Rotary Club of Gonikoppal was started in the year 2000 which was sponsored by parent club ‘Rotary Club of Virajpet. It was chartered on 11th May 2000 and the Charter presentation was done on 29th June 2000.
Rotary Club of Gonikoppal was a part of Rotary District 3180 which became a part of RI Dist.3181 in the year 2016 when the erstwhile RI Dist 3180 was bifurcated into Rotary Districts 3181 & 3182. Rotary District 3181 has 9 zones of which Rotary Club of Gonikoppal comes under Zone 6 which includes 14 clubs.
The second dinner meet was hosted by the second batch of Rotarians of Rotary Gonikoppal on 29th Dec 2020 at Yellow Bamboo Resort. It was a sizzling night with Vikram Jaadugarh along with a cozy campfire and delicious food.
Rotary Gonikoppal conducted free camp ‘Know your Numbers’ under Project Positive Health. Around 56 individuals from Jodubeeti Kodava Koota got their height, weight, BP and sugar level tested in association with Om Diagnostic Centre, Ponnampet. President Rtn. Beeta ML spoke on the occasion about ‘Ek chamach kam, chaar kadam aage’ along with the Secretary Rtn. Muthappa KC who is also the President of Jodubeety Kodava Koota. Pamphlets were distributed to bring awareness among the public.
The Blood Donation Camp was organized in the Ramakrishna Hospital, Ponnampet on December 16th, 2020. The President of the Ramakrishna Ashram, Swami Bodhaswaroopananda Maharaja spoke in the camp. The camp was conducted in association with Vivekananda Youth Movement, Ashraya Hastha Trust, Blood Bank Madikeri, Ramakrishna Ashram Ponnampet along with Rotary Gonikoppal. The camp was a grand success as about 70 people came forward to donate blood. 70 bags each containing 300 ml of blood was collected.