Pune, July 6, 2020: Rotary Club of Pune NIBM (RCPMIBM), part of District 3131, handed over the 10th IWP (Infrastructure for Women Police) project of fully equipped retiring room with crèche for women police at Wanawadi police station, Pune city police. Deputy Commissioner of Police (Zone V) Suhas Bawche inaugurated the project on 29th June.
DCP Bawche was the guest of honor, Past District Governor Mohan Palesha presided over the function, in presence of Santosh Joshi,MD of Nelson Global Products India, who funded this project under their CSR initiative, Rtn. Shiv Prasad (president of RCPNIBM) Rtn. Nikhil Jadhav (secretary of RCPNIBM), Senior Police Inspector Krantikumar Patil, in-charge of Wanawadi Police Station, members of RCPNIBM and the entire police staff of Wanawadi Police Station attended the function.
DCP Bawche highly appreciated the project done by RCPNIBM and said police are working 24 hours on duty in festivals and emergencies with stress, tension, hardship and with many problems. This facility will give them comforts, he said.
Rotary Club of Pune NIBM has taken up a unique project and provided duly furnished room with six bunk beds, nine locker facility, full height mirror, ladies washroom, one dressing table, writing table and chairs exclusively for women police at Wanawadi police station. This would provide the women police personnel privacy and much-needed place to rest.
PDG Mohan Palesha appreciated the work done by RCPNIBM and also thanked Nelson Products for their financial support. He said Rotary does unique projects, with great sensitivity, towards the society.
Rtn. Shiv Prasad said our club did a survey in 2014 and found that women police have to face many challenges like toilet, dress changing, rest, child care etc., and hence it took up this as our club’s Signature Project. This Retiring Room has been provided as a social responsibility. Rotary has planned to build 33 Retiring Rooms for all Police Stations in Pune Police Commissioner under this project. So far we have completed ten projects. These projects have been highly appreciated by the Police as well as the Corporate Community around Pune.