August Minutes of Meeting (MoM)BOD and ADVBD meeting started on August 25th at 9:30pm ESTAttendees:Anil Singh – CARamesh Yadav – CAAnand Mishra – CAAmrita Sehgal – ORBaal Trivedi – TXAlka Singh – MADivy Raj – NJPrabhat Sinha – DCNeil Pundit – FLRajesh Jha – FLGhajanfar KhanAbsentees:Shyam ChaudhuryNaresh SahuMohammad ZamanWe appreciated the services of the outgoingmembers and welcomed the continuing and the re-elected members.1. What’s high on your mind?· Anil – Sports facility improvements for girls in campus. preferably in their hostels. A theme song for our Alumni Assoc· Amrita – Upliftment of BIT Sindri and Alumni· Divy – Girls Safety in Campus· Anand – More NA participation from Alumni and Implementation of ideas· Baal – Prioritizing the projects for the Basic Need specifically around Girl student’s need· Prabhat – A week long conference in India· Rajesh – Collaborate Research Projects with local Research Institutions· Ramesh – Strengthen BITSAA of NA. Scholarship issue needs to be closed out.2. Annual Meet Report:· Annual NJ Meet. took place on 24th and 25th July – Summary presented by Divy and Neil· Annual CA Meet. took place on 14th and 15th Aug – Summary presented by Anil and Anand· Ramesh Yadav proposed Webcast Process documentation for future for other regions – Anand to complete the documentation· Whether to combine two days meet into one day event in order not to stretch the event too much.3. Monthly Telecon Meeting Date & Time:We will continue the same date and time last Tuesday of the Month for the monthly BOD meeting starting at 9:30pm eastern time.4. Review Priorities:· External Priorities – Less ambitious projects. so completion can be attained more aggressivelyo Safety and security of Girls Studentso Recruitment of the Facultyo Wi-Fi campus wideo Infrastructure – maintenance and neededo Student placement· Internal Priorities – can be done with local alumni onlyo Reaching a goal to reach out to 1000 alumni membero Public Toilet Project – 1M budget. awaiting NOC. working with Girijesh. We had Aug 4 visit by Secretary Ajay Kr Singh. in charge . is 10 point speech (details on the website) within 3 yrs BIT will regain its old glory of itself comparable to IIT.5. Representatives to the Association InternationalDefine a requirement to qualify for International Association Representative – active member of the association.· Ghazanfar has named Shree Prakash (1986 EC) from Toronto· Naresh Sahu to represent US6. New Business· Ramesh Yadav welcomed to the newly elected members.· Forming a committee to lead a project to completion.