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Rotarians felicitated Padmashri Dr. Sushil Gupta in traditional manner

Updated on Sun, 04 November 2018 at 11:48 IST
The IIS University, Jaipur

Rotarians felicitated Padmashri Dr. Sushil Gupta in traditional manner

Active environmentalist and a sensitive social worker Padmashri Dr. Sushil Gupta felicitated at Birla Auditorium

Active environmentalist, sensitive social worker, a dedicated Rotarian and a well-known hotelier Padmashri Dr. Sushil Gupta who was recently declared
the President Nominee for Rotary International for the year 2020-21 was felicitated on Thursday at Birla Auditorium. Around 500 Rotarians from Bangladesh and different states of the country apart from Rajasthan such as Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Gujarat, Haryana, Uttarakhand, and Chhattisgarh etc. have witnessed this blissful evening hosted by PDG Dr. Ashok Gupta,
Rotary International District 3054 and the felicitation committee. It is worth mentioning that he is the fourth Indian to be designated as Rotary International President.

Padmashri Dr. Sushil Gupta’s footprints were casted on clay for keepsaking

Padmashri Dr. Sushil Gupta felicitated in traditional manner
In this ceremony, PDG Ashok Gupta, PRID Manoj Desai, DGE Bina Desai, DGN Rajesh Agarwal and PDG Ajay Kala felicitated Padmashri Dr. Sushil Gupta by casting his foot prints on clay for keepsaking. They also give away memento, shawl, shrifal and a painting to felicitate and acknowledge his achievements.

IIS Deemed to be University took as proud privilege to confer the Degree of Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa) upon Padmashri Dr. Sushil Gupta for his pioneering contribution and exemplary services in the field of water management and environment conservation in its third Convocation Ceremony held in 2014.

Dr. Sushil Gupta has played a major role, as a water activist, in following his passion and see it bear fruit. As the Founder President of the Rotary India Water Conservation Trust, he was instrumental in taking up several watershed development projects in various parts of India, which have changed the lives of more than half a million people. In fact, it has been at his behest that Rotary in India has drawn up a road map for creating awareness and disseminating information about key environmental issues and water conservation techniques among all stakeholders, at different levels. Dr. Gupta is also the Vice Chair of the Himalayan Environment Trust and had been actively involved in cleaning and making green the Gangotri Basin of the River Ganges.
PDG Dr. Ashok Gupta welcomed Dr. Sushil Gupta with overwhelming speech

The felicitation ceremony commenced with PDG Dr. Ashok Gupta’s welcome address in which he expressed his feelings and gratitude towards Dr. Sushil Gupta while saying that they both joined Rotary together in the year 1977. He reminisced how Dr. Sushil had a great influence on his professional and personal life. He further said that Dr. Sushil has taken the word service to a whole new level through his dedication and endearing nature.

“Dr. Sushil Gupta has always appreciated and communicated the positive thoughts and gracefully embraced the virtues and feelings of each and every human being. Dr. Sushil always had my back at every stage of my life. This is the reason he is a philosopher and guide for each Rotarian including me”, Dr. Ashok Gupta expressed.

PRID Manoj Desia and DGE Bina Desai also welcomed Dr. Sushil Gupta along with fellow Rotarians gathered in the felicitation ceremony. They also welcomed the members of International School Association came all the way from Spain, Argentina, Turkey, Senegal etc to become a part of this mega event.

Padmashri Dr. Sushil Gupta gets ecstatic and delighted
Padmashri Dr. Sushil Gupta was all ecstatic and joyful after receiving overwhelming welcome and felicitation by the fellow Rotarians and the efforts put in by PDG Dr. Ashok Gupta. He said that he cannot thank enough for such a huge show put up by the Rotarians of RI District 3054. He was also delighted to receive congratulatory video messages showcased during the event, of Rotarians from different parts of the world who couldn’t make their
presence in the evening.

Ravindra Upadhyaya’s mesmerizing performance
The Rotarians had multiple reasons to cherish this evening throughout their lifetime which includes mesmerizing performance by singer Ravindra Upadhyaya. He transformed the evening with his compelling voice and depicted state’s culture and heritage which was thoroughly enjoyed by one and all present.

“Save Water” message spread by the designers of IIS Deemed to be University through their collection
A lot of reasons made this evening memorable among which the one is the fashion show put up by the designers of IIS Deemed to be University. Designers Ritika Nuhal, Mili Mimbrak, Nupur Mulani, Kiran Jeevnani, Parul Sharma, Neha P Sahetai, Tarushi Jain, Tanishka Singh Rathore, Shreya Gupta, Pushpa Bhati and Vibhuti Poddar have shown the importance of water conservation through their collection. The outfits were worn by 09 models that happened to be the students of the university. Though water has no color but to represent it the designers have used different shades of blue in plain and digital prints. Chiffon, Crepe and georgette fabrics were used to give the illusion of flowy silhouettes.

An evening dedicated to state’s culture
Rotaractors of IIS Deemed to be University left everyone spell bound with their ecstatic cultural performances. Firstly, they began the felicitation ceremony by seeking the blessings of almighty Ganesha through Ganesh Vandana. Dancers of the university depicted the state’s cultural heritage through folk dance performance on popular Rajasthani song Bajuband Bhool Aayi…Jal Tarang was another beautiful amalgamation of elegance and poise. In the
presence of Padmashri Dr. Sushil Gupta who has dedicated his entire life in spreading awareness towards water management and environment conservation, rotaractors of the university have put their bits to explicit the importance of water in everyone’s lives in the form of culture, societal and religion. Lastly, a beautiful classical performance on Vande Mataram spread the love and harmory for the nation among audience.

Media Co-ordinator
Jyotika Sachdeva

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