MOGAVEERS ASSOCIATION KUWAIT HOLDS SECOND ANNUAL GENERAL BODY MEETING

 

The Second annual general body meeting of Mogaveers Association Kuwait (MAK)was held on December 15TH  at Classic Paragon Hotel, Mirgab, Kuwait.

As is customary and traditional, the proceedings of the MAK AGM commenced with a prayer song sung by Mr.Kishore Kotian followed by lighting of lamp by the President, Mr.Ramesh Kidiyoor & the Management Committee membersMr.Vikyath Boloor,Mrs Rekha Suvarna, Mr.Prashanth Boloor, Mr.Lakshmeesha Amin,Mr.Purandara Manchi, Mr.Jaya Kotian and our guest Dr.Prabhakar Boloor.

Mr.Ritesh Kumar welcomed all the MAK members to the event & thereby invited all the committee members to the dais.

President, Mr. Ramesh Kidiyoor welcomed all the members ,expressed his gratitude and appreciation for the Committee members and thanked every member for their support. He also urged all the members to come forward & showcase their talents.

The General Secretary, Mrs Rekha Suvarna read the Annual Report of the activities of the association for the year 2017. While the Treasurer Mr.Prashanth Boloor read out the financial report for the year, both of which were approved by the members. 

Some of the major events of 2017are as follows

MAK welcomed and celebrated the New Year2017 on 1st Jan 2017, an event filled with fun and entertainment.

MAK organized its first indoor, national level Volleyball & Throw Ball Tournament under the title of “MAK Champion Trophy 2017 on 25th Feb 2017.

MAK also participated in Diwali Mela Conducted by IIK on 13th October 2017,”Pilinalike” (Tiger Dance) was presented by the members which was directed and choreographed by theCultural Secretary Mr.Lakshmeesh Amin &MAK member Mr.Nishant Salian.The crowd applauded the performance with a standing ovation which was a proud moment for all the MAK members.

The host of the day Mr.Ritesh Kumar& Mr.Lakshmeesh Amin entertained the crowd with their witty sense of humour, while they depicted our Mogaveera culture with a variety of songsand dance.An informative & interaction session on how the rituals of a “Madhime” (Marriages) are performed in the Mogaveera community was conducted by them. They also conducted games for all the MAK members. Kids of MAK too enjoyed dancing & playing games. Melodious songs were sung by our renowned artist Mr. Suresh Salian, Mr.Purandara Manchi&Mr.DineshSuvarna.

The returning officer, Mr.Purandara Manchi announced the new managing committee for the year 2018.

The group unanimously relectedMr.Ramesh Kidiyoor as the president for the second term. He is an ex-president of Tulukoota Kuwait & Currently the Advisor.He is well known for his outstanding work for the society in India & Kuwait.

 

The officer bearers for 2018 are as follows:

 

President:     Mr.Ramesh Kidiyoor

Vice President                :     Dr.Vikyat Boloor

General Secretary             :     Mrs. Poonam Mendon, Bolar

Treasurer                          :     Mr. Rajesh Mendon,Mumbai

Cultural Secretary           :Mr. Praveen Mendon, Bolar

Sports Secretary             :  Mr. Prashanth Boloor

P.R.O & Welfare officer    :Mr.Kishore Kotian, Katapady

 

The managing committee members introduced themselves, thanked and assured all the members for rendering their best service during their tenure.

President, Mr.Ramesh Kidiyoor in his speech thanked all the members for electing him as president. He urged all the members to stay united and work for the upliftment of the community. Knowing from the background where the community is,he motivated all the members to be proud of thier routes& urged all of them to promote the community. The members of MAK Kuwait were asked to extend their wholehearted support to the new Committee in their pursuit of welfare of Mogaveeras .He also assured the members that management committee would support and provide help to any member who is in need of help.

Executive committee of 16 members were announced By the President who are as follows

Mr.Avinash R Bangera, MrArun Mendon, Mr Divakar Kotian,

Mr.Dinesh Suvarna, Mr.Jaya Kotian,Mr.Kiran Kumar,Mrs.Kusum Girish Karkera,Mr.Lakshmeesh Amin, Mr.Nishant Salian, Mr.Paresh Karkera ,Mr.Prashanth Kundar ,Mr.Punith Raj Salian ,Mr.Purandara Manchi ,Mr. Prashanth Kundar,Mr.Rithesh Kumar and Mr. Santhosh Kundar.

 

Below Welfare Projects would continue as informed by the President

 

-Death Grant of IRS. 1, 00,000/- in case of death of any active member, financial help will be provided to next of kin of the deceased.

-Financial help (Health Grant) of IRS. 25,000/- will be given to the members in case of serious health issues or permanent disability or severe injury due to accident.

- Merit Cum Means Scholarship- Children of MAK members residing in Kuwait or India would be awarded Scholarshipof IRS. 10,000/- for 10th Standard Students&IRS. 20,000 for 12th Standard Students.

 

Scholarship for Mogaveera Management School in India

 

President, Mr. Ramesh Kidiyoor also announced thatscholarship of IRS. 7,000/- , IRS. 5,000/- & IRS. 3,000/- would be awarded to the First three Meritorious studentsrespectively for the year of 2017-2018, for the following schools of the Mogaveera Community

Mahalaksmi English Medium School, Uchila

Sagar Vidya Mandir,Beach Road, Padubidri

Further, outgoing members of the management committee, Mrs Rekha Suvarna, Mr.Lakshmeesh Amin, Mr.Purandara Manchi & Mr.Jaya Kotian were honoured with mementos for their dedicated service to the association.

Dr.Prabhakar Boloor who was our guest for the event was felicitated & honoured by the MAK management committee. Being awell-known& established paediatrician of Mogaveera community,He completed his MBBS from Stanley Medical College Madras, MD from KMC Mangalore. He has worked in IRAN on government deputation for 5 years .He has also been District Health officer. Got retired as superintendent of Lady Ghoschen Hospital Mangalore.After retirement he worked as Medical Superintendent at Fr.Mullers hospital.In his speech he informed that he was very thrilled to be a part of the event & motivated the MAK members to be united & work for the betterment of the community.

The outgoing member of the association Mr.Dadu Ram Sapaliga was honoured by the MAK management Committee who was leaving Kuwait for good.

Followed by,A Sumptuous Lunch was served by Classic Paragon hotel, Mirgab, Kuwait.

Prizes were given away to the winners of games. Master Nitesh & Master Shlok were among the kids for straw joining. Card Game: Mr.Arun Mendon & Dr.Prabhakar Salian .Mogaveera Concept Game:Mr.Sudesh Puthran, Mr.Sudhakar Puthran & Mr.Damodar Bangera,Paper Boat Making :Mr.Santhosh Salian & Mr.Lakshmeesh Kumar Salian

Winners of Housie Housie were Mr.Vittal Shriyan, Mr.Sudesh Puthran, Mr.Yashwanth, Mr.Arun Mendon,Mr.Suresh Salian & Mr.Damodar Bangera.

 “Lucky Mogaveera”was won by Dr.Rani Vikyath for the second time.

Beautiful Moments of the day were captured by Mr.Nishant Salian.

In her vote of thanks Mrs.Poonam Mendon expressed her gratitude to each and every member who supported to make the event successful.

The event came to an end with all the members hitting the dance floor followed by a group photo of the association& The National Anthem.

A good start culminates in a good finale. It was truly a day to remember, memories of which shall always be cherished by the members.

 

 

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