Round Table India, formed in the year 1962, is a non political, non sectarian, non-profit NGO which comprises of young achievers in the age group of 18- 40. Driven by the aims and objects of community service, self development, fellowship and fostering international relations, this unique movement works through ‘Tables’ comprising 20-25 members each. Round Table India is an active member of the worldwide organisation of Round Table International.
Today, Round Table India appointed Bollywood personality- Jackie Shroff as their Brand Ambassador. The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between Round Table India and Jackie Shroff at a ceremony held in Pune. Present at the occasion were TR Chris Arvinth (Round Table India, National President), TR Avinash Agarwal (Round Table India, Chairman- Area 15), TR Lalit Pittie (Round Table India, Chairman- PSRT 177), TR Darshan Kabra (Round Table India, Publicity Conveynor- Area 15), and TR Vickaash Agarwal (Round Table India, National CSR Team).
To support this charitable and social cause well known city Industrialists like Sagar Chordia, Chetan Tupe, Sanjay Kakade, Subhash Sanas, Rajendra Wagaskar, PKC Bose were also present. Another special guest Kiran Dubey who has made her mark in Hollywood and Indian TV serials who is also a producer and director was seen supporting this cause.
The function commenced with the welcome speech which was delivered by Chris Arvinth (Round Table India, National President) who welcomed the Brand Ambassador Jackie Shroff followed by all the members and dignitaries and special guests. He shared details about Round Table India, how it started and how it is close to his heart, the projects carried out by them and their future plans and forecasting.
TR Avinash Agarwal (Round Table India, Chairman – Area 15) shared details about the upcoming projects focused in and around Pune. He said “In mid September, Round Table India will be laying the foundation of three new schools near Pune which i am really happy about. Education has always been on top of my list and it is extremely important. We at Round Table India take it very seriously and what better way to start then by helping in educating children.”
In India, Round Table India has been present for over 50 years with more than 4000 members in about 300 Chapters and present in more than 35 cities across the country.
Round Table India has succeeded in bringing about a significant change in the field of education. So far they have built around 5,377 classrooms and 2,172 schools across India. ‘Freedom through Education’ which is their National project since the year 2003 has surely succeeded in providing education for the underprivileged children.
In the past, Round Table India has had some of the most noted and popular faces as their brand ambassadors. Bollywood Actress Soha Ali Khan, F1 racer Narain Karthikeyan, Kannada film actor Puneet Rajkumar are just to name a few, who have represented Round Table India and have supported them in carrying out its mission.
Unveiling of the Placard at the hands of the bollywood actor Jackie Shroff who was today appointed as the Brand Ambassador of Round Table India.
Avinash Agarwal (Round Table India, Chairman – Area 15); TR Lalit Pittie (Round Table India, Chairman- PSRT 177); Bollywood Actor Jackie Shroff; TR Chris Arvinth (Round Table India, National President); TR Darshan Kabra (Round Table India, Publicity Convenor- Area 15)