PROCEEDINGS OF THE 27th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE J&K REGIONAL BRANCH
1- The Annual General Body Meeting of the J&K Regional Branch of the Indian Institute of Public Administration was held on January 9, 2005 at Jammu. 45 members attended the meeting. Dr Ashok Bhan, Honorary Secretary presented the annual report and the Receipt and Payment Account for the year ending March 200t sented by Shri T.P.Singh, Honorary Treasurer.
2- Elections were held in accordance with the Bye-laws with Shri Sati Sahni acting as the Returning Officer. The following Office Bearers were elected unopposed:-
Vice Chairman (Jammu)
Vice Chairman (Kashmir)
Vice Chairman (Central)
Dr S.S.Bloeria, lAS (Retd)
Shri Ram Sahai
Prof Khursheed Ali
Dr Ashok Bhan, IPS
3- The General Body had unanimously resolved that the Honorary Secretary may nominate the remaining officer bearers and members of the Executive Committee. Consequent upon this, the following Office Bearers and members of the Executive Committee were nominated by the Honorary Secretary and declared elected by the Returning Officer on January 10, 2006.
Joint Secretary (Jammu)
Joint Secretary (Kashmir)
Joint Director Seminars(Jammu)
Joint Director Seminars (Kashmir)
Prof Keshav Sharma
Qazi Shabir Ahmed
Shri Sati Sahni
Prof Ashok Aima
Shri Bashir Ahmed
Maj Gen. (Retd) B.N.Dbar
Shri Vikram Gour
Shri Vik.rant Kuthiala
Shri S.M.Afzal Qadiri
Dr Neelu Rohmetra
Shri A.Q.Manhas, IPS
4- The Annual meeting of the General Body was held with Dr S.S.Bloeria, the new Chairman presiding over the proceedings. The following suggestions were made by the members which will be put before the new Executive Committee in its first meeting for appropriate action:-
a) A booklet of good presentations made during 2005 can be published. It was suggested that it can be a priced publication.
b) The Hon'ble Chairman wanted the Executive Committee to consider constituting
of a committee for publication purpose.
c) Whenever useful recommendations are made, these should be referred to the concerned department in the
d) A Website of the J&K Regional Branch should be created.
e) Prof K.L.Bhatia should prepare a brief note on the suggestions about amending the Accountability Act, for further necessary action.
f) A quarterly Newsletter of the Regional Branch can be published. However, it was felt that a Website of the Institute can serve the purpose.
g) A member wanted the functions to be held outside Jammu or Srinagar and suggested Udhampur as the venue for some programme.
h) A member wanted a National Seminar on Town Planning to be organized by the Regional Branch.
5- The meeting ended with a vote of thanks for the Chair.