4th Edition of IDPD Awards was held on 4th December 2021 at Rotary House of Friendship. The event being a joint event, felicitated 9 outstanding individuals whose achievements deserved all the accolades. 34 clubs joined hands together to celebrate this event including our sister club from Ghana participate with us.
The highlight of the event was the presence of RI Director Dr. Mahesh Kotbhagi who joined us via zoom. DGE Jitendra Aneja, Rtn. Vijay Tadimala, and Muniraju were the other dignitaries that were invited.
Sowmya S. Patil, Madhusudan, Syed Ashiq Pasha, Rajakumari Chandramuki, Sunil Kumar, Sharad Nag, Krishna Seth, Ashwin, and Morris Bayorbor from Ghana were the recipients of the awards. In fact, this year, with the participation of our sister club Rotary club of Obuasi (RID 9102), the award truly took on an international flavour. Winners received Rs.10,000, a trophy, and a citation as well. Krishna Seth, one of the special winners, even came all the way from Mumbai to receive the award.
Participating in the third edition of this momentous event, 43 clubs under the banner of Rotary Bangalore Abilities joined hands to felicitate 9 remarkable individuals, each club contributed RS.3,000 resulting in the biggest-ever, joint-club collaboration in the history of District 3190.
On December 3rd, RBA celebrated the International Day for People with Disability by honoring nine Outstanding Disabled Achievers. This event was a joint event where we had more than 40 club who joined this event. Projnjit Chakraborty and Raghu N Hubballi with Locomotor Disability, Dr. Sharad Philip and Narayan Bhagawan Raikar with Blindness and low vision, P R Kumar with Speach and Hearing Impairment, Kiran Kumar G with Intellectual Disability, Rajat B Kalkur with Cerebral Palsy, Arun Mohan with Multiple Sclerosis, Suraj G R with Autism were the main awardees.
The 9 awardees, who covered the gamut of differently abled achievers, were bestowed with a certificate, trophy, and cash honorarium. An additional amount of Rs.50,000 was raised to distribute among the winners.
TSMT and RMV continued to play a larger role as partners. Due to the pandemic situation, the event was held over zoom platform this year.
For the second edition of the awards, the 16 participating clubs contributed 5000 each. Awards were given to 8 deserving persons in the categories of: Blindness, Speech and Hearing impaired, Autism, Locomotor disability, and Intellectual disability. Diversity was represented by including the LGBTQ community among the recipients.
Rs.3,50,000 was spontaneously raised by individuals and clubs, which was shared among the awardees. The awardees, thus, received a certificate, plaque, and a cash honorarium.
TSMT announced that henceforth, they would like to be the partners for this event every year. Rotary RMV coonsolidated all the financial transactions. Rotary house of friendship was the venue hosting the grand celebrations.
Rotary 3190 celebrated the first edition of the Rotary IDPD Unsung Hero Awards on December 3rd 2018. The 5 participating clubs contributed Rs.4000 each. Awards were given away to 10 achievers in the following 5 categories: Blindness, Speech and Hearing impaired, Autism, Locomotor disability, and Intellectual disability. The awardees were honored with a plaque and certificate. The venue was the Rotary Convention Center.