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Rotary club of Coimbatore Downtown launches “RCD’s Limp 2 Run Project”

Rotary club of Coimbatore Downtown launches “RCD’s Limp 2 Run Project”

Rotary club of Coimbatore Downtown launches “RCD’s Limp 2 Run Project”. The 

Rs.40 Lakh worth Project was inaugurated by

COP Mr. Balakrishnan & Rotary Dist. Gov. Rtn. T.R. Vijaykumar.

The project Chairman Rtn. A Godwin said that RCD’s Limp 2 Run is a global grant project of Rotary Club of Coimbatore Downtown. The project is done in association with Kochouseph Thomas Chittilappilly Direct Term Gift and Rotary Club of Germantown (Memphis), USA to provide free arthroscopy (Key Hole) surgeries for ligament injuries of knee joint. The 40 Lakhs worth project is the second global grant project by RCD. Through this project free arthroscopy surgery using keyhole method for ligament injuries of knee joints would be performed at VGM Hospital under the supervision of Dr.Suman and his team.

The first beneficiary is Mr.Rajdurai, a welder and kabaddi player from Annur who has undergone the surgery successfully and is now able to walk. 

The project was started last year under the leadership of Rtn.Sundar, President (22-23), RCD, Rtn Kumaran, Secretary, RCD, Chairman Rtn A Godwin and approved by then Governor Rtn.Rajmohan Nair and DRFC Rtn Chella. Rtn Dr VG Mohanprasad, Chairman of VGM hospital and Rtn Dr Suman were the pillar of support for the execution of RCD’s Limp 2 Run project. This year the project continues with the able support of current Governor Rtn Vijayakumar (RID 3201), President Rtn.Mohanraj-RCD, Rtn. Guhan, Secretary-RCD and Rtn Vignesh, Treasurer RCD. The project also has a Co-Chairman Rtn.Shyam who will be President for the Rotary year 24-25. Special mention for Rtn.Sumit and Rtn Dr.Suman who were very helpful in completing all documentation works along with the past presidents of RCD. Rtn.Balaji, Rtn.Sathish, Rtn.Vijayraghavan, Rtn.Prakash.

The launch took place at GV Hall, Cosmopolitan Club, Coimbatore on Nov.21st, 2023 at 6:30 P.M. in presence of Chief Guest Rtn. T.R. Vijaykumar, Rotary District Governor-RID 3201 and Guest of Honor Mr. Balakrishnan I.P.S, Commissioner of Police, Coimbatore. Special invitees present for the launch were Rtn.Dr.VG Mohan Prasad, Chairman, VGM Hospital, Rtn.Chella K Ragavendra, DRFC-RID 3201, Rtn. S Gokulraj, District Director- Coimbatore Zone, Rtn. B Ilango, Assistant Governor- RID 3201 and Rtn.B Balaji Babu, GGR-RID-3201. Other members present include Pres. Rtn. Mohanraj, Sec.Rtn. Guhan, RCD‘s Limp2Run ChairmanRtn A Godwin, Rtn. Dr. Suman, Rtn. Vignesh, Treasurer and IPP Rtn Sundar.

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