Dhruv Dalmia is national president of Round Table India

  • Round Table is an organization of young men promoting community service
  • Round Table India is a 'zero overhead organization'
Dhruv Dalmia
Dhruv Dalmia (in the centre) from Kanpur took over as national president of the 4,700-member organisation at the 'Bakaiti' event in Lucknow: Screengrab

Round Table India, the largest association of Round Table International, got new helmsmen at a 'change of guard' event at Hotel Ramada, Lucknow, on July 14.

Dhruv Dalmia from Kanpur took over as national president of the 4,700-member organisation at an event christened 'Bakaiti' in true UP lingo.

Dhruv Dalmia introduced his head board which will steer the Round Table towards achieving its vision, 'To live life and achieve the best for the organisation.'

The head board will have Piyush Daga as national vice-president (from Nagpur Round Table 83); Akshay Dugar from Chennai as national secretary; Ashish Gupta from Delhi as national treasurer; and Christopher Arvinth from Coimbatore as immediate past president.

Apart from the head board, the national president also introduced his 100-member team which will steer the Round table towards achieving its objectives of serving society and indigent children.

About Round Table

Round Table is an organization of young men aimed at promoting community service and goodwill in the national and international arena. Round Table is present in 67 countries and has 65,000 members. Round Table India (http://www.roundtableindia.org/) is made up of 320 Tables (chapters) located in 95+ cities and towns. The members include businessmen, entrepreneurs, technocrats, and professionals. Its members are men who can rise above personal concerns to seek and serve the larger needs of the community.

On the administration front, Round Table India has a national board which guides the affairs of the association. Round Table India is divided into 16 areas which have their own area boards to administer them.

Round Table India is a 'zero overhead organization' and every rupee raised by it goes purely into charitable projects.

Round Table India is involved in building classrooms, toilets and providing other amenities like drinking water, libraries, and science labs across the country. In the past 20 years, Round Table India could build 6,189 classroom in 2,588 projects with a total outlay of Rs 244.65 crore. This impacted 6.8 million underprivileged children in India.

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