Rotaract was founded in 1968 by Rotary International in March 1968 at North Carolina, USA. Rotaract Club in India was started on 19 June 1969 in Kolkatta. Rotaract is a Rotary-sponsored service club for young men and women of ages 18 to 30.The name 'Rotaract'stands for Rotary in Action'. Rotaract clubs are either community or college based, and they are sponsored by a local Rotary club. This makes them true "partners in service" and key members of the family of Rotary. Through the Rotaract program, Students not only augment their knowledge and skills, but they also address the physical and social needs of their communities while promoting international understanding and peace through a framework of friendship and service.