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IEI – Kuwait Chapter Conducts Its 26 th AGM at Mövenpick Al Bidaa, Kuwait

Sunday, June 2, 2024
IEI – Kuwait Chapter Conducts Its 26 th AGM at Mövenpick Al Bidaa, Kuwait

The Institution of Engineers (India) Kuwait chapter has stepped into the 26th year of its glorious existence in the oil rich gulf state of Kuwait.

The IEI – Kuwait Chapter’s General Secretary had served general body meeting notice to its members regarding the 26 th AGM, which was conducted on Monday, 29nd May 2024 at Mövenpick Al Bidaa, Kuwait. The members assembled in good numbers to attend the AGM organized by the chapter. Before the start of AGM, the members and guest were provided with High tea and snacks at the table counter. Dr. Mahendhran, A/Chairman (2019-24) IEI Kuwait chapter welcomed the members, dignitaries, guests and briefly outlines the activities of the Executive Committee over the past five years and expresses appreciation for the commendable work carried out by its EC members despite the challenges posed by the pandemic and lockdowns.

The EC maintained its support and successfully organized numerous events and technical seminars throughout this eventful five-year journey, He requested all the members to extend their support to the activities of the chapter and to benefit from the technical seminars organised by the chapter to enrich themselves with the new technologies and knowledge shared. Hon. General Secretary Eng. Sudhir Kumar Sahoo presented his report and listed the activities carried out during the year 2019 - 2024. He was very proud of his executive team and the support group member’s achievement in organizing many technical seminars at prominent venues, which were attended in full strength. He mentioned that 52-56st Engineers’ Day celebrations in a grand manner with many dignitaries attending the function and technical papers were presented on the Engineers day Theme provided by the IEI –HQ, at the various location and online platform. 2 nd and 3 rd International Conference, ICECIG-2019 was conducted.

The Family day celebrations hosted by IEI Kuwait chapter were filled with fun and frolic. IEI family members & Children enjoyed the full day Family events, which was organised at the exciting venue, the Wafra farm. The Secretary report was passed by the General body. The Treasurer Engr. Sam Ananth presented his Annual report on the Income and Expenditure statements for the year 2019-2024 and The Assets and Liabilities statement which were audited by Engr.Gopalakrishnan. There were some questioned raised by the members on the expenditure and income statements and the treasurer replied to the queries.

The Account statements were passed by the general body. Dr. Mahendhran, A/Chairman dissolved the current Executive Committee and invited Dr. Rumane Dr. Mahendhran and Engr. Rishabnath Zain to be the election officers to conduct the election process for electing the new Executive Committee members for the year 2024-2025. Nomination forms were invited from the members for the post of the chairman, Hon. General Secretary, Treasurer, and committee members. After the submission of the nominations papers, which were scrutinized by the election committee members, Dr. Mahendhran declared the following members unanimously elected to their respective posts, excluding the chairman position. There was an election between Engr. Sudhir Kumar Sahoo and Engr. Sam Ananth Kumar for the chairman position, with Engr. Sam Ananth Kumar being elected by the current members with a significant margin in the vote count. 1. Engr. Sam Ananth Kumar - Chairman 2. Engr. Sudhir Menghani - General Secretary 3. Engr. Karthikeyan - Treasurer 4. Engr. Rajendra Kannan - Executive Member 5. Engr. Kumaran Pramadayalan - Executive Member 6. Engr. Agnel Stanley Charles - Executive Member 7. Engr. Krishna Jagan - Executive Member 8. Engr. Upendra Kumar Behura - Executive Member 9. Engr. Anu Kurian - Executive Member 10. Engr. Arulselvan Veerappan - Executive Member 11. Engr. Subha Lakshmi - Executive Member 12. Engr. Rajalakshmi - Executive Member 13. Engr. SekarB - Executive Member 14. Engr. Shankhar Chinnathambi - Executive Member 15. Engr. Gopalakrishnan V - Executive Member The new committee nominated Engr. Gopalakrishnan as the Auditor for the period 2024-2025. After the new committee was elected Engr. Sam Ananth Kumar the new elected Chairman for the period 2024-25 thanked the members for the confidence posed in him by electing and his team by electing them unanimously to lead the IEI Kuwait chapter. He confessed that the standards were set high by the outgoing team and he was confident that the new team will put their dedicated efforts to excel in all fields to provide excellent services to the members. The new chairman also informed the IEI members to wait for more events and promised to take the IEI Kuwait chapter to the next level, including international conferences, etc.

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