This is a brief about IUPS- International Understanding of peace symposium being organized by our club.

Time and again President Pradeep and convener Vinay has briefed about the motive and progress of the event. Many of you have volunteered for various responsibilities of the event. However we at the Fundraising Committee felt the need to communicate your goodselves the salient points of this event scheduled on 18th, 19th Feb 2017, at MIT Kothrud campus.

The most important feature is the speakers for the program. The Inaugural address will be given by Rtn. Paul Natzal , Chair Elect, The Rotary Foundation, USA ; which is the largest NGO in the world caring for humanity. The other personalities from galaxy of the speakers are-

Prof. Dr Vishwanath Karad,

Founder MIT, UNESCO Chair


Mr. Ivan Koulov      

Executive Officer (Retd) U.N. ,USA. Served UN in various missions and responsible for Planning and Support at UN department of Peace Keeping Operation.

Mr. Rajendra Shende,

2007 NOBEL PEACE PRIZE, Group Awardee.

Ambassador Sudhir Devare,

Will speak on Diplomacy In Geopolitics & Peace

Ms. Mounira Latrache, Google, Germany,

Speaks on Mindfulness & Compassion For Business World 

Chandu Aggarwal, RID 3240, North-East         

Peace In North-East India, through Rotary

Rtn, Krishnan Chittur  DG(18-19) New York

Efforts of Rotary Peace Center

Rtr L.P. Khanal,RC Kathamandu, Nepal

Rebuilding Of Earthquake Affected Nepal

PP Rtn Varghese Alengaden, Indore,RID 3040

National Peace Movement through Rotary

Ms. Taylor Stevenson

Rotary Peace Scholar-USA

Ms Shakuntala Raha, RI South Asia

RI's Peace Initiatives

…….And many more such luminaries will address the gathering and all the sessions will be very interactively coordinated by PDGS and Senior District Officials , the attraction is the summing of symposium by Dr. S.P Mishra, Former Vice Chancellor, Dev Sanskriti Vishwa Vidyalaya, Haridwar & Shridhar University, Pilani.  


RI Past President Rtn. Kalyan Banerjee says “ You must have peace in your heart to have peace in your home and you must have peace in your home to have peace in community and you must have peace in community to have peace in country and you must have peace in country to have peace in the world.”

Rtn. Banarjee further suggests that this kind of symposium is very important and many more such activities should be undertaken at various Rotary Groups.

We would like to bring your kind attention to the fact that for any such mega event we need to generate substantial funds and we at Fundraising Committee humbly appeal to cooperate in following ways.

1.     Immediately register for the event along with your spouse.

2.     Spread the word in community and get more registrations.

3.     Please become ‘Patron Delegate by paying Rs. 10,000/- and become privileged person.

4.     Please donate substantially for the event.

5.     Please approach the Corporates or other institutions for donations & sponsorships. We will provide all the necessary assistance to do so.

The Sponsorship details:

a.     PLATINUM SPONSOR      Rs. 5,00,000/-

b.     GOLD SPONSOR              Rs. 3,00,000/-

c.     SILVER SPONSOR           Rs. 1,00,000/-

6.     Please let us know the details of the probable sponsor or donors so that we can approach them.

Please volunteer for this task and let us make this event a grand success, this will help to calm down the warring minds of society and intrun we will have tranquil and prosperous people around us.


Please remember the 4th object of Rotary for which we have solemnly vowed and become member of this grand organization-

“The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service”.



Rt. Sham Arjunwadkar              Rtn. Shirish Shirsagar

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