bangalore » Background

IDST Bangalore branch was established in April, 2003 and started functioning in Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE) campus. The first meeting of the branch was held on 22 Apr 2003 under the Chairmanship of Dr. R.P. Shenoy, Distinguished Scientist and former Director LRDE, who was the first All India president of IDST.

i) First Ad hoc Branch Council (2003-2004)

Dr Shenoy nominated an ad-hoc Regional Council with the following members to carry out the administrative responsibilities of the newly established Bangalore branch.

Chairman - Dr K.Ramchand Sc’H’ (Retd)
Vice-Chairman - Air Cmde (Retd) MLN Rao
Secretary & Treasurer - Sri K.Kumar Sc’F’(Retd)
Advisor - Sri K.Srinivasa Sc ‘G’ (Retd)

However, due to health reasons Sri Kumar handed over his duties to Dr G. Ankaiyan on 03 May 2004. The ad-hoc council of members functioned till November 2004 when the duly elected members of the first Regional Council of Bangalore branch took over the management responsibilities of the branch Subsequently all Branch Councils were elected.

ii) Second Branch Council : (2004 - 06)

The second Branch council was constituted on 30 September 2004. The following elected members took office on 19 November 2004: November 2004 to August 2006

November 2004 to August 2006

Chairman - Sri K.Srinivasa
Vice-Chairman - Sri M.S.Viswanathan
Treasurer - Gp Capt (Retd) S.V.Ashok
Member - Sri A.R.Seetharam
Member - Dr S.M.Sharma
Member - Sri B.S. Prakasa Rao
Secretary (appointed by the council) - Gp Capt (Retd) P.S.Mathur

This council functioned till August 2006

iii) Third Branch Council : (2006-08)

The third Branch Council was constituted on 02 August 2006.The IDST HQs had decided that the branch councils will have only five elected members each. Accordingly only five members were elected. The office bearers were elected on 11 August 2006 and the Secretary was appointed. This Council assumed charge on 03 September 2006 at the 3rd Annual General Body Meeting.

September 2006 to August 2008

Chairman - Sri K Srinivasa
Vice-Chairman - Sri T K Sampathkumaran
Treasurer - Gp Capt (Retd) S V Ashok
Member - Sri G Narasimhan
Secretary - Gp Capt (Retd) P.S.Mathur

iv) Fourth Branch Council: (2008 - 10)

The fourth branch Council of Bangalore was constituted on 06 August 2008. The office bearers were elected on 18 August 2008 and the Secretary was appointed by the council. The newly elected council took office at the 5th Annual General body Meeting on 03 September 2008.

Chairman - Shri. K. Nagaraj Sc. ‘G’ (Retd.)
Vice Chairperson - Shri. J.K. Sharma Sc.’G’(Retd.)
Treasurer - Shri. S.S.Yegnaswami, Sc.’F’(Retd.)
Member - Shri C.U.Hari Sc.’G’(Retd.)
Member - Shri. T.S.Balasubramaniam Sc.’F’(Retd.)
Member(Immediate past President & CC-Nomination) - Shri T.K.Sampathkumaran Sc.’G’(Retd.)
Secretary - Shri. A. Lurdhraj Sc.’G’(Retd.)


Sri V Gopalakrishnan, Member Branch Council has since resigned w.e.f 1st. Oct.2011 and Sri C U Hari had been inducted as the nominated member w.e.f 1st. January 2012

v) Seventh Branch Council: (2014 - 16)

The Seventh Branch Council was constituted after the election held in July - Aug 2014, as follows:

Chairman - Sri CU Hari Sc. ‘G’
Vice Chairman - Sri MR Suryanarayana Singh
Member - Sri H S Bhatia, Sc.’F’
Member - SSri S Balasubramanian Sc.’F’
Secretary cum Treasurer - Sri K Sesha Sayan Sc.’G’

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