Warranted on: 10.12.1993 

Consecrated on: 22.12.1993


Late W Bro Dr. R T Jadhav Memorial Brotherhood Cup 2017

12 /2/2017

The second edition of the Brotherhood Cup received overwhelming response from all the lodges of Nagpur.  Brethren from Amravati too actively participated. Of the 114 entries received 96 brethren participated in the day long tournament. On 30/1/2017 the players, sponsors and captains, assembled for the draw of sponsor wise captains, team colours and players. The captains had a choice to first pick up 3 prized players to have a balanced team. The 6 teams were then divided into 2 groups by draw of lots. After this in turn each captain picked up 16 players from the box. The brief is as follows :








Bro. C N Gosavi


W.Bro V Zade




Bro. S Laddhad

SK Sales

W.Bro.L Hazare




Bro. Shabbir Vali

Safeway Motors

R.W.Bro. M Shastri





Bro. Anil Shrivastava


W.Bro.P Koteshwar




Bro. Anuj Desai

Eminent Investments

V W Bro.T Shrivastava




Bro. Rahul Trivedi


W.Bro.K Dharmadhikari



On 12 th February 2017 all the brethren assembled early in the morning with great enthusiasm at Mecosabag cricket ground, Kadbi Chowk, Nagpur. The teams then lined up along with the organizers and the Tournament was inaugurated by singing the National Anthem.

Lodge Trimurty No 294,W Master W Bro. Shirish Borkar then introduced the Chief Guest R W Bro. Sarosh Dordi and he then welcomed the sponsors and introduced the captains and his team. All the brethren were enjoying the game, the breakfast, snacks, lunch throughout the day. The enthusiasm of the 6 captains needs a mention, as they have been regularly practicing to make the tournament lively.

Group A winner Eminent 11 played the final match against Group B winner Chatroo 11. The final match was a very close one and Eminent 11 finally won the match.

A very special mention and special credit goes to Bro Mayuresh Katyayan & Bro Rahul Trivedi for having initiated the idea, taking keen interest in each and every department of the tournament, such as ground selection, T Shirts designing and sponsoring the ground, equipments, Umpires. etc. Special mention of Bro. V Gandhe of Parle for sponsoring the snacks. The Lodge Trimurty brethren have sponsored the teams. The organizing team did take care of all the essential facilities or the smooth conduct of the tournament.

The closing ceremony was done in the presence of R W Bro. DR. Y Thakar our ARGM in charge who  congratulated the winners and runners up. He commended the work of the organizers who have delivered their best in bringing the Masonic fraternity of Nagpur together. He also wished the organizers best for years to come. The prize distribution was held on 24th June 2017 the Universal Brotherhood day.  

Family Get-Together 

The first family get together of the brethren and heir families was organized on 29/2/2017. A number of families were present and enjoyed the games, snacks. The W Master W Bro. Shirish Borkar wished the brethren celebrating their birthdays during the month of Jan & Feb.  

Late W Bro. Ravi Sirsat Valentine day Program

Amongst another regular activity the brethren of the lodge this year too spent quality time with the inmates of the Panchvati Wrudhashram, Nagpur on 26th February 2017. The W Master W Bro Shirish Borkar along with the brethren have dedicated this program in the memory of Late W Bro. Ravi Sirsat, as he had initiated the idea and actively participated every year along with his team from Academy Of Broadcasting (AOB). As Mrs. Poonam Sirsat wife of Late W Bro. Ravi Sirsat thanked the brethren of Lodge Trimurty for having given due respect to her husband.

The Lodge has decided to construct a water storage tank estimated to cost around Rs.25000/ for the inmates on receipt of the proposal received from them. The W Master W Bro. Shirish Borkar presented gift hampers to the inmates for their regular use. A number of brethren of our lodge keenly participated throughout the program. Snacks were distributed to the AOB team.

This year also the AOB team kept the inmates mesmerized with their games, mimicry & entertainment and distributed prizes and mementoes to the inmates.

Friday Collection

The children of Centre Point school Dhaba branch regularly donate food grains, onions and potatoes, through the lodge. Rice 50 kgs, onions and potatoes 84 kgs has been donated in Jan & Feb 2017 to Bharatiya Adim Jati Sangh, where around 36 poor children stay.

March Activities

DEAF & DUMB students cricket Tournament

The lodge donated Rs.4000/ for the district level tennis ball Cricket tournament held recently at Nagpur, where 8 schools participated. The main organizers were Deaf and Dumb School Saoner, who has been associated with the lodge for over 15 years, where the lodge has been supporting them as per their requirements from time to time.


Amongst the other ongoing project of the lodge 3 NMC corporation schools have sent a request, for bicycles to be given to the poor children staying far away from the school. On 12/3/2107 our lodge donated 5 bicycles. On 24/3/2017 PROMARC donated 4 more bicycles. On the information put up by V W Bro. Tarun Shrivastava a number of freemasons instantly sent their generous contributions. Additionally 18 bicycles have been added. Thus 27 bicycles have been donated to 3 different schools so far. Few more are in the pipe line. The other advantage is that these bicycles can be used by both girls & boys. Once they pass out the bicycle is returned to the school, which in turn gives it to another student. The Project is managed by BAL Darbar an NGO working in 26 cities throughout the country. On the occasion 2 MMM & RAM Lodges of Nagpur also donated 2 bicycles each.

Friday Collection

During March 2017 the children of Centre Point school Dhaba branch donated Rice 45 kgs and 65 kgs onions and potatoes to Bharatiya Adim Jati Sangh, Nagpur where around 36 poor children stay.

APRIL 2017

Late W .Bro Maj C K Choudhary memorial piayoo was inaugurated on 4/4/2107 by Bro. Gaurav Choudhary in presence of a number of brethren. This is another regular activity which has been appreciated by the needy citizens visiting Nagpur for various official duties in Civil Lines, the hub of all govt offices.

July Activities


Another very regular activity the lodge is creating a BICYCLE LIBRARY for NMC corporation schools. On 5th July 2017 the lodge in presence of the R G M R W Bro. Adi S Vakil and Dy RGM R W Bro.A A Rangawala, R W Bro R Khandelwal OSM, V W Bro T Shrivastava, W Bro Shirish Borkar, W Bro Prashant Padhye, W Bro Shirish Sagar, Bro P R A Naidu, Bro Mayuresh Katyayan, Bro. R Trivedi, Bro R Jain were present. With this 33 bicycles have been donated this year. R W Bro Adi S Vakil the RGM of Western Region himself has donated 3 Bicycles. 


The brethren regularly have concern for the Environment also. This year on 15/7/2017 the plantation program was held in the premises of Hislop College. The W Master W Bro Shirish Borkar, R W Bro S K Bharagava, W Bro Vishnu Bharagava, V W bro T Shrivastava planted the samplings along  with the other brethren present. The principal Dr. D Christian, Vice Principal Dr. R Andrews thanked the brethren for their continuous support. W Bro Prashant Padhye convener has co-ordinated and handled the entire activity.


The lodge successfully conducted its 13th late W Bro. Sriram Naidu Memorial Tracing Board competition on 9/7/2017. W Bro Shirish Borkar W Master welcomed the Chief guest and the judges. The competition was inaugurated by W Bro P Koteshwar, who stressed the need for such competitions to improve the ritual working and Masonic knowledge. He was very happy that it was being organized on GURU PORNIMA and the stalwart of Masonry R W Bro Govindlal Shahu OSM was present, who was ably recognized by the Lodge. The judges W Bro J Hariharan, W Bro. Susendranathan and W Bro D Nazareth had stupendous tasks of selecting the best 3 participants. The 1st prize was won by Bro Mayuresh Katyayan of Lodge Trimurty No 294, the 2nd prize was won by Bro Tanay Shahu the youngest Master Mason of Lodge St Andrews No 6 and the 3rd prize went to Bro Anuj Hamilton of Lodge Radiance No 116. The judges expressed their views and advantages of participating in such programs. V W Bro T Shrivastava gave away the certificates to the participants. The convener W Bro. P Padhye conducted the entire program. A vote of thanks was proposed by W Bro Shirish Sagar, Secretary.


During July 2017 the children of Centre Point school Dhaba branch donated 40 kgs Rice and 65 kgs onions and potatoes to Vishwambhar Shikshan Sanstha, Nagpur where 40 mentally retarded girls / women are taken care of who have not been supported by their families. As it receives no grant such generous contributions and welcome. W Bro. Shirish Sagar has been regularly indentifying genuine organizations to donate.

August Activities


The lodge celebrated Independence Day at Navin Desai School,Pachgaon. Rs.16500/ has been donated to purchase 5 stainless steel mosquito nets worth Rs.16500/ for the hostel which is very very essential has been very much appreciated by the school authorities.


Children of Centre Point school Dhaba branch donated 40 kgs Rice and 65 kgs onions and potatoes to Vishwambhar Shikshan Sanstha, Nagpur on 25th August where 40 mentally retarded girls / women are taken care of who have not been supported by their families. As it receives no grant such generous contributions and welcome. W Bro. Shirish Sagar has been regularly indentifying genuine organizations to donate.


The brethren with their families on 22/8/2017 had a very wonderful evening as the special attraction was renowned Hawaiian guitarist Rajesh Thakkar, who regaled the families with his melodious tunes which the families enjoyed thoroughly.

The other attraction was Grace Toyota sponsored 2 special prizes for the Housie, where the winners would have a day out in the model of their choice. 


A number of brethren of our lodge attended the RGLWI special meeting on 9th Sept at Pune. Our lodge won the R W Bro. Dadi Engineer “Best Social service project award”. W.Bro. Sumantra Dutta, Bro. Satish Laddhad and Bro Gaurav Chourdary were awarded the RGM’s Plaques. Bro Rahul Trivedi, Bro Dilip Narang and Bro Vishal Gandhe were awarded certificate of appreciation by the Regional Grand master.


In the Lodge Gondwana Ritual Working Competition 2017 our lodge bagged 6 of the 7 prizes. We won the Best lodge award. Besides this the Best W Master award has been won by Bro. M Katyayan, Best Sr Warden Bro Rohit Jain, Best Sr Deacon Bro. Rahul Trivedi, Best Jr Deacon Bro. Naveen Jha and Best Inner Guard Bro. Virendra Bhojpant. There were 4 lodges who participated in the competition.  

July  – 2016 Activities


The Lodge celebrated the environment day by planting 25 trees around the Hostel of Hislop College. The saplings were planted by the Worshipful Master along with the vice-principal. Also R W Bro G L  Sahu OSM, R W Bro. S K Bhargava and other brethren planted the trees. The college management was extremely thankful to the brethren of the lodge for the keen interest shown in selecting and providing the plants. It has been decided to have a regular activity every year at the college, as number of the brethren are Alumni of the college.



Considering the serious concern for nature the Lodge donated 50 saplings to AKSC golf course which is maintained by The Maintenance command I A F on Amravati Road. Air Marshal Pankaj Aneja, VSM, Air officer in command, Maintenance Command planted the saplings along with the W.Bro. Prashant Padhye, W Master. W.Bro. Arun Chaturvedi, W Bro. Shirish Sagar, Bro. Satish Laddhad and Bro Mayuresh Katyayan also planted the samplings. The program was carried out under the able guidance of W Bro. Dr. Arun Chaturvedi, who also procured the required plants. 



The 12 th Late W Bro. Shriram Naidu Tracing Board Competition of our Lodge was held on 10th July 2016. W Bro. Shirish Sagar welcomed the brethren, W Bro Sumantra Dutta, Convener then welcomed the Chief Guest and the judges. The competition was inaugurated by V W Bro.Dr.Yagnesh Thakar, ARGM in-charge. In his inaugural address he stressed that such activities must be encouraged amongst new masons to primarily understand the Rituals in Masonry. He also praised the brethren for consistently carrying out such activities.

The panel of Judges comprised of W Bro. Gurunath Modak, W Bro. Dr S M Mandlekar and W Bro. Anil Bhagade. The panel of judges declared Bro. Vivek Sannidhi of Lodge Trimurty as the first winner, Bro.Rohit Jain, of Lodge Trimurty was declared second and Bro. P R A Naidu won the third prize.

All the 3 judges expressed their views very independently and felt such competitions make learning lively and easy. W.Bro Anil Bhagade gave a very elaborate explanation of the 3rd degree Tracing Board, which further added knowledge amongst freemasons forms a very important part of a speech, and one must stress on the vital points assuming the audience is novice of the subject. 

A number of distinguished brethren from various lodges witnessed the competition.

W Bro. Prashant Padhye W M proposed a vote of thanks. Bro Anil Shrivastava, Bro Mayuresh Katyayan & Bro Rahul Trivedi assisted in smooth conduction of the proceedings, and certificates were presented to all the participants.



M W Bro. H S Ranauta OSM the Grand Master, R W Bro. Adi Vakil the regional Grand Master of RGLWI along with the brethren of the lodge visited Adasa on 22/7/2016. The major charity projects executed were :

BATTERY REPLACEMENT – The Lodge has provided complete solar lighting in 2006 and is maintaining the same regularly. The batteries were due for replacement, and the entire maintenance work was carried out by the Lodge.

CHAIR DONATION. The Lodge runs the Late W Bro. S K Bharadwaj memorial Community kitchen and there was a request to provide 50 chairs. The Brethren of the lodge contributed and they were donated on the occasion. Special contribution was done by Bro. Shivraj Singh Bhosle, besides a number of other brethren also donated generously. 

DHANYA DAAN – Amongst the regular charity project the Lodge donated Rs.3000/ towards the cost of a meal for the inmates of the Ashram. The Regional Grand Master R W bro Adi Vakil also donated personally for 1 meal. Shri.H Kharade chairman of the society thanked the Masonic fraternity for their consistent support which has always been appreciated by the poor inmates, as the ashram is run on No Grant basis. 



Considering the need to provide need based education and assist the poor children to get proper training so that they can earn a lively hood, or get a employment, Bro. Mayuresh Katyayan and Bro Rahul Trivedi of PROMARC Foundation have selected Vimlashram run by Shri. Ram Ingole to set up a computer Lab. The computers, peripherals and printer costing approximately  Rs.64500/= were donated at the hands of the Grand Master M W Bro. H S Ranauta OSM and the regional Grand Master R W Bro. Adi Vakil.



Shri. R Ingole of the school had proposed that they are in need of text books for std 5 to 8 students (22 sets per class). The Worshipful Master appealed to the brethren of the lodge and instantly the complete amount of Rs.16000/ was collected.  These were handed over by Grand Master M W Bro. H S Ranauta OSM and the regional Grand Master R W Bro. Adi Vakil during the area meeting on 22/7/2016.



The 3rd issue of 2016 bimonthly in house magazine of our lodge “On The Square” was released by Grand Master M W Bro. H S Ranauta OSM and the Regional Grand Master R W Bro. Adi Vakil. The magazine now adorns a colourful and new look which has been appreciated by all.

It covers Lodge activities, RGLWI & GLI activities, Masonic education and Brief profile of the brethren at large.




To provide faster and easier means of communication regarding all the Masonic activities of the Lodge, region and Grand Lodge, a special Mobile App has been designed by the technical team of PROMARC under the able guidance of Bro. Mayuresh Katyayan and W Bro. Shirish Sagar. Complete information is now available on the tip of a finger. The Grand Master M W Bro. H S Ranauta OSM and the Regional Grand Master R W Bro. Adi Vakil, released the App and were very happy that the Lodge is moving towards the betterment.


August  – 2016 Activities

Considering the long tradition the brethren celebrated the Independence Day celebrations with the students of Navin Desai School, Pachgaon. The program began with lighting the traditional lamp, by R W Bro. S K Bhargava along with the brethren present. The students rendered and a number of patriotic songs and plays were performed. The lodge authorities were overwhelmed by the enthusiasm, despite having recovered recently from severe fever. The lodge donated Rs.5000/ towards the salary for a teacher. Besides this sweets were distributed to the children. The authorities have appreciated and thanked the brethren for their consistent support. 


September  – 2016 Activities


On September we had a family get-together wherein over 25 families were present. On the eve Mohit Tarun Mehra, MS.Vrinda Ranjith, Shreyas Vikas Madankar, Ninad Raju Ragit and Saket Ramkrishna Mishra who have excelled in their X/XII std exams were felicitated by the Worshipful master, by presenting them a token of appreciation. Later the families enjoyed the games and dinner.  



Due to the meticulous guidance, planning and execution of major on going projects of the lodge, during the Special Meeting of the RGLWI held at Raipur a number of brethren of our lodge were recognized for their valuable contribution to the cause. Bro. Mayuresh Katyayan, Bro Satish Laddhad & Bro Navin Jha received certificate of appreciation from the Regional Grand Master, while W.Bro. P Satish Kumar, W.Bro.Tarun Mehra and W.Bro. Prashant Padhye were awarded the Plaques. W Bro. Shirish Sagar was awarded the Award for best Secretaryship by the Regional Grand Master.



The Lodge donated adequate sports equipments to the Deaf and Dumb School Saoner at the hands of V W Bro. Yagnesh Thakar ARGM in-charge recently. The lodge also gifted sweaters and jackets to the needy students given by Centre Point school Dhaba branch.


On the occasion a health camp for the school children was held in association with IMA Saoner branch. All the students were examined by pediatricians, ophthalmologists, ENT specialists thoroughly. They were given essential medicines also.

Bro Vishal Gandhe donated biscuits to the students on behalf of Parle company.

The brethren enjoyed lunch with the students and doctors.

W.Bro.Shirish Sagar,



June – 2016



The Lodge has very actively participated in the joint UBD celebrations organized by Nagpur lodges. The joint charity project was undertaken where 4 sewing machines were presented to Vimlaashram School.   

The prizes for the Late W.Bro. Dr. R T Jadhav Memorial Brotherhood cricket Tournament held in March, were given away by Mrs. R Jadhav, to the winners, runners up and best players.

The Lodge also felicitated Bro. Mayuersh Katyayan and Bro. Rahul Trivedi for introducing sports activities to further bind the Nagpur Masonic fraternity which was a great success.



The lodge had organized an interaction with 2nd year Architecture students of Priyadarshni College of Engineering Nagpur on 30/6/16.  The subject was “Relevance of Architecture in Freemasonry”. The students visited the Freemasons hall to practically evaluate the same along with their lecturers.

They also had a glimpse of the temple where they were informed the importance and application of the various tools and orders of Architecture which are applied by freemasons in their daily life with the right perspective.   

W.Bro Shirish Sagar



April – 2016

Late W Bro. Maj C K Choudhary Memorial Paiyoo

The Lodge has been known to carry out consistent charity projects. On 3/4/2016 the Paiyoo was inaugurated at the hands of V W Bro. Yagnesh Thakar our ARGM in-charge & Mrs. Kritika Choudhary. V W Bro. Dr. Y Thakar has appreciated the consistent efforts of the brethren to take care of the need during the scorching summer season, despite scarcity of water.  The Paiyoo is located at a very crucial point and helps a number of citizens coming from distant towns. A number of brethren were prominently present. The Worshipful Master W. Bro. Prashant Padhye thanked all the brethren and W Bro. Ravi Chavan who was in-charge of the project for setting it up. 



The bimonthly magazine of the lodge “On The Square” was released at the hands of W Bro. Tarun Mehra in presence of the new Editor Bro. Mayuresh Katyayan. He has given a totally new look & dimension to the colourful magazine. There has been a lot of creativity brought in. It has a brief of Lodge projects, Information about the brethren, Masonic knowledge etc.  The Worshipful Mater appreciated the keen interest shown by Bro. Mayuresh Katyayan. This issue has been sponsored by Bro. Rahul Trivedi.


Our senior Brother V W Bro. Shashi Nair has generously donated Rs.1100/= for Benevolence Fund account of the lodge on his birthday. The Lodge disburses the interest incurred for poor student’s education regularly.


May – 2016 Activities


Tata Parsi Jr girls college is a very old and reputed institution imparting quality education to poor students. The Principal MS. S Mirza had sent an appeal to donate towards the tuition fees of poor girl students. The Lodge has been pleased to donate Rs.5500/ for 3 students. The cheque was handed over the principal in presence of the students

by W Bro. Prashant Padhye. A number of other brethren were also present on the occasion.