On 9th January 2021, Lions Clubs International District 3231 A3 inaugurated 3 important Projects.
1. MISSION BIJLI(Lions Saur
Urja Prakalp): 52 Anganwadis were powered with Solar Energy with one fan & 3 lights in each of them. For years till now, the Children from these Anganwadis were deprived of this basic facility of fan & lights. Satellite Service Chairperson Sanjay Khanna informed that last year 30 Anganwadis were provided the solar power, making it 82 in total. This meant that all Anganwadis in Jhamsar, Ghiwanda & Sakur Vibhags today have lights & fans due to the Mission Bijli Project which is supported by various Corporates & Many Lions Clubs from the district . CSR & Solar Chairperson Ln Umesh Joshi informed the gathering that the Mission is committed to provide fans & lights to all the remaining Anganwadis of Jawhar in due course of time. District Governor Lion Shashikant Modh mentioned that the project would not have been implemented so fast without the dedicated efforts of Lion Sanjay Khanna, Lion Umesh Joshi & the Project Committee Members. Smt Pramila Tai Kokad & team from Divya Vidyalaya, Jawhar was the local Coordinator of the project.
2. JEEVAN DAAN: 40 LENOVO Tabs worth Rs 286000/- were distributed to the students from the Tribal Areas of Jawhar & Mokhada. This will help them in educating themselves online. The children were selected meticulously by Dr Anil Patil, Vice Principal of Gokhale College, Jawhar along with Ln J V Rao & Ln Shraddha More on basis of merit & financial conditions of the students. This Project was coordinated by Ln Sanjay Khanna, Chetan Shah & Birendra Yadav & supported by Various Lion members & Clubs, Vice Dist Governor Ln Khwaja Mudassir informed the gathering that this project should be continued in future.
3. Bhoomi Poojan of Punarvas Kendra at Divya Vidyalaya, Jawhar: Divya Vidyalaya is a Residential school for 134 Mentally Challenged & Blind Tribal Children. To ensure that the Children become Atmannirbhar, it was decided by the managing committee to build a Punarvas Kendra for them. Lions Club of Juhu Gulmohar from District 3231 A3 agreed to build the same at cost of Rs 10 Lakhs. president Ln Neeru Duggal, Secretary Ln Sangeeta Khanna & Pramila Tai Kokad(founder of the School) did the Bhoomi Poojan. The Punarvas Kendra is expected to be ready by April 2021.
Other Lion members present in the above Projevts were Vice District Governor Khwaja Mudassir, Past District Governors Ajeet Jain & Prashant Patil & Ln Shambhubhai Trivedi along with 35 dignitaries from Various Lions Clubs.