DISTRICT MEETING AT THRISSUR ( DHANALAKSHMI BANK OFFICERS ORGANISATION HALL, KOTTAPPURAM) ON 07-01-2017
Sh B G Raghavan, General Secretary welcomed all the members and wished a very Happy & Prosperous New Year and a Merry X’Mas.
He started with an apology for arranging a meeting at a short notice and also informed about the absence of Sh V A Rajan, due to some urgent family matter, who has taken the initiative & all the pains for the meeting. He also extended a special invitation for Sh M Balakrishnan, our member from Palakkad who happened to be in Thrissur.
Meeting started with silent prayer and self introduction of memebrs.
GS recalled the history of District meetings at Thrissur – first meeting on 18th October 2015 with an attendance of 10, next on 29th Novemebr 2015 with an increased attendance of 27. He also mentioned about the New Year S C meeting on 23.12.2015 and finally the first ever New Year Celebrations hosted by Thrissur District Unit on 17th Januray 2016. It was a very successful celebration with the presence of Sh V P Nandakumar MD of Manappuram Finance, Sh Sreekumar, AGM BO: Palace Road Thrissur and above all an attendance of 48 persons including family members.
GS also gave a brief account the problems faced by Retirees/Pensioners, present position of redressal of these issues, IBA Medical Insurance Scheme, Limited access to HRMS, our own WEBSITE, and our News Letter – WAVES. He also discussed personal problems of individual members. He also suggested starting a Mutual Benefit Scheme for the benefit of the members as well as the Assocition to raise funds for Onam/New Year Celebrations(without resorting to contribution from members and sponsorship) as is being proposed at Ernakulam and Calicut. This can be discussed and finalised at the next meeting.
The suggestion of arranging a one day Picnic was well received by all. Sh Soman suggested a boating and he was requested to gather details for further consideration.