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Annual General Meeting (AGM) 8th June, 2013 from 1130 hrs to 1330 hrs Hotel Regaalis, Lavelle Road, Bangalore – 1 ISA Bangalore Section Members as per Annex-1

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Action by / Date Forty Two (42) ISA members were in attendance for the AGM, and the quorum for the Information meeting was established. The AGM commenced at 1150hrs on 08-06-2013 in a very cordial atmosphere, after all members had a cup of coffee. The list of ISA, Bangalore Section members who attended the AGM is enclosed as Annex-1 of this MOM.

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The AGM was called to order and Mr.Ramachandra V Kerur, President 2012-13, took Information the chair and conducted the proceedings.

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The agenda for the AGM as per the AGM notice dated 14-05-2013 is as follows:

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1. Welcome Address 2. Presentation of the Annual Report 2012-13 3. Presentation of Audited Accounts for 2012-13. 4. Handing over of Presidentship by Mr.Ram Kerur to Mr.Renukaprasad BM 5. Election of new Executive Committee members for the term 2013-14 6. Ratification of Mr.Renukaprasad’s co-option as Trustee in the trust meeting held on 08-09-2012 7. Election of two trustees to ISA Trust 8. Appointment of auditors for the year 2013-14 9. Appointment of Administrative officer for the year 2013-14 10. Resolutions, if any 11. Any other subject with the permission of the Chair 12. Vote of Thanks followed by Lunch

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Welcome Address:

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Mr. Ramachandra Kerur, President 2012-13, welcomed the gathering for attending the AGM in large number and supporting the activities of the section. He gave a brief overview of the activities of the section in the past year, highlighting the singular achievement of the conduct of the PAC-2013, an International conference to great stature which was jointly organised with CPRI and IERE. This was the crowning achievement of the section in the year 2012-13. He also mentioned about the significant increase in the section membership to 195 members as of end May’13. The training sessions and the faculty development programs and also the interactions and lectures held at the various student sections were appreciated and he thanked the EC and the members of ISA for their continual

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support during his tenure as President and expressed his deep sense of gratitude and fulfilment of serving in this position of the year 2012-13. He wished the incumbent team all success in the next year and extended his whole hearted support as Immediate Past President. 5.0

Presentation of the Annual Report 2012-13:

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Mr. Arun K Menon, Hon. Secretary 2012-13, presented the Annual Report for the year 2012-13. A copy of the same was distributed to all members. The respective chairs presented their report for the year. Acceptance of the Annual Report was proposed by Ms.Kumkum Datta and seconded by Mr.Girish Ayya. The Annual Report was unanimously accepted by all members and passed. 6.0

Presentation of Audited Accounts for 2012-13:

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Mr. Rajshekhar Uchil, Hon. Treasurer 2012-13 presented the Auditors Report for the year 2012-13. He informed the members that there had been a substantial increase in the funds available with the section owing to the successful conduct of PAC-2013 and the overwhelming response to the training sessions that were conducted. Acceptance of the Audited Accounts was proposed by Ms.Missy Dash and seconded by Dr.KLS Sharma. The Report of Audited Accounts was unanimously accepted by all members and passed. 7.0

Handing over of Presidentship by Mr.Ram Kerur to Mr.Renukaprasad BM:

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Mr. Ramachandra Kerur, President 2012-13, after a very successful and fulfilling year as President handed over the Presidentship to Mr. Renukaprasad Belgur, President Elect 2012-13. Mr. Kerur praised and appreciated the support extended by Mr. Renukaprasad during his tenure as President and thanked him for the same. Mr. Renukaprasad Belgur took the chair as President 2013-14 and conducted the proceedings. He thanked Mr. Kerur for his guidance and requested for his continuing support to the section and its activities.

The new President then called upon Mr. Badrinath B, Returning Officer to conduct the Election of the new Executive Committee members for the term 2013-14, based on the nominations received. 8.0

Election of new Executive Committee members for the term 2013-14:

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Elections were held for the following posts of the EC:    

President Elect Vice President Hon. Secretary Hon. Treasurer

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Election of President Elect: Mr.Sukumaran Mathoor was the lone nomination received for the post of President Elect. He was unanimously elected to the post. Proposed by: Mr. Ram V Kerur Seconded by: Mr. Renukaprasad BM

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Election of Vice President:

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Mr. M. Gururaj was the lone nomination received for the post of Vice President. He was unanimously elected to the post. Proposed by: Mr. Rajshekhar Uchil Seconded by: Mr. Arun K Menon 8.3

Election of Hon. Secretary:

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Mr. R.S. Shankar was the lone nomination received for the post of Hon. Secretary. He was unanimously elected to the post. Proposed by: Mr. Ram V Kerur Seconded by: Mr. Arun K Menon 8.4

Election of Hon. Treasurer:

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Mr. Rajshekhar Uchil was the lone nomination received for the post of Hon. Treasurer. He was unanimously elected to the post. Proposed by: Mr. Renukaprasad BM Seconded by: Mr. Arun K Menon 8.5

The new EC Team for the year 2013-14 took their respective places on the dais amidst Information applause from the members.

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Ratification of Mr.Renukaprasad’s co-option as Trustee in the trust meeting held on Information 08-09-12 & Election of two trustees to ISA Trust: As per the byelaws and constitution of ISA Bangalore Section, the term of the existing trustees ceases and fresh elections are to be conducted. Accordingly two new trustees are to be elected, the co-option of Mr. BM Renukaprasad as trustee in the trust meeting held on 8th Sept. 2012 to be ratified and the continuation of Mr. TR Ravishankar, Chairman of the Trust in the Trust. All the four newly elected trustees will continue in office for the next five years.

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New Trustees  Mr. S.R. Venkatapathy, proposed by Mr. BK Suresh and seconded by Dr. KLS Sharma  Dr. KLS Sharma, proposed by Mr. Jayasimha and seconded by Mr. AK Menon. Ratification  Mr. BM Renukaprasad, proposed by Mr. AK Menon and seconded by Mr. B. Shankar.  Mr. TR Ravishankar, proposed by Mr. Girish Ayya and seconded by Mr. AK Menon. The above nominees were elected as trustees and as per the byelaws and constitution their term will be for the next 5 years from the date of this AGM till the election during AGM in June 2018. As per the bylaw and constitution Mr. RS Shankar Hon. Secretary will be a trustee for this year till the election in June 2014 10.0 Address by Mr.Renukaprasad Belgur, President, 2013-14:

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Mr.Renukaprasad addressed the members as President of the Bangalore Section for the year 2013-14 and laid the roadmap for the year ahead. He recalled his joining ISA 25 years ago as a member and was invited by Ravishankar TR to join the EC team of the section, Subsequently handled the student section as liaison where in there were only two student sections. Today there are seven student sections and the eighth one viz., Dayananda Sagar joining shortly, taking the section count to eight. He said learning is a continuous process and that voluntary organizations like ISA have a tremendous growth path, as people, who are its strength contribute voluntarily and give more. On this note he said that increasing memberships to about 450-500 should not be a difficult task in a city like Bangalore. He laid stress on the following points as the way ahead for the section:        

Increase the student sections and its activities Tech Talks and programs for members, with member inputs on topics Topics of Management and brainstorming on student sections Career path counseling and job mela for students Protect interest of students to join core engineering areas Have training sessions to help industry – to create revenue streams Specific corporate trainings to ABB, Infosys, Schneider, Jindal etc Increase communication channels with members thru’ web etc

To take these initiatives forward Mr. Belgur suggested that the EC be strengthened by inducting Members for the various Chairs such as Education, Membership, Training etc and he presented his 26 member team of elected and nominated members for the year which is enclosed as Annex-2.

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Sl Points discussed no. 11.0 Appointment of auditors for the year 2013-14:

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Mr. Renukaprasad proposed the continuation of M/s. R. Ramakrishnan & Co, Chartered Accountants as the auditors for the ISA Bangalore Section for the year 201314 and the same was accepted by the AGM. The acceptance of the above was proposed by Mr.Jayasimha and seconded by Mr.Vijayamurugan. The same was unanimously accepted by all members and passed. 12.0 Appointment of Administrative officer for the year 2013-14:

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Mr. Renukaprasad profusely thanked Mr. S.Palaniyappan, Administrative Officer for the long and distinguished service to the section. He appointed him as the Administrative Officer for the year 2013-14 and requested him to find a person who can assist him in the activities. The acceptance of the above was proposed by Mr.Prashanth and seconded by Mr.Aritra Paul. The same was unanimously accepted by all members and passed. 13.0 Resolutions, if any:

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Mr. Rajshekhar Uchil proposed the reduction of quorum for AGM from 20% to 15%, owing to the inability of many members to physically attend the AGM since few are outside Bangalore but are associated with the Bangalore Section and many others go out of Bangalore on duty. Mr. AV Rajabahadur, former chairman of the trust, pointed out that any amendment before implementation is a lengthy process of detailed discussion in AGM and approval, acceptance by the Income Tax Commissioner, registration of the amendment at Sub-Registrar office. Only recently the 2nd amendment to the Trust Deed with a number of points has taken place after this lengthy process. Hence after discussion by members, it was decided that the following point along with any other points would be circulated to the members and the bye laws amended at a later date in an EGM /AGM: ‘Quorum shall be 20% of the total no. of members OR 30 members, whichever is less.’ 14.0 Any other subject with the permission of the Chair:

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No other points were raised by members for discussion.

15.0 Vote of Thanks:

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Mr. M. Gururaj, Vice President, proposed the Vote of Thanks. 16.0 Lunch:

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The AGM concluded at 1430hrs after a sumptuous lunch courtesy Hotel Regaalis.

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Recorded by: R S Shankar ISA-33070167

_______________________________ Hon. Secretary 2013-14 – ISA Bangalore Section

Mobile: +91 96866 64664

Annex-1 AGM Attendees List Sl. No.

Title Name

Organisation

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27

Mr. Mr. Mr. Ms. Mr. Mr. Ms. Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr.

Free Lancer P+F Schneider Valdel E&C iCore Automation Consultant Valdel E&C Amazon Control Info Tech ABB Axcend Automation Free Lancer ABB CPRI WEG Industries ABB Josts Engg. P+F GG Instruments Schneider W-Industries Texas Instruments ABB RVCE ABB P+F P+F

Vinay Avanchi Jayasimha Vijayamurugan Kumkum Datta Badrinath B Chandra Sekaran TR Missy Dash Ravishankar I Mohan KS Sanjeev Kulkarni Satish Kumar Rajabahadur A V Abhilash Gopalakrishnan Murugesan N Shubojit Chatterjee Prakash CS Harish Nallappa Prashanth Belagurki Suresh BK Veerenra Patil Ravindra Deshakulkarni Aritra Paul Venkataramana Siddeshwar Venkatesh S Srinidhi Prabhakar Binoy Kamath Sudip Sen

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Mr.

Malatesh S Patil

Advanced Micro Services Pvt. Ltd

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Mr.

GE-ITC

30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43

Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr. Mr. Dr. Mr. Mr.

Naveen TP 2012-13 EC Members Ram Kerur Arun K Menon Rajshekhar Uchil Renukaprasad BM Ravishankar TR Gururaj M Sukumaran M Shankar RS Krishna Kumar Girish Ayya Shankar B Venkatapathy SR Sharma KLS S.Palaniyappan

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Sunlux Technologies Strategi Automation Josts Engineering Avasarala Technologies ABB BHEL EDN P+F Fichtner India Infosys Avadhoot Automation Advisor TAC Advisor Administrative Officer

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Annex-2 ISA Bangalore EC team for 2013-14 Slno.

Position

Person

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25

President Immediate Past President President - Elect Vice President Secretary Treasurer Administrator Chairman of the Trust Program Chair Education Chair Special Assignment Marketing Chair Honours & Awards Chair Delegate Section Webmaster Section-Division Liaison Membership Chair Newsletter Editor Sudent Section Liaison Member Student Section Member Education Member Education Member Training Member Training Member Programs

Renukaprasad Belgur Ram Kerur Sukumaran M Gururaj M Shankar RS Rajshekhar Uchil Palaniyappan S Ravishankar TR Venkatapathy SR Prasanna Inamdar Ravi Prakash

04083861 33069656 32190216 32241282 33070167 20314517

Arun K Menon Dr. KLS Sharma Mangesh Nawarange Dr. KLS Sharma Gururaj M Gururaj M Vinay Avanchi Aritra Paul Prakash CS Jayasimha AM Girish Ayya Sreekanta Aradhya B KumKum Datta

32896384 32250635 33233066 32250635 32241282 32241282 32969324 33143573 33242329 33243831 32960133 33257283 33223253

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Alternate Programs / Memberships Member Student Section Member Education Member Training Publicity Chair Pubications Chair Exhibit Chair

Mihir Gangoly Missy Dash V.Siddheshwara Veerendra Y Patil

33243219 33243119 33250729 33229323

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32166185 32191305 33244356 32066733

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Avasarala Tech Sunlux Tech P+F BHEL Fichtner Josts ISA ABB TAC Utthunga L&T Valdel Strategi Auto Automation Edu ABB Automation Edu BHEL BHEL Consultant TI ABB P+F Avadhoot Robert Bosch Valdel E&C Protocol Automation Valdel E&C ABB Schneider Electric

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