September 26, 2015 , was an eventful day of great significance in the history of Lions Club of Mumbai Carter Road. The occasion was the inauguration of Club’s mega project. The Prabhodan Trust has set up a charitable dialysis Centre Prabhodan Dialysis Centre with the support of Mumbai Municipal Corporation in Goregaon East . For this dialysis center, our club has donated six dialysis machines worth Rs. 37 lakhs. We have supplied latest fourth generation state of the art machines. The new dialysis center would be an important step in meeting the increasing demand for dialysis facilities particularly for low income group of people in Mumbai. This center would provide high quality services at concessional rates. The Centre would be managed by Appex, a professional group of doctors specializing in nephrology. Appex has been managing many dialysis centers in and around Mumbai. Thus, the center  would be managed entirely by competent professional people

 

The Prabhodan Dialysis Centre  was inaugurated by Hon'ble Shri Deepak Sawant Health Minister, Maharashtra State. Hon'ble Shri Subhas Desai Industries Minister Maharashtra State presided over the function. Hon’ble  Shri Ajay Mehta, Commissioner-MCGM was the Chief Guest. Hon’ble Shri Gajanan Kirtikar, Shivsena Leader and Member of Parliament and Hon’ble Shri Sunil Prabhu ,Shivsena Vibhagpramukh and MLA, Maharashtra, also graced the occasion. On dias, besides Shri Subhash Desai, Shri Deepak Sawant,  Shri Gajanan Kirtikar , Shri Ajay Mehta and Shri  Sunil Prabhu, our Trustee Chairman, Lion JK Babla was also given honour. Vice Chairman of Saraswat Bank, which has donated one dialysis machine was also present on the dias.

The inauguration ceremony was attended by over 600 people. Our club had a very good strength of 40 members. Our club members occupied the front rows at the function. From our District our 1st VDG, Lion Prashant Patil graced the function. PDG Lion Udaykumar Vinzanekar also graced the function. Some lions from other Lions clubs also attended the function. The meeting was addressed by Shri Subhash Desai, Shri Deepak Sawant, Shri Gajanan Kirtikar, Shri Ajay Mehta, Shri Sunil Prabhu and Lion JK Babla. Shri Subhash Desai and other speakers acknowledged the contribution of Lions Club of Mumbai Carter Road and Babla family. Lion Jayubhai Babla in his address explained the motto of Lions club “ We Serve” and mentioned that lions clubs are always ready for humanitarian service. He said where there is a need there is a Lion. He also explained his elder brother, Lion Kanu Bhai’s approach to life, who  is a major  fund contributor in Babla Family,   that “one should earn honestly, spend wisely and give lovingly”. Of the 6 dialysis machines donated by our Club ,  fund for 5  dialysis machines were donated by Babla Family and one machine by our club. The Dialysis Centre has become operational and people have started patronizing the center for dialysis services.

Thus far in the history of Lions Club of Mumbai Carter Road this is a monumental project, a biggest ever.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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