District Governor



DG Ruchir Jani
RI Dist. 3060

Ruchir was born to Shri Anirudh Jani & Smt Urmilaben at Junagadh. His Father Late Rtn Anirudh Jani was a Past President of Rotary Clubs of Junagadh & Vapi. His mother, Urmilaben, was also a Past President of Inner Wheel Clubs of Junagadh & Vapi.

He completed his schooling at Gnyan Dham School, Vapi. He completed his Bachelors in Civil Engineering from BVM, Vallabh Vidhyanagar. He is Associate Member of Institute of Engineers, India.

Ruchir is a Business associate for BASF Construction Chemicals, where in he has an expertise in specialty chemicals used in the field of construction. He is into real estate business in Vapi.

His Journey of Rotary started in his school days when he was President of Interact Club of Gnayn Dham School Vapi. He was also a member of Rotarct Club of Vapi until he became the charter member of Rotary Club of Vapi Riverside.

Ruchir, along with his Rotaract friends, was instrumental in formation of Rotary Vapi Riverside in 2004 and was awarded the “Best Rotarian” of the Club in first year. He was the President of Rotary Vapi Riverside in 2005-06 while his mentor PDG Ashis Roy was the District Governor.

He served the District as the Assistant Governor for 2007-08 and also served as GSE Coordinator in same year. He has served the district as PolioPlus Coordinator, Editor of District Bulletin 3060 Express, GSE Coordinator, District Chairman for Rotaract, Website, Rotary Fellowships, Designated Months and International Service. He was District Secretary and Co Chair Membership Extention. He served as The District Chair, Gram Kalyan Project. Ruchir has represented the District to D1750, France, as GSE Team Leader in 2010-11.

He is recipient of RI Citation for Service Avenues and TRF District Service Award. In 2007-08, he was awarded the “Most Knowledgeable Rotarian of the District” by winning the District Rotary Quiz. RI District 3060 has awarded the prestigious “Rotarian of the Year” twice, in 2008-09 & 2010-11. He recieved “Club Builder Award” in 2012-13.

He has never missed a single District Conference and District Assembly since joining Rotary. He has also attended RI Convention, and other South Asia Summits. He never misses an opportunity to have a click with R I Presidents at District & International Events of Rotary.

Ruchir have an indebt knowledge of TRF. First he fulfilled his commitments towards Club with all 4 TRF banners for his Club in a single year. He was also instrumental in getting the Global Grant for his Club for their permanent project of Girl’s Hostel 50 kms away from Vapi. Commitment was the key as He & his wife Sohangi became Major Donor Level I in the year 2014-15.

He is married to Sohangi, & the couple is blessed with two lovely daughters, Priyanshi & Pavitra. Priyanshi was Interact President in 2013-14 and Rotary Youth Exchange Student to Germany in 2015-16 and she also served as Disrict Interact Representative for 2016-17.

A slim & trim body also requires commitment as he & sohangi stay fit to take on the challenge as the R I Director calls his District Governors & Club Officers as “Team Challengers”. The smiling couple requests your participation at the 48th District Conference “Sneh Sindhu” as Ruchir enters into his 15th year of Rotary Career.