Rotary, is a worldwide organisation of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service, encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, and helps build goodwill and peace in the world. Approximately 1.2 million Rotarians belong to more than 33,000 Rotary Clubs located in 200 countries. Rotary club membership represents a cross section of the community business and professional men and women. The world's Rotary clubs meet weekly or fortnightly and are non-political, non-religious and open to all cultures, races and creeds. The main objective of Rotary is service — in the community, in the workplace, and throughout the world. Rotarians develop community service projects that address many of today's most critical issues, such as children at risk, poverty and hunger, the environment, illiteracy, and violence. They also support programs for youth, educational opportunities and international exchanges for students, teachers, and other professionals, and vocational and career development. The Rotary motto is Service Above Self. Rotary has been making history and bringing our world closer together for over 100 years. Since forming in 1905, Rotary taken on some of the world's toughest challenges and helped a wide range of international and service organizations—from the UN to Easter Seals—get started.
Our club, Rotary Club of Capital City New Delhi, was chartered on 23 June 2013. The club meets Fridays fortnightly at the Indian Habitat Centre, New Delhi at 7.30pm. The first president of the club was Rtn. Pankaj Rai. As a relatively new entrant into this wonderful movement, and in the short span , has contributed significantly to the community through several service projects The RCCCND supports a Vocational Training Centre at Shiv Mandir, Malviya Nagar, New Delhi and has adopted two MCD Primary School at Hauz Rani, New Delhi organising numerous activities for the upliftment of the children. It regularly runs Preventive Health Check-up Camps, Eye Care Camps for underprivileged people and runs Blood Donation Camps to collect blood for the community. RCCCND is one of the younger clubs in District 3012 with the members in the average age of 45 years. RCCCND symbolizes the values of togetherness and fellowship, and these virtues have made the members stand up and be counted at all times of need.