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 30years.
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 2020-2021, 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 in drama, 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.
My Dear Inner Wheel Friends,
Congratulations and Greetings to Team 2020-2021 on taking up the mantle of leadership.
Year 2020-21 is a special year for Inner Clubs of India as for the first time India will be hosting IIW Convention on 3rd– 6th March 2021 in Jaipur and IIW President Dr. Bina Vyas is also from our country. Register in large numbers. Let us put our best foot forward to show our strength and credibility to Inner Wheel world.
We are changing the lives of many seen and unseen by our grass root level social activities. I really wish that more and more people recognize the value of our organization for our service to community. For that we need to make our work more visible by proper branding and by increasing our membership strength.
Let us begin the New Year by celebrating past achievements and by preparing for new advents for the coming year. Open the doors to new possibilities. Make best use of opportunities you come across and take your District to new heights.
“Let us rise to every situation and offer helping hand.
Let us keep caring for people and environment around.
LET US MAKE INNER WHEEL THE SYMBOL OF HOPE!”
President / National Representative 2020-21
Association of Inner Wheel Clubs in India
The Tag Line of year 2020-21 is “Let us make Inner Wheel the symbol of HOPE”.
It is never winter in the land of HOPE. Once you light the desire of hope, everything is possible. Let us bring HOPE to society by serving in following areas:
I would like all Inner Wheel members to touch 4 verticals of environment.
Dear members, I leave it to all of you in which area you want to work. This is not a mere project as our survival depends upon clean, green environment and balanced ecology. It is a dire need of the hour. Learn from yesterday, take action today and secure our tomorrow.
Let us make an extra effort to improve the quality of environment
Let us not work out of Compulsion but work out of Compassion!
Let our Interest turn in to Passion and Passion in to Mission!
Inner Wheel Branding – As a dedicated Inner Wheel member, each one of us must work towards creating Brand Inner Wheel. Bring visibility to our work. Use Inner Wheel logo everywhere. Wear Inner Wheel pin with pride. Do projects in collaboration with other corporate and Government agencies.
Membership Growth – Make Inner Wheel strong by increasing its membership. Reach out to various age groups of women and educate them about working and objectives of this prestigious women’s largest voluntary service organization in the world!
IIW Convention – Year 2020-21 is a special year for Inner Clubs of India as for the first time India will be hosting IIW Convention on 3rd- 6th March 2021 in Jaipur and IIW President Dr. Bina Vyas is also from our country. Register in large numbers. Let us put our best foot forward to show our strength and credibility to Inner Wheel world.
As the 45th President of Association of Inner Wheel Clubs in India, I appeal to you to leave no stone unturned to fulfill our goals. Be the symbol of HOPE to rejoice the joy being the executioner to change.
Let us together remind the world – Inner Wheel is the symbol of HOPE!