Bengaluru: Association of Information Technology (AIT) conducted its 12th elections and annual general meeting (AGM) on Nov 29 in Royal Orchid resort. The day-long event was attended by nearly 200 members alongwith their families.
R Sridhar, the newly elected President of AIT, and Jayesh Mehta, the outgoing President of the association addressed the gathering and also presented the report for the fiscal year.
The members discussed a whole pleothera of issues ranging from Goods and Services Tax (GST), piracy, double taxation, members non-involvement in association, social causes, revenue flow and managing business in tough times. The association also spoke about contribution to Chief MinisterÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s relief fund. Members agreed to conduct a major event for family welfare too.
Mehta spoke about associationÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s initiatives in length and about creating a corpus fund to maintain the association. He also suggested that a virtual office rather than a physical one should be created in order to reduce maintenance costs. However, the members insisted on retaining the office. Treasurer Nalin Patel requested the members to contribute generously to the fund and participate regularly in association meetings.
Kaseya India was the sole sponsor of the event while The DQ Week was the media partner.
NEW OFFICE BEARERS FOR 2010-11:
R Sridhar of Triangle Technologies: President
Ketan B Shah of Kruthi Computers: Vice President
Nalin Patel of Ankita Electronics: Secretary
Satya Prasad of Vanpac Systems: Treasurer
Srinivasan of VNSA Technologies: Joint Secretary
Executive committee members:
Shanbhag of Value Point Systems
Dinesh Dhanapati of Symmentrix Computer System
Mohan of Cache Technologies
Rajkumar of Rajhans Electronics
Deepak of Laptop World
Anantharam of Webcom Information Technology