Annual General Body meeting of SATB held

Port Blair
12 Feb 2017

The Annual General Body Meeting of the South Andaman Teachers’ Branch (SATB) of the Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association  was held on Saturday in the auditorium of Tagore Govt. College of Education here. Inaugurating the Annual General Body meeting, Mr S.Suresh Kumar, Deputy Director for Education (Perl.) recalled the glorious history of the Association. The audience welcomed the news of grant of ISDA during summer vacation to teachers with thumping claps. He further explained in detail on the issues pending with the Education Department and assured the meeting of giving every support from the department to resolve the issues at the earliest.
In his address, Mr D.Ayyappan, General Secretary, A & N Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association explained in detail about the anti-employee attitude of the Central Government and the movements being organized all over the country against such retrograde policies. Mr SN Mishra, vice president of Non-Gazetted Govt. Officers’ Association urged upon the teachers and govt. employees to be united for facing the upcoming struggles.
Earlier, Mr GP Mandal, outgoing vice president, SATB welcomed the gathering. Mr S.L.Vinjit, secretary and Mr Sasi Kumar, treasurer of SATB presented the Secretary’s Report and Audited Account respectively which were adopted after discussion. Meeting also adopted various resolutions like regularisation of ad-hoc services, B.Ed. facility to qualified teachers, providing basic facilities in school, timely confirmation etc. Mr T.S.Sreekumar, General Secretary of NGOs’ Association asked the branch office-bearers to connect with their members through proper interaction and bring in younger people to participate in the fight against anti-employee policies of the government.  Mr Sasi Kumar, treasurer, South Andaman Teachers’ Branch proposed the vote of thanks.