Kuwait, Jan 19: The Ninth Annual General Body Meeting (AGM) of Billava Sangha Kuwait (BSK) was held virtually on January 14, 2022 during which Sushma Manoj was elected as the first woman president of BSK.
The programme commenced with prayer by BSK child Kriti K Poojary followed by lighting of the lamp by BSK Committee Members Chitrek Bangera, Amarnath Suvarna, Gautham Suvarna and Mithun Vishwanath.
Outgoing president Krishna Sanjeeva Poojary welcomed the members of BSK for the AGM.
General secretary Raghav Poojary presented the Annual Report for the year 2021 and Treasurer Venugopal submitted the Audited Financial Report for the year 2021 which was approved by the members after the question and answer session.
Welfare officer Prabhakar Bola spoke about the Scholarship Programme, the flagship programme of BSK and other welfare activities carried out during the year 2021.
Members of Billava Sangha Kuwait who worked as Covid Warriors during the Covid-19 pandemic were honored by joint secretary Prashanth Poojary with the Certificates on behalf of BSK.
As a part of AGM, various competitions and cultural program were arranged by the cultural secretary Jayalaxmi Vishwas and team, which was applauded by the audience.
Following new office bearers were elected for the year 2022:
Sushma Manoj (president), Amarnath Suvarna (vice president), Anish Kotyan (general secretary), Jayalakshmi Vishwas (joint secretary), Gautam Suvarna (treasurer), Venugopal (Internal Auditor), Yasodha Bangare (cultural secretary), Dheeraj Saliyan (joint cultural secretary), Sandesh Amin (sports secretary), Mithun Vishwanath (joint sports secretary), Prashant Poojary (welfare officer), Sukumar Karkera (joint welfare officer), Dayananda Amin (public relations officer), Dhanraj (joint public relations officer), Prabhakar Bola (media secretary) and Ghanshyam Attawar (joint media secretary). Raghu C Poojary, Chitrek Bangera and Krishna Sanjeeva Poojary will guide the association as advisors.
The newly elected president Sushma Manoj in her speech urged the members to team up and work for the welfare of the community.
The programme ended with vote of thanks by newly elected secretary Anish Kotian who also hosted the programme beautifully.