In pursuance of clause No.40 of FPSI Constitution, the 36th Annual General Body Meeting of FLUID POWER SOCIETY OF INDIA (Regd.) for the year 2014 – 2015 was held as scheduled on 1st August 2015 in Chambers Hall, The Atria Hotel , Palace Road Bangalore – 560 001..
Notifications for convening this General Body Meeting were sent to all FPSI Industrial / Institutional / Individual Members vide 1st Notification Ref.: 9004/5B/15 Dated: 15.06.2015 and 2nd Notification Ref.: 9006/GB/15 Dated: 15.07.2015 giving due notice period, as stipulated in the Constitution.
39 Members attended the Annual General Body Meeting complying with the quorum necessary for holding the meeting and the attendance registration sheets were maintained.
Mr. S. Ravikumar, General Secretary welcomed all the members and requested President Mr. B Seshnath to chair the session and conduct the proceedings of the Annual General Body Meeting and also requested Mr. S Hemanth Kumar, Mr Victor Edward D’Souza and Mr. G.V. Gururaj to take a seat on the dais.
In his opening remarks, President Mr. B Seshnath welcomed all the members attending the 36th Annual General Body Meeting and briefed regarding various initiatives taken by FPSI, such as Industry-Academia interaction, Student Chapter Inauguration in top colleges and celebration of Fluid Power Professionals Day on 19th June. He thanked all the Council Members for their support. He requested Mr S Ravikumar to present the Secretary’s Report.
Mr. S Ravikumar read out the Secretary’s Report covering the activities and Programmes conducted by the Society during the term 2014–2015. The President asked the members if there were any queries regarding the General Secretary’s report. The General Secretary’s Report was adopted without any specific comments from the members.
The report was proposed by Dr. M. Singaperumal (Mem.No.LM–467) and seconded by Mr. L. D. Chandrashekar (Mem.No.LM-502).
The President then requested Mr. Victor Edward D’Souza, Joint Treasurer to present the Audit Report for the year 2014- 2015. Mr. Victor Edward D’Souza presented the Audit Report.
Reconstitution of council with following changes, was proposed .
- Interchange of position between Prof. Singaperumal and Mr. S. Hemanth Kumar since Mr. Hemanth Kumar’s present professional assignment is outside Bangalore.
Present position of these two Members
- Prof. Singaperumal - Special Invitee
- Mr. Hemanth Kumar - Vice President
No other changes to the existing Council. This was agreed unanimously by all the Members.
Adoption of name: It was decided that the name “Fluid Power Society of India(Regd.)” be adopted for the Society, instead of “ The Fluid Power Society of India(Regd.)”, exactly as it appears in the Registration Certificate, Bank Account and PAN Card. Mr B Seshnath clarified that except in some places in the Constitution, in all other documents the name is given as ‘Fluid Power Society of India ( Regd.)’ and hence it is required to streamline the documents.
This was proposed by Dr S Prasanna Kumar and seconded by Dr M Singaperumal (Mem No LM-467).
Appointment of Auditor
The General Secretary brought to the notice of Members, the proposal to appoint Mr B V Ravindra, No.634, 36th Main, 25th Cross, Ideal Homes Township, Rajarajeswari Nagar, Bangalore – 560098, for the term 2015 – 2016.
Appointment of auditor Mr B V Ravindra was unanimously accepted by all the Members present in the meeting. Mr M S Yoganarasimha (founder Member No M-003) proposed it for adoption and Mr M Seethapathy Rao (Memo LM- No123) seconded it.
With above reconstitution, the new National Council for the term 2015 – 2016 will be as follows.
|Mr. Seshnath B||President|
|Mr. Sandip Sodha||Vice President|
|Dr. Singaperupal||Vice President|
|Mr. Naresh Hanji||Vice President|
|Mr. Gururaj G.V||Vice President|
|Mr. S. Ravi Kumar||General Secretary|
|Mr. Venkatesh Kamath||Jt. Secretary|
|Mr. Krishnan V||Jt. Secretary|
|Mr. Srinivasa P.R||Treasurer|
|Mr. Victor Edward D'Souza||Jt. Treasurer|
The meeting ended followed with networking and dinner.