8 July Solan : In a well-attended function at Hotel Himani Resorts on the evening of 7th July, 2013, outgoing president Rtn. M. L. Jhamba while presenting the detailed reports of club activities during his tenure informed that the club undertook lot of projects including, a Seminar on Anti-Drug abuse, Tree plantation, fruit distribution at Hospital, Blood donation camps, Anti-Drugs Rally at Solan Mall Road, Distribution of Blankets to beggars, Dresses and shoes distribution to poor children, and many other projects besides club’s ongoing projects like Emergency Van which is running for the last 11 years. A Hearsay Van and a refrigerated coffin cask which is giving free services to people of Solan. He also announced purchase of a new Emergency Van which is likely to be dedicated to people of Solan very shortly.
Rtn. M. L. Jhamba expressed his gratitude to all the members by giving mementos and proudly announced that Rotary Club Solan has been adjudged outstanding club in Zone 1 and he himself has been adjudged outstanding president.
Later in his remarks, New President Rtn. Puneet Sharma expressed his gratitude to all the members for giving him a chance to lead the club. He announced that beside all routine and ongoing projects, he has decided to construct a Public Toilet Block at Rajgarh Road Solan at an approximate cost of Rs. 18.5 lacs as a matching grant project, the application for matching grant has already been submitted with Rotary International and is likely to be cleared within a couple of months..
The presidents of Innerwheel culb Solan, Rotaract Club Solan and interact Club Solan were also installed in the same function.
While concluding the function, Sh. Kul Rakesh Pant, Chairman Municipal Council Solan praised the deeds of Rotary Club Solan. He congratulated the outgoing president and extended his good wishes and blessings to the incoming president Rtn. Puneet Sharma and his team. He also assured all possible help and support of Municipal council Solan as and when needed to complete any project for welfare of local community.
The function was attended by ADM Solan, Sh. C. P. Verma, Asstt. Governor Zone I Rtn. Avnish Sood, Col. Rajiv Thakur CO NCC Solan, Lt. Col. Lokesh Singh from Army Unit, Rtn. Rahul Singh Thakur, President Distt Congress Committee Solan, Sh. Pawan Gupta Vice Chairman MC Solan, Sh. Prem Mahajan DFO Solan and many other Rotarians and guests.