Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Triennial Elections of Youth Hostels Association of India
Youth Hostels Association of India (YHAI) is pleased to inform that it had Triennial Election of National Council on 4th December, 2011.
Dr. Harish K. Saxena relinquished the post of National Chairman after serving for 26 years in the same position. He was the only National Office Bearer since the inception of the movement in India in 1949 who served as the National Chairman's for such a long term. Under his leadership, movement was flourished not only at urban areas but at the rural areas also. Dr Saxena is the first non-European to serve as President, International Youth Hostel Federation (IYHF), U.K. for a record 8 years continuously.
The incumbent team and the newly elected of National Office Bearer is as follows.
Office Bearer : 2008-2011
National President : Mohd. Shafi Pandit
National Chairman : Dr. Harish K. Saxena
National Vice-Presidents : Shri Padmanabh Dave , Shri Ch. Sreenivasa Prasad, Shri Manoj Johri , Shri T.C. Alakh
National Treasure : Sh. S. Venkat Narayanan
Office Bearer : 2011-2014
National President : Dr. Harish K. Saxena
National Chairman : Sh. S. Venkat Narayanan
National Vice-Presidents : Shri Manoj Johri , Shri Ashok Khanna, Shri Hrishikesh Yadav , Shri K. Purushotham
National Treasurer : Shri Padmanabh Dave
All the newly elected Office Bearers resolved for further expansion of the Youth Hostel movement in India as well as abroad under their leadership.