Delegate session of NGGOA Annual Conference

Port Blair
16 Apr 2018

The Delegate Session of the Annual Conference of the Non-Gazetted Government Officers’ Association was held on Sunday at Kerala Samajam Hall. The session started with the address by Mr P.Sathyapal, president of the association. In his address, he recalled the struggles made by the leaders of the NGOs’ Association like Com.P.K.S.prasad for the facilities which are being enjoyed by the government employees now. He also urged the employees to fight against the growing trend of mass privatization and outsourcing of services.
The Delegate Session, at the outset, paid homage to the memory of trade union leaders and other government employees, who passed away during the period since last Conference in April, 2017. Mr T.S. Sreekumar, General Secretary presented the working report of the Association for the last one year while Mr D.S.Clement Stephen, finance secretary of the association presented the Audited Accounts. general secretary’s report contained an overview of the international, national, local situations and details of the programmes conducted by the association during the intervening period.
Addressing the conference, Mr Giriraj Singh, vice president, Confederation of Central Govt. Employees & Workers, New Delhi while clarifying the doubts which were raised by the delegates, urged upon the government  employees to be united for the fight against the anti-working class policies of government. He also highlighted on various important demands which are being raised by the confederation with the Govt. of India and expressed happiness over the successful conduct of the Annual Conference in a democratic manner. The conference also adopted an amendment in the rules of the Association in regard to the monthly subscription collected from the members.
Delegates from various branches and sub-committees actively participated in the discussion on the general secretary’s report and audited accounts which were later on adopted unanimously. The draft resolutions on various issues and problems affecting the government employees were presented in the meeting which was adopted after addition of various other resolutions made by the delegates during the discussion. About 100 delegates and observers from various outstations and Port Blair/South Andaman, representing thousands of employees, attended the Delegate Session.   A presidium comprising Mr Santosh Kumar Roy, Mr D.N.Banerjee and Smt. Suma Nair conducted the proceedings of the Delegate Session. Mr Sasi Kumar, secretary, reception committee proposed vote of thanks.