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Association President Profile

Mrs. Vasudha Chandrachud
Association President 2020-21

Born and brought up in Nasik, Vasudhaa is B.Sc. in Microbiology with first class Distinction. She is actively involved in her family business of manufacturing Industrial Chemicals and Aromatherapy Skin Care Products.

Vasudhaa is Charter Secretary of Inner Wheel Club of Deonar. She was twice Club Secretary, twice Club President and twice Zonal Coordinator. As Club President, she started Municipal garbage collection van first time in her area and provided drinking water facilities with water purifiers in many schools. She won several awards and trophies during her Presidential years and always got prizes in various District and Inter District competitions. She joined District Executive Committee in 2004-05 as District Editor. After serving all posts successfully, she became District Chairman in 2009-10.

First time in District 314, as the District Secretary, she introduced very convenient tabulated format for General Body Minutes.

As District Chairman, she executed two mega District coordinated projects. One was on skin donation and rehabilitation of Burn Victims where 16 corrective plastic surgeries were carried out. Second was Vocational Training project where 4900 girls, women, physically challenged, rescued prostitutes and jail mates were trained.

AS District Chairman, she had a privilege of having maximum number of clubs and maximum number of members in her District 314 from all over India.

She has been Chairman for various District Thrust Area Committees. Twice she was Chairman for Greener and Cleaner Environment, twice District Rally Chairman, twice Convener for District Seminars (on Cancer awareness and on Legal rights of women) and twice Chairman for Vocational Training. She was Chairman for 'Inter District Entertainment program' during South Asia Rally and Chairman for Exhibition and Stalls during Triennial conference, both in Mumbai. She gave presentation on “Communication Skills” in the first ever held All India Past District Chairman's meet in Ahmadabad.

She was National Editor in 2017-18 where she efficiently handled IW website and printed a book -Project Bank – where she published 2 most innovative projects of each District in India. She has also made documentary of her club activities on its completion of 30 years.

Year 2020-21 is a special year for Vasudhaa as first time India will be hosting IIW Convention on 3rd- 6th March 2021 in Jaipur and IIW President for 2020-21, Dr. Bina Vyas is also from India.

Vasudhaa has attended 2 IIW conventions, 6 Triennial conferences, 3 south Asia Rallies, Diamond Jubilee celebrations of Association of Inner Wheel Clubs in India, IIW Golden Jubilee celebrations to mention few.

She was recognised as 'Golden woman of Chembur' for her contribution in social service. She has won several prizes indrama, essay writing, elocution competitions and fashion shows.

She is an ardent follower of Vipassana meditation. She has learnt Tarot card reading and completed level 2 of Reiki. Reading is her passion. Travelling & gardening are her hobbies.

She is happily married to Rotarian Past President Ballal Chandrachud who belongs to eminent family of Lawyers. Vasudhaa and Ballal have got 'Best Rotary Couple' award twice. She is also a Paul Harris Fellow. They are blessed with 2 children. Son Aditya and daughter Almitra, both married and well settled. Her orbit of happiness is complete with 3 grand children around.

She feels her most wonderful achievement in Inner Wheel is getting wonderful friends like you.