KROSS Governing Body Meeting – 12th August, 2016

The Governing Body Meeting of KROSS was held on 12th August, 2016 which was presided over by Most Rev. Dr. Gerald Issac Lobo – President, KROSS and Bishop of Udupi. He welcomed all the Board Members and Special Invitees and requested all the members to actively participate in the meeting, evaluate the reports being presented and give their valuable feed-back and suggestions which would be an advantage to the Organization to make the programs a success.

The reports of the programs implemented by KROSS and implemented with the support of the Diocesan Social Service Societies throughout the state of Karnataka were presented by the Program Officers. The members had queries which were clarified and the suggestions given by the members were accepted.

The afternoon session was kept open for the Diocesan Social Work Societies to present their programs and activities. The Diocesan Social Work Directors of Organization for Development of People (ODP), Mysore and Bellary Diocesan Development Society (BDDS), Bellary presented the work being implemented by them in their respective districts which was well appreciated and they were complimented on the good work being done by them for the upliftment of the marginalized community.

The meeting was attended by the Diocesan Social Work Directors, Board Members – Dr. Maya Mascarenhas and Dr. Isabella Selvaraj besides the special invitees - Fr. Faustine Lobo, National Director, Pontifical Mission Organization and Mr. Robert D’souza, State Officer, Caritas India.

The meeting began at 9.30 a.m and concluded at 5.30 p.m. with a vote of thanks by Rev. Fr. Sebastian Fernandes, Director, KROSS.