About Us


Rotary ‘Gift of Life’ (India) project is to arrange ‘free heart surgery’ for economically weak children up to the age of 20 years, suffering from congenital heart diseases. This Rotary peace project of love is beyond borders, caste, creed, religion, race and colour. Through “Gift of Life” program, Rotary is giving life to children born to die thereby touching, changing and making difference to lives of many from all parts of India and beyond borders. This project is classic example how Rotary can promote peace and understanding between nations through international community service. These children cannot afford high cost of surgery and have no access to quality medical care. But you can sponsor a child for surgery thereby eliminating suffering and saving life. Your donations will help to get a new life for a child. “Gift of Life” aspires to give quality lives to approximately 300 children per year, suffering from heart ailments, by arranging heart surgery at best available specialist hospitals in New Delhi.

Key Persons - Gift of Life [Delhi, NCR - India]

Rtn. Ravishanker Bhooplapur, member of Gold Coast Lake Success Rotary Club, New York is Chairman of         “Gift of Life” India. He gave lives to so many children suffering from heart  diseases by arranging free     heart surgery through this project. He has the distinction of being the 3rd Indian and the youngest to be part of the Hall of Fame.

Sushil Gupta has been a Rotarian since 1977, where he served his Rotary Club, Rotary District and Rotary International on various assignments including on various Polio eradication committees and programmes.

He was Director of Rotary International from 2003 to 2005 and during this tenure was a Member of the Finance Committee and Chairman of Program Committee. Currently he is Chairman, Permanent Fund Committee for India of The Rotary Foundation (2006-2008) and has been appointed Member of Rotary International Finance Committee (2007-2010). He is a recipient of Meritorious Service and Distinguished Service Awards of Rotary Foundation. This year, President of India recognized his services to humanity by awarding Padmashree.

Since the inception of Gift of Life committee Delhi, NCR chapter, he has been a leading force in mobilization of resources for the smooth running of this Humanitarian program.

Rtn. Peter belongs to the rare group of Rotarians who are committed 101% to the cause of Rotary.

A devoted Rotarian who has served the Rotary District 3010 in various capacities to the utmost perfection.

He is instrumental in the success of Gift of Life Program in Delhi Region.

Rtn. Peter is also the recipient of Service Above Self Award.

Rtr. Dr. Nischal Pandey, who completed his medical studies on Rotary Scholarship, has been associated with various health related Rotary Service Projects. He took the initiative to establish Gift of Life program in Rotary District 3010 and with the help of generous Rotarians like PRID Rtn. Sushil Gupta, which has become a great success.

Dr. Nischal is also the recipient of R.I. President Recognition and various District Awards for outstanding contribution towards the success in the program of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery through Gift of Life.