Press Note: 58th Meeting of Governing Board, Auroville Foundation

Find attached the preliminary report/ press note of the 58th Meeting of the Governing Board, Auroville Foundation held on 18th January 2022.

Press Note

Auroville Foundation is glad to announce that the 58th Meeting of the Governing Board was held on 18th of January 2022 through hybrid mode.
The meeting was attended in person by Honourable Governor of Tamil Nadu, Shri R. N. Ravi (Chairman), Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan, Lt. Governor of
Puducherry (member) Dr. Nirima Oza (member), Dr Jayanti Ravi, Secretary, Auroville Foundation and Dr. G. Seetharaman, OSD, Auroville Foundation.
The two ex-officio members (Joint Secretary & Financial Advisor and Joint Secretary (ICC & Vig.), Ministry of Education, New Delhi), Prof. Goutam
Ghosal, Prof. R. S. Sarraju and Prof. Nandana G Basappa attended the meeting through the on-line video mode.

Dr Jayanti Ravi, Secretary, Auroville Foundation, welcomed the Chairman & the Members of the Governing Board and presented the various agenda points
including previous year’s audit report and accounts and reports on the various activities taken up after the last meeting. Dr Jayanti Ravi also gave an update on
the various activities and programmes planned on the occasion of the 150th Birth Anniversary of Sri Aurobindo. After their meeting, the Governing Board met with a few resident groups and with various working groups of Auroville, including the Working Committee, Funds & Assets Management Committee, Auroville Town Development Council, SAIIER and the Entry Board who gave reports on progress made and plans ahead.

Autonomous body under Department of Higher Education
Ministry of Education, Government of India
Auroville -605101, Tamilnadu
Tamil Nadu

Members of the Governing Board also met with International Advisory Council members Ms. Dena Merriam, Ms. Gabi Gillessen, Mr. Hashmukh P. Rama and
Mr. Michel Danino and discussed plans for the growth of Auroville. The Governing Board unanimously reaffirmed its stand on continuing with the expeditious implementation of the Auroville township as per the Auroville Master Plan, and invited all to harmoniously collaborate in its execution.

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