On 25th September 2022, Daksh Foundation organized an event “Khayal Apne Buzoorgon Ka” (Take care of our elders) at DAV Institute of Management (DAVIM), NIT Faridabad in association with Indian Red Cross Faridabad, Faridabad Police, District Legal Services & Administration Department, Radio Manav Rachna supported by Dr. Pushpendra Pratap Singh & Sarvodaya Hospital.
Distinguishable Chief Guest Ms. Sukriti Goyal, Chief Judicial Magistrate & Secretary District Legal Services Authority and Ms. Sushma Gupta, Vice Chairman, Haryana Red Cross Society were present on the occasion.
Dr. Satish, Principal Director & Inspector Ms. Savita were special guests on the occasion. The Chief Guests were presented with Saplings by the organizers. Program sponsor Dr. Pushpendra Pratap Singh made an impactful involvement in the event and infused attendees with his energetic powerful speech. Dr. Singh is Member of Chief Advisory Board – Corporate Affairs, Daksh Foundation. During his inaugural speech, he affirmed youngsters to come forward and hold hands of elders of our society. He acknowledged need for accumulative support of Corporate World to work for elevation of society by intensifying their participation in social affairs. Such corporate must associate with social contributors like Daksh Foundation to make the environment comfortable and giving elderly a meaning to their life. Dr. Singh, Country Head, Asia Shipping International Transport Pvt. Ltd, (a Brazilian Based company) is a Sociopreneur, Anthropologist, corporate Strategist, and Business Analyst besides Shipping & Logistics expert professionally.
The event was launched with lighting of the lamp jointly by Chief Guests, Special Guests, event Sponsor Dr. Pushpendra Pratap Singh along with eminent Senior Citizens.
A Drawing competition was held wherein more than 75 Senior Citizens made their distinguished presence with their grandchildren. DLSA & Faridabad Police appraised attendees about their rights in Senior Citizen Act-2007 along with Cybercrime in depth. A Free Check-up Camp was organized for elderly by Sarvodya Hospital, Sector-8 Faridabad wherein expert doctors tested Blood Pressure, ECG, Diabetes, Uric Acid etc along with General Check-up.
Red Cross Society, Faridabad extended their helping hands by registering artificial limbs for senior citizens in desideratum. The same shall be delivered once prosthesis is ready. Everyone present in the ceremony administered oath by the “DadhichiDehDaan Samiti” to donate their organs posthumously for those in need.
Col. Adarsh Kapalash, Wing Cdr. H.C. Mann, Bgd. NN Mathur, Dr. Deepak, Mr. Rajesh Kumar, Mr. BijendraSaraut, Secretary Red Cross Society, Mr. Purushottam Saini, Mr. Nitin Uppal, Ms. Riya Chitkara, Mr. Ram Sharma, Mr. Anurag Gupta, Mr. Bhavya Kaushik, Mr. Vikas Bhatia, Mr. Hanish Bhatia and Mr. Rakesh Tyagi made their imperative contributions. Honored Guests were Col. Gopal Singh, Mr. Ajay Srivastava, Mr. SatveerKadian, Mr. Tarun Gupta, CA, Mr. Manoj Duhan, Mr. Pravesh Malik etc.
Dr. Ankur Sharan, Chief Operating officer of Daksh Foundation enthralled the attendees by appealing to join “Take care of your elders” Campaign & contribute for elevation of destitute, grief stricken people. He amused and enthralled audiences with his jest and witticism. At the same time, urged everyone to put themselves forward for social causes. Ms. Sonia, Director of Daksh Foundation, expressed gratitude to the attendees.
A sequel to this event has been designed on 1st October, 2022 at Sarvodaya Hospital Auditorium, Sector-8, Faridabad with 11 different Categories in Drawing Competition. Lifetime Achievement Awards for seniors above 65 years would also be distributed to people who contributed towards Society elevation. A cultural program would be followed by lunch for the senior citizens.
Daksh Foundation COO Dr. Ankur Sharan and Chief Advisory Board Member Dr. Pushpendra Pratap Singh appealed all citizens above 65 years to nominate themselves for Lifetime achievement award. The nomination can be filed on http://dakshfoundation.com/lifetime-achievement-award/nomination/
A note of acknowledgement & appreciation to the sponsor of the event, Dr. Singh for his distinctive contributions. Our Country continues to struggle with unique social issues of overpopulation, pollution, public health & poverty. Such helping hands prove to be a boon to overcome social issues