PROCEEDINGS OF THE 29th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE J&K REGIONAL BRANCH
1- The Annual General Body Meeting of the J&K Regional Branch of IIPA was held at Amar Singh Club, Jammu on January 5, 2008 under the Chairmanship of Dr S.S.Bioeria. 54 members were present.
2- The agenda for the meeting was as under:-
a. Presentation of AnnualReport by Hony Secretary ;
b. Presentation of Financial Statement by Hony Treaurer;
c. Elections; and
d. Any suggestions on future programmes/activities.
3- The Hony Secretary Dr Ashok Shan in his presentation listed out the programmes organized by the Regional Branch during 2007 and the ongoing work of the IIPA Study Centre, building. The members were infonned that the J&K Regional Branch of liPA has been got registered.with the Registrar of Societies, J&K. Dr S.S.Bioeria, Chairman was appreciated for the keen interest shown by him in day to day activities of the Regional Branch. The building construction committee of the Regional Branch headed by Shri J.B.S.Johar was lauded for their commendable job.
4- A 2-minute silence was observed in memory of Late Shri M.N.Sehgal, a prominent and active life member of the Regional Branch who had passed away, recently.
5- The financial statement presented by the Hony Tref: surer was adopted. M/S Deepak Sehgal & Co. was appointed as Chartered Accountant for the Regional Branch.
6- The elections to the new Executive Committee were held. Dr S. S. Bloeria was unanimously elected as Chairman for another term. The list of newly elected Office Bearers and Executive Committee is enclosed.
7- The following suggestions were made by the members:-
a. More day to day issues of public importance should be taken up for discussion/seminars and the outcome of these shared with the Govt so that the benefits percolate down. Recommendations should be made to the concerned agencies for making improvements in existing system.
b. It was decided that the Library in the upcoming J&K Regional Branch building should be named after Shri Veeranna Aivalli.
c. A member suggested that the members who go to attend programmes at Srinagar should be provided accommodation.
d. It was decided that the core areas for future activities work should include Public Administration, Security matters and corporate issues.
8- The meeting ended with a vote of thanks.