Port Blair, Aug 24: The 31st installation ceremony of Inner Wheel Club of Port Blair Dist. 329 was held on 20th August 2023, at Hotel Driftwood. Mrs. Veditha Reddy, Deputy Commissioner (SA), Swami Shudhanand of Chinmaya Mission, Mrs. Shanti Teresa Lakra and Charter President, Mrs. Raj Mahajan were present on the occasion.
The Inner Wheel prayer was read out by Master of ceremonies, Mrs. Charu Shreedharan. Mrs. Sheela Singh, ex-PBMC Chairperson, Mrs. Ratna Kannan, ex-Chairman, Social Welfare Board, Mrs. Reeta Devi, Welfare Officer, Dr. Vineeta Malik, Agarwal Eye Hospital, Mr. Surender Prahladka, President Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Mohamed Jadwet, Chairman IATO, Mr. Amar Gupta, President of Rotary Club of Port Blair were among the other special dignitaries who graced the occasion.
The Outgoing President, Mrs. Satinder Pal Kaur welcomed the gathering followed by a spectacular dance performance. A powerpoint presentation was made by the Secretary showcasing projects undertaken during the previous tenure 2022-23 by Mrs. Vaishakhi Khurana.
A visually challenged boy was presented with a cash amount of Rs 5000/- by Mrs. Shashi Shankla (IWC Club 301)
The new team of office bearers is Mrs. Raj Mahajan as Charter President & Jt Treasurer, Mrs. Bakhtawar Noble as Club President, Mrs. Komal Anand as Club Secretary, Mrs. Shukla Chowdhary as Club Treasurer, Mrs. Nishat Salam as ISO, Mrs. Shehnaz Jadwet- Jt ISO, Mrs. Neeta Agarwal as Editor and Mrs. Satinder Pal Kaur as IPP.
The new President, Mrs. Bakhtawar Noble also addressed the gathering while the Club Secretary Mrs Komal Anand announced about various projects. A cash token of Rs 10,000/- was also given by the club to Reet as a part of its maiden project to provide some financial assistance to the boy. The club bulletin was released by Mrs. Veditha Reddy, along with Club Editor, Mrs. Neeta Agarwal. Children who took part in the culture programme were felicitated on the occasion.
Mrs. Veditha Reddy, Deputy Commissioner, SA also addressed the gathering on the occasion. The function concluded with the vote of thanks was proposed by Club Secretary, Mrs. Komal Anand.