Featuring Cheela Chauhan
What are you currently doing (job/study)? your interests?
Currently Working in Cognizant Technology Solutions ,OMR Chennai.
Interested in making hand crafts like Terracotta Jewellery , Paper Quelling ,Knitting etc.
Volunteered previously for government School children education, Tribal people welfare ,Differently abled people support ,Old Age Home visits.
Interested in Stitching new dresses ,searching and adopting new skills to make money ,Watching Movies , TV, Travel to lot of places , Roam around with friends.
When & How did you get started CTC?
One of my friend shared URL to join in a weekday Trek on 13 April 2016.I registered and attended it and that was the first time I ever experienced a trek in my life .From then on I started to explore all events of CTC gradually.
What are the activities of CTC that you are involved in?
I have attended some of CTC events such as volunteering in Chennai Trail Marathon , Beach Clean up, Adyar Theosophical Society Clean up , Plantations in Solinganallur , Ainthinai Plantations near Chengalpattu, Volunteering at Traithlon 2016 , Week day Treks , Cycling with CTC Crankers team , Ottiambakkam Swim sessions ,CTC Series Running Practice , Hill trek Munnar ,etc .
What will you say has been your biggest achievement when it comes along with CTC?
One of the biggest thing for me along with CTC would be that iam learning and doing Swimming now because of the exposure I got in CTC and the Triathlon Winners always keep inspiring me to try my best .
Anything else you might want to add?
Still many people in Chennai are unaware about Chennai Trekking Club and the good works we do .Please Spread it to each and every one through all possible means .
Share any one of the CTC Best moments you had !
Best moment with CTC is the recent Munnar -hill trek we did with Peter in Jan 2017 .All 3 days in Heaven was a fortunate thing for me .And crossing Highest peak of Karnataka – Mullaiyangiri In Chikmagalur is also memorable.
How do you manage your work life balance ?
On Weekdays I Manage my Office works and Weekends and early mornings I make time for doing all volunteering activities and involving myself for all the outdoor activities which keeps me happy and alive.
Any specific goals/dream that you are working on ?
Goal as of now is to do atleast Olympic Level in Upcoming Traithlons of 2017 .And Iam preparing myself for it gradually.
How has your life changed after joining this CTC ?
After joining CTC there is a drastic change in my day today activities and Office timings-sometimes and Leisure timings since im more into sport activities,social activities, trekkings, and Travels now.
Share some of your cycling that you did in the CTC?
I have not yet participated in any big event of CTC involved with cycling . Did Cycling with CTC crankers team within Chennai and just roamed around with CTC friends in my cycle. Hoping to do a good Cycling in Hill Stations with Peter and Team sooner in 2017.
We have seen you in leading many of volunteering and how does this helps you outside CTC ?
I have not yet been leading any of CTC volunteering events.
What are you other interest?
My other interests are Cooking, Designing Mehandi in my hands ,Learning Driving and
Learn to Dance.