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Chairman Message

Chairman's Statement

Dear Members,

It is my privilege to welcome all members to the 96th Annual General Meeting of the Beldih Club.

It is with a very heavy heart that we inform all members that we lost our General Manager, Abhishek Banerjee in a tragic road accident on 17th May-16. Abhishek Banerjee was a tremendous asset to the Club and had built a very defining equity amongst the club members. His positive attitude and commitment enabled the club to implement several improvements and build cooperative relationship with all the stakeholders. Abhishek is survived by his wife, a 11 year old son and his parents. On behalf of the committee I convey our heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family. May I request all members to rise to observe a 2 minutes silence as a mark of respect and to remember Abhishek.

The Annual Report for 2015-16 reflects the efforts made by the management of Beldih Club to provide the members with an excellent experience. The focus has been on executing the basics well, and to be even more responsive to feedback from our members. This has reflected in larger no of members' participation in the various club events throughout the year. We would like to thank all the members for their patronage and support.

The financials of the club have shown an improvement. While the topline has been stable, cost remains an area of continued focus. The club has managed to generate a surplus of Rs 2 lakhs in 2015-16 as opposed to a deficit of Rs.9 lakhs thereby recording a positive swing of Rs 11 lakhs over last year.

The salient features of the audited annual report are as under.


Sl. No. Particulars 2015-2016
( Lakhs)
( Lakhs)
1 Annual Surplus before Dep. & Tax 18.79 25.50
2 Depreciation& Tax 16.82 34.40
3 Annual Surplus after Dep. & Tax 1.97 -8.90
4 Gross Income from Restaurant 95.53 69.18
5 Gross Income from Bar 43.89 58.17
6 Gross Income from Tobacco & Soft Drinks 7.69 4.90
7 Member's Subscription 100.40 95.38
8 Receipts from Beldih Residency 102.00 104.96
9 Interest on:
i) Fixed Deposits 40.22 36.60
ii) Rent received 4.30 4.82
10 Expenditure on
i) Wages & salaries 280.94 222.04
ii) Medical aid to staff 25.64 22.90
iii) Movies 19.38 16.10

The Operational highlights of the year are as follows


Total membership of Beldih Club as on 31st March 2016 was 1367 as compared to 1318 as on 31st March 2015. (for details please refer to page 16 of this report).


● Beldih Club this year bagged the 1st Prize for Overall Best Garden in Jamshedpur in the Institutional category.
● Car parking norms within the club premises were revised to provide convenience to members with self-driven cars.


● Weekend Brunches have been introduced at the Tahiti Café - while initial
response has been slow, attendance has been gradually improving. Members are
urged to take advantage of the offer.
● Several new dishes have been introduced, based on suggestions made by our
A diet menu has been introduced for the more health conscious among us.


● A new range of Imported drinks has been introduced at the club.


● The Blue Ginger has been totally refurbished to the satisfaction of the members.


● Keeping in mind the popularity of movie weekends, the Club introduced a covered
structure to prevent disruption of movies due to rain.
● The Club has made significant efforts to screen the best of the Hollywood as well
as Bollywood films.


● The Club has introduced badminton and table tennis for the members. We expect
some emerging champions in these sports during the sports carnival.


● The course has been maintained satisfactorily despite the challenges.
● The club has replaced the mats at the driving range.
● Initiatives have been taken to ensure that the golfers play both nines, which will
help in maintaining course condition and more accurate handicapping.


● 174 Trees planted at the Golf course during a Tree Plantation Drive.
● We have introduced New Eco friendly Carry Bags.


● Beldih Club has now registered itself with BULK SMS packages to send instant
updates to the members about club happenings/events on member's cell phone.
● Beldih Club has updated the Website and Facebook Pages for better interaction
with the members. Steps taken to ensure members receive e-mails from the club.
● Fire training session has conducted for the club staff.


● Accident Insurance policy taken as an employee welfare measure.
● Bonus agreement was signed with Employee Union on 26th September-2015.


The committee always places special emphasis on conducting successful club nights and entertainment evening for Club members. Some of the major events for the year were as under:

  • October 2015
    • Banglar Maha Bhoj
  • November 2015
    • Jamshedpur Tolly Golf tournament
    • Beldih Sports Week
  • December 2015
    • Children Christmas Party
    • Egg Nog Party
    • New Year Celebration
    • 31st December 2015
  • January 2015
    • 65th Steel City Golf
    • Live Musical Concert by Rahul Sharma
  • April 2015
    • PoilaBoisakh Celebration
    • Beldih Audi Car Treasure Hunt
    • Jamshedpur RCGC Golf Tournament
    • Beldih Swimming Gala

My executive committee and I look forward to serving you in future and do hope you enjoy spending more time at Beldih.
(Sunil Bhaskaran)