Resolution was unanimously passed in Extra General Body Meeting Of Baroda Orthopedic Association to start BOA Virtual Library.
The name of the Library shall include the name of that person who contributes about 20-25% of the targeted corpus fund.
BOA shall give an initial grant of Rs. 10,000 only for the start of this project. Contributions shall be accepted for the Library from Orthopedic Surgeons as well as others. Fund of the Library shall be used only for subscription of online Orthopedic Books and Journals.
The access of the Library shall be routed via the website of Baroda Orthopedic Association and would be accessible to those who have the valid username and password. Username and password shall be provided to those members, who contribute annually to the Library. Those who do not have the password, can access the same from the premises of those members who have the password, after their prior approval.
Dr Mrugank Merchant has agreed to contribute Rs 5,00,000 (Five Lakhs only) towards the corpus fund of the project, in the memory of his father and pioneer Orthopedic Surgeon of Baroda, late Dr G.V Merchant; According to the draft resolution, it has been decided to name the project as 'BOA DR G.V MERCHANT VIRTUAL LIBRARY'
The Executive Committee of Baroda Orthopedic Association requests its members to galvanise and mobilize as much funds as possible, personally or through contacts, for this cause. Cheques are to be drawn in favor of "BOA DR G.V MERCHANT VIRTUAL LIBRARY" and be sent to the Secretariat.
YEARLY ACCESS CHARGE IS RUPEES THREE THOUSAND (RS 3000) ONLY; CHARGES ARE LIABLE TO BE REVISED EVERY YEAR.
DR UMANG GANDHI
HON SECRETARY, BARODA ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION