RETIRED DEFENCE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION (RDOA)
MINUTES OF THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING HELD ON 27th Nov 2016AT DSOI DHAULA KUAN, NEW DELHI-110010 AT 1130 HRS
1.The Annual General Body Meeting of the ‘Retired Defence Officers Association’ (RDOA) was held on 27th Nov 2016 at 1130 hrs at DSOI DhaulaKuan, New Delhi-110010. House assembled at 1100 hrs, because of lack of quorum it was adjourned for half an hour and reassembled at 1130 hrs. The meeting was attended by 29 officers.
AGENDA POINT NO 1
Welcome address by the President RDOA: Lt Col BK Sharma.
2.Lt Col BK Sharma (Retd), President of RDOA, welcomed all the members to the sixth AGM of RDOA. He gave an overview of the important issues taken up by RDOA. He informed the house the state of membership as on 27/11/2016.
3.The President then read out the names of members who had contributed towards association’s corpus fund since 12/09/2015 i.e 5thAGM.He said that only important and authentic information is put on association’s blog.
4.The President emphasized once again in informing members that not even a single penny has been expended by any of the office bearers ontransport, telephones, internet and secretarial support from association’s fundwhich speaks of high credibility and dedication of the team. President thenproceeded with the remaining agenda points.
AGENDA POINT NO 2
Confirmation of Minutes of the EGM held on 24th Apr 2016
5.The salient points of the meeting of the EGM held on 24th Apr 2016were read out to the members. There being no observation the minutes were passed duly proposed by Brig Vijay Raheja (M. No. 59) and seconded by Col KM Joshipura (M. No. 2337).
AGENDA POINT NO 3
Presentation of Accounts for the period Apr 2015 to March 2016
6.President presented the accounts for the FY 2015-2016 duly audited by Chartered Accountant. He explained the august House details of various expenditures. Members did not raise any observation/query and passed the accounts duly proposed by Col Vinay Khanna (M. No. 2220) and seconded by Lt Col Ravinder Kumar (M. No. 1598)
AGENDA POINT NO 4.
Points from Members
7. There being no point from any member, house proceeded with the next agenda point.
AGENDA POINT NO 5.
Appointment of Committee
8.President said that Memorandum of Association & Rules and Regulations of RDOA were made in late 2006 before getting the association registered. MOA and Rules & Regulations needs to be fine tuned. We must have committees to go through these in detail and recommend additions/deletions/improvements. He further said that we must have two committees, one to study the MOA and second Rules & Regulations. Point was debated by the house threadbare and appointed the following veterans to constitute the following committees.
(a) Committee to study and suggest amendments in MOA
Major NK Geadeok (M. No.1397 ) assisted by Lt Col Baljit Singh (M. No. 1404) and Lt Col OP Saxena (M. No. 1623). Committee to submit the report by 31st Jan 2017.
(b) Committee to study and suggest amendments in Rules and Regulations
Col KS Gahlawat (M. No. 471) assisted by Mrs Shobha Sharma (M. No.2488 ) and Col R Ramamurthy (M. No. 374 ). Committee to submit the report by 30th Apr 2017.
AGENDA POINT NO 6.
Any Other Point with the Permission of the Chair
9.Col KM Joshipura said that Govt has given OROP to ESM after 40 years or so and suggested that RDOA should write a thanks giving letter to PM/RM. Members had objection to his suggestion.
AGENDA POINT NO 7.
Vote of Thanks
10.There being no other point, the meeting was closed at 1240 hrs with a vote of thanks proposed by Gp Capt BM Karir (M. No. 2680) and seconded byLt Col OP Saxena (M. No. 1623). Meeting was followed by lunch.