2 July : A new team of Rotary Club Mokokchung has been installed with Rotarian Tsukti Longkumer as its new president and Rotarian Maniraj as its Secretary for the tenure 2009-10. The grand 34th installation of office bearers of various posts was held on 1st July 2009 at its office in Mokokchung town with a commitment to work with a greater enthusiasm for the welfare of the people. Rotarian R. S. Paneshar, Assistant Governor, Zone-9 Rotary International District 3240 installed the new team.
Reposing his trust upon the new team Rotarian Paneshar expressed hope that the commitment of the Rotary International to give hopes to the hopeless, benefits to the under privileged would be carried forward with a greater zeal. Stating that eradication of Polio, a worldwide health campaign is pioneered by Rotary International, Paneshar said, Rotary Clubs all over the world will focus on health care, education and sanitation programmes during the next tenure. He also said special attention would be given to those physically challenged people for their well being.
Rotary International is known world wide for their humanitarian services to victims of conflicts and war and looking after less fortunate people around the world. In his speech Rotarian N. Alley said though members of the Rotary Club Mokokchung is comparatively low yet it has been engaged in a number of humanitarian services in the district since its inception in 1976.
Deputy Commissioner C.M. Tsanglao who graced the installation function was also inducted as honorary member of the Rotary Club, Mokokchung. Accepting the offer Tsanglao said he would contribute his best towards the Club based on its motto ‘Giving, Not Taking’.