Rotaract Club of HR College

Rotaract is a worldwide organization of young men and women aged 15 to 30 based in over 170 countries. The Rotaract Club of H.R. College is the youth wing of the Rotary Club of Bombay. The Rotaract Club of H.R. College is an integral part of the R.I. District 3141, which comprises over 70 clubs all over Mumbai and has a total membership of over 4000.

The Rotaract Club of H.R. College has been the No. 1 Club all over Mumbai City for 14 consecutive years and aims to continue with the tradition. The Rotaract Club of H.R. College was chartered on June 30, 1986. The year 2022-23 is the 37th year for the club with a total membership of over 250 students. It is the oldest club in the college with a total of 360 projects per year consisting of cultural projects, and community-based projects among others.

The Rotaract Club of H. R. College was chartered on June 30, 1986. The year 2019-20 is the 34th year for the club with a total membership of over 250 students. It is the oldest club in the college with 360 projects per year consisting of cultural projects, and community-based projects among others.

Some of the major projects are:


Aims at the holistic development of rural villages of Maharashtra. It includes providing water, water conservation facilities, education, entrepreneurship, human development, light, etc. Various PR and fund-raising activities have been undertaken for the same.

BOOND (Water)

Involves providing safe and clean drinking water through building tubes and surface wells.


Involves going to the village for a one-week duration and teaching the villagers economics, commerce, and entrepreneurial studies followed by a business pitch on ideas, and funding is provided for the best ideas.


Involves installing street and home lights in the areas of the village devoid of light.


Is to educate village women about basic menstrual hygiene and distribution of sanitary napkins, re-usable for 3 years.


ACTIVITIES 2023-2024


July 13, 2023         Attendees: 100

Rotaract Club of H.R. College of Commerce and Economics with NSS unit of H.R. College of Commerce and Economics organized Swachhta- Flashmob at CSMT Station. This flashmob was conducted to spread cleanliness and to create awareness about the need for clean and healthy India. This flashmob was acknowledged at various platforms like: Newspapers, Youtube, Instagram and was a great success!


August 14, 2023         Attendees: 250

Rotaract Club of H.R. College of Commerce and Economics organized Tryst with Destiny – Flashmob to celebrate 76 years of India’s Independence at Churchgate and Mumbai Central Railway Station. This flashmob was conducted to spread patriotism and love for the country.

"Tryst with Destiny" was an English-language speech by Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India, to the Indian Constituent Assembly in the Parliament House, on the eve of India's Independence, at midnight on 14 August 1947. The flashmob featured in Times of India, Hindustan times, Maharashtra Times among others. A total of 15 articles across newspapers reported the event which also found its presence on Youtube and Instagram.

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ACTIVITIES 2022-2023


July 18, 2022         Volunteers: 25

The Rotaract Club of H.R. College took an initiative to train the next set of star students, so they organised ‘The RCHR Paathshala’, during which the members of the Rotaract Club of H.R. College taught the differently privileged. They taught 15 kids and at the end of the 2-hour session the kids were given a quiz on India and their doubts were solved.


July 25, 2022         Volunteers: 80

Team ‘Aashayein - Adopt a Village’ organised a project called ‘Privillage’. In this project, the members of RCHR experienced village-life and understood the difficulties faced by them on a daily basis. Two aspects of Aashayein: Light and Education were covered in the event.

Overall, the members learnt a lot about the social initiative while having fun at the same time through various activities and games they played.


July 31, 2022         Volunteers: 35         Guests: 29

The Rotaract Club of H.R. College organised a Blood Donation Drive in collaboration with the Ashaayen, Charitable Trust Tarun Mitra Mandal and Reliance Hospital. About 1 in 7 people entering a hospital requires blood. RCHR decided to conduct the drive-in aid of cancer patients.

The drive received a great response from all platforms such as WhatsApp, Instagram, and Physical Campaigning. The event was very successful and was a small step but important step toward a larger cause. 29 donors gave blood and saved more than 87 lives.


August 1, 2022         Volunteers: 40         Guests: 15

The Rotaract Club of H.R. College (RCHR) took an initiative to spread happiness with the sport of football. RCHR organised FIFA Streets, during which the members played football with the differently abled kids. Members played Football and games like Hopscotch, Dog and the Bone and Lagori with 15 kids. RCHR also organized an exhibition match for the girls. The day ended with distribution of football keychains and medals to the kids and with the awarding of a trophy and a football to the ‘Most Valuable Player.’


August 7, 2022         Volunteers: 40

On Friendship Day, the Rotaract club of H.R. College (RCHR) organized ‘Happy Streets’ at Nariman Point which was a campaign in aid of ‘Aashayein - Adopt a Village’.

RCHR organized various crowd-engaging activities to create awareness and raise funds for this cause. Members conducted music jamming sessions, flash mob and played various games with people. The Sunday was truly about spreading joy and inspiring change.


August 8, 2022         Volunteers: 35

The Rotaract Club of H.R. College (RCHR) took an initiative to spend Raksha Bandhan by distributing meal boxes. They organized Lunchbox: Raksha Bandhan Edition, during which the members of Rotaract Club of H.R. College prepared 250 lunchboxes, and distributed them to the slums of Colaba and Mumbai Central.

Members tied Rakhis and gave lunchboxes to the policemen at the Gamdevi Police Station and Colaba Police Station and also to the fire fighters at Nana Chowk.


August 17, 2022         Volunteers: 20

The Rotaract Club of H.R. College took an initiative to be the voice of people and organized ‘Unheard Voices’. Members of Rotaract Club of H.R. college were divided into 4 teams and each team was given a set of people that they had to interview and do fun tasks with them.

The set of people were bus conductors, cab drivers, employees, street vendors, watchmen and traffic policemen. People shared their stories and the hardships they face. RCHR listened to them and also shared some light moments of fun with the interviewees.


August 19, 2022         Volunteers: 60

The Rotaract Club of H.R. College celebrated 75 years of the nation's glory by organizing Svatanya. In this weeklong campaign, members did various activities such as pot painting, planting, social media activities, flex painting, museum tours and an open bus tour to celebrate 75 years of India’s independence from colonial rule.


August 25, 2022         Volunteers:20

The Rotaract Club of H.R. College took an initiative to help the kids build a better future. We organized The RCHR Paathshala during which the members of Rotaract Club of H.R. College were divided into 4 groups and each team had to conduct fun learning sessions with kids belonging to the 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th grade of Mumbai Public High School.

The members conducted a session on Time and English for the 3rd and 4th grade and Mathematics and Geography for the 5th and 6th grade. A colouring competition for the kids was organized where they had to colour Lord Ganesha. 168 kids benefitted from the teaching-learning session and enjoyed their day with RCHR.


September 19, 2022         Volunteers: 180

The Rotaract Club of H.R. College organised A RAY OF HOPE during which the members of Rotaract Club of H.R. College were divided into teams of 5 and each team had been given a bingo sheet with tasks to complete.

There were tasks which instilled the love of community service in their hearts. They had to feed dogs, water plants, reconnect with their old friends, thank their parents, help a community helper, promote a vendor’s product and much more. Each team made a bookmark and pencil holder which shall be donated to the needy.


September 22, 2022         Volunteers: 150

Rotaract Club of H.R. College, came together at Churchgate Railway Station and Mumbai Central Railway Station to celebrate the cultural diversity of India. The Campaign “YOUNITY” has truly been a successful one. This campaign helped us leave our mark on newspapers and digital platforms. This campaign was acknowledged at various media platforms.


September 23, 2022         Volunteers: 100

The Rotaract Club of H.R. College organized SPARKLES at Jai Vakeel Foundation, during which the members of Rotaract Club of H.R. college conducted fun sessions with autistic kids. The members interacted with the kids and helped in their skill development. They made candles, bags, lamps and pencil holders. They also danced and played music with the children and had a lot of fun.


October 14, 2022         Volunteers: 50

Rotaract Club of H.R. College took an initiative to go to Anandayaan and celebrate Diwali with them. Anandayaan is an initiative by the Rotary Club of Bombay in association with Dignity Foundation. RCHR organised Diwali Dhamaka for them where CDs and decorative materials for making diyas were distributed. The members helped the ladies in creating their diyas.


October 16, 2022         Volunteers: 120

Rotaract Club of H.R. College organised a parent’s meet for all the parents of FYJC students. The main objective of the meet was to assure the parents that their kids are coming to a safe place and are doing nothing wrong. We solved all the queries that the parents had regarding the club. We received a very positive feedback from all the parents. The parents now trust that their children are in safe hands and are willing to send their kids for every project of the club.


October 17, 2022         Volunteers: 290

Sell-A-Service was a project organized by the Rotaract Club of H.R. College, as part of its social initiative, Aashayein - Adopt a Village. During this project, members went around the streets of Mumbai selling items they made and pitching the social initiative to the public.

They even managed to get a donation from the honorable Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Mr. Eknath Shinde. A whopping ₹88,500 was raised in a matter of 2 hours, which went towards Aashayein - Adopt a Village.


November 8, 2022         Volunteers: 150

The Rotaract Club of H.R. College took an initiative to feed the hungry and help those who are in need. We organised Lunchbox during which the members of Rotaract Club of H.R. college prepared 800 lunchboxes.

We distributed them in Colaba slums, Colaba Backbay, Mumbai Central, Charni Road and Marine Lines. Each box had a sandwich, idli, chutney, aloo wadi, dhokla and a frooti. RCHR members touched people’s lives and took the pledge to contribute more to the cause of social welfare.


November 14, 2022         Volunteers: 30

Being around children heals the heart. Children are budding stars. The more you embrace them, the more they shine. They are our greatest teachers. From them, we learn some of life's most valuable qualities such as patience, curiosity, kindness and most importantly they teach us what it means to love and be loved unconditionally.

The Rotaract Club of H.R. College (RCHR) took an initiative to make this Children’s Day special for the kids of Gulalwadi by organising ‘Taare Zameen Par’. The day was spent with the kids and a whole lot of fun activities were organised for 80 kids of Gulalwadi. After a lively one-hour session, the kids danced. The kids were given La Pinoz pizza boxes, frooti, wafers and chocolates. At the end, RCHR distributed school bags, notebooks and stationery kits to the kids. The project was sponsored by Alumus Yash Gupta as it was his birthday.


November 19, 2022         Volunteers: 180

Festivals are celebrated in the most colourful and vibrant manner in India. Festivals bring love, joy and cement friendship. However not everyone can celebrate festivals for more reasons than one. Rotaract Club of H.R. College organised UTSAV, a project in which the members went to different sections of the society to celebrate people’s lives with a festive vibe.

RCHR first went to the Bhavishayaan School which falls under the rotary. They had a fun activity of fluid art depicting Holi. In the evening, members of All India Blind Organisation came for the project. RCHR celebrated all the other Indian festivals like Diwali, Christmas, Ganesh Chaturthi, Eid and played the game of Goal Ball with them. The project was a huge success.


December 2-4, 2022         Attendees: 5000+

The 20th We Are The World is Mumbai’s largest interschool event organised by the Rotaract Club of H.R. College. It is an annual, interschool, international cultural extravaganza. We Are The World, for the first time in more than a decade became an OPEN THREE-DAY FESTIVAL at Karnatak Sporting Association and H.R. College of Commerce & Economics.

11 Schools (S.S.C., I.C.S.E., C.B.S.E, and, I.G.C.S.E. Board) from Borivali to Colaba participated this year. There were 29 theme-based events on Performing Arts, Literary Arts, Fine Arts, Informals and, social media. WATW’20 saw the legend, Ms. Anahaita Karanjia grace the event and was in absolute awe of its magnitude.

The ground was filled with energy, there were various delectable food stalls, clothes and junk and jewellery stalls, and music playing on the ground. It was a grand festival and enjoyed by all participants and attendees.


December 6-10 & 20, 2022         Volunteers: 150

Rotaract Club of H.R. College took an initiative to educate the students of the Bhavishayaan schools that fall under the Rotary Club of Bombay and organized ‘Quicksilver: An Unpredictable Change’.

Members of the club went to six different schools for 5 days and prepared the kids for fashion show, mascot, spell bee and quiz. Each school was allotted a country based on which they had to prepare for the fashion show, quiz and mascot. For spell bee, they were provided with a database of words which they had to learn. The schools were judged on their creativity, theme and how they portrayed their respective countries. They were also given trophies and certificates of winning and participation. The initiative helped students learn a lot and gave them confidence.


December 17-18, 2022         Volunteers: 25

Village Visit 1.0 aimed to help the villagers and create awareness among them. The project objective was to make members aware of rural life and develop a deeper understanding of project initiative Aashayein - Adopt a Village. The three main aspects of Aashayein: Sanitation, Water and Light, were covered through this project. Sanitation and Hygiene, by donating sanitary pads; water, by visiting a well; and light, by surveying solar powered lights. RCHR visited 4 villages: Bhojdari, Jambut, Darewadi, and Khirpala.


December 23-24, 2022         Volunteers: 150

‘Jingle all the Way’ is one of the biggest community service projects that the Rotaract Club of H.R. College organized. Christmas was celebrated with differently privileged sections of our society in 5 different phases.


We painted 6 walls with different designs. The wall designs were: 1. Indian Culture 2. Mumbai 3. RCHR 4. Unity is Strength 5. Jingle All The Way 6. A tree with the palm impressions of the members.


We took 40 members along with 20 children from Gulalwadi school on a ferry ride. We played music for them, interacted with them, and gave food boxes to all the kids along with gifts.


We rented a truck for 2 hours, decorated it with Christmas decorations. We made customized boxes which contained toys, clothes, blankets, etc., and donated it to the people. We went to different locations in South Mumbai for donations.


We celebrated Christmas Carnival with 45 kids of Salaam Baalak Trust. We decorated a huge Christmas tree and gifts for the kids and had a DJ party for this phase. Along with Christmas themed cupcakes and doughnuts, we had food boxes containing a burger, dhokla, muffin and a Frooti. Gift packs of stationery kits were distributed to every child.


We went to Mount Mary Church in Bandra for attending the mass along with the members. We had a short activity for the members there. We set out on a journey of change and tried to spread happiness wherever we could.


December 26, 2022         Volunteers: 45

The Rotaract Club of H.R. College organised Claus for the Paws. Members went to different parts of South Bombay feeding stray dogs with utmost care and compassion. They fed more than 50 dogs and took all the precautions which were required to conduct the drive.


December 28, 2022         Attendees: 60

Picture Abhi Baaki Hai was a project which was organized by the Rotaract Club of H.R. College for the Non-Teaching Staff along with our Principal, Mrs. Pooja Ramchandani.

We booked seats for them in Sterling Cineplex for the movie Cirkus. Along with the Principal and Non-Teaching Staff, the members of the Rotaract Club of H.R. College were also a part of this project.


January 18, 2023         Volunteers: 40

Project Paathshala was organized by the Rotaract Club of H.R. College for the differently privileged kids of society. Members went to Gulalwadi Municipal School and organized fun learning activities for the children of grades 3-6.

They taught them Mathematics and English in a fun manner. They made them colour the sketch of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar and doodle art the Indian flag based on the theme of Republic Day. Members along with the kids had a lot of fun interacting with each other.


January 29, 2023         Volunteers: 150

V THE PEOPLE campaign was organized by the Rotaract Club of H.R. College (RCHR) to raise awareness about the importance of being patriotic. RCHR conducted a Flashmob at Gateway of India. Over 150 members of the club along with the students participating in Vogue performed this Flashmob. All members and participants were given Vogue t-shirts. RCHR performed a choreographed dance twice in front of the public who recorded us as they were in awe. We also had the press capture the beautiful moments where we paid a tribute to the unsung warriors.


February 2, 2023         Volunteers:80

PriVillage 2.0 aimed at raising awareness among the members about the club’s biggest initiative Aashayein- Adopt a Village. The project initiative focused on providing light and education in villages. The rounds consisted of Paper elimination, Blindfolded twister, Whispernary, and Blindfolded music chairs along with riddles.


February 9, 2023         Volunteers: 180

The Rotaract Club of H.R. College undertook project Vogue which is Mumbai’s biggest interschool personality contest and talent hunt. Through this project we teach various skills to selected students from different schools and develop their personality. The project consisted of 3 Phases. The theme for this year was the 25th Chronicles as RCHR celebrated the Silver Jubilee of this magnanimous event.


Phase 1 comprised of the first step towards making every teenager’s dream come true. RCHR went to several schools and took personal interviews with every aspiring participant. The personal interview consisted of a paper interview and a group discussion. From every school one personality participant (male and female) and one talented participant was chosen. Customised invite boxes were sent to each of the chosen students inviting them to Vogue.


Phase 2 comprised of the grooming of the participants. This took place on every weekend of January and the first weekend of February. Every weekend was themed around a famous book series and the values learnt from them. This weekend took place at three different venues, Atlas skill tech university, HSNC University and H. R. College.

During this phase there were workshops, professional activities and games for the participants. Overall, this phase prepared the participants for the final day and groomed them to become professionals.


Phase 3 was full of glitz and glamour. It was a look at the big picture as the participants performed under the spotlight. It took place at Sophia Bhabha Auditorium on February 9, 2023. The event saw a massive audience of about 250 people and it was one of the most glamorous nights a teenager would have ever dreamed of.

We had 10 talent performances, two walks, one question and answer round and one introductory round after which we selected the best participant for the title of Mr. Vogue, Ms Vogue and the Talent winner.

We had several other award categories as well. We received a positive feedback from the students and it showcased the glory of the Rotaract Club of H. R. College.


February 11 - March 11, 2023         Attendees: 100

The Rotaract Club of H.R. College made a revolutionary change via Evolution Revolution, by helping the students of Lighthouse School to improve their English. In every session, they introduced new topics to the kids by organizing fun activities for them which eventually helped them understand the topic thoroughly.

A lot of group activities were also conducted which improved their leadership skills and encouraged oneness and teamwork among them. The primary purpose of this project was to get students to think out of the box and learn something new. Over the span of one month, they were taught topics in English, Math, Science (Biology, Physics & Chemistry), History, Geography, P.T. and Art.

In the last session, the kids were felicitated and congratulated with certificates and graduation hats.


February 16, 2023         Attendees: 80

THE RCHR Anatomy aimed to increase the awareness of various rare diseases amongst the members. This project consisted of various rounds through which the members could achieve an understanding about the difficulties a person faces when they are diagnosed with a disease.

Round 1 was the dog and the bone round which was based on the disease Paroxysmal Vertigo. Round 2 was based on the disease Snakebite Envenoming and it was called Heal Me If You Can. Wild-card was named Daaye- Baaye and it was based on an eye disease called Glaucoma. The final round was placed on the disease Camptocormia and it was named Aa Bail Mujhe Maar.

Through all these rounds, members learnt about these rare diseases. They understood the problems of the people who suffer from these diseases.


February 18, 2023         Attendees: 50

UNMIND was a PR Campaign organized by the Rotaract Club of H.R College. The aim of the campaign was to spread awareness and teach people about the importance of Mental health issues. The campaign included various things like learning from a physiologist who performed a seminar.

Members were told about a Rage room where they could remove their rage, let go of their insecurities, and not be ashamed of anything. Members had to then go to Marine Drive where each one was given a helium balloon and could write anything on it and fly them; letting go of their fear.


February 23, 2023         Attendees: 60

Temple Run was a project which organised by the Rotaract Club of H.R. College for the members of the club. This project happened on February 23, 2023 at different places. Temple Run was a project where the members experienced the beauty of different religions and also experienced the traditions and customs of different religions.

Project began by taking blessings from Waheguruji in Gurudwara situated in Dadar East. Members were explained about the Sikh religion. After distributing sweets amongst members we headed towards Sidhivinayak temple.

At Sidhivinayak we sought blessings from Lord Ganesha and then we headed towards Haji Ali Dargah. On reaching Haji Ali, every member was given Mannat-ka-Dhaaga so that their wish could be fulfilled. Members experienced the diversity of traditions and customs of various religions.


March 8, 2023         Attendees: 20

The Rotaract Club of H.R. College celebrated International Women’s Day with the Anandyan ladies at Worli. The project is known as Dil Se Dil Tak.

Members played an icebreaker game with the ladies and then gave them a canvas to paint what they felt as women or portrayed themselves or other women. Lastly, all of them made 5 different rangolis from flowers and also played Holi with them. At the end of the session, there was a discussion on the importance of women’s day and everyone was given a cupcake.


March 9, 2023         Attendees: 50

Lunchbox 2.0 was organised by the Rotaract Club of H.R. College where all the members of the club prepare food with love and compassion and then share food with the homeless people living on the streets of South Mumbai. For Lunchbox 2.0 it was decided that all the boxes will contain sandwiches, dhoklas, chips and a soft drink (Frooti).

We made them play a round of the song shazam where a member from each team had to guess the correct song and the one to guess it right received 2 packets of bread. In 1.5 hours the members of the club did commendable stuff by packing a total of 700 boxes. Food boxes were distributed in the areas of Mahalaxmi, Mumbai Central, Cuff Parade, Charni Road, Bandra.


March 22, 2023         Attendees: 85

The Rotaract Club of H.R. College organised the Matka March Campaign which consisted of three phases namely The Clean Sweep, Seeds of Change, and Matka March: The Final Phase. All three projects aimed at water conservation and spreading awareness about the difficulties faced by rural India. The Clean Sweep was a beach clean-up at Chowpatty beach. Seeds of Change was a Tree plantation drive which helped spread awareness amongst the members about the important role trees play in times of water crisis.

The campaign ended with the final showdown of the Matka March which was carried at Bandra Bandstand, on the occasion of World Water Day.

It was a walk to depict the plight of the villagers in rural areas as they have to walk kilometers to have access to water. Along with matkas other promotional materials like pamphlets and flexes were carried.


April 26-27, 2023         Attendees: 30

30 students from the Rotaract Club of H.R College (RCHR) travelled to Ahmednagar district for our social initiative, Aashayein- Adopt a Village. RCHR worked on bringing in solar powered lights, improving sanitation and hygiene by conducting a workshop and donating sanitary napkins to 50 women.

RCHR also worked on water supply by funding and building a well. The volunteers visited the villages of Jambut, Ekewadi, Tarsewadi, Jogaldhara and Darewadi for the same. All in all, this was a life-changing experience.


May 21-31, 2023         Attendees: 24

This year Exploring The World took place in Spain. 24 members of RCHR boarded the flight to Barcelona to experience Spain and its culture. Members visited the Coldplay Concert, where they learned about international artists.

A twin club agreement was signed that help extend Rotaract relations.



July 2, 2022         Attendees: 50

The Academy for Awarding Rotaract Achievements is an Award ceremony, organized and conducted by Rotaract District 3141, where all Rotaract Clubs falling under this district are awarded for their year-round achievements.

Rotaract Club of H.R. College of Commerce and Economics ranked third in RID 3141's AARA Night.

RCHR won the following individual awards with nominations in 41 individual categories.

  • Best Digi-Com Directors
  • Best Human Resource Development Officer
  • Best Marketing Directors
  • Best Sergeant at Arms
  • Best Joint Secretary

RCHR won the following project awards with 18 Crowns and 51 nominations in Best Project Categories:

  • Best International Service Project: Exploring India 2022
  • Best Sports Project: The Greatest Games Ever Played
  • Impactful Community Service Project: Aashayein - Adopt A Village
  • Best Flagship Project: The 24th Vogue
  • Best Social Media Campaign Award: Socially Yours
  • Best Entrepreneurship Development Project: The Glocal Flea

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ACTIVITIES 2021-2022


Participants - 500

The Glocal Flea was a shopping extravaganza where lifestyle met entertainment. It was a 2-day flea market held at Mahalaxmi Turf Lawns.


Participants - 120

Survivor was a project which was an adaptation of the reality TV show Roadies. The participants experience intense tasks and one person is awarded the title of Survivor.


Participants - 120

Tak Dhinak Dhin is a dance project conducted with the differently privileged students in which our members go down to such institutions and teach, for them to fight it out in the form of a competition.


Participants - 120

A Vaccination Drive was organized in college on the occasion of Republic Day and college students were provided vaccination free of cost.


Participants - 120

The Greatest Games Ever Played was a project where the members were divided into countries that played a series of sports at Mandwa Beach to ultimately win the trophy for their respective countries.


Participants – 150

Ek Nayi Aasha was a flashmob organized at Churchgate Station to create awareness regarding our Social Initiative Aashayein - Adopt A Village.

Received Rotary awarded Citation for the campaign 'Ek Nayi Asha'


Participants - 150

Clean it up was a beach clean-up initiative in association with Change Is Us at Chowpatty Beach.


Participants - 20

Unsung heroes was a limited confirmation project where members took up the roles of community helpers like car washers, delivery personnel, etc.


Participants - 200

Fiesta was a project where all members were divided into different groups representing a country and had to battle it out to win the war of the nations by dance, acapella, fashion show, backdrop, mascot, etc.


Chocolate Week was a week-long project where dedications were given to each other along with chocolates. There are many variations like a chocolate fountain, chocolate shots, etc.


Participants - 40

Back to school drive was a project where our members went down to the schools for the underprivileged students and taught those subjects and distributed study kits that would help them in the future.


Participants - 150

Jingle all the way was a project where our members celebrated Christmas with the differently privileged people as we organized games, distributed gifts, and also gave them the experience of what a traditional Christmas feels like.


Participants - 140

Utsav was a project where we played Dandiya with the blind people and also learned and played the world-recognized sport of Goalball (a sport played by the blind). We spent the entire day with them and made them feel homely and important.


Participants - 120

Lunchbox Langar was a project where we organised langar for the people living on the streets and gave them an entire meal.

We organized it in society and called all the people living on the streets in that locality.


Participants - 30

Dil Bachpan Ka was a project where our members went down to an old age home and spent time interacting with them and playing games with them. We also donated helpful stuff to these old-age homes.


Participants - 140

Quicksilver is a project where we go down to the Bhavishyan schools under the Rotary and teach them various elements of dance, fashion shows, and the personality contest speech.


Participants - 130

Fifa Streets was a football tournament organised by us where we played football along with the children coming from the slums to provide an equitable platform for everyone to portray their skills.


Participants - 30

Temple Run was a project where we took all our members to all the prominent religious places of worship while spreading the message that God is one and all religions should be respected.

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ACTIVITIES 2020-2021

Vogue, a legacy of 23 years, is an inter school personality contest and talent hunt that involves most of the prestigious schools of Mumbai. It is divided into a total of 3 phases and 2 categories. The 2 categories for the same are personality and talent. For Phase 1, there are children from the grade of 7-10 that are hand-picked by our members. Through this project, we aim to develop the personality of these children over a span of 8 days, that is, phase 2. With various activities and workshops, they are able to get a peak of the outside world. After spending time with children of different schools, they are trained for the final day where they battle it out against each other to win various titles. Thus, this project cultivates them into a confident person with a strong personality. The 23rd Vogue happened at Sophia Bhabha Auditorium on February 4, 2020.

Action Replay is another professional development project, in its 11th year on September 21, 2019. It is Mumbai's biggest open sports and entertainment fest. This project has two aspects to it: quiz and entertainment. For the quiz, there are two categories, the school category and the general category. Members of the best quiz clubs from all over Mumbai participate in the same with a competitive spirit. On the other hand, the entertainment sector includes box cricket, football, Fifa and various other games wherein the members and the participants compete.

Udaan is a Community Service initiative taken by the Rotaract Club of H.R. College. Through this project basic personal hygiene and sanitation is taught to the underprivileged. Members distribute kits including basic hygiene necessities. They provide sanitary napkins to the girls at a low cost. Employment opportunities are also provided to the ladies of the slums. This year Udaan took place at Cuffe Parade and Colaba Slums.

Fifa Streets is a project which provides an equitable platform for the boys of the slums in the field of sports. It is a football tournament that gives them a chance to showcase their talent to the entire world.

Lunchbox is a Community Service initiative where food is provided to the poor. The members of the club come together with various food items in different areas of the city. They then pack lunch boxes and distribute it to the poor in the surrounding areas.

The Lunchbox - Covid Relief Edition is an initiative in collaboration with Srimad Ramchandra Love and Care NGO with an aim to provide food and water to the migrant workers and the people in need. In the course of only two days, members donated 2000+ theplas and 300+ biscuit packets along with more than 1000 bottles of water from the NGO's end.

The Unheard Voice is an ongoing project that inspires and motivates people through the platform of social media. It is a 3-week long project. Different and diverse people are interviewed and their stories are posted on Instagram that makes their voice heard to hundreds of people.

Tak Dhinak Dhin is an intra-institute dance competition wherein members go to 10 different municipal schools in the city. The kids have fun dance sessions. After around one week of fun dance practice with the kids, they compete against each other on the final day.

Quicksilver is also one such project where the members go to various institutes in Mumbai. Over a span of 5 days, they train the kids in the educational as well as extra- curricular sector. All of them then battle it out on the final day through quiz, fashion show and various other activities. The finale was held on September 7, 2019 at the K.C. Auditorium.

We Are The World, a 19 year old legacy, is a two-day annual Interschool internationally themed cultural extravaganza where the top 30 schools of Mumbai come together and battle it out amongst various events to win the title. There are a total of 25 events consisting of Fine Arts, Literary Arts, Performing Arts and Informals. A crowd of 5000 people every year witness this extravaganza. This being the 19th year the event was taken a notch higher with an outdoor venue and ongoing activities like never before. The 19th We Are The World took place at H.R. College and Karnataka Sports Ground on November 30 and December 1, 2019.

Nayaab is a fundraising exhibition for a social cause. It is a two-day annual exhibition held at Mahalaxmi racecourse with a total of 80 stalls and a crowd of more than 5000 people. Started just a year back, this exhibition has more to offer with its various ongoing activities and evening musicals by some of the most talented artists. All the proceeds of the exhibition go for a social cause, Aashayein - Adopt a Village. This year Nayaab took place on October 19 , 20 & 21, 2019 at the Mini Turf Club Lawn, Mahalaxmi Racecourse.

House of Dreams is a mission to build a roof over the homeless with the support of the Rotary Club of Bombay and the help of Habitat for Humanity. This is one project where RCHRites go down to a building site and build houses for the homeless. It has been going on since the past 7 years and till today members have helped successfully construct 10 houses for the underprivileged. This year House of Dreams took place at Gawandiwadj, Karjat on February 19, 2020.

Evolution-Revolution, a mission to evolve a life and revolutionise the society, is a 6 weeks long project where to focus on the kids of the Bhavishyaan community and aim to teach them everything but academics. Each session focuses on particular life skills such as health and hygiene, communication and presentation, marketing, values, and many more, and these life skills are taught to the kids through various fun activities and modern technology. This year it took place at GK Marg Municipal School, Lower Parel from January 31 to February 14, 2020.

Back to School Drive & Paathshala are two such projects that focus on the academic development of the kids of Bhavishyaan community of municipal schools. These projects revolve around the overall development of the kids and help mould them into confident and independent individuals in future.

A Christmas Wish, an initiative taken by the Rotaract Club of H.R. College that focuses on bringing a smile on the faces of the differently-abled. For this project, members go over to an institute of the mentally challenged and celebrate the festival of Christmas with them and get an opportunity to spread happiness. They play many games, have a fashion show and also do fine art with them which they enjoy thoroughly. This year the project took place at Om Creation Trust, Mahalaxmi on December 23, 2019.

Utsav, a dandiya night with the blind, is one initiative taken by the Community service team of the Rotaract Club of H.R. College. Members get the opportunity to celebrate the festival of Navratri with the visually challenged and dance our hearts out on the beats of the Navratri songs. This year a cookery workshop with the blind was conducted along with pottery as well. Ustav took place at Victoria Memorial School, Tardeo on November 17, 2019.

Sparkles is one project where members spend a day with the kids who suffer from DownsSyndrome and play various fun activities with them. The main goal is to spend time and bond with the kids and enjoy with them as much as possible. This cultivates humility and sense of gratitude among members towards each and every individual. This year’s Sparkles was at Jai Vakeel Foundation.

Waves is another project of the Rotaract Club of H.R. College. In this project, members go on a ferry ride with cancer patients. It is a one-hour long ferry ride wherein various games and activities are played with them. Cancer patients need some type of exposure in their life and this project just gives them a chance to bond and help share their stories.

Tryst with Destiny & V The People are two major campaigns conducted on Independence Day and Republic Day to evoke the feeling of patriotism and salute the nation by performing a flash mob amongst the crowd. This year Tryst with Destiny took place at Churchgate station and Mumbai Central station and V The People was at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Station.

Rotaract Club of HR College Photo Gallery