The Probus Club of Chennai received the Humanitarian Award from the Thakkar Bapa Vidyalaya Samithi in recognition of the yeoman service that they did during the floods in Chennai in the year 2015. The award was presented by Hon’ble Vice President of India, Shri Venkaiah Naidu and received by Probian President RT Namasivayam.
“Probus Club of Chennai, apart from fellowship among members, undertake projects for the benefit of the society.
During the floods in Chennai in the year 2015, the club collected contributions from members and donated the following.
1.1000 saris to slum dwellers in Mylapore.
2.Rs.70000 to Thakkar Bapa Vidyalaya Samithi, T.Nagar for purchase of machinery.
3.Rs.70000 to M P Aanandh Matriculation HSS for purchase of computers.
4.Rs.45000 to a NGO to construct a thatched house in a village in Cuddalore District.
5.Blankets to an old age home and an orphanage in Nanmangalam.
6.Free medical check up to senior citizens in Mylapore.
Apart from the above, Probus Club has revamped toilet facilities in Gopalapuram Boys’ HSS.
This Humanitarian Award from Thakkar Bapa Vidyalaya Samithi. The foundation for this school was laid by Mahatma Gandhiji.”