Airconditioner and refrigerator servicing course, our flagship vocational service project running for the last more than 22 years got off to a start for the Rotary year 2019-20. The course is conduced at Centre of Entreprenuerial Department of Anna University, Guinduy, Chennai. More than 300 applications were received for the 60 seats. The students of this project get immediate employment or entrepernuerial opportunities on completion of the course.Mr. Veeraraghavan from CAMS, the CSR partner of the project was the Chief guest. Our Club President Rtn. M C Srikanth was the guest of honour. Our Vocational Service Director Rtn. Ashok did all the arrangements.

Our Club sponsored the 'Basic IT skill training' for a batch of girl students at ANEW, the NGO loaced in Anna Nagar, Chennai. At the function held 13 November, the students who completed the course were presented certificate. The course was supported by CAMS CSR.

G Mariyammal, teacher of Jaigopal Garodia Girls Higher Secondary School Nandanam, our Interact School, recevied the Rotary Teaching Icon Award presented by our District 3232. She was one among the group of teachers from schools in Chennai recognised for their role in nation building. In the picture, G Mariyammal receives the award in the presence of District Governor G Chandramohan.

Our Club sponsored the 'Art competition for students' as part of the inaugural day celebration of Madras Dyslexia Associaiton, for the year 2019. The event was held at the auditorium of Asan Sr. Sec. School, Egmore, Chennai. Around 110 students participated in the art competition and the winners are given cash prizes. Several Rotaraians and Anns participated participated in the event. Pic caption: Students actively participate in the art (drawing) competition. In the next picture, jury of Rotarians and Anns evaluate the entries.

Home nursing and Basic IT skills vocational programmes at ANEW, a vocational training NGO, is started today (20 July) by our Club, benefitting 40 women. Shri. Manikandan, Vice President of CAMS, our CSR partner, participated in the function as the Chief Guest. Shrimathi. Mythili Muralidharan, Dist. Chairman for Vocational Services was the guest of honour. Shrimathi. Vinodhini, Secretary of ANEW and Shri M C Srikanth, our Club President presided. Project Chairman Shri Sathyanarayan and Shri Rajan Babu, our Club Secretary participated in the function. It was a great occassion, well attended and the candidates advised about future role in their services. Pic caption: The new batch of students of home nursing getting ready to start the class.

Formal valedictory function was organized at the school to distribute the certificates of the tailoring course completion.