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Governing Council 2015-17


Dr Ashok Chanana
President, PAFMAT


Dr Rajiv Joshi
Gen. Secy, PAFMAT


Dr Akashdeep Aggarwaal
Treasurer, PAFMAT


No PAFMAT/GBM/10/2011 Dated September 24, 2011 (Sunday)

Minutes of the General Body Meeting of PAFMAT held on 24.09.2011 at Chandigarh.

Following Members attended the Meeting:-

  • Dr. Dasari Harish

  • Dr. K.H. Chavali

  • D. Ajay Kumar

  • Dr. Amandeep Singh

  • Dr. Ashwani Kumar

  • Dr. Virender Pal Singh

  • Dr. Harjinder Singh

  • Dr. Akashdeep Aggarwal

  • Dr. S.S. Oberoi


Agenda of the Meeting:-

  • Meeting called to order and welcoming of all the members

  • Message(s) of inability to attend.

  • Introduction of new members

  • Confirmation of the minutes of the GBM held on September 18, 2011.

  • Handing over and taking over of charge.

  • Finalising date of 10 th Annual Conference of PAFMAT.

  • Updating the register of PAFMAT.

  • Use of PAFMAT funds for refreshment/dinner at GBM/EBM

  • Streamlining the account of Treasurer and Editor-in-Chief

  • Fees for publication of article in the journal of PAFMAT to funds.

  • Reduction of Membership from the present Rs.2000/- to Rs.1000/- till the membership reaches 100

  • Any other with the permission of the Chair.

Minutes of the meeting:

  • The meeting was called to order by the President and he welcomed all the members and requested Dr. Chavali, the General Secretary to start with the meeting.

  • Message of Dr Kuldeep Singh, Dr RK Gorea, Dr Anil Garg, Dr AS Thind and Dr DS Bhullar expressing inability to attend was received and conveyed to the house.

  • The enrolment of Dr. Atish Goyal and Dr. Charak Sangwan as new life members was sent as a message by Dr. D.S. Bhullar.

  • As regards the minutes of the GBM held on September 18, 2011, the following points were raised and passed by the members present (with respect to the minutes of the GBM held on June , 2011):-

  • -4(a)- Annual Contribution of Rs.300/- by the life members:- It was agreed that there is no binding on the members for the said annual contribution and there is no procedure to collect the same. Hence, it was decided that the collection should not be enforced. However, any member wanting to make a contribution to the association is most welcome to do so. It was also decided that no funds would be withdrawn from the funds of the Academy for the meeting of GBM/EBM. Whatever funds for the meeting are required would be contributed by those present for the said meeting.

  • -4(c)- It may be reworded as “On the pattern of the proposal of the Haryana Govt. a proposal should be made to the Punjab Govt. for Post Mortem allowance to the doctors conducting autopsies on a ‘per case’ basis, once the minutes of the said meeting of Haryana Govt. are procured/made available.”

  • 5.- The date for the conference was finalized for 26 th November, 2011 (Saturday).

  • 7- It was decided that Govt. Medical College, Amritsar, Govt. Medical College, Patiala, Medical College, Faridkot & GMCH, Chandigarh be asked through RTI regarding the infrastructure and allocation of funds for the mortuaries, etc. by the individual colleges. Dr. Akashdeep Aggarwal was asked to frame the questions for the same.

  • 9- The matter regarding the next issue of the journal of PAFMAT was discussed and it was decided that Dr. Anil Garg be asked about the status of the forthcoming issue and also he be requested to coordinate with Dr. Gorea and Dr. Bhullar for the publication and timely release of the same during the next (10 th) Annual Conference of PAFMAT to be held at GMCH, Chandigarh.

  • 10- Dr. Didar Walia, the previous treasurer and Dr. Bhullar, the previous President be requested to get the accounts audited as quickly as possible and transfer the charge to Dr. Amandeep Singh, the present treasurer. The signatures of the authorized persons operating the said account, then be got changed at the bank at Patiala. Dr. Amandeep Singh and Dr. Dasari Harish to coordinate with Dr. Bhullar for the same.

  • Dr. Chavali was requested to go through the records supplied and communicate with Dr. Harjinder, the previous general secretary for any clarifications. Dr. R.K. Gorea be requested by Dr. Anil Garg and Dr. Bhullar to clarify regarding the account of the journal which is in the name of Editor-in-Chief. It was decided that the authorized signatories for the PAFMAT account would be the Treasurer and one of either the President or the General Secretary.

  • Already stated in point no.4.

  • Dr. Chavali and Dr. Akashdeep Aggarwal were requested to update the registry of the life members of PAFMAT and get the same published on the PAFMAT Website.

  • Already discussed in point no.4.

  • Already discussed in point no.4.

  • The proposal for collecting a nominal fee of Rs.500/- per article for publication in JPAFMAT was put forward. However after deliberations it was decided that the same be postponed so that the Editor-in-Chief may also be consulted and his views taken before final decision on the matter.

  • It was unanimously agreed that till the number of life members reaches 100, the membership fee be reverted to Rs. 1000/- from the present Rs.2000/-. Any life member who joined PAFMAT with a membership fee of Rs.2000/- be refunded the excess amount.

  • It was decided to write to the Govt. of Punjab that persons with MD qualification in Forensic Medicine should be appointed as Chemical Examiner as well as Assistant Chemical Examiner at the State Forensic Science Laboratories.


The meeting ended with a vote of thanks to the Chair.



(Dr. K.H. Chavali)

General Secretary


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  8. Minutes of GBM, Dated 08 June, 2011, Click Here
  9. Executive Body Meeting Dated Feb 5, 2011, Click here
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