The following points were discussed:
Agenda #1: The minutes of the last Executive Board Meeting was
approved except one modification that in lieu of quarterly INC-ICOM
News, "ICOM India Bulletin" will be published annually
from this year 2009.
Agenda #2: In absence of the Secretary, the Chairman presented
a report on last year's (2008) activities of INC-ICOM.
Agenda #3: Treasurer reported the financial position of INC-ICOM
in brief. He assured to present detailed audited account in the
ensuing General Body Meeting of the INC-ICOM.
Agenda #4.1: It was resolved that the International Museum
Day will be observed in collaboration with the Indian Museum,
Kolkata on 18th May 2009. Dr. K. K. Basa, Director, Indian Museum,
has approved the proposal.
Agenda #4.2: Chairman along with the other Executive Board
Members held a meeting with the Secretary, Culture & Heritage,
Govt. of Sikkim, for organising a National Seminar at Gangtok,
in collaboration with the Govt. Sikkim in near future.
Agenda #4.3: Chairman has been asked to contact 'Dakshini
Chitram', Chennai and Orissa State Museum, Bhubaneswar to hold
meeting with them and to finalise the day of the Annual Conference
and Seminar, also.
Agenda #5.1: Sixteen New application for new Membership of
ICOM have been approved by the Board. The Secretary and Treasurer
have been asked to take further steps in this regard.
Agenda #5.2: Membership subscriptions (Institutional &
Individual) for the year 2009 have been fixed as follows:
Category A (Employees 1-5) E 288/- --- Rs. 20,160/-
Category B (Employees 6-20) E 428/- ---Rs. 29,480/-
Category C (Employees 21+) E 586/- ---Rs. 41,020/-
... ...... ....
.... .... .... E27 - Rs 1900/-
Retired Employees of Museums & Student
E23 - Rs 1700/-
Agenda # 6: It is resolved that the Article #36 of the Internal
Rule of the INC-COM has been changed as "Individual Members
having a minimum of three years' continuous paid Membership of
ICOM shall only be eligible for election to the Executive Board.
Agenda #7.1: Mr. G.S. Rautela has been co-opted as Executive
Board Member of the INC-ICOM.
Agenda #7.2: Representation of the INC-ICOM in 72 Advisory
Committee Meeting of ICOM, to be held at Paris, France in June
2009 has been discussed. Importance of representation in this
Advisory Meeting was seriously viewed in the light of Article
45 of the Internal Rule of INC-ICOM.
Discussion was also made regarding the partial financial assistance
to the Chairman, who has already been granted airfare and accommodation
charges by ICOM headquarters for attending the Advisory Committee
Meeting of ICOM, which is mandatory to any National Committee.
Chairman INC-ICOM thanked 'Vice Chancellor' of Calcutta University
for according permission to hold the Executive Board Meeting
of INC-ICOM in the Dept. of Museology and also thanked Prof.
Sachindranath Bhattacharya (Head of Dept. Museology) and Sri
Suprio Chanda (Executive Board Member INC-ICOM) for their kind
co-operation to make the meeting a grand success.
Since no other agenda was there the meeting was adjourned with
thanks to the Chair.
Dr. A.K. Chatterjee
Dr. A.B. Mitra