23 May The Annual General Meeting of Duryog Nivaran
Members from Sri Lanka
|The Annual General Meeting of DuryogNivaran took place on the 12th of March 2013, online and hosted from the Distance Learning Center, Colombo 07. Many members from Sri Lanka attended the meeting in person and members overseas were provided with the facility of taking part online.|
|The focus of this AGM was to strengthen the cross border network base and regional coordination amongst the member countries. In order to widen the participation towards the regional commitments of the network, the number of “steering committee” members is increased up to seven, with representatives from the countries with larger membership in the network. The steering committee members elected for the coming year are VishakaHidellage (the chair person), and Ramona Miranda from Sri Lanka, AchyutLuitel from Nepal, AmjadBatti from Pakistan, Mihir Bhatt from India and Muhammad Taher from Bangladesh. MadhaviAriyabandu based in Bangkok is also on the SC,|
|Discussion on the Strategy and plan for the coming year||Members overseas marking their presence through Skype|
|Discussions on taking forward the interests of DN were led by members of the steering committee, under several themes. Many important points were made and ideas were shared with regard to the strategy and plan for coming year, structure of DN, Funding opportunities and positioning DN regionally and globally. Member’s overseas actively took part in providing inputs and giving suggestions for the progress.
DN secretariat renders their sincere gratitude to all the members who contributed to the success of the event.