IMA Mumbai West Indian Medical Association – Mumbai West ,IMA BUILDING,JUHU, J R MHATRE MARG, MUMBAI 400049

May 1, 2016

ACTIVITIES- CHARITABLE

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IMA – MUMBAI WEST BRANCH CHARITABLE ACTIVITIES

APPEAL FOR MEDICAL EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS

 

IMA – Mumbai West Awards Scholarships of Rs. 25,000/- each, every year to third M.B.B.S. Students, selected by certain fixed criteria. Donations for these scholarships are received from members in two forms.

 

  1. a) An amount of Rs. 3 lacs (in memory of their loved ones). This amount forms a corpus for a scholarship. Theses scholarships are awarded as – “(NAME OF THE DONOR or their loved ones) – IMA – MUMBAI WEST SCHOLARSHIP”.
  2. b) An amount of Rs. 25,000/-. This amount is awarded as Scholarship for the particular year. It is awarded as “IMA – MUMBAI WEST SCHOLARSHIP”.

 

The number of these scholarships will increase or decrease depending on the number of Rs. 25,000/- donations received in any particular year.

 

ANY MEMBER WANTING TO DONATE FOR THE SAME / SIMILAR  PROJECTS CAN GET IN TOUCH WITH IMA, MW OFFICE FOR  FURTHER DETAILS.

 

ALL DONATIONS DONE TO IMA ARE EXEMPT  FROM TEXT UNDER SANCTION 80G

 

 

 

17TH MAY – WORLD  HYPERTENSION  DAY

 

Theme for this year is “KNOW YOUR NUMBERS” with the goal of increasing awareness about                          high blood pressure.

 

We propose to conduct FREE BP CHECK UP FOR ALL IN OUR OWN CLINIC / HOSPITAL / NURSING HOME.

 

We can put up small banner or informative letter in our own set up so that without disturbing                              our busy schedule we conduct as well as reach many patients.

 

We are attaching sample proposed poster and chart to be kept by doctor to collect the record.

 

ALL THE MEMBERS WITH GOOD DATA COLLECTED ON THAT DAY WILL BE SUITABLY REWARDED BY IMA, MW

 

Free flags, banner are available at IMA premises for world hyeptension day free camp.

 

The data compilation will be later done at IMA Maharashtra office.

 

 

  1. SANJAY DUDHAT       DR. MEHUL BHATT     DR. AKIL CONTRACTOR

President                                    Hon. Secretary           Chairman, Public Health & Welfare Sub Committee

 

 

JALAYUKTA LATUR PROJECT

 

IMA, Latur with other NGOs have undertaken a unique JALAYUKTA LATUR PROJECT. We have received request for help for the same project through IMA – Maharashtra State office. Under this project widening of  “MANJARA RIVER” has been undertaken by IMA, Latur  & some other NGOs. The expected expenditure of the whole project is Rs. 7.5 crores. This project will help solve water shortage of Latur to a great extent.

 

IMA – Mumbai West Managing committee has decided unanimously to donate Rs. 5 lacs for JALAYUKTA LATUR PROJECT.

 

 

NAAM FOUNDATION

 

IMA, MW Managing Committee has decided to donate Rs.5 Lacs to NAAM Foundation. NAAM foundation has been started by Nana Patekar and Makarand Anaspure in September 2015. This has emerged after devastating conditions of drought & listening to agony of drought affected farmers in Maharashtra.

It is a movement with honest intentions to facilitate development of disadvantaged villages and lives of people which has now turned into a giant leap. Mission of NAAM foundation is to build sustainable & progressive society by facilitating development in rural areas by working on different issues like infrastructure, education, employment, food & so on. India would be superpower in coming years only if our villages get self-sufficient & developed.

 

 

IMA-MW MEDICAL TEXT BOOKS DONATION PROJECT

 

It gives us great pleasure to inform you that our branch has started a unique project of donating medical text books to needy and economically backward MBBS students, since 2011. Our President, Dr.Sanjay Dudhat has been actively & passionately associated with this project since day one. Students are selected from various Municipal and Government Medical Colleges of Mumbai. Each student is donated text books worth Rs.5,000/-. We highly appreciate & thank in valuable help we received from all the  Deans and office staff of Medical Colleges in selecting the choice of proper students.

 

Last year we donated medical text books to 50 deserving students of First year MBBS soon after getting admission to MBBS course. It is further heartening to report that all the students who were selected & given text books by our branch last year did well in FIRST MBBS exam & all passed with good marks.

 

Members desirous of contributing to these scholarships or textbooks can do so whenever they desire. Members may contact IMA office for the same. Minimum donation is Rs. 5,000/-

 

 

  1. SANJAY DUDHAT DR. MEHUL BHATT

President                                                                         Hon. Secretary

 

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