Established under West Bengal Act XXVI of 1961. 
Registration No. S/2L/19566 of 2014 - 2015


Accredited by W. P. C. Wing, Ministry of Communicatiions, Government of India.
W. P. C. Wing Licence No. 26432 valid till 21.06.2036

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Amateur Radio Society of India (ARSI)

hamfest india 2017 organiser: Amateur Radio convention and conference samity (ARCCS) - VU2GIN:

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Chief Patron (Bharat Scouts & Guides): 
Shri Keshari Nath Tripathi - (Hon'ble Governor of West Bengal)

Patrons: 
1. Dr. M. Nuruzzaman - VU3YOH (MLA - West Bengal Legislative Assembly, Vice President - ARCCS).
3. Shri Debaditya Chakraborty (IAS, State Chief Commissioner - Bharat Scouts & Guides).
4. Shri P. K. Saikia (SP - Assam Police Radio Organisation).
4. Shri Gopal Madhavan - VU2GMN (President - Amateur Radio Society of India, Director - International Amateur Radio Union).
5. Shri Victor Singh - VU2XDG (Principal - The Assembly of God Church School, Kolkata).

Convenor:
Shri Mohammad Ariff - VU2HRF - Professional Social Worker (Secretary & Custodian - ARCCS - VU2GIN, Rover Scout Leader - ARES Group of Bharat Scouts & Guides - VU2BSG, Life Member - Calcutta Police Sergeants' Institute, Life Member - Indian Science Congress, Life Member - National Association of Professional Social Workers in India, General Secretary - Muslim Business Council of India.)

Protocol Officer: 
Smt. Sumita Sahi - VU3NEI (President - Society of Radio Amateurs - Society Of Radio Amateurs, Patna).

Organising Committee:
1. Shri Sumit Shankar Dey - VU2BCC - Professional Social Worker - Chairperson (President - ARCCS - VU2GIN, Scout Master - ARES Group of Bharat Scouts & Guides - VU2BSG).
2. Shri Pranav Pratap Sahi - VU3NEJSecretary (Founder - Society of Radio Amateurs - SORA, Patna).
3. Shri Santosh Kesavan - VU2SKI Asst. Secretary - (Asst. Secretary - ARCCS - VU2GIN).
4. Km. Ramsha Tuba - VU3RTY Incharge of Student & BSG Delegates - (Secretary - Science Club of Pratt Memorial School, Lady Cub Master - ARES Group of Bharat Scouts & Guides - VU2BSG).
5. Shri Subrata Nayak - VU2EGGIncharge of Accomodation, Tour & Transport - (GC Member - ARCCS - VU2GIN, Manager - Trips & Tours Firm).
6. Shri Indranil Naiya - VU2YHUMember - (GC Member - ARCCS - VU2GIN).
7. Shri Kumarjit Purkait - VU2YHTMember - (GC Member - ARCCS - VU2GIN).
8. Shri M. F. Mallick - VU3MFMMember - (Treasurer - ARCCS - VU2GIN).
9. Shri Deepak Das - VU2DLUMember - (Home Brewer, Member - Bengal Amateur Radio Society).
10. Shri Imram Niaz - VU3CCUMember - (GC Member - ARCCS - VU2GIN, Advocate).
11. Shri Ranju Matilal - VU2XDJIncharge of Fooding - (Member - ARCCS - VU2GIN, Secretary - Aero Modelling Association).
12. Shri Jarjis Alam - VU3OUI - Member - (Member - ARCCS - VU2GIN, Partner - Aquamarine International).
13. Shri Dipak Chakraborty - VU3OKT - Member - (Home Brewer, Member - Bengal Amateur Radio Society).
14. Shri Huzefa Merchant - VU2HITMember - (Ex-Secretary - Mumbai Amateur Radio Institute).

Advisory Committee:
1. Shri Jayant Bhide - VU2JAUChairperson & Chief Advisor (National Co-ordinator - Disaster Communications IARU,  GC Member - Gwalior Amateur Radio Society).
2. Shri Sandeep Baruah - VU2MUE Member - (Scientist - Vigyan Prasar, Govt. of India).
3. Shri R. K. Dora - Member - (Engineer-in-Charge, ERHQ, WPC Wing, Ministry of Communications, Govt. of India). (Confirmation Awaited).
4. Shri Anupam Biswas - VU2AESMember - (Secretary - Bengal Amateur Radio Society - VU2CVH).
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6. Shri Ambarish Nag Biswas - VU2JFAMember - (Secretary - West Bengal Radio Club).
7. Shri Ranjit Chaliha - VU2RCH - Member - (President - Amateur Radio Society of Assam).
8. Shri Preeti Ranjan Mekap - VU2PQSMember - (Secretary - Amateur Radio Society of Odisa).
9. Shri Yashwant Patel - VU2YORMember - (Convenor Hamfest India 2016, Secretary - Mount Abu International HAM Radio Club).
10. Smt. D. Bharti Prasad - VU2RBIMember - (Chief Coordinator - National Institute of Amateur Radio).
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12. Shri Dinesh Chandra Sharma - VU2DCTMember - (Secretary - Hindusthan Aeronautics Limited Scouts Group Amateur Radio Club).


Program & Publication Committee:
1. Shri Indranil Majumdar - VU2KFRChairperson - (Inventor, Engineer, Member - Bengal Amateur Radio Society).
2. Smt. Eunice Shinola Sekhar - VU2XDHMember - (Vice Principal - The Assembly of God Church School).
3. Prof. Santu Sikdar - VU3BRWMember - (Electronics & Telecom Professor - Kingston Polytecnic College).
4. Smt. Ayesha Nuzba - VU2ZRFMember - (Teacher - Sarsuna Girls High School, Govt. of West Bengal).
5. Shri Ashar Farhan - VU2ESEMember - (Inventor, Engineer, Member - Lamakan Amateur Radio Society).
6. Shri Gaurang Dave - VU3ZMLMember - (Engineer, GC Member - ARCCS).
7. Shri Sanjay Gautam - VU3NFFMember (Secretary - Society of Radio Amateurs - SORA, Patna).

Volunteer Committee:
1. Shri Chandan Sur - VU3OOAChief Volunteer (Electronics Technician, Member - ARCCS and BARS).
2. Shri Atanu Modak - VU3NXJCoordinator Science City Auditorium - (Home Brewer, Member ARCCS and BARS).
3. Shri Dipankar Hira - VU3YVECoordinator Science City Exhibition Ground - (GC Member - ARCCS - VU2GIN).
4. Shri Barun Biswas - VU3USHCoordinator Science City Food Place - (Member - ARCCS and BARS).
5. Shri Chandan Ghosh - VU3CGTCoordinator Salt Lake Stadium - (Member - BARS).

Amateur Station Communication Committee:
1. Dr. Asish Biswas - VU2GMTChief Communicator - (Retd. Govt. Medical Practitioner, Veteran Home Brewer, Member - Bengal Amateur Radio Society).
2. Shri Shankar Mallick - VU2LNASpecial Net Controller - (Retd. Govt. Engineer, Veteran Home Brewer, Member - Bengal Amateur Radio Society).
3. Shri Rajesh Vagadia - VU2EXPCoordinator Digital Communications - (Regional Coordinator West India - AMSAT India).
4. Shri Sunil Das - VU2SYDMember - (Member - Bengal Amateur Radio Society).
5. Shri Amit Mitra - VU3NVLMember - (Member - Bengal Amateur Radio Society).

MEETING DATES:
Joint Meeting of All Committees:- 15 October 2017 (Sunday), 12 Novenber 2017 (Sunday) and 10 December 2017 (Sunday).
Joint Meeting of Organising Committee and Volunteer Committee:- 15 July 2017 (Saturday), 29 July 2017 (Saturday), 12 August 2017 (Saturday), 26 August 2017 (Saturday), 9 September 2017 (Saturday), 23 September 2017 (Saturday), 14 October 2017 (Saturday), 28 October 2017 (Saturday), 11 November 2017 (Saturday), 25 November 2017 (Saturday), 2 December 2017 (Saturday), 9 December 2017 (Saturday) and 14 December 2017 (Thursday).
Joint Meeting of Organising Committee and Amateur Station Communication Committee:- 8 July 2017(Saturday) and 15 December 2017 (Friday).
Joint Meeting of Organising Committee and Program & Publication Committee Meeting:- 11 September 2017 (Monday), 15 September 2017 (Friday), 2 October 2017 (Monday) and 1 December 2017 (Friday).
The members of individual committees can meet any day they feel like to attain the objective. 

IMPORTANT DATES:
1. Voting for selection of HFI2017 Logo: 26 June 2017 (Monday).
2. Call for Papers for Journal: 30 June 2017 (Friday).
3. Call for Articles for Souvenir: 1 July 2017 (Saturday) 
3. Last Date of Submission of Abstract of Papers: 10 September 2017 (Sunday).
4. Date of Approval of Papers: 17 September 2017 (Sunday).
5. Last Date of Submission of Papers for Journal: 1 October 2017 (Sunday).
6. Last Date of Submission of Articles for Souvenir: 5 November 2017 (Sunday).
7. Last Date of Submission of Print Advertisements: 3 December 2017 (Sunday).
8. Kolkata Tram Tour for Delegates: 15 December 2017 (Friday) and 18 December 2017 (Monday).
9. Departure of Expeditions to Mandarmoni, Darjeeling, Shantiniketan and Sundarbans: 19 December 2017 (Tuesday).