Rajasthan Cosmo Club’s Smile Stores to bring Smiles to Masses
Inaugurated by Chief Guest Sri Mahesh Kumar Aggarwal, Commissioner of Police- Chennai
In pursuance of Rajasthan Cosmo club’s motto Restore Human Dignity Rajasthan Cosmo club foundation led by its 27th president Sri Manish Chowdhari, has inaugurated their first chain of stores namely Smile Store.
Chief Guest Sri Mahesh Kumar Aggarwal said, actually this smile store is going to provide Smiles to masses and hailed the philanthropic work done by Rajasthan Cosmo club foundation for the last 28 years.
President Manish Chowdhari explained how this smile store is going to bring more smiles to people. He said this smile store will provide an extra ordinary shopping experience to lower and lower middle class people. The clothes sold here are randomly used and branded one , which are laundry washed , sanitised with Nano technology ,ironed and neatly poly packed before it comes for sale. Each clothes being tagged at Rs 20 and Rs 40 respectively. People can see the variety and try it in the trial room before buying it.
Guest of honour Cine actor Srikanth appreciated the social work done by foundation and promised all his support to the organisation. Cine actress Komal Sharma heaped all proses for club . The USP of this store will be the clothes of many leading personalities including leading film actors and actresses will be up for sale at same price tags, said the secretary Arvind Baheti. Managing Trustee Suresh Gundecha added that the pandemic has put everyone on their back foot but Rajasthan Cosmo club foundation’s energy n zeal to do something for society was never deteriorated and they raised 60 lakhs during pandemic and spent that money to welfare of government hospitals, providing masks to masses including police personnels, given ambulance n PPE kits to GH and the list is endless.
Jagdish Sarda the chairman for this project informed that RCC is going to open 5 smile stores in 6 months and this project is supported by Abhusha Foundation Trust and family of Sri Abhaya Kumar Srisrimal.
Vice President and PRO Sripal Kothari shared a brief report about activities of Rajasthan Cosmo club. He said Rajasthan Cosmo Club Foundation was formed and registered in 1992 with the objective to lend a helping hand to less fortunate people of society.
In pursuance of above objective a CLOTH BANK was started wherein we collected the Used and New clothes from the society at large and the same are redistributed to needy people along with distribution to Orphanges, Distitute Homes, Leprosy Homes, Mental Hospital, Balbhavans, Old age Homes and NGOs besides victims of natural calamities such as floods, fires, Tsunami etc . Govt Authorities, various NGO‘s approach foundation regularly whenever need for clothes arises.
Foundation runs 3 main types of CLOTH Schemes.
GAJ BHAR KAPDA SCHEME
Under this scheme member’s of the organization collect clothes from the society at large going door to door for collection of old clothes on schedule. For convenience of the residents of that area they are informed in advance, through proper publicity .
The collected clothes are segregated according to size, washed, ironed and packed in poly bags under supervision of experienced staff in our premises. The reconditioned clothes are then redistributed to needy people. Till now we have distributed nearly 13,50,000 clothes.
NEW CLOTHES SCHEME
Under this scheme we distribute around 15000 new clothes to less fortunate people of society, which includes, blind association of Tamilnadu, Cancer institute Guindy, Leprosy home and the list goes on. Most of these clothes were given on festival time to make those people feel special. So far the foundation has distributed nearly 2 lakhs clothes.
NEW SCHOOLS UNIFORM SCHEME
Under this scheme, New School Uniforms are distributed to needy and deserving students. The uniforms are custom tailored to each student’s specifications in our premises for the past fifteen years, nearly 5 lakhs sets of new school Uniforms have been distributed till date. The foundation has adopted 130 schools and provides all the students with one set of uniforms thereby bringing smiles to 20,000 children. The schools selected are mostly govt aided or corporation run wherein education is rendered to lower class children at minimal fees, and wherein there is need of such uniforms.