Jamshedpur, May 5: District Governor-elect of Lions District 322 A, MJF Rajnish Kumar conducted an orientation program with the Region I task force team comprising of 10 Lions Clubs at Hotel Boulevard on Wednesday wherein 30 senior Lions Clubs members including past and district governors attended.
Lions Clubs International, which got established in June 1917, is currently among the largest voluntary service organization in the world with almost 1.4 million members spread over 210 countries with 46,000 plus Lions Clubs in its fold. The association will enter a Centennial club next year with 100 years of service and devotion.
Every year many hands are joining the Lions family to reach out to the underprivileged and the unprivileged community with love, care, compassion, empathy and humility, a press communiqué issued by the club stated.
Structurally, Lions Clubs International is divided into seven constitutional areas comprising of countries, followed by multiples having different states. India falls under the constitutional area ISAAME (India, South Asia, Africa and the Middle East). The country has seven multiples covering four corners and the eastern India comes under Multiple District MD322. Multiple gets further divided into districts.
There are 11 Lions District in MD 322 and Jharkhand comes under District 322 A covering twenty four revenue district of Jharkhand and six revenue districts of Bihar. Lions District 322 A today has 65 Lions Clubs with membership strength of around 2700.
While announcing the new team for the Region I, District Governor-elect said that it is a proud privilege for me to be a part of district governor in the centennial year of Lions District 322 A covering Jharkhand and part of Bihar.
To commemorate the 100 years of service to the community Lions Fraternity have thought of several centennial projects and celebrations, some of them include car rally, cycle race, marathon, debate, centennial stickers – car/ two-wheelers, jingle for mobile, media partnership, adoption of villages, schools, and disability centers, Lions children park, Lions park, Lions fountain, monumental structures, bio-toilet, Lions outing, Lions cultural event, Lions week-long mega service projects etc.
Apart from these more than 15 new Lions Clubs, seven Leo Clubs will be opened across the Lions District including one in Chandil, Saraikela, Gamharia, Chakradharpur, Jamshedpur. Focus will also be on to involve youth of professional institutes by opening Lions Campus Clubs for the first time.
The meeting was presided over by Anand Choudhary, past district governor and Arup Ghosh, region chairperson designate.
Past district governors A K Srivastava, Sudipto Mukherjee, Rajeev Ranjan, Nalini Mukherjee, Clubs Officials of almost all the clubs Ashish Agrawal, District PRO Designate, Pranati Das, Ravi Kant Bhoot, Kunal Saraff, Mukesh Modi, Anil Oraon, Sharanjit Kaur, Vinita Shah, Manik Lal Ghosh, Bibhu Verma, Nupur Das, Seema Bajpai, Subrato Dey, H R Jain, Pawan Marwah, and I S Rao attended.
District governor Lion Kanchan Singh too attended and presented the current status of affairs and the important project being undertaken this year. Ten Lions Clubs, which comes under Region I, are Adityapur, Adityapur Greater, Chaibasa, Noamundi, Jamshedpur, Jamshedpur Centenary, Jamshedpur Golmuri, Jamshedpur North, Jamshedpur Steel City and Jamshedpur Tatanagar.
New Lionistic Year will begin from July 1 and the team and action plans have been announced well in advance by the incumbent district governor Rajnish Kumar.