The Fifty-third Annual General Meeting was held on Wednesday, 21st April 1982, at Scindia House, Ballard Estate, Bombay. Following names were proposed and elected:
|President||A. D. Moddie|
|Vice-Presidents||R. E. Hawkins
M. H. Mehta
Col. B. S. Sandhu
|Honorary Treasurer||S. K. Damania|
|Honorary Secretary||J. C. Nanavati|
|Honorary Local Secretaries|
|N. B. Parekh|
|Bhutan||R. D. Singh|
|Darjeeling||E. D. Avari|
|Garhwal||Col B. S. Sandhu|
|Srinagar||Sat Paul Sahni|
|Australia & New Zealand||W. W. Deacock|
|Great Britain||R. G. Pettigrew|
|Italy||Prof Ardito Desio|
|Switzerland||E. A. Bolinder|
|West Germany||Hans-Dieter Greul|
|U.S.A. : East||A. J. Kauffman|
Members of Committee
|C. D. Danthi||S. P. Mahadevia|
|Brig. Gyan Singh||K. K. Guha|
|Harish Kapadia||K. N. Naoroji|
|Capt M. S. Kohli, I.N., AVSM||P. A. Shah|
|Cdr. Joginder Singh||Lt Gen. Mathew Thomas A.V.S., V.S.M.|
Additional Members of Balloting Committee
|R. E. Hotz
Dr H. V. R. Iengar
Prof. C. K. Mitra
|Honorary Editor .. ..||Harish Kapadia|
|Honorary Asstt. Editor .. ..||R. E. Hawkins|
|Honorary Librarian .. ..||W. M. Aitken|
|Hon. Asstt. Librarian - Bombay .. ..||Vincent James|
|Honorary Equipment Officer .. ..||Arun P. Samant|
|Hon Asstt Equipment Officers||Calcutta .. Sanatan Bhattachaiya
Delhi .. R. D. Bhattacharji
During the year following persons were elected Honorary Members :
|Prof. Ardito Desio|
|Y. S. Risoe, M.B.E|
Back issues of the Journals Vol 32 to 38 are available for Rs 100/- each plus postage charges. Members are requested to contact the Hon. Secretary, Himalayan Club, P.O. Box 1905, Bombay 400 001, India.
Grindlays Bank Mountain Scholarship
During the year 5 persons were awarded scholarships l'or training und 4 persons for participation in biosphere reconnaissance expedition.
The Club sponsored following expeditions during 1982 :
6 March: Homesh Bhattacharji gave a slide-show on his visits to Chango basin in Kinnaur region of Himachal Pradesh.
21 April: Shailesh Mahadevia gave an slide-illustrated talk on 'Himalayan Region around Narayan Ashram, Dist. Pithoragadh and Himalayan Flowers.'
3 September: J. C. Nanavati and Harish Kapadia gave an slide illustrated talk on their trek to Darma valley, eastern Kumaon in May-June 1982.
17 September: Shailesh Mahadevia presented an audio-visual show on his pilgrimage to Kailash and Manasarovar in August 1982, which included a parikrama of both.
12 October: Chandrasinh Danthi, Lalana Lakhani and Ami Shroff showed their slides of the flora in the Valley of Flowers in Garhwal.
14 December: Shashank Kulkarni. gave an illustrated talk on a two-man ascent of Sri Kailash (22,744 ft) in Gangotri region.
7 March : One-day seminar -.yas organized on the theme 'Himalaya'.
R. D. Bhattacharji showed slides on Kailash-Manasarover.
Dr S. C. Manachandra of AIIMS, spoke on 'Mountain Illnesses and their treatment'. Rekha and Rahul Sharma gave an illustrated talk on Chango Glacier.
Lt Col Balwant Sandhu spoke on 'Shivling' with slides.
A panel discussion took place on 'The Vanishing Himalaya'. On the panel were H. C. Sarin, Lt Gen A. M. Sethna, Duleep Matthai.
23 March : Nandu Manjeshwar gave an illustrated talk on Bhutan.
29 June: Pius Fisher showed slides on his visit to Ladakh, Amar nath and Pindari glacier.
24 August : Following films were shown :
10 November : The following Films were screened.
'The Face of the mountain.'
'Swinging on skis.'
2 December : Y. Zaheer and S. Saith showed slides of their expedition to Chango glacier.
15 December : Herbert Tichy addressed the Club gathering.
11 January : T. H. Braham presented slides of the 1958 Minapin Expedition in Karakoram.
17 June : P. K. Ganguly, D. K. Bannerjee and B. K. Ghosh showed slides of Charang, Borasu and Jamnotri Kanta passes.
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