The Leo Club of Hyderabad Seniors, Youth Auxiliary of Lions Club of Hyderabad, presented 50 Wheel Chairs to South Central Railway at a program held today i.e., 29th June, 2021 at Secunderabad Railway Station, as part of its Golden Jubilee Celebration Ceremony. Shri Gajanan Mallya, General Manager, SCR participated in the program as Chief Guest and received the wheel chairs for usage at twin city MMTS Railway stations. These wheel chairs will be kept ready for use by senior citizens and divyangjan passengers.
Speaking on the occasion Shri Gajanan Mallya said that this noble cause will go a long way in helping the needy passengers. He complimented the Lions Club of Hyderabad for coming forward for a good cause during their Golden Jubilee Celebrations year. He said that various relief activities (such as distribution of food packets) were taken up by South Central Railway during the operation of Shramik Special trains with the help of Lions Club and other Voluntary organizations all across the Zone. During this period, food and other essentials were also distributed to Porters and stranded passengers at the stations. He called upon to help each other during the crisis times.
Earlier, Lion Shyam Gupta, President, Lions Club of Hyderabad briefed on the various activities being taken up by the organisation in association with South Central Railway in twin cities. He stated that the Wheel Chairs are being donated in the memory of Late. Lion Ashok Kumar. Serving others gives satisfaction in life, particularly during exigency. The wheel chairs are very much required at railway stations and hospitals and this small gesture will go a long way in assisting the needy passengers, said Shri N.S.R. Prasad, Divisional Railway Manager, Hyderabad Division. Speaking on the occasion Shri Abhay Kumar Gupta, Divisional Railway Manager, Secunderabad Division said that various activities are being taken up regularly in association of Lions Club, Hyderabad and today’s donation of wheel chairs is one more humanitarian gesture in this direction.
Lion CA Manoj Kumar Purohit, District Governor 320 A; Lion Arpita Mor, President, Lions Club of Hyderabad Seniors; Members of Lions Club of Hyderabad and Senior Railway Officials were present during the program.