- Movie screening and other activities:
Since they asked us to pay $150+shipping, we decided not to screen the movie. Siva will set up a doodle poll to finalize the dates for game stand. We will again apply for VUGA Grant Project with First Book UGA.
We discussed and agreed to vote for splitting equally among all eligible chapters. Abhyuday will submit the ARC vote, along with the Chapter health questionnaire.
- Projects funding:
Since we raised good funds recently, we will release more funds towards the following projects.
- Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama Sargachi: http://www.ashanet.org/projects/project-view.php?p=1153 : We released 12 lakh already, and since this project needs more funding, we will release INR 5,00,000 more in November 2016 to support book bank, coaching institute for students and vocational training program for the village youth, and for the student exchange program between IIT Jodhpur and RKMA Sargachi, and other operating expenses, for the period April 2016 to March 2017.
- Sandnya Sanwardhan Sanstha: http://www.ashanet.org/projects/project-view.php?p=686 : We released 26 lakh already. The chapter approved INR 5,00,000 more to cover the cost of construction of wheelchair accessible special bus, to be sent in November 2016. We got $1000 donation Pradeep Panjwani and another $1000 from Nikhil Joshi. We will send thank you cards to them.
For both of these projects (and also for ARC), we have