Minutes of the Virtual/ Physical Meeting of the TSEWA National Executive Committee held at 1000 Hrs on 10 Dec 2022
The meeting was attended by the following:-
- Cmde Sudheer Parakala President
- Brig CS Vidyasagar Chief Mentor
- Brig DSC Varma, VSM Vice President
- Lt Col G Parvathesam General Secretary
- Cdr Chandra Shekhar Joint Secretary
- Brig SKS Rana, VSM President Legal Division
- Maj Gen SN Mukherjee President TSEWA, East Zone
- Cmde Ashok Kota President TSEWA, South Zone
- Col Srikantha Seshadri President TSEWA, Karnataka
- Col CAJ Swamy President TSEWA, AP
- Hav Harish Asthana President TSEWA, UP
- Col CM Unnithan President TSEWA, Chennai Metro
- WO Thiruchelvam President TSEWA, Tamil Nadu
- Hony Capt GJ Manohar President TSEWA, AP (Rayala Seema)
- Hony Sub Maj KV Subba Rao President TSEWA, AP (Coastal Area)
- Lt Col Dr. Bhaskara Reddy Medical Member
- Hony Capt B Joseph Member
The President welcomed all present in the meeting and proceeded with the conduct of the meeting since the General Secretary was on a personal tour.
Item No. 1. Minutes of the Last NEC Meeting: The President read out minutes of the last NEC Meeting and explained the progress on each point.
Item No. 2. Problems due to SPARSH Migration: The President informed that a decision has been taken to depute Brig CS Vidyasagar, Chief Mentor and Hav Harish Asthana, President UP to attend the two-day seminar being conducted on SPARSH at Prayagraj on 13 & 14 Dec 2022. All the points regarding problems faced on Migration to SPARSH were consolidated for discussion. All other issues were discussed and Brig Vidyasagar was requested to get replies/suggested solutions from PCDA for promulgation and taking up with MOD.
Item No. 3. Awareness Camp at Kolkata: The President thanked Maj Gen SN Mukherjee for the detailed programme for conduct of awareness Camp at Kolkata on 08 Jan 2023. He Requested Gen Mukherjee to project requirement of funds if any required for conduct of the camp to facilitate Bank Transfer. He further said that details of beneficiaries from TSEWA Charity would begiven so that one or two children could come up on to the stage and thank TSEWA for the help during the Awareness Camp.
Action: Maj Gen Mukherjee is requested to finalise the programme, make logistic arrangements and intimate requirement of funds to the General Secretary.
Item No. 4. Payment of Fixed Medical Allowance. WO Thiruchelvam raised the point about some veterans not being paid Fixed Medical Allowance though they are non-ECHS Members. In spite of protracted correspondence with the CPPCs, they were not paid and after migration to SPARSH, PCDA is also not paying stating that CPPCs should have paid the amount to such individuals. Col Srikantha Seshadri said that he would take up the case with MD, ECHS for payment of FMA through SPARSH.
Action: Col Srikantha Seshadri is requested to take up the issue with MD ECHS
Item No. 5. Pending AFT Cases: The President informed that sufficient Judges are appointed to AFTs and we should pursue our long pending cases with AFT, Delhi to restore our credibility. He requested Brig SKS Rana, VSM, President Legal Division to expedite our cases trough our Advocate. Brig Rana assured that he would do the needful after about 10 days.
Action: The President Legal Division is requested to expedite our Pending cases
Item No. 6. Internal Audit of Accounts: Col (Dr) Bhaskar Reddy volunteered to shoulder more duties in TSEWA. The President thanked him and requested that he should continue with regular internal audit of TSEWA accounts either on monthly basis or quarterly basis. He requested that this may be coordinated in consultation with our new Treasurer Col Mahadevan and keep submitting his reports to the NEC.
Action: Col (Dr) Bhaskar Reddy requested to do the needful.
There being no further points, the meeting was closed at 12:25 PM and decided to hold the next NEC Meeting on 24 Dec 2022.
Commodore, IN (Retd)