Roundtable India is an organization of young men committed to the cause of fellowship community and service.
RTI encourages its members to take an active intelligent approach to good citizenship, to accept and display civic responsibility, and to promote high standards in business and professional life. It does not interfere with the religious or political beliefs of its members.
The main aim of Round Table is fellowship amongst and meeting people from all walks of life, as well as organising fund raising events and community service activities.
Aims & Objects of Round Table are:
- To develop the fellowship of young men through the medium of their business and professional occupations and community service activities.
- To encourage active and responsible citizenship by cultivating the highest ideals in business, professional and civil tradition.
- To promote and further international understanding, friendship and co-operation.
- To promote the exrension of the Association.
There are about 150 tables across the country situated in 65 centres with more than 2,000 members. More information about Round Table India can be obtained from the India website.
Tables in India are engaged in many aspects of community service such as....
- Providing educational and medical facilities.
- Organizing blood donation drive.
- Contributing towards flood and drought relief.
- Organizing family planning campaigns.
- Running and supporting schools for mentally and physically handicapped children and orphanages.
- Providing facilities for training for the handicapped for vocations.
- Organizing children's immunization camps.
- Adopting villages for rural upliftment.
The activities are usually determined by the needs of the community in which the table is located but mot of these projects revolve around the child and his education.
Round Table India is a member of the World Council of Service clubs(WOCO) and round Table International. there are 69 National Associations in the world council representing more than 69 countries with a total of over 67,000 members who share common ideals and have a close bond of fellowship.
Currently RTI has undertaken to bring education to children by providing schools and other infrastructure and adopting villages through SOS village. RTI is also involved in building orphanages across the country.
RTI believes that it is the duty of every youngster to provide the children in the country a future, to give the child a legacy of hope and a legacy for the future.
Some of the major projects of RTI are....
- Project Muskaan - Mahipalpur, Delhi.
- Project Gurukul Vidyapeeth, Bangalore.
- Project Hope at the centre for Spastic children, Coimbatore.
- Dormitory block for the blind at Model School, Vishakhapatnam.
- School Project at Kherwadi, Mumbai.
- Drinking Water Scheme and Gurumurthy Nagar School, Hyderabad.
- Construction of Mother Theresa's Nirmal Hrudaya Sishu Bhavan, Calcutta.
- Mother's dormitory and toilet block at children's Hospital at Egmore, Chennai.
- Dormitory kitchen and toilet block at Varadappa Orphanage, Chennai.