Child Welfare Centre, which is the coordination centre to serve the whole constituency of Badarpur (please do not  take the flyover starting from NTPC, take only the side road).

Sunday, 23-February-2014     

Fellowship Lunch at 12:30 pm

Venue:  Delhi  Gymkhana Club, Cottage No. 1.

Co-hosts:  Shyam &Veena Uttamsingh; Krishan Kumar & Veena Soni; Dr. Hari & Pritee Pargal;Ajay & Gauri Verma; Ashok Walia; Umesh & Mona Sood; Hardeep & BrindaSingh; Anshu & Sanjiv Narayan; Sanjeev & Bibi Rani Nangia; Vivek & PreetiKatariya     

Wednesday, 19-February-2014

Lunch Meeting at Hotel Shangri-la at 1.00 pm

Guest Speaker: Mr. Mark Reynhardt, Political Counsellor, South African High Commission. Topic:  The New Emerging International Order: The Developing South, BRICS and IBSA

Wednesday, 6-February-2014

Project Visit  to St. Stephens Hospital, Tis Hazari, Delhi at 3:00 pm

Inaugural Program for RC Delhi Garden City's Polio Corrective Surgery Project

Wednesday, 5-February-2014

Lunch Meeting at Hotel Shangri-la at 1.00 pm

Guest Speaker:  Mr.Gaurav Bali, Amplifon, an Italian company is the world’s largest Hearing service provider with over 3800 clinics in 18 countries. One out of twelve (1/12) persons in India has hearing loss. In fact, over 60% of people in their 60’s suffer from hearing loss and many would benefit from using a hearing instrument. Amplifon will also be conducting a basic hearing screening, for the members & guests who so desire, free of charge.

Topic: Hearing Loss. 

January 2014

Wednesday, 29-January-2014

Project Visit to the MCD Girls School, Sriniwaspuri at 12.00 noon

Innauguration of the new Science Room set up by RC Delhi Garden City

Wednesday, 22-January-2014

Lunch Meeting  at Hotel Shangri-la at 1.00 p.m.    

Guest Speakers:     Rtn. Vinod Bhola, RC Delhi Garden City Club Trainer & Ms. Jayashree Jayaraman, Manager TRF, Rotary International South Asia Office. Topic : “RotaryInternational: latest developments & New Grants Structure”

Sunday, 19-January-2014

Fellowship Lunch at Tata Apartment Lawns, Prithviraj Road at 12:30 pm

Co-hosted by Sadeev & Deep Sandhu; Surinder Soi,  Satish & Alka Kaura;  Russel & Reena; Rajni Sood;  Har Narain & Manorma Gogia; Monisha & SanjayBabbar;  Meena Sethi;  Anshuman & Rashmi Magazine;   Bharat& Savita Wakhlu


Wednesday, 8-January-2014

Lunch Meeting   at Hotel Shangri-la at 1.00 p.m.  

Guest Speaker:   RC Delhi Garden City Honorary Member, H.E.  Chung-Kwang Tien, Representative, TaipeiEconomic & Cultural Centre   Topic:   Glimpses of Taiwan.

Mobile Dispensary for Slum School Health Checkup Camp, December 2013

December 2013

Friday, 20-December-2013

Project Visit to the Srinivaspuri Slum School at 12.00 noon

Celebrate Christmas with the children at the Slum School and see the renovations done at the School by the club.  R’Anne Soma Mamak is coordinating the visit and Club will offer special Christmas lunch and gifts packages to the children.  Members may please help to bring light snacks which we can share together at the school.  Please give your names to R’Anne Soma Mamak and coordinate with her. 

Wednesday, 18-December-2013

Christmas Lunch & Plum Cake Giveaway at Shangri-la at 1.00 p.m. 

R’Anne Guddi Khurana ispreparing a memorable celebration for us. This luncheon is exclusively formembers – No Guests & NO childrenplease !


Wednesday, 11-December-2013

Lunch Meeting at Hotel Shangri-la at 1.00 p.m. 

Guest Speaker: Mr. Onno Ruhl, Country Head of the World Bank.   He will be speaking to us on the Topic:  The Global Investor's Perception of India - Opportunities & Challenges”

Sunday, 1-December-2013

Fellowship Lunch at Sultanpur Farms at 12:30 pm

Hosted by President Anita & Rtn Vinod Bhardwaj

Can-Can dancers at the 14th Annual Charity Ball at the Embassy of Spain. November 2013

November 2013

Wednesday, 27-November-2013

Club Assembly & Lunch at Hotel Shangrila at 1.00 pm.  We will review the activities for the year 2013-14 and plan for remainder of the year.  Since it is a club assembly, No Guests please.

Tuesday, 26-November-2013

4th Annual Inter-school Debate Competition at Kulachi Hansraj Model School, Ashok Vihar, Phase III, Delhi  at 9.30.  The debate competition and prize distribution should be over by 1.00 pm followed by lunch at the school.  It is requested that some of us take out the time and visit the school to encourage the young Interactors.  The program is being coordinated by Rtn. Chirag Jain/Rtn. Savita Wakhlu, Directors, Youth Service and Interact Chairperson Rtn. Dr. Veena Bali.

Saturday 16-November-2013

Annual Charity Ball Fund Raiser at the residence of the Ambassador of Spain, 12 Prithivraj Road, New Delhi at 8.00 pm. Members who have not yet collected their Donor Cards may please contact Mr. Taneja for their requirement.  Please note that it is mandatory for each member to take at least two cards for this signature event of the club, more are welcome.

Wednesday, 13-November-2013

Lunch Meeting at Hotel Shangri-la at 1.00 p.m.   

Guest Speaker: RC Delhi Garden City member Mr. BharatWakhlu.  He will be speaking on his novel “Close Call in Kashmir”

October 2013

Saturday, 26-October-2013

Project Visit to Project Don Bosco Ashalayam, Dwarka at 11.00 a.m. We will assemble at Hotel Hyatt Regency, Bhikaji Campa place, in the lobby at 10.00 a.m., pool our vehicles and proceed to Don Bosco.  Rtn. Monica Kumar, Chairperson of the project is spearheading the program.  We should visit the project in large number to encourage the residents.  Please give your names to Mr. Taneja.


Wednesday, 23-October-2013

Lunch Meeting at Hotel Shangri-la at 1.00 p.m.  

Guest Speaker Mr. Neeraj Kumar, Ex-Commissioner of Police, Delhi. Topic:  Complexities of Policing a city like Delhi.

Thursday, 17-October-2013

Fellowship Dinner at Ishwar Nagar at 7:30 pm

Co-hosted by Rtn. Pranav & Ameeta Ranade; Rtn. Man Mohan & Sumohini Bhagat; Rtn. Geeti Bhagat; Rtn. Dr. Felix & Vita Schmidt; Rtn. Brij Mohan & Asha Bhatia; Rtn. Rtn. Monica & Sanjeev Kumar; Rtn. Rtn. Wilfried & Antje Lux; Rtn. Manjari Saksena; Rtn. Pradeep & Preeti Verma; and Rtn. Deepak & Poonam Verma

Wednesday, 9-October-2013

Lunch Meeting at Hotel Shangri-la at 1.00 p.m.  

Guest Speaker:  Ms Shobita Panja, CEO, National Culture Fund, Ministry of Cultural Affairs, Govt. of India.  Topic: Protecting our Common Heritage

Tuesday & Wednesday, 8 & 9-October-2013

Blood Donation Camp at Bank of America, Old Delhi Gurgaon Road, Sector 22, Gurgaon (near Maruti) from 12.30 to 5.00 pm.

Thursday, 3-October-2013

Fellowship Dinner at Zersura, Qutab Hotel at 8:00 pm 

Co-hosted jointly by Rtn. Ashok & Kavita Sharma; Rtn. Bhupinder & Guljit Suri; Rtn. Chirag& Madhulika Jain; Rtn. Gaganjit & Nikita Singh; Rtn. Gita & Ramesh;Rtn. Brig. Harjit & Jasleen Singh; Rtn. Hari & Soma Mamak; Rtn. AdmiralInderjit & Guddi Khurana  and Rtn.Jaspinder & Dapinder Puri, Dr. Rajinder & Dr. Veena Bali

Interact Club members from the Kulachi Hansraj Model School with RC Dehi Garden City Youth Service Directors Chirag Jain & Savita Wakhlu at the DILA, September 2013

September 2013

Wednesday, 25-September-2013

Lunch Meeting at Hotel Shangrila at 1.00 p.m.

Guest Speaker: Dr. Urvashi Chandoke & Mr. Ravish Kumar, City Head of Stemade Biotech Pvt.Ltd.  They will be giving the talk on Dental Stem Cells – What and Why

Saturday, 21-September-2013

Project Visit to Balgram Rai (Sonepat).  We will assemble at Delhi Golf Club at 1.00 p.m., pool our vehicles and proceed to Balgram to reach there by 2.30 p.m.


Polio National Immunisation Dayat Badarpur from 10.00 a.m. onwards.  Directions to reach: On Mathura Road onway to Faridabad, on the left hand side after National Thermal Power Station,about 500 metres ahead there is a State Bank of India and adjoining is a Mother & Child Welfare Centre whichis the coordination centre to service the whole constituency ofBadarpur/Tughalkabad. Please coordinate with Dr. Rajinder Bali, Chairperson,Polio Plus/Mr. Taneja.  (please do nottake the flyover starting from NTPC, take only the side road)

Wednesday, 11-September-2013
Lunch Meeting at Hotel Shangrila at 1.00 p.m.  
Guest Speaker:  Mr. Mohan Joseph, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Govt. of India.  He will be speaking to us on his book Sentinels of Raisina Hills”.

Tuesday, 3-September-2013

District Interact LeadershipAssembly (DILA) at Apeejay School, Sheikh Sarai, New Delhi  at  8.30am.  Our Interact Club of Kulachi HansrajModel School are participating in the event. It will be worthwhile if some of us can attend the event to encouragethe young children who got the RI Presidential Citation last year &District Award the year before.

August 2013

Wednesday, 21-August-2013

Lunch Meeting at Hotel Shangrila at 1.00 p.m.   

Guest Speaker Dr.  Mathew Varghese, Head of Orthopedic Department, St. Stephen’s Hospital, Delhi. He will also be speaking on corrective surgery required for Polio affected children.

Wednesday, 7-August-2013

Lunch Meeting at Hotel Shangrila at 1.00 p.m.  

Guest SpeakerMr. Vijay Chhibber,  IAS, Secretary, Govt. of India, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways.  He will speak on the “India’s Roadways”

Saturday, 3-August-2013
Project Visit to MCDSchool, Srinivaspuri at11.00 a.m. 
M/s LivinguardTechnology Pvt. Ltd. from Mumbai are donating 10 Nos. Water Filters"Aquajal", 5 Nos. complete and 5 nos. for use with Matka.  Each filter can give 1 to 1.5 litre water per hour, does not use electricity.They have larger units as well. They use no electricity, chemicals and no water is wasted. 


July 2013

Wednesday, 31-July-2012

Interact Club Installation Ceremony at the Kulachi Hansraj School, Ashok Vihar at 11:30 a.m. 

Wednesday, 24-July-2012
Lunch Meeting at Hotel Shangri-La, New Delhi at 1.00 p.m. 
Guest SpeakerGurcharan Das. A noted author who has written several books including  India Grows at Night: A liberal case for a strong state (Penguin 2012) and The Difficulty of Being Good: On the subtle art of dharma (Penguin 2009), Mr. Gurcharan Das is a columnist for several news papers and periodic guest columns for the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Foreign Affairs, and Newsweek. Gurcharan Das graduated with honors from Harvard University in Philosophy, Politics and Sanskrit. He later attended Harvard Business School. He was CEO of Procter & Gamble India and later Managing Director, Procter & Gamble Worldwide (Strategic Planning). In 1995, he took early retirement to become a full time writer. Visit for his complete work and profile.

Friday, 19-July-2013

GOV (Governor's Official Visit) at The Suryaa at 5:30 pm

District 3010 Governor Rtn. Vinod Bansal accompanied by the District Leadership  team will pay an official visit to our Club.  The Governor’s Official Visit (GOV) is a very important event in the Rotary calendar. During this visit, the Governor will meet Club leaders, Board of Directors and Committee Chairpersons to apprise himself of our club’s activities and plans and suggest several ways for us to enhance our club's contribution and align with the District and Rotary International goals for the year.

Installation Ceremony at The Suryaa, Delhi at 7:00 pm

The Installation Ceremony of President Rtn. Anita Bhardwaj and her team for the Rotary year 2013-14 will be held at The Suryaa, New Friends Colony. The installation ceremony will be hosted by Charter Members Sunita & Lalit Malhotra.

Wednesday, 10-July-2013

Club Assembly at Hotel Shangri-la at 1.00 p.m. 

This meeting will be a Club Assembly to discuss our clubs plans and programs for the 2013-14 Rotary year.