MAHE and Rotary Club Manipal Town felicitate Dr. Vasanth Prabhu
- Dr Prabhu felicitated for his contribution towards establishing a skin bank at Kasturba Hospital
- He is a member of Arch Klumph Society
- MoU signed between MAHE and Rotary Club Manipal Town Charitable Trust
Manipal, July 1, 2022: Manipal Academy of Higher Education and Rotary Club Manipal Town felicitated Dr. Vasanth Prabhu for his contribution towards establishing a skin bank at Kasturba Hospital, Manipal.
MAHE Pro-Chancellor Dr. H S Ballal spoke about the long-term association with Dr. Prabhu and appreciated his immense contributions to society through the Rotary Foundation. He has assured MAHE’s matching grant to all Rotary Club projects at MAHE.
MAHE Vice-Chancellor Lt. Gen. Dr. MD Venkatesh thanked Dr. Prabhu for his generous donations to the skin bank and assured all support from MAHE to make this one of the successful skin banks in India.
Skin Bank Head Dr. N C Sreekumar gave an update on the status and the operation. Assistant Governor of Rotary District 3182 Dr. Suresh Shenoy introduced Dr. Prabhu to the gathering.
Replying to the felicitation, Dr. Prabhu appreciated the matching grant contribution from MAHE to all the charitable activities implemented at MAHE.
He narrated his involvement in the Rotary Foundation projects in different countries and the joy he gets from serving the needy.
Dr. Prabhu is a member of Arch Klumph Society, recognition for the highest tier donors of Rotary, who have contributed more than USD 250,000 in a lifetime.
Dr. D Sreedhar gave a brief about the objectives of the Rotary-MAHE child cancer fund. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between MAHE and Rotary Club Manipal Town Charitable Trust to establish an endowment fund at MAHE to treat the poor child cancer patients at Kasturba Hospital, Manipal. A cheque for Rs 18.25 was handed over to MAHE which will be matched by MAHE.
PDG Rajaram Bhat, DGE Dev Anand, RCMT President Ganesh Nayak, RCMT Secretary Nityananda Nayak, RCMT Trust Chairman Dr. Sesappa Rai, MAHE Pro Vice-Chancellor Dr. MV Prabhu, Registrar Dr. Narayana Sabhahit, and others were present during the felicitation function.