Tulu Koota Kuwait – AGM 2017
Annual General Body meeting of Tulu Koota Kuwait was held on Friday, 8th December 2017 at Indian Community School, Senior Branch, Salmiya, Kuwait.
The Meeting commenced with the Kuwait and Indian National Anthem followed by a classical welcome dance by Tanvi Vijay Shetty, a budding talent of Tulu Koota Kuwait. The members of the Managing Committee and the Advisory Committee inaugurated the event by lighting the lamp.
Mr. Wilson D’Souza, the President, welcomed the members of the Association. General Secretary Mr.Jagadeeshwara Shanubhogue U presented the Annual Report 2017 and Audited Annual Financial Reports for the year 2017 was presented by Mr.Manoj Stephen Rego, Treasurer. Both the reports have been approved by the members of the association with thunderous applause.
Three budding stars of TKK Master Yash Yadunath Alva, Master Valence Nelson Fernandes, and Master Deon Prince D'Souza has been honored with a memento for their outstanding performance and winning awards in interschool competitions in various fields. Further, as a token of gratitude and appreciation, main coordinators and Choreographers have been honored with a memento for their contribution to the super hit program “Tember” at Tulu Parba 2017. Thereafter the managing committee concluded their tenure and Returning Officer Mr. Ramesh Shekar Bahandary started the election proceedings for the Managing Committee for the year 2018.
All the members of the new Managing committee have been elected unanimously under the leadership of Young, charming and dynamic person Mr. Wilson D’Souza, who has been re-elected as President for the second term. All the members of the association applauded them to show their unconditional and continued support to him to lead the team and the association for the year 2018.
The members of the new managing committee are:
The President – Mr. Wilson D’Souza
The Vice President – Mr. Suresh Salian
General Secretary – Mr. Jagadeeshwar Shanubhogue U
Joint Secretary – Mr. Shalini Vijay Shetty
Treasurer – Mr. Manoj Stephen Rego
Internal Auditor – Mr. Abdul Razak
Cultural Secretary – Mr. Ronald D’Souza
Sports Secretary – Mr. Paustine Pinto
PRO – Mr. Rajesh Poojari
Welfare Officer – Mr. Shankar Shetty
The elected members of the Managing Committee assured the members of the association of their best service during their tenure in their introductory speech. The newly elected President, Mr. Wilson D’Souza, in his speech, thanked all the members for accepting and giving him a chance to serve as President of the association for the second term. He stressed that his team will continue to pay more attention to charity and welfare activities. He informed that the previous welfare project under the banner “Glimmer of Hope” and “Project Education” will continue with the extended scope and dimension to it. Further outgoing members of the Management Committee, Mr.Vijay Kumar Kairangala, Mr. Madhav Naik, and Mr. Rajesh Mendon have been honored with a memento for their dedicated service to the association.
The cultural program that followed thereafter was members of the association of all ages participated and made the evening more colorful and melodious. Mr. Purandara Manchi efficiently hosted events. The cultural program was concluded by Santa Clause joyously distributing sweets to kids and a Christmas cake cutting and symbolic celebration of the New Year 2018. The event was well coordinated by Cultural Secretary Mr. Ronald D’Souza.
The event came to an end with a Vote of Thanks by the General Secretary, Mr. Jagadeeshwar Shanubhogue U who thanked one and all for their effort and support to the event including M&M Caterers for the dinner, Wave Events and Rentals for the lighting and sound and Mr. Alban Pinto Photographer for capturing the event.