Urban Conservation Committee Update
I am a life member of Asiatic Society of Mumbai and attended 213th Annual General meeting on Saturday, 19th August in the Town Hall of the Society.
At the 213th Annual General meeting of the Asiatic Society of Mumbai held on 19th August in the Town Hall of the Society, the President, Mr. S.G. Kale, while reading the President’s report made a special mention of Mr. Aditya Somani and Mr. Rohan Dalal of the Rotary Club of Bombay for their invaluable efforts in improving the Asiatic library.
In the Annual report of the Asiatic Society of Mumbai it is mentioned that the renovation work of the Conservation Lab was carried out by the financial assistance of Rotary club of Bombay and inaugurated on 20th September, 2016 by PP, Dr.Mukesh Batra . The renovation of the second phase of Conservation Lab is in progress for which the Rotary Club has allotted funds. The Rotary Club of Bombay and its members have taken a keen interest in adopting books under “Adopt a Book” scheme and also donated towards digitalization of books. The Rotary Club of Bombay held a magnificent Gala event on Sunday, 26th February 2017 in the Town Hall of the library giving it wide publicity and visibility with the help of various donors. The Asiatic Society of Mumbai placed on record its appreciation through the Rotary Club of Bombay for generally supporting the activities of the Society and for renovating its Conservation Lab as well as providing manpower ensuring clean toilets and enhancing the infrastructure of the society for the benefit of its members.