Rotary Club of Central Calcutta (RCCC) of Rotary International District 3291, was chartered in August 1984. The club has sponsored two Interact Clubs, one Rotaract Club and six Rotary Community Corps (RCC) situated in Hooghly & South 24 Parganas. The Club is proud to have a full cricket team through International Fellowship of Cricket (loving) Rotarians and a very active & supportive Inner Wheel Club.
During the past 29 years, the club has initiated several rural village development activities, towards Swanirbharta (Self Reliance) through the RCCs. Several villages have been fully sanitized and have also been provided with safe drinking water. Vocational Training Centers have been set up towards self employment. The club every year distributes blankets, mosquito nets, agricultural tools & equipment and thousands of fruit tree saplings, which improve the environment, provide nutritious food and more importantly are a source of income, specially for the woman folk. Primary schools and education & training in modern methods of agriculture, pisciculture, poultry & animal husbandry is a regular feature. The club promotes Rotary’s Blindness Prevention projects by providing Light to hundreds every year through IOL cataract surgeries. The club through its RCC-Human Development Centre, has sponsored an eye hospital at Jaynagar and is setting up another at Kakdweep – deep in the Sundarban area, South 24 Parganas.
RCCC is closely associated with Shree Jain Hospital, Howrah and several projects, including IOL cataract surgeries, providing artificial limbs, providing medical equipment including six dialysis machines, have been done with the hospital. The pride project of the Club is Rotary Siksha Kendra, a school in Village Bishnupur, Dist South 24 Parganas. The school has over 450 rural based children. It has own two storied building with ten fully furnished rooms.
All the activities of the Club have been possible because of the Internationality of Rotary and the magic of The Rotary Foundation-Grant Programs. The Club has forged wonderful and lasting relationships with friendly Rotarians & Clubs in Canada- RID 7010, 7070 & 5360, USA – RID 5790, 6440, 6380, 7410, 7470 & 7890, UK –RID 1070, 1090, 1110, 1120 & 1250, Australia RID 9640 and New Zealand RID 9940.
Overall Best Club Award in RI Dist.3291 : 2013-14