The new team of Gujarat Media Club for 2015-16 was announced today. The team was selected by the new President Virendra Pandit of Hindu Business line as there was no nomination for any post of the GMC.
It is not strange that there was no candidate in the fray for elections to various posts and executive committee. Except last year where three candidates had filed nominations, people are not interested in the elections of the Club which has corpus of around Rs 75 lakh and membership base of 250 plus.
Even Virendra Pandit has been appointed as President on the basis of recommendation of the outgoing President Pradeep Mallik .It was seconded by Neha Amin.
Pandit has chosen the following members in his team:
GMC EXECUTIVE COUNCIL (2015-16)
Virendra Pandit (Hindu Businessline)
Sr. Vice President Uday Mahurkar (India Today)
Leena Misra (Indian Express)
Vice President Naresh Dave (Veteran Journalist)
Treasurer Ram Mani Pandey (ABP News)
Secretary General Sunil Raghu (Deccan Herald)
Secretary Organization Viren Vyas (Gujarat Samachar-UK)
Joint Secretary Thakur Bhupendra Singh (News 24)
Joint Secretary Manish Desai (CNBC Awaz)
Exe. Com. Member Dakshesh Pathak (Guj. Samachar)
Exe. Com. Member Dhaval Bharwad (Divya Bhaskar)
Exe. Com. Member Vinay Umarji (Business Standard)
Exe. Com. Member Shatrughna Sharma (Dainik Jagran)
Exe. Com. Member Neha Amin ( Gujarat Global)
Exe. Com. Member Nayan Dave (The Pioneer)
All past Presidents & Secretary General will be Special Invitees, an official release issued by the Club said.