Rotary Medical Mission led by DG Chetan Aggarwal with PDG Subhash Garg as the Mission Director, left for tribal district of Mandla in Madhya Pradesh yesterday. The mission has a large team of doctors on board and volunteers including past Rotary International President Rajendra K. Saboo, Usha Saboo, PDG Dhian Chand, Rotary Club Chandigarh President Rtn G.S. Lakhmna, Rtn Hatinder Khattar, Mrs Neelam Aggarwal, Mrs Brij Parmar, Mrs Praveen Garg and Mrs. Neelam Khattar.
The team of doctors from District 3080 comprises of 23 doctors (plastic surgeons, anesthetists, orthopedics, ENT specialists, dental surgeons, gynaecologists, opthalmologists, and general surgeons, along with 3 medical assistants with load of medicines and equipment.
From our Club, Rtn Dr. P.S. Chari, the receipient of Rotary's Service Above Self Award, is also accompanying the Mission along with ENT specialist Rtn. Dr. Raman Abrol.
Another team of doctors from District 3260 would be joining the medical mission in Mandla.
PDG Vivek Tankha of District 3260 is the livewire of the project who selected the area in consultation with the government of Madhya Pradesh which also is supporting this mission.
The mission has also been sponsored by Districts 6200 and 7490 of USA.
Rotary Medical Mission to district 3260 from district 3080, is in continuation of the Intercontinental Medicare Mission initiated by Past Rotary International President Rajendra K. Saboo, to involve Rotarian doctors and volunteers to serve beyond borders. There had been several missions that have served in various countries abroad as well as in India.