The President and Secretary General send greetings and hope all are safe and healthy during these difficult days.
As advised earlier, the 19th AISCCON National Conference scheduled to be held at Udaipur, Rajasthan on 28/29th March was postponed to 9th/10th May 2020. The hosts have now informed that due to the prevailing conditions they are not in a position to hold the Conference on the postponed dates of 9th/10th May.
Therefore, the Conference now stands indefinitely postponed till further advice. On re-confirming the dates, advance intimation will be given to make travel arrangements.
T P R Unny
Spending by Corporates to deal with the corona virus outbreak will be considered as CSR activity under the Company’s Law, Government said on Monday, March 23, 2020. In India over 400 people have been infected by the corona virus and at least seven people have died, while many states have announced lockdown to curb spreading of the the infection. (current updates on corona virus is being updated by media)
Under the Companies Law, certain classes of profitable entities have to shell out at least an average of 2 percent of their preceding three years annual net profit towards Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities in a particular financial year.
Dear Fellow Senior Citizens,
Trust this finds each one of you in the good health under the tsunami of instructions, preachings, advisories, guidelines and mentoring to combat the concerns of corona virus. The tiny earth in the cosmic creations; possessing a liveable environment; has currently encountered the threats / challenges emanating from the COVID-19. We a bunch of organs woven in trillions of organisms; that are in a dynamic and regular relationships; maintain a constant body temperature under outside temperatures from – 50 to + 50 degree centigrade!!!. Thus human body configuration is capable to face the challenges as well; subject to having the requisite nutritional nourishments, adhering to the prudent medical interventions and regulating the lifestyle while the liveable environment is under stress. We all having born with “body – mind – intellect” that has traversed six to nine decades of our life journey; is making us get recognised as a “senior citizen” in the society. We all have attained the grey hair stature; by acquiring many skills and rendering the competent services in varied fields over three to five decades that is unique to each one of us. Therefore the senior citizens are expected to perform as a think tank; specially in the era of crisis; I believe.