Event & News

Update on Slain Alum Shri Saurabh Kumar

Our President, Neil Pundit had a telephone conversation with the father of slain alum Saurabh Kumar, and he will visit the family on Nov 24 in Akilabad, near Hajipur. Here is a summary of the phone conversation by Dr Pundit:

Father, Suresh Ray,  M +91 993 179 2488, is retired, aggrieved, but soft spoken. His only wish is that justice be done with a proper inquiry such that his son's sacrifice with his life fosters the cause of honesty in the prevailing corruption.

Matching Offer for Public Toilet

Through the generosity of Dr Krishna Pal Singh (1967 ME), the Association ( BITSAA of NA) invites Applications from our Alumni who are interested in building and maintaining Public Toilets in Bihar or Jharkhand. KPS Foundation pays 50% of the cost of building the facility and 2 years of maintenance. For the remainder you may contribute to the Association (tax-deductible or tax-free* for US taxpayers) or seek donation from the landowner and users, and seek partial assistance from the Association.
*US taxpayers, over 70.5 years young, may contribute tax-free from their IRA.

2015 Election Results

The election was held and the slate of 14 directors proposed by the President was unanimously voted. This year we did the live webcast and sought votes from our members in US and Canada. A few joined in the teleconference and voted. A few had communicated their vote through email. Congratulations to all of us as we are blessed to be unanimously and overwhelmingly elected.

Slate of candidates for the upcoming Election on 15th Aug 2015

By Neil Pundit
The Association Bylaws require me as President to announce the slate of candidates for the upcoming Election at the Annual Meeting to be held on August 15 in Long Beach (LA area). Additional nominations would be welcome from the floor. The total number of positions on the Board has been increased from 9 to 14. Since I myself am a candidate, I had to seek the endorsement of the BOD.