Shiboprasad Mukherjee - Nandita Roy at Rotary Club of Calcutta Gaurav Awards

By JP Mandal and Asmita Mukherjee

Shiboprosad Mukherjee (WBRi File Photo)
Shiboprosad Mukherjee

Kolkata, November 30, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): The second edition of  ‘Gaurav Awards’ by Rotary Club of Calcutta was recently held  at Rotary Sadan in the presence of well-known filmmakers Shiboprasad Mukherjee and Nandita Roy, CEO and President of Apollo Gleneagles, Kolkata Rupali Basu, veteran  actor and writer Mr. Barun Chanda.

They were accompanied by the member of the national women’s  Cricket team Jhulan Goswami, and Naparajit Mukherjee, Chairperson of State Human rights & Former Director General of Police, who actively engaged themselves at the award show. The event also witnessed the presence of other esteemed guests and dignitaries from Rotary Club.

Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Partho Mukherjee, Chairman of Youth & Vocational service, Rotary Club of Kolkata said, “There are a lot of people who will be least bothered by any happenings around them, but there will be very few who will try to make a change with their act of kindness.  Through this initiative, Rotary Club of Calcutta is paying honor to individuals from different walks of life. Their good work is reflected by the work they do and the vision they behold for the betterment of their country. This award show is a platform that recognizes them for their work and rewards them for their commendable effort”

Paroma Banerjee made this very special evening , melodious with her rendition of music .

The Vocational Service Committee and Rotary Calcutta encouraged and fostered the ideal of service and outreached to eligible entities / persons to participate in ‘Gaurav’ for overall societal benefits. The event ‘Gaurav’ is the core of the  Vocational Service of the club  and it highlights the wonderful activities that certain organizations/people are doing for the society. The Club believes that such recognition through citation and plaque truly encourages the recipient to carry on and improve their humanitarian service which can often be a lonely, materially unrewarding and at times dangerous activity.