Suncity Richmond villas Ganesh laddu auctioned for record Rs 60.8 lakhs
The Richmond Villas society in Suncity auctioned this year's Ganesh Laddu which was bid for a record amount of Rs 60.8 lakh.
HYDERABAD: The Richmond Villas society in Suncity auctioned this year's Ganesh Laddu on Sunday which was bid for a record amount of Rs 60.8 lakh.
The RV Diya Charitable Trust, a unique residential community-led charity group organises the annual fundraiser through Ganpati Laddu auction.
This charity group had been the leader in crowdsourcing funds to support leading NGOs in their day-to-day operations. The initial volunteers of the trust comprised neighbours from Richmond Villas community, comprising senior super-specialty doctors, serial entrepreneurs, professionals, businessmen, agriculturalists, social activists and senior citizens from across the country.
Over the years, individual donors from outside the community also participated in fundraising. Any donor could participate as a volunteer for the trust and could support the myriad operating activities of the trust. Dr Archana Sinha and Poornima Deshpande are the two Managing Trustees of the group.