CHENNAI: District Governor Rtn J Sridhar of District 3232 in the presence of Rtn Dr S Suresh, Honorary Secretary, VHS; Sesha Reddy, President of Dodla Dairy Ltd, Aditya Agarwal of DJ Agarwala Foundation and Rtn Vinod Saraogi inaugurated the Rotary Chennai Hallmark KIND Center at Voluntary Health Services, Taramani, where KIND designates kidneys requiring dialysis.
Six dialysis machines with dialysis chairs were donated by the Rotary Club of Chennai Galaxy, District RI 3232 by its president Rtn G Palani, as well as the host club Rotary Club of Chennai Hall Mark whose founding president Rtn PHF S Rhama was the coordinator of this global grant project.
The chairman of the project, Rtn Anshul Agarwal, informed that the total cost of the project was Rs 48 lakh. The main contributors to the project were M/s Dodla Dairy Ltd, Hyderabad; Danda Shrinivas, Chennai; M/s DJ Agarwala Foundation, Chennai; Aks PDG Kalaimamani Rtn Abhirami Ramanathan, Rtn Nallamai Ramanathan, Rtn Ravi Raman, Rtn Vinod Saraogi, Lalitha Palani, Rtn Ambalavannan, and members and supporters of the Rotary Club of Chennai Galaxy supported by Rotary International Global Grant No.223275.
This donation will benefit 75 additional patients per week. The entire dialysis procedure is performed free of charge and the consumables are covered by the insurance scheme of the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Government. Rotary District 3232, led by Governor Rtn Sridhar, has added about 140 machines in one year to various government, corporate and trust hospitals.