The Fifth General Meeting of North East Federation of Chamber of ICT was held on 23rd of November 2019 in RDS Hall, Kurumankaadu, Vavuniya. The meeting started with the Welcome Speech from Mr. Sinnappu Subassingam, District Director of NEFCICT Vavuniya who was the host of this meeting. After that The Chairman, Mr Sharanyan Sharma explained his idea as well as the vision of the Federation ie. Helping and paving way for others as well to come forward requested the Vice Chairman Mr. Raguparan to chair the meeting.
As per the agenda, the previous meeting minutes were read out and approved by the members. Following that the Assistant Treasurer Mr. Mayuran presented the Finance review of the NEFCICT Accounts and explained the members on the necessity of some fundraising campaigns as well as organizing some profitable projects. The finance review was approved by the members and we followed to the next item on the agenda.
District Directors presented their Future plans and the projects that they are planning to do and urged the board to give them the necessary support they needed.
And we moved on to the Chairman’s Address. During the Chairman’s Speech he thanked the event host and the team of Vavuniya Chapter. He welcomed the new Eds and give a brief introduction about the NEFCICT. He explained about the purpose of this federation and community well-being. Further, he explained the apex body collaborations, professionalism of members, opportunities we got from them and the height we’ve reached.
After that the New Executive Directors were introduced to the Board by their respective District Directors.
Following the Fellowship lunch, IDs and membership confirmation letters were issued to the board and the members
The annual general meeting of North and East federation of chambers of ICT was held on 20th of July 2019 at Treatoo Hotels Batticaloa at 10 am. This meeting was hosted by NEFCICT Batticaloa chapter. The meeting was chaired by the President of NEFICT, Mr. Sharanyan Sharma. Mr. S. Rajivkanth, district Director Batticaloa Chapter delivered the welcome speech on behalf of the hosting chapter. Following that the previous General Meeting Minutes were read to the board, and with a few amendments was approved by the board. Annual Audit Review was presented to the board by the Treasurer and with some constructive criticism and suggestions the agenda moved on to the Annual report presentation by the President. President summarized the performance of each district chapters and also advised the board and district chapters that we have to collaborate and do projects on Local, National and Global Levels, partnering up with Global Events such as Startup Weekend, StartupGrind and AngelHack. After that the performance of each chapters were discussed and the issues between the district chapters and the board were discussed with the board and sorted out. Following that Emergency General Meeting was called by Vice Secretary on behalf of the Board in order to fill out the vacancies came up. In the Emergency General Meeting, Mr Raguparan, Kajan Subash and Mayooran were appointed as the new Vice President, Secretary and Assistant Treasurer respectively. The next thing on the agenda was District Presentations where each district directors presented on their past projects and projects in pipeline. They also proposed to the board their future project ideas and promised to follow up by email as soon as possible.
Newly appointed secretary proposed few strategic solution and way forward action plans which covered membership, marketing and sustainability plan for the betterment of the federation.
The Annual General Meeting of the North East Federation of Chambers of ICT came to an End with the Vote of Thanks from the Secretary.
The third general meeting of North East Federation of Chamber of ICT (NEFCICT) was held on 10th March, 2019 at PJ Hotel, Jaffna. All the Office Bearers ( excluding vice secretary Mr. Jerome Anton Jude Prateepan), District Directors and Executive Directors of Jaffna, Vavuniya, Batticaloa chapters, Executive Director of Trincomalee chapter Mr. Basheer Mohamed Imran and the newly onboard members of women chapter from Vavuniya and Jaffna chapters attended this meeting.
The meeting was ceremonially inaugurated with the welcome address by Mr. Alosious Jenastin District Director of Jaffna chapter. Following that Secretary Mr. Mayuran Sivanathan welcomed the board members for the third general meeting. The Chairman Mr. Sharanyan Sharma addressed to the gathering and emphasized the objectives of the chamber and appreciated the initiatives of Jaffna, Vavuniya and Batticaloa chapters for their successful events. Further, he emphasized the future plan and roadmap of the chamber and urged all the members to strive towards empowering community throughout the innovative technologies as a prime objective of the NEFCICT.
Thereafter the minutes of the 2nd general meeting read by the secretary and get confirmed consensually. District Directors also got the approval of their District Meeting Minutes. After the coffee break, the meeting continued with the presentation about the 3rd quarter Financial Statements by Treasurer Mr. Senthooran Nadarajah and Assistant Treasurer Mr. Jeyarathnem Jeyakopy, followed by the District Directors presentation about their districts initiatives and future plans.
The session ended for the lunch break and had few group snapshots in the backdrop of the hotel view. Following the break, the session started with The Chairman and The Vice President welcoming the new women chapter members and their individual introduction then The Secretary mentioned the federation’s ethics and rules to the board and the session prolonged with the discussion about the progress and future plan of the chamber and had a fruitful QA session among the Office Bearers and The Board of Directors. The meeting was adjourned with the vote of thanks by The Vice President. The post-meeting dinner and get-together made up with fun banter.
The second general meeting of North East Federation of Chamber of ICT (NEFCICT) was held
on November 18, 2018, at Green Villa resort Oluvil, Ampara. All the office bearers, district
directors and executive directors of Ampara, Batticaloa, Trincomalee, Jaffna, and Vavuniya
chapters attended this meeting.
The meeting was ceremonially inaugurated with the welcome address by Mr. A.R. Arsath,
District Director of Ampara. Aftermath the minutes of the previous general meeting red by the
secretary and get confirmed consensually. The chairman Mr. Sharanyan Sharma addressed to the
gathering and emphasized the objectives of the chambers and appreciated the first initiative of
Jaffna chapter for their great successful event. Further, he emphasized the future plan and road
map of the chamber and urged all the members to strive towards empowering community
throughout the innovative technologies as a prime objective of the NEFCICT.
All the district directors had pitched out and presented the road map of the future project
implementation from their end. The chairman also insisted on Assigning High-net-worth
Projects to each District.
The session ended for the break and had few group snapshots in the picturesque view of pastoral
paddy field. Following the session started with individual pitching about the business model and
prolonged the discussion towards the progress, future plan of the chamber.
The meeting had adjourned for dinner. The post-meeting get-together made up with adventurous
bike riding towards Arugambay.