The Seventh Board Meeting of Pax Earth Nepal was held at its Secretariat, Pashupati, Kathmandu during 8.30am to 10.30am on Thursday January 30, 2012. The meeting was chaired by President Sujan Koirala and attended by the following Board Members:

1, President Sujan Koirala
2, Vice President Shreebatsa Basnyat
3, Treasurer Bal Gopal Shrestha
4, Joint Secretary Guna Raj Pyakurel
5, Joint Treasurer Dipendra Dangol
6, Board Member Binod P. Mainali
7, Board Member Harihar Sapkota
8, Board Member Laxman B. Pahari

PEN Board had a comprehensive and meaningful discussion on some key agendas and took the decisions accordingly. The agendas and decisions are provided hereunder.

Agenda No. 1: Approving the incomes and expenditures of PEN till Dec. 31, 2011
Decision: The Board made a unanimous decision to approve each and every income and expenditure of PEN from the establishment till Dec. 31, 2011. In the same line, the Board endorsed the monthly remuneration received by President Sujan Koirala from November 2009 to December 2011. The Board further agreed to provide him the monthly remuneration even in future.

Agenda No. 2: Approving the proposed “Plan and Budget 2012″ incorporating “Tree Plantation Program” and “Japanese Language Learning Program”.
Decision: The Board unanimously made a decision to approve proposed “Plan and Budget 2012″ incorporating “tree plantation program” and “Japanese language learning program” to make Pax Earth’s activities compatible with Shoyu Club’s mission as per the suggestions received from PEJ.

Agenda No. 3: Secretary Manohar Sapkota’s resignation
Decision: The Board made a decision to approve the resignation of Secretary Manohar Sapkota from his position in accordance with the Clause No. 15 of “Pax Earth Constitution 2065″. The Board came to a consensus to approve his resignation considering each Board Member’s individual as well as thereafter held comprehensive group discussion.

Agenda No. 4: Forming a Toastmasters Cell and appointing a coordinator
Decision: The Board unanimously took a decision to form a 5-member PEN Toastmasters Cell (PTC) for effectively holding PEN Toastmasters Program in future. Accordingly, the Board made a decision to appoint Board Member Binod P. Mainali as Toastmasters Cell Coordinator and Shreebatsa Basnyat as Joint Coordinator. The coordinator has been given full authority for appointing next 3 Cell members.

Agenda No. 5: Honorary Membership to Ramesh Gautam
Decision: Highly considering the help and support extended to Pax Earth for last one and half year, the Board made a decision to award Ramesh Gautam with PEN Honorary Membership.

Agenda No. 6: Miscellaneous
a, Membership renewal deadline
Decision: The Board unanimously agreed to set February 18, 2012 as the deadline for renewing PEN membership for FY 2011/12.

b, PEN Picnic 2012
Decision: The Board agreed to organise “PEN Picnic 2012″ in the last week of February 2012.

c, Refreshment Program for Rudreshwor Saving and Credit Cooperative Pvt. Ltd.
Decision: As per the request of Rudreshwor Saving and Credit Cooperative Pvt. Ltd. (RSCC), the Board agreed to hold a “Refreshment cum Motivational Program” for the staffs of RSCC in the 2nd week of March 2012.

d, Making an ID card for PEN members and representatives
Decision: The Board took a decision to make an ID card for PEN members and representatives right after the completion of membership renewal. The Board unanimously agreed to give the job of making the ID cards to Kumar Nagarkoti.

As there was no more agenda remained for discussion, President thanked Board Members for their active participation and valuable inputs and formally adjourned the meeting.

Reported by PEN Secretariat!!!