ROTARY INTERNATIONAL WORLD PRESIDENT HONOURS DR DEEPAK SHIKARPUR
The world’s first and largest global service organisation, Rotary International, has constituted a global annual award ‘Service Above Self’ for those who are into selfless humanitarian service in the community. There are over 200 plus countries who send in nominations. With tough criteria for selection and the Rotary International Board of Directors deciding the final list of awardees, this is Rotary International’s highest honour for an individual. For the year 2017-18, PDG Dr Deepak Shikarpur has been selected by Rotary International for the award. The award Citation and Pin was presented to him by World Rotary International President (2018-19) Barry Rasin in the presence of Rotary International Director for South Asia Mr C Basker, and District Governor (3131) Abhay Gadgil. Since 1995, Dr Shikarpur is been speaking about mass digital literacy through his 38 books, articles, talk shows, videos and free career counselling. He has been nominated by the Union Government as a member of National IT Board of AICTE for vitalizing IT education.